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Home is Where the Heart Is

by Brendan Murray |  Published: May 01, 2010


Poker for the Homeless returned in Dublin, Ireland during March with Paddy Power Poker as sponsor on this occasion. However a whole host of individual contributors and, indeed, the players who participated in the two events themselves deserve credit. Not just because these are recessionary times, but also because there are so many worthy causes needing continual support, and charity fatigue affects us all at one time or another. It helps of course that Poker for the Homeless has always strived to give players added value in terms of entertainment, differentiating itself from other fundraising activities in the poker community by holding quirky integrated events such as Mad Marty Wilson’s uproarious auctions, topical Cheltenham racing festival previews, and hilarious one-hand poker matches against a former world champion. With over €15,000 banked this time around and the running total over the last few years just a lick off €200,000 congratulations to ...

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