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Poker Event In Honor Of Chad Brown To Run Sunday

Poker Pro Passed Away Earlier This Month After Cancer Battle


This upcoming Sunday will see a Chad Brown memorial tournament at Binion’s Gambling Hall in Downtown, Las Vegas. The beloved Brown passed away earlier this month after a battle with cancer.

Half of the $200+$25 buy-in goes to charity, while PokerStars, which Brown was sponsored by, will be putting up some additional prizes. PokerStars will also be matching the funds raised for charity.

“PokerStars was proud to have Chad Brown on our team,” Sue Hammett, Director of Corporate Giving for PokerStars said in a statement. "We are devastated and mourn the passing of our dear friend Chad Brown.

For this year’s inaugural Chad Brown Poker Tournament, PokerStars is pleased to announce and donate the following to this worthy charitable event. The first place winner of Chad’s tournament will receive a Main Event seat at the next PokerStars Caribbean Adventure event. The second place winner will receive a main event seat including hotel for five nights at the Montreal Poker Festival which will take place August 22nd thru September 4th of this year.

PokerStars will match all funds raised for the charity from the tournament. All of us here at PokerStars are honored to do this in Chad’s name."

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