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Ben Affleck, Tom Brady, And Matt Damon To Play In Star-Studded Online Poker $10,000 Charity Event

Americas Cardroom Hosting All-In For Feeding America Tournament Saturday, April 11


This Saturday, April 11, Americas Cardroom will play host to a special high-stakes charity event to benefit hunger-relief efforts in the United States.

All-In For Feeding America is a $10,000 buy-in re-entry no-limit hold’em tournament, and it’s already attracting some of the biggest names from the sports and entertainment world.

Ben Affleck announced the event on social media, explaining that proceeds will go to those impacted by the coronavirus. The program has already raised more than $1 million.

The Academy Award-winner also revealed a number of other celebrities scheduled to compete in the tournament, including NFL star Tom Brady, Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine, Hollywood entertainers like Bryan Cranston, Adam Sandler, Andy Milonakis, and Jason Bateman, as well as some who have been tied to poker world over the years such as Tobey Maguire, Sarah Silverman, Jon Hamm, Cheryl Hines, and the star of Rounders himself, Matt Damon.

Affleck is quite the poker player as well, having won the California State Poker Championship in 2004 for $356,400.

Notable poker pros who have already signed up to rub virtual elbows with the celebrity field include Doyle Brunson, Jason Koon, Alex Foxen, Luke Schwartz, Tom Cannuli, Jeff Boski, and Jamie Staples.

The tournament will be live streamed on Twitch with no delay, starting at 2 p.m. ET. You can also watch the tournament on Americas Cardroom.

Feeding America is a non-profit organization dedicated to feeding more than 46 million people nationwide, supplying food pantries and soup kitchens, helping communities in need.