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Charity Series Of Poker Hosts Embracing Poker Events On May 17-18

Charity Poker Tournament And Comedy Night In Las Vegas Will Benefit The Embracing Project


The Charity Series of Poker returns to Las Vegas, Nevada to continue their 2024 schedule with the two-night event Embracing Poker that will be hosted May 17-18 in Las Vegas to benefit The Embracing Project. The first night kicks off with some live comedy at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club on May 17 for $40 ($300 poker tournament + silent auction + dinner buy-in includes the comedy show).

The event will move over to Via Brasil Steakhouse for the silent auction beginning at 5:30 pm the next night on May 18. Players will be welcomed to dinner and an open bar while the silent auction proceeds. The auction items can be found right here.

After that comes main event of the night: the charity poker tournament. The turbo-structured event begins at 7:00 PM and features a top prize worth $5,000. The $300 buy-in event also includes unlimited $100 re-buys and add-ons (10,000 chips per re-buy, and 20,000 chips per add-on) until registration closes. There will plenty of other final table, bounty, and silent auction prizes up for grabs as well.

Anyone is welcome to attend the dinner and silent auction for $100 without participating in the tournament. Attire for all of the events is business casual.

Established in 2014, the Charity Series of Poker is a nonprofit company founded to organize and promote charity poker tournaments and other events that raise money and awareness for worthy charities and causes. Poker professional Matt Stout is the founder and president of the CSOP. This upcoming event will be the 64th stop for the series as it continues a strong lineup of events.

Regarding this coming event, the CSOP website offered the following additional info:

“Proceeds from both events benefit The Embracing Project (TEP), a Rite of Passage program dedicated to advocating peace and healing for youth survivors of violence, sexual exploitation, and trafficking.”

For sponsorship opportunities or any inquiries, please reach out to Makaya Swain at