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Lee Childs Wins First Executive Poker Tour Main Event

Childs Donates a Portion of his Winnings to Project Lifesaver

Lee ChildsLee Childs, represented by Card Player Media, recently won the first Executive Poker Tour (EXPT) event at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The $2,500 event was attended by some of the biggest names in poker and will be broadcast on TV at a later date. The event also helped raise money for Project Lifesaver.

"The structure of the tournament was one of the best I have ever seen," said Childs. "It was a really fun tournament and really catered to the players."

Childs, known for his seventh-place finish in the 2007 World Series of Poker main event, also donates time and resources to a number of charities, including the American Cancer Society, the Make a Wish Foundation, and the Alzheimer's Association.

The EXPT is a non-profit organization formed by poker player and businessman Rick Rahim, who is also the executive director of the Project Lifesaver Foundation. The Project Lifesaver Foundation provides people who might wander off - such as senior citizens or mentally impaired children and adults - with an electronic device that transmits a signal which allows law enforcement agencies and rescue workers to track down the person. The device is worn around the wrist or ankle and is slightly larger than a wristwatch.

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