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The Celebrity Charity Event Takes Place May 17 and Awards a WSOP Main Event Seat


Don CheadleHave you ever had a dream about playing poker with high-profile celebrities and poker pros? Well, CakePoker is offering this in a promotion to award special prize packages.

The package includes a $1,500 seat into the Third Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament at the mansion and $1,000 cash for traveling expenses. The event is scheduled for May 17 and proceeds will benefit the Urban Health Institute (UHI), a non-profit organization founded to provide medical help after natural and man-made disasters around the world. More information on UHI can be found here.

Every Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET, a $55 buy-in tShannon Elizabethournament runs that awards one package per every $2,500 in the prize pool. There are several ways to get into this qualifier for cheaper including $2 rebuy and Gold Chip buy-in satellites. These can be found under the “Events” tab.

Previous winners of this event include Hollywood actor Don Cheadle, who was the first annual winner. Another Hollywood celebrity, Shannon Elizabeth, followed in his foots the next year. The winner receives a $10,000 seat into the World Series of Poker main event.

Card Player TV covered the event last year, and the video can be found here.

For more on CakePoker’s promotion, click here. Also, to take advantage of a deposit bonus on CakePoker through Card Player, click here.