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Hollywood Charity Poker Tournament to Battle Cerebral Palsy

Celebrity Event Takes Place Aug. 3


A celebrity poker tournament to help fight cerebral palsy has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3, at Hollywood Park Casino in Los Angeles. Those expected to attend the $500 (plus $100 rebuys for the first 90 minutes) event include Ben Affleck, Jennifer Tilly, Norm MacDonald, Colin Quinn, Montel Williams, Sam Simon, and 2006 World Series of Poker champion Jamie Gold.

The event, called the All In for CP Celebrity Charity tournament, will benefit the One Step Closer Foundation, a non-profit organization whose main goal is to ease, as much as possible, the lives of those who suffer from cerebral palsy. The event includes a silent auction.

The tournament will be open to the public, and more information, including how to register, can be found at or by calling 281-740-8604.