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WSOP Champions to Attend Northridge Charity Poker Event

Proceeds Will Go to Youth Center for At-Risk Kids


Nancy Cartwright will host the charity poker tournament.On Saturday, Oct. 3, several members of both the poker community and the Hollywood scene will come together for the 4th annual Monte Carlo Night, where money will be raised to benefit the Devonshire PALS’ LAPD Youth Center for at-risk kids.

The night, with a ‘Denim and Diamonds’ theme, will feature a no-limit Texas hold’em tournament, as well as a host of other casino games, including blackjack, roulette, and craps.

Multiple World Series of Poker main event champions are expected to be in attendance, as both 2006 champ Jamie Gold and 2007 champ Jerry Yang have RSVPed for the event. Other poker players who have committed to the event include Men “The Master” Nguyen, Kristy Gazes, Kenna James, Barbara Enright, and Linda Johnson.

As for celebrities, the event is hosted by Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson and the honorary mayor of the SF Valley. Sinbad, Kirstie Alley, Camryn Manheim, Patrick Cassidy, Marisol Nichols, Michelle Stafford, emcee Tom Kenny, several members from the cast of Castle, and many others are expected to attend the event.

The event is open to the public, but anyone who wishes to attend must RSVP by calling (818) 882-7336 or by registering online at

Price of admission is $250 for anyone who wishes to compete in the poker tournament, and $125 for non-poker players. The event is fully catered with barbecue food and live music.

Several prizes will be given out to people who participate in the poker tournament, from luxurious watches to roundtrip American Airline tickets to autographed merchandise.

For those not looking to throw any chips around, there will be plenty of other entertaining activities. The event will also have instructors who will give lessons on how to lasso and how to line dance.



over 12 years ago

Originally, this story had the address of the event. Google must be a bit behind the times....