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Charity Poker -- Fallen Heroes Tournament Held Friday

The Bicycle Casino Will Host the $120 No-Limit Hold’em Rebuy Tournament


Mark SeifThe fourth-annual Fallen Heroes Fund Memorial Poker Tournament will take place at the Bicycle Casino in Southern California, and registration for the tournament will be open from 5-8:30 p.m. PT this Friday, Feb. 19. The tournament will raise money for the families left behind when a Los Angeles County law enforcement officer or firefighter dies in the line of duty.

This annual charity event now has raised close to $50,000 to help families of police officers and firefighters after their loved ones were killed in the line of duty. Past attendees include Mark Seif (pictured right), Kelly Kim, Linda Johnson, Jan Fisher, and Chad Brown.

The buy-in for the event is $120, and players can purchase optional rebuys for $60 during the first three levels. Dinner will be provided to all entrants, and the first 100 players to register will receive a hat, commemorative coin, T-shirt, and an entry into a raffle drawing. Top prizes will include televisions, Full Tilt poker tables, chip sets, and seats in upcoming poker tournaments.

“We are expecting this year’s tournament to be the best yet, and we anticipate more than 200 players,” said Deputy Scott Diamond, one of the founders of the Fallen Heroes Fund, Inc. “This is a chance for poker players to come out and have a fun evening and mingle with the pros, while also helping a very worthwhile cause.”

Fallen Heroes Mission Statement: To provide empathy and financial support for the families left behind when a law enforcement officer or firefighter dies assisting the citizens of Los Angeles County. To honor and remember the ultimate sacrifice these heroes make.

About The Fallen Heroes Fund, Inc: The Fallen Heroes Fund, Inc. is a non-profit corporation (#3066260N) in California. The charity was created in 2007 by two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies and is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.