WPT seat added to charity event’s prizes

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A no-limit hold’em poker tournament benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is planned for 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, at the Westin Diplomat Country Club & Spa in Hallandale Beach. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Buy-in is $100 ($25 for spectators and $2,000 for sponsors, which includes 10 entries and signage). With a minimum of 150 players, first place will win a seat in the World Series of Poker Main Event, second place will win a diamond tennis bracelet from Morningstar Jewelers and three more placers will win prizes. Also, just announced is that a seat in the World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational will be awarded to one player.

The tournament is an Ante Up Poker Tour event, so top 10 finishers earn points toward the Ante Up Player of the Year title.

To register, contact Matt Organ or Megan Johansen at (954) 537-1010 or morgan@bgcbc.org or mjohansen@bgcbrc.org.