HOLLYWOOD, Florida -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- A Charity Series of Poker (“CSOP”) tournament benefiting Habitat For Humanity International and Habitat for Humanity of Broward has been added to the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, the tournament will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 6 p.m.
The Big Stack Turbo No Limit Hold’em event will feature a $300 buy-in, half of which will be donated to the two charities – Habitat for Humanity International and Habitat for Humanity of Broward – and the remaining placed in the tournament prize pool. To increase excitement and participation, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is adding over $15,000 to the prize pool, including a $5,300 entry into the $10 Million Guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event.
“The CSOP is excited to be joining forces with Seminole Hard Rock Poker in one of the best tournament venues in the world,” stated Matt Stout, professional poker player and founder of CSOP. “Players in the $10M Guaranteed SHRPO Championship will also have the opportunity to give back to the community and the world by helping us provide affordable housing for those deserving and in need.”
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open runs August 14 – September 3, 2014. The Championship features a signature $10 million guaranteed prize pool, with 30,000 in tournament chips and three starting flights on Thursday, August 28, Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30. Players may play any or all starting flights. Re-entry will be allowed for nine levels. The $10 million guarantee will make two new millionaires out of the first- and second-place winners.
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