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Daniel Negreanu to Help Families of Fallen Military via Charity Poker Event

Tags: Daniel Negreanu, poker charity.
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 by "T".

Pokerstars' ambassador Daniel Negreanu shall be attending to help raise money for the Folded Flag Foundation, a non-profit organization geared towards helping families of fallen soldiers, as an emcee to their charity poker tournament scheduled on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 1pm PT in Los Angeles.

The Folded Flag Foundation's Mission is to help provide ‘education scholarships and support grants to the spouses and children of the United States military and government personnel who died as a result of hostile action or in an accident related to U.S. combat operations.' Donations are used to provide financial assistance to families of deceased military to aid with living and educational expenses.

Joining Negreanu at the charity event will be other great poker names such as Adam Levy, Lacey Jones, Joe Stapleton and Todd Brunson.

The emerging winner of the $400 buy-in tournament to be held at the Andaz West Hollywood Hotel shall get a seat in the 2018 WSOP Main Event plus a special prize to play against none other than Kid Poker himself heads-up for a private poker lesson. The top six finishers shall get to take home cash payouts. There are add-ons and rebuys available for $200, and whoever rebuys the most shall also receive a special prize.

At the end of event at 5pm, attendees shall be treated to a reception featuring a silent auction, pen bar, hors d'oeuvres, and casino games - all for just $195.

Source:
https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/02/helping-hands-charity-series-event-benefits-folded-flag-foun-29942.htm
https://www.foldedflagfoundation.org/

 


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10 comments for "Daniel Negreanu to Help Families of Fallen Military via Charity Poker Event"

 doubletop7772/23/2018 8:53:44 AM GMT
Daniel Negreanu is definitely one of the nicest guys out there and, to see him doing this further endorses that fact. I hope that he can raise an awful lot of money for a very good cause
 dule-vu2/23/2018 9:34:30 AM GMT
dont get me wrong,but who know how many people this soldiers killed in all american operation in whole world and how many families cry for that people!but ok,he want to help them and he do lot of nice things in charity every year!
 Mober2/23/2018 1:14:26 PM GMT
It is always nice to see tournaments organized for causes like that.
It helps the people by knowing that there are some actually thinking about them.
You can say it is not a big deal, but even small moves like this count. Better than nothing.
 CALICUL2/23/2018 2:25:30 PM GMT
daniel negreanu makes a good deed with some poker names or not. I have the impression that it is not his first deed of this kind. It is good if the deceased relatives receive some extra money to be able to use them. The government should give more money for such things. Maybe Trump will grant if someone will ask for it.
 pajalnick2/23/2018 5:58:58 PM GMT
charity from famous people is always good ... of course the coolest of such people is Bill Gates .... he donates to charity very much .... of course for him it does not bear any tangible losses but the very fact that he spends for charity a lot of money is very cool ... charity is generally a good thing
 pochui2/23/2018 8:36:23 PM GMT
ah well, nice story, makes me wanna cry, what a fcukin nice guy this negreanu dude really is, attending a fcukin charity event is really great act of manliness and it just shows that even a poker pro can have a great heart Tongue
 Sandmanilo2/24/2018 12:24:24 PM GMT
It's a great news. I always liked Daniel Negreanu's style of poker play, and felt that he was a good man. Now we have a clear evidence of that. I wish him good luck in future , especially at the poker tables.
 godoy2/24/2018 2:10:13 PM GMT
worthy of praise because these soldiers gave their lives to protect their country or reestabeleser to deal with this the families were left without their provider and this action of this great poker ambassador worldwide shows an inestimavel value that good wanted in Brazil some great player tbm o did
 LIKEIT272/24/2018 10:30:53 PM GMT
Daniel Negreanu ,..always is kind,...never seen him flame in a game,..
Always plays nice and helps others iff the try to bully him,..
That guy deserve lots off winnings,...hes one pro that is always a+++
Never have seen him go mad over something,...except maybe black Friday Big Smile
 godoy2/25/2018 10:01:26 PM GMT
And WHAT I SPEAK a guy like DANIEL and one between centemas because he has the sensitivity to do something like that without thinking too much or for marketing he does it from the heart and this is reflected in his person we do not see many poker players caring about the others because in the great mairia are people already successful in their lives and often are well miserable parables DANIEL beautiful work

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