On the 11th of September 2008
Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus (Minnesota) will host the 10th Annual Trent Tucker Celebrity Tournament.
Celebrities like Michael Jordan, Patrick Wing, Flip Saunders (former
Minnesota Timberwolves) and many more are taking part this year. There will
also be poker pros like Marcel Luske, also known as "The flying Dutchman" and
Johnny Chan playing in this year's charity tournament.
The buy-in for this tournament will be
$1,250 and there will be prizes like, a 52' Toshiba TV and $12,500 in cash to
be won, even though the most of the money goes to "The Trent Tucker Non-Profit
organization". This tournament is open
for public and therefore it gives everyone a great opportunity to see some of
the best poker players in the world in action and hang out with celebrities.
The man behind this celebrity/charity tournament,
‘Trent Tucker', former of University
of Minnesota and NBA basketball star has raised more than $1,000,000 since 1998
for local charities designed to help "inner city middle school students to help
them develop their character and leadership skills" with this yearly charity