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Hold'em for Heroes: Phil Hellmuth organizes charity tournament

Tags: charity, holdem for heroes, phil hellmuth, wsop.
Posted on 04 September 2009 by "T".

Phil Hellmuth, is one of the most successful players in WSOP throughout all years. He has cashed 74 times, won 11 bracelets, and was until 2008 (when Peter Eastgate won) the youngest player ever to win the WSOP Main Event. Mainly because of his amazing achievements in WSOP, he was inducted to the poker hall of fame a few years back.

Hold'em for Heroes
Phil Hellmuth, has decided to organize a charity tournament with the name Hold'em Heroes. All the money in this tournament will go to TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers. The tournament is scheduled to start 19th November, and Phil Hellmuth is very proud and thankful to get the opportunity to help others.

"I and my friends are very thankful for these brave men and women. We are very proud to help them"; Phil Hellmuth says

 


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16 comments on "Hold''em for Heroes: Phil Hellmuth organizes charity tournament"

 B1gfoot04/09/2009 17:23:14 GMT
err make that 75.
Its good to see some high profiles doing there bit.
 Fakiry04/09/2009 17:26:27 GMT
Once again people with power in the poker comunity decide to join efforts to help those who need more. Its always nice to hear this social responsibility activities coming from this guys, sounds very nice. If they have it, why not share it?
 Plexo04/09/2009 18:28:27 GMT
Nice to read somenthing like that! I hope this tournament be a good one, with a lot of pro's playing and helping this foundation.

Also it will be excellent to start copying ideas like this, and Maybe do a WSOP charity event.
 Flangel04/09/2009 19:00:36 GMT
Lmao,
Good one Phil, but ANte Up for africa is imho better then this.

Also : try NOT to put urself again in first place , U always make urself look bad when ur actually doing something good.

"I and my friends are very thankful for these brave men and women. We are very proud to help them"; Phil Hellmuth says

Next time say : My friends and I, But we all know that will never happen, when I read ur feed on facebook.

Liv ftw

Heart
 PokerJosh04/09/2009 20:10:00 GMT
hmmm... dunno this fundation sounds nice and usefull, but I think he could make better choises. At least it is something creativ
 Davoodoo04/09/2009 22:30:00 GMT
I dont think the fallen officers needs money Tongue
 mrnugger05/09/2009 11:00:00 GMT
Posted by Davoodoo:
I dont think the fallen officers needs money Tongue

no they don't , but maybe the family or children of the fallen officers will be glad with this event .
 Nordfan05/09/2009 12:33:20 GMT
Charity is always a great idea and these pokerpros can spare some money for someone
 ih8usukouts06/09/2009 06:38:19 GMT
It's good to see him do that for the families
 agentne00706/09/2009 08:03:48 GMT
Nice nice news Smile thx!
 SuperNoob06/09/2009 11:10:28 GMT
its a very good idea by helmuth to raise some funds for these officers, and i don't think these pros will mind giving some money to help these people
 bobo4aces07/09/2009 15:44:46 GMT
Oh that's nice, poker for charity! I like it but I didn't understand where will be? If I can watch it, it will be great! Hellmuth keep it real!!!
 Phospate2207/09/2009 18:10:04 GMT
Nice to read somenthing like that! I hope this tournament be a good one, with a lot of pro's playing and helping this foundation.

Yeah i agree but i dont belive in miracles i belive in money
 joulukinkku01/10/2009 17:59:44 GMT
Always a great idea to organize charity tournament or anything that includes charity !

Thx Phill For your kindness Big Smilejeah
 xxxbchxxx01/10/2009 19:19:52 GMT
Good,
Phil is a good person to do this as he is a very high profile player it will generate a lot of interest and for a very worth while course. Given the size of the poker comunity he should raise quite a bit...

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