Mingle Media TV was invited to come out and cover the World Poker Tour Foundation’s Playing for a Better World event at The Bazaar by José Andrés at the SLS Hotel on the Red Carpet. The core of WPT Foundation's fundraising will be a series of philanthropic poker events called WPT Playing for a Better World which kicked off on Sunday March 11, 2012.
This inaugural event brought together A-list celebrities and some of the biggest names in poker as they help raise money for WPT Foundation’s global charity partners. WPT Foundation guests at WPT Playing for a Better World enjoyed food prepared by world-renowned chef José Andrés and had the opportunity to learn poker from and test their poker skills against the world’s greatest players. The star-studded evening featured a round-robin style poker tournament, a one-of-a-kind raffle and exclusive auction items.
World Poker Tour® has a decade-long history of bringing together the world’s biggest celebrities and poker professionals to play for their favorite charities.WPT is now increasing its charitable commitment by forming the WPT Foundation to help bring awareness and raise critical funds for non-profit programs of excellence. Find out more about WPT Foundation at http://wptfoundation.org.
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