Charity Poker Championship to Benefit Children’s Oncology Services, Inc.

What: 2015 Charity Poker Championship benefitting Children’s Oncology Services, Inc.
Where: The Montgomery Club: 500 W. Superior St. Chicago, IL , 60654
When: Thursday, February 19th- Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m.
Poker tournament begins at 6 p.m. (all participants should be checked-in and seated by 5:45 p.m.) Tournament seating will be via random draw. Seating is limited to 240 players.
Details: “Put on your best poker face for the 2015 Charity Poker Championship benefitting Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., on Thursday, February 19th now at the beautiful Montgomery Club. Dan Bernstein from WSCR “The Score” AM 670 and a board member of the nonprofit returns as emcee for this 10th annual No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em tournament. Players from all over Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland-area play their best hand for an evening of poker and high stakes gambling, memorable food and drinks, prizes and of course, charity.

The event will host an estimated 240 poker players and more than 100 spectators and volunteers. Players of all levels will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value) sponsored by RW Baird.

Up the ante’ and help Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. provide camp and educational experiences that allow children with cancer to just being kids again. Not a card shark? Come and enjoy the open bar and delicious buffet provided by The Montgomery Club.

Sponsors that donated a “hand” to make this event possible include RW Baird, Townhouse Financial, Coyote Logistics, and Milwaukee Brewing Co.”

Tickets: $275 entry fee to play in the regular tournament, $550 for the High Roller Satellite and $75 for spectators

To sign up or for more information about the tournament structure, please visit or call 312.924.4220 **Entry is limited to the first 240 players who register**

Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer. Through One Step Programs, COSI offers camp experiences and educational programs throughout the year that allow children with cancer to just be kids. Founded on the principle of volunteerism, all programs are run by counselors, medical staff and administrators who generously donate their time and services. Tuition for all One Step Programs is based on a family’s own assessment of their ability to pay and no one is ever turned away. Tuition is set at a fraction of the actual cost of camp and is often partially or completely waived. For more information, please visit Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. is a recognized 501 (C) 3 organization.

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