Last Tuesday, the Poker
Players Alliance (PPA) announced that they will be present in
The PPA will organize a
fundraiser for paralyzed war veterans at Coors Field in the
Ã¢â‚¬Å“PPA is honored to host this charity poker tournament and looks forward to raising a lot of money for these American heroes. This is a great opportunity to harness the popularity of the game of poker in order to raise much needed funds for those who have fought to protect our country and our individual freedoms Ã¢â‚¬â€œ paralyzed vets.Ã¢â‚¬Â said the PPA Chairman Alfonse DÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Amato in a press statement released on Tuesday.
A reception act will officially kick off the evening on the club level of Coors Field, home of the MLB team the Colorado Rockies, at 9:30pm. The tournament will begin at 10:00 pm. There are four levels of sponsorship packages which allow its purchasers to be able to play in the tournament which are managed by the Herald Group, PPAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s public relations firm. Individual spectator seats at the event start at $250.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In addition to advocacy, one of the most important things that the PPA does is help raise funds for worthy causes. We are able to leverage the popularity of poker in order to help raise thousands of dollars for charities like the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Hortons Kids, while at the same time highlighting the generosity of the poker community. I think this broadens the publicÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s perception of online poker and puts poker players in a very positive light.Ã¢â‚¬Â said the PPA Executive Director John Pappas.
The PPA decision to
organize a charity tournament during the Democratic National Convention will definitely
help the PPA to gain support members of party in the