Saturday November 5, 2016

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Join St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the third annual St. Jude Against All Odds Celebrity Poker Tournament!

Guests will be treated to a competitive night of poker, a delectable dining experience and premium open bar, a first-class live auction and entertaining special features throughout the evening. Participants will have plenty of opportunities to play with their favorite celebrity poker players while competing for the chance to win a seat in the 2017 WSOP Main Event.

St. Jude families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.



The Joint
inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, Nevada


November 5, 2016
5 p.m.


Dinner ticket - $200
Poker buy in - $600


Tickets and buy-ins


Dinner ticket

Individual - $200

Includes food, beverage and entertainment. Does not include buy-in to the tournament.


Tournament buy-in

Individual - $600

Initial buy-in to the poker tournament is $600 with the opportunity to add-on chips during a specified period, night of the event. Poker players will be playing for the chance to win a seat to the 2017 WSOP Main Event. Second place winner will win a five-day getaway to "Getaway to Fiji": Namale Resort & Spa.

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Partner opportunities


$10,000 - Straight Partner

$15,000 - Flush Partner

$25,000 - Full House Partner

$50,000 - Four of a Kind Partner

$100,000 - Straight Flush Partner

$250,000 - Royal Flush Partner

For more information, contact Erica Thompson at (702) 341-2903 or


Live auction items

  1. If you could have the relationships, career, family, body, and lifestyle of your dreams, what would that experience look and feel like? And what is stopping you from creating it? At ChoiceCenter Leadership University’s Personal Development courses, you will find the answers to these and many other questions. Even better – you will learn how to make those dreams a reality by working with a personal coach for 100 days in Leadership Legacy.


    • two Personal Development Leadership Trainings
    • two Mastery Development Trainings
    • two Teen Leadership Trainings

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  2. Details coming soon!

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    Rye Park Gaming poker table
  3. Details coming soon!

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  4. The winner will receive two tickets (one golfer and one guest) to attend the Danny Thomas Pro-Am. This exclusive experience kicks off the FedEx/St. Jude Classic golf week in Memphis, Tennessee, held June 4 – 7, 2017. The golfer will be paired with a PGA Tour Pro and a celebrity, and play nine holes with each.


    • Pro-Am golfing in Memphis, Tennessee
    • two tickets (one each) one golfer and one guest
    • welcome dinner (TBD)
    • Pro-Am pairings party
    • lunch at TPC Southwind
    • driving range and putting green practice
    • 1 p.m. shotgun start (with cart; no caddie needed)
    • 9 holes with PGA TOUR Pro
    • 9 holes with a celebrity
    • awards dinner in the pavilion (18th Fairway hospitality area)
    • tour of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Target House with lunch
    • St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends in Concert at The Cannon Center
    • ground transportation
    • St. Jude will set up transportation and hotel accommodations (round trip coach airfare for two & three nights at The Peabody)
  5. Michael Godard is known as the "Rockstar of the Art World" and is a global top selling artist. The winner of this live auction item will walk away with a one-of-a-kind piece by Michael Godard. His playful works featuring animated olives, grapes and dancing strawberries, and have been collected by movie stars, rock stars and private collectors.

    To learn more visit

  6. Business Mastery is an exclusive program created by Anthony Robbins to help business owners, executives and managers gain the skills and strategies they need to survive. The winner of this prize will receive one event-only ticket to any domestic Business Mastery Event in 2017.

    This is opportunity to drive your business to the next level of sales, revenues and profits.

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  7. You could walk away with this breathtaking string of pearls if you are the highest bidder! Donated by Aaron Furlong, this 10.5m - 11.5m Round White Freshwater Pearl Necklace w/18K W.G. Clasp would make a great gift for that special person in your life!

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  8. The winner of this item will enjoy a 4-night stay with Exclusive Resorts in Costa Rica. Designed exclusively for the luxury vacation market, Exclusive Resorts combines highly personalized service with the space and privacy of multi-million dollar villas across seven continents.

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  9. Daniel Negreanu may be the most intimidating player in poker, and now is your chance to finally bring him to your side of the table. In this incredible experience for poker fans, you and up to five friends will join Daniel for a private poker party and lesson at a table of your choosing.

    Whether you're in the exclusive back room of a Las Vegas casino or sitting around a card table in your best friend's garage, the location is completely customized to suit your group's needs. At your party, Daniel will impart the unequaled poker knowledge and experience that helped him become the first person to ever be named WSOP Player of the Year twice, once in 2004 and again in 2013.

  10. The highest bidder will receive a one-of-a-kind work by self-taught landscape photography pioneer Peter Lik. Lik has spent over 30 years capturing Mother Nature in scenes of cascading waterfalls, ethereal mountain peaks and peaceful desert canyons. His images are showcased everywhere from the Smithsonian Institution to the private collections of Presidents and celebrities. And now 15 Lik Galleries around the world share with a growing group of collectors, Peter's vision of interconnectedness and the awe that nature inspires. He is honored to donate this piece.

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Tanya Amid and Daniel Negreanu

Honorary Chairs
Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Helmuth

Cara Abrahams
Brian Balsbaugh
Angela Brooks
Dallyce deMoulin
Scott DeMoulin
Dan Cox

Sam Georges
Jason Isaac
Lynn Lozier
Tina Napolitano
Maureen Robison
Ty Stewart


Live auction sponsors


Hard Rock
NFL lending
bread and butter pr
destinations by design
Johnson Brothers
poker central