Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 16,
2008 -- UltimateBet today announced the sponsorship of a charity Texas
Hold'em tournament to benefit the TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers,
an organization dedicated to providing financial support to the families
of local, state/provincial, and federal law enforcement officials in the
US and Canada who were lost in the line of duty.
Hold'em for Heroes is a two-day charity event set to get underway on
November 21st at Fort McDowell Casino in Arizona. UltimateBet pro and
11-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth is slated to
host the event in support of The TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers.
In addition to donating a variety of sought-after poker prizes for
the final table players, the
online poker site is also sending a few of their top local players
to the play in the event for free.
UltimateBet has a strong history of supporting charitable
organizations. In August, the poker room sponsored the first annual
Celebrity Casino Night in support of Eva's Heroes, an organization
founded by Eva Longoria dedicated to enriching the lives of those with
UltimateBet is also a longtime supporter of Ante Up For Africa, an
organization created to raise public awareness and funds for
Sudan-related charities. In July, UltimateBet introduced a variety of
innovative ways for players to make a contribution to the cause using
their UltimatePoints and this past October, the online poker site hosted
a charity poker tournament at the 2008 Aruba Poker Classic, their
signature land-based poker event.
About the TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers:
The TASER Foundation for Fallen Officers is a 501(c) (3) non-profit
organization. It was established in November 2004 with the mission to
honor the service and sacrifice of local, state/provincial, and federal
law enforcement officers in the United States and Canada lost in the
line of duty by providing financial support to their families. It is the
only organization that provides direct financial benefits to families of
fallen officers from federal, state/province, county, and local law
enforcement organizations in the United States and Canada.
Designed with the assistance of the best poker players in the world -
Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke - UltimateBet provides the best poker games
available on the net. Players can download the free poker software, play
in free ring games and tournaments and get tips from these pros to learn
the sport or to enhance their playing strategy. UltimateBet currently
has over 2 million registered players.
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