888poker reaches out to help raise money for Japanese Red Cross Society
The massive earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on 11 March 2011 have caused widespread destruction, nuclear pollution and suffering, seen on television screens around the world.
As a result, 888poker in association with the Japanese Red Cross Society is hosting a Japan Charity Relief Fund $1 re-buy tournament ($1,000 guaranteed) on Saturday, 16 April 2011 at 19:00 GMT, to raise money and awareness to assist the affected people in Japan. For every 888poker member that participates in this tournament, 888poker will donate $1 to the Japanese Red Cross Society in aid of the Japan Charity Relief Fund. In addition, all the monies collected (the prizepool) in this tournament will be donated.
888poker will provide participatory prizes for the top 10 places in the tournament. The tournament details are as follows:
What: Japan Charity Relief Fund
When: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 19:00 GMT
Where: Tournaments ’All’ tab
Buy-in: $1 with $1 Re-buys and Add-on
Prize pool: $1,000 Guaranteed to be donated And for every member who plays, we'll donate $1 to Red Cross in support of the Japan Charity Relief Fund
1st –3rd: WSOP Qualifier entry for 17 April @ 19:05 GMT
4th – 10th: $50K Challenge entry for 10 April @ 19:35 GMT
Registration Open now!
For 888poker members who wish to contribute to the cause, but not participate in the tournament, they can simply donate money via our Money Transfer feature to username CHRTY4JAPAN.
For more information about the 888poker Japan Charity Relief Fund tournament go to: http://www.888poker.com/poker-promotions/special-promotions/play4japan.htm.