On May 9 at 2 p.m. ET, dozens of A-list celebrities will join forces for Stars CALL for Action – Assisted by PokerStars, an online charity poker event raising important funds for today’s critical global relief efforts.
Online poker competitions will be held on PokerStars and streamed live on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. International stars will turn on their cameras while they are seated at virtual tables, and poker fans around the world can join in with presenters James Hartigan and Lex Veldhuis as they take part in the action as well as visit viewers’ favorites to visit bandarkiu.
Viewers can assign to the trigger via the ‘Contribute’ button on the basis of their selection. Created and combined by actor Hank Azaria and journalist, writer and scriptwriter Andy Bellin, this unique event is a moment of rapid development. Confined spaces and noted celebrities include Edward Norton, Brian Koppelman, Amy Schumer, Bryan Cranston, Don Cheadle, Michael Cera, Jon Hamm, Jeff Garlin, David Schwimmer, Eric Bogosian, Jason Alexander, Brad Garrett, Michael Ian Black, Kevin Pollak, Tony Yazbeck, Max Kruse, as well as many.
Top-placed celebrities will direct their side of $ 1 million, donated by PokerStars, to the charity of their choice and bring home awesome bragging rights. Fifty% of all aid will go directly to Care International on behalf of those who play, and all proceeds donated will go live. Grants for charity will be provided for by Show Industry Foundation (EIF), the Charity Navigator Four-Star Charity which fulfills all 20 of BBB’s Charity Standards.
“This event is a good step towards bringing together a sincere gift where it is needed with staying indoors and connecting with people from all over the world. The friendly game of poker warns us how life used to be, which we hope will be back soon, “said Hank Azaria. “This is a step for people to connect for a good cause and enjoy themselves at the same time. The response has been genuinely great, and I’ll tell you, when PokerStars takes such a step, I am actually quite touched by it. We were expecting them to make some money, but in essence paying all the way to the millions of dollars, is really awesome. “
To step up a bit of additional matches, PokerStars surprised some players as well as fans by giving them the opportunity to play against the stars. PokerStars Ambassadors, Streamers and Celebrities will create prize communes and those selected will compete on May 9 to direct further aid to Care International. The two halves – celebrities and players – will then play at their respective final tables and enter for the final battle. Celebrities who are eliminated early will be added to the event part where the champion will direct 10% of the total to charity.
“This event was started for a simple conversation between our team, Hank, Andy and the Interlude Industry Foundation on steps to create positive distractions and increase support for critical triggers during these difficult times,” said Rebecca McAdam Willetts, Associate Director of Public Relations at PokerStars. . “We love that they arrive at us and are amazed by the moment they get. With more and more people using our products to connect, compete and still hang out safely at home, we love to show how the games we care about can be used to turn one person and do good deeds… with added bonuses that shock some poker fans on the move. . “
“We are honored to serve as a partner for some of the artists in our commune to help raise funds – as well as encouragement – during this time,” said Regina Miller, Chief Tactic Advisor for the Alternate Industry Foundation. “With PokerStars setting the stage and Hank and Andy leading the charge, we are looking forward to a happy fundraising night to benefit several people around the world.
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