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Ante Up for Africa Comes to D.C.

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Ante Up for Africa Comes to D.C.

Posted by Rebekah Seder on March 18, 2010

Register today to join the Enough Project on April 14 for the first ever Ante Up for Africa poker tournament in D.C., sponsored by the Poker Players Alliance. Host Committee Honorary Co-chair Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will be in attendance, along with poker pros Annie Duke, Andy Bloch, Howard Lederer, and Greg Raymer. Stay tuned for additional members of Congress and celebrity poker players who will be playing. Space is extremely limited so register today to reserve your seat.

When: April 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
First place prize: $10,000 seat at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Funds raised at the tournament will support Ante Up for Africa, which is partnering with the Enough Project, Refugees International, and the Darfur Peace and Development Organization to support Sudan advocacy efforts.

Ante Up for Africa is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 by Don Cheadle, Annie Duke, and Norman Epstein, dedicated to raising money and awareness for Africans in need. The Enough Project has partnered with AUFA for several celebrity poker tournaments in recent years. Check out the red carpet video from last summer’s star-studded tournament in Las Vegas, which raised $360,000 through donations from the tournament’s winners: