On Sunday, December 8 at 4 p.m. EST, Blue Shark Optics will be hosting their inaugural “Blue Shark Brigade vs. The World” Online Charity Event. While free to enter and play, the tournament, which will be played on Hog Wild Poker, is designed to raise awareness and contributions for seven different charities:
- Weston Keeton
- International Testicular Cancer Foundation
- Boomer Esiason Foundation Fighting Cystic Fibrosis
- Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
- Lupus Foundation of America
- Feel Your Boobies Foundation
- Henry’s Place
Signing up is easy and only takes a few minutes (I literally just signed up as “DISCO_CHAD”). Of course supporting a good cause should be reward enough, but you’ll be glad to hear that you can win some great prizes and play with some notable players. Don’t believe me? Well not only will I be playing, but Chris Moneymaker, Greg Raymer, Hoyt Corkins and Jonathan Little are all slated to play. If you’re fortunate enough to make the final table, you can look forward to some great prizes. Here’s a look at some of the companies to donate prizes:
- PPC Poker Tour
- Ante Up Magazine
- On Tilt Radio
- Benton Blount
- Go Deep Gear
- High Roller Clothing
- Lucky Leahy’s Custom Poker Tables
The tournament, which will be covered live on On Tilt Radio, will also feature a bounty on Greg “FossilMan” Raymer, who is putting an autographed genuine fossil on his head!
Again, this is absolutely free (it’s open to players in the United States and across the world). Just sign up and join the fun. However, while there is no obligation to contribute to these charities, I hope that the holiday spirit will grab you and you’’ donate a few dollars to help them with their efforts. Blue Shark Optics will not accept any contributions, and all contributions are to be made directly to the charity organizations participating.
I’ll see you on the virtual felt on December 8!
For more information, check out the Blue Shark Optics website.
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