Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to Host
NFL Alumni Caring for Kids Charity Poker Tournament
Sunday, October 6
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (September 18, 2019) – The NFL Alumni Caring for Kids Charity Poker Tournament, benefiting SOS Children’s Villages - Florida, will take place Sunday, October 6, at 12:30 p.m. in The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
SOS Children's Villages - Florida is a foster care neighborhood in Coconut Creek which offers 12 houses and can accommodate up to 75 boys and girls. The organization’s promise of "Healing, Hope and Home for Every Child" assures that children who grow up in the Village are in a safe and secure home. It creates a nurturing and vibrant environment with an array of services to help them overcome their past traumas and build a successful future.
Players can register now for the poker tournament with any Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Poker Supervisor. Buy-in is $500, and each player will receive lunch and two entries in the Super Bowl LIV Experience Drawing for a chance to win two tickets to Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium, a four-night hotel stay, round trip game day transportation and an NFL Alumni official game day brunch.
Second-place and third-place in the Super Bowl LIV Experience Drawing will win $1,000 and $500, respectively.
The poker tournament will offer $10,000 in prizes with first-place earning $4,000, second-place $3,000 and third-place $2,000. Additionally, there will be celebrity knockout bounties.
Sports radio talk show host Andy Slater will host the tournament, which will include a number of former NFL players, including O.J. McDuffie, Bob Brudzinski, Larry Ball, Jim “Crash” Jensen, Sean Wooden, Mark Higgs, Jeff Cross, Nate Garner, Tony Nathan, A.J. Duhe and Lorenzo Hampton.
Local craft beer and liquor vendors such as Sailfish Brewing Company, Biscayne Bay Brewing, Islamorada Brewery, Don Sueños® Tequila, Deep Eddie® Vodka, Tito’s Handmade Vodka®, Papa’s Pilar® Rum, Waterloo No. 9® Gin and Treaty Oak Distilling® will also be at the event offering samples.
About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek presents the market’s most fully integrated, energized, stylish and upscale local’s casino experience featuring nearly 2,000 slot machines, from classic favorites to trendy new themes, plus 70 live table games with real dealers and real cards, including blackjack, baccarat and poker. Under its roof, the casino offers world-class dining including its award-winning steakhouse, NYY Steak, as well as Sorrisi Italian restaurant, the New York-style 1st Street Deli and authentic Asian cuisine at The BOL. Guests can enjoy live music from a variety of performers and dance the night away to the latest mixes from the area’s top DJs at Legends Lounge, Nectar and Sunset Grill. The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat capacity entertainment venue, has been a home to acts such as Wayne Newton, Dionne Warwick, Sophia Loren and many more. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road in Coconut Creek, Florida. For more information, call (954) 977-6700 or visit us online at CasinoCoco.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek, follow us on Twitter @CasinoCoco and Instagram @seminolecasinococonutcreek, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at youtube.com/SeminoleCasinoCC.
About NFL Alumni
NFL Alumni also has a traditional mission of “Caring for Kids” across the country. Player alumni give back in their local communities by raising funds for youth-related charities through their 35 regional chapters. It is a tradition that has existed for more than 50 years. Alumni support typically raises more than $1.5 million dollars for worthwhile causes. To accomplish their mission and vision, they have established the NFL Alumni Foundation which is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.