888 Pitches in to Raise Funds for Australian Fire Victims
February 18, 2009 (InfoPowa News) — Kudos to 888.com on a new initiative it has launched to assist victims of the recent and tragic bushfires in Australia.
The Gibraltar-based online gambling group will be hosting the "Bushfire Relief Charity Tournament" to help the families impacted by the Victoria territory tragedy, which has so far claimed 200 lives.
The No-Limit Texas Hold'em tournament will take place on Sunday, February 22nd at 8:30pm AEDT with a $30 buy-in, and all buy-ins (and re-buys) will be donated to the relief fund.
888 will be awarding prizes in the event, and expects a major turnout from player around the world looking to help a worthy cause and enjoy some great competitive poker with a very reasonable buy-in at the same time.