THE LUC ROBITAILLE CELEBRITY POKER TOURNAMENT

Monday, 08.20.2007 / 7:15 AM / Community
PRESENTED BY



Luc and Stacia Robitaille, founders of Shelter for Serenity and Echoes of Hope, are thrilled to announce that the second annual Luc Robitaille Celebrity Poker Tournament is back by popular demand. This year’s tournament, to be held on September 21, 2007 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, will be the kick-off event for the Frozen Fury weekend.

Participants in the event will include members of the Los Angeles Kings and Colorado Avalanche hockey teams as well as Hollywood celebrities and high profile entertainment industry executives. Tournament participants will enjoy fun food and cocktails throughout the evening with prizes awarded to the top players.

All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Robitaille’s charities, Shelter for Serenity and Echoes of Hope, both of which are 501 (c ) (3) nonprofit organizations making all donations tax deductible.

Shelter for Serenity, originally started in response to the Gulf Coast disasters, continues to meet critical housing needs. In addition to assisting those affected by natural disaster, Shelter for Serenity works closely with its sister charity, Echoes of Hope, to provide housing for at-risk and emancipated foster youth in the Los Angeles area.

Echoes of Hope works with at-risk, foster and emancipated foster youth primarily in the Los Angeles are providing the resources, knowledge, skills and support they need to reach their full potential.

With a buy in/entry fee of $500, players will:

  • Play with members of the Kings and Avalanche
  • Play with Special Celebrity Guests
  • Receive unlimited Re-Buys in the first 90 minutes & Single and Double Add-on
  • Participate in a celebrity Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction
  • Bounty prizes for knocking out an NHL Player or Celebrity
  • Side betting on Final Table.

Space is limited, call to reserve your place today. Order tickets by contacting Shelter for Serenity at 310.441.9720 or Echoes of Hope at 310.441.9825. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Stacia Robitaille or Laura Baker at 310-441-9720.

All proceeds will benefit Shelter for Serenity and Echoes of Hope. Shelter for Serenity, originally founded in response to the Gulf coast disasters, continues to meet critical housing needs. For more information, visit www.shelterforserenity.org/.

Echoes of Hope strives to awake a spirit of hope in the lives of at-risk, foster and emancipated foster youth in the Los Angeles area by providing the resources, knowledge, skills and support they need to reach their full potential. For more information, visit www.echoesofhope.org/.