WPT Foundation "On Tour"
The start of World Poker Tour Season XI saw the beginning of a new initiative, WPT Foundation "On Tour", which helps raise money and awareness for local charities supported by World Poker Tour’s casino partners around the world. At each televised tournament on the World Poker Tour, the WPT Royal Flush Girls and other WPT talent visit selected charities to learn more about the work they perform to support their local communities. In addition to providing these charities with a donation from WPT Foundation, these visits are taped for broadcast in a future World Poker Tour episode which will be seen in more than 150 countries and territories around the world.
WPT Foundation TV Segments:
Six ladies took the stage at the Bicycle Casino back in August for the WPT Foundation Ladies’ Night Invitational to raise money for six different charities. This Sunday, that event premieres on FSN at 8/11pm local time and will run for the next two Sundays at that time.
On Sunday, August 25, 2013, poker pros and celebrities came out to LA’s Bicycle Casino on Sunday to pay tribute to late Lakers owner Jerry Buss and raise money for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation by playing in the Frank Mariani – Jerry Buss No-Limit Hold ‘Em Tournament, presented by WPT Foundation.
At each televised tournament on the World Poker Tour, the WPT Royal Flush Girls and other WPT talent visit selected charities to learn more about the work they perform to support their local communities. While in Las Vegas for WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic, the WPT Royal Flush Girls took some time to visit the U.S. Vets Initiative to tour the
When the World Poker Tour headed to Atlantic City for WPT Borgata Poker Open, the WPT Royal Flush Girls took a trip out to Brigantine, NJ, to visit the Marine Mammal Stranding Center.
While in town for WPT Grand Prix de Paris, the WPT Royal Flush Girls took a trip out to the AVA Refuge just outside Paris. AVA is one of the charity organizations that is part of WPT Foundation outreach efforts.
The WPT Royal Flush Girls, along with WPT Host Vince Van Patten, took a trip to Bell Gardens PD to learn about their Explorers Program while in town for WPT Legends of Poker at the Bicycle Casino.
While in town to film WPT Parx Open Poker Classic – airs this Sunday at 8pm & 11pm local time on FSN – the WPT Royal Flush Girls, along with WPT Hosts Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten, took a trip to nearby Bensalem, PA, to visit with the Bensalem Emergency Medical Services.