Los Angeles, CA (October 24, 2016)– Hosted by Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Andrew Garfield, and Gene Simmons, the WPT Foundation™ Presents Four Kings & An Ace Charity Poker Tournament brought together celebrities, professional athletes, music entertainers, World Poker Tour® talent and professionals, and donors on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, to benefit Mending Kids.
Alongside the special charity poker tournament held at CITIZEN Beverly Hills, those in attendance were able to enjoy casino games and live and silent auctions, with proceeds benefiting Mending Kids, a California-based non-profit formed in 2006 that provides life-changing surgical care to children in need from around the globe.
Among those who attended the event were Mike Sexton, Lynn Gilmartin, and WPT Champions Club members Erik Seidel and Scotty Nguyen. The winner of the tournament was David O’Day.
Check out the action in this week’s brand new episode of the World Poker Tour on FOX Sports Regional Networks. Be sure to check your local listings for specifics times and airings.
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