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The King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge on ClubWPT

Budweiser & World Poker Tour Foundation

During the height of the pandemic in 2020, the World Poker Tour Foundation and Budweiser came together for The King’s Celebrity Poker Challenge on The online tournament featured six celebrities streaming play from their homes on the ClubWPT poker platform.

The high-profile participants included actors Jon Hamm, Jason Alexander, and Kevin Pollak, NBA star Pau Gasol, legendary surfing champion Kelly Slater, and World Central Kitchen (WCK) founder Chef José Andrés.

Budweiser contributed $15,000 on behalf of each player and another $35,000 to World Central Kitchen in the winner’s name, for a total of $135,000.