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Celebrity Hockey Players Face Off for Online Casino Charity

Entertainment and sports icons Martin Brodeur, Bryan McCabe, Sheldon Souray, Donald Brashear, Sean Avery, Craig Rivet, and Georges Laraque will all be participating in a leading online casino group’s charity poker event. Dubbed the Charity Face Off by the online casino poker room, is a seven part, 60-mionute TSN original series. It premieres on December 16th, 2006, and is a made-for-TV Texas Hold’em tournament. These big names from the National Hockey League Players’ Associating will go head-to-head to battle it out online casinos style in the name of charity.

With the holiday season in full swing, this online casino charity event is in step with the entire gift-giving atmosphere. This online casino poker event will not only provide excellent entertainment for poker fans, but it will also give a large donation to a worthy cause. These current and former NHL stars will battle it out to win a total purse of CDN 100,000 dollars all going to the players’ charities of choice.

The opening rounds of the online casino tournament (episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4) feature four tables of four players, with the winner and second place finalist from each table moving to the next level of the online casino tourney. Two tables of four players make up the semi-final round (episodes 5 and 6), while one table of four will play for the championship in episode 7. This will surely be poker entertainment at its best.

Thirteen different charities are represented in this online casino poker tourney, including the NHLPA’s Goals and Dreams Fund, which donates money to grassroots hockey programs. The champion of the online casino Charity Face Off will see their charity awarded CDN 20,000 dollars, while the second place finisher’s chosen charity receives CDN 10,000 dollars. All of the other participants’ charities will be given CDN 5,000 dollars. This event will provide great entertainment for poker enthusiasts everywhere, and will add another facet to the holiday season. There is nothing better than great poker for a great cause.

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With a background in game development spanning 8 years, Sam Peterson is OCA’s leading authority in the world of online gaming. His focuses include new releases and gaming providers.