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Legal Services of Greater Miami and Miami Poker Society Present the Betting for Justice Charity Poker Tournament Featuring Lady Maverick Vanessa Rousso on January 21 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Win $10,000; Top 10 Players to Receive Prizes
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. in partnership with the Miami Poker Society present the Betting for Justice Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 21 at noon in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The charitable event will feature University of Miami Law School alumnus and world-renowned poker superstar Lady Maverick Vanessa Rousso. Co-hosted by Derek Jackson of the Florida Marlins and Stanley H. Wakshlag of Kenny Nachwalter, P.A., the tournament will award a $10,000 cash prize plus additional prizes for the top ten players.
A $150 buy-in donation will secure a seat in the tournament. During play, there will be an optional re-buy structure for the first three levels with re-buys of $25 and a $50 add-on.
The Betting for Justice Charity Poker Tournament is sponsored by The Opium Group, Royal Caribbean International, Haimov Watches & Jewelry, Truluck's Miami, Eden Roc Renaissance Resort, Pelican Hotel, Tony Chan's Water Club and the New World Symphony.
To register for the Betting for Justice Charity Poker Tournament, please visit www.lsgmi.org or call 305-438-2531.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 136 globally recognized rock 'n' roll themed restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 17 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 22 boutique shops, 12 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .
About Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGMI) is the largest provider of broad-based civil legal services for the poor in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and is recognized in the state and in the nation as a model legal services program. It provides innovative, effective legal services which help thousands of individual members of the community annually, creating a positive impact on the community as a whole. LSGMI's diverse staff provides clients with legal services in three languages from regional offices located in Miami and South Dade, which also serves residents of Monroe County, and from neighborhood offices throughout our service area. Its talented and dedicated professional staff provides advice and representation in individual cases, addresses systemic issues and empowers clients through community education and self-help clinics.
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* $10,000 guarantee is based on 150 registrants. In the event that less than 150 register, the guaranteed payout will be $5,000.