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Date posted: 02/19/2014
The Jason Alexander Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament at The Beverly Garland
Poker lovers who are staying in North Hollywood would not want to miss this! On March 9th, the annual Jason Alexander Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament will be returning to the Beverly Garland Hotel and is hotly tipped to be one of the best charitable events of the poker season. Alongside a whole list of other big names, Jason Alexander will be leading players through the competition where there are a range of prizes to be won, all in aid of the weSPARK Cancer Support Center.
Starting with registration, competitors check in at an extensive buffet lunch at 11:30am held in the lavish Empire Ballroom of the Beverly Garland Hotel. The first poker games will commence at exactly 1pm and last through to the evening. There is up to $7,500 in cash to be won and a range of prize items available to the top ten best players. It’s an unusual set up which rewards such a large number of top players, rather than just the top three, so it’s an ideal opportunity to test skill and luck in this complex game of cards. Advance registration for entrants is just $100; application at the door is $125.
Jason Alexander himself is best known for appearing in the popular and long-running television series ‘Seinfeld’, in which he played George Costanza between 1989 and 1998. He is also an acclaimed stage actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. A high point of his stage career was the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical, won in 1989 for ‘Jerome Robbins’ Broadway’. More recently, he has used his backstage skills being the director of numerous musicals within the popular ‘Reprise! Broadway’s Best In Los Angeles.’ On top of all of these credits, he is also a keen poker player, and he created the tournament as way to support a charity close to his heart. All funds raised by the event will be put towards the work of the weSPARK Cancer Support Center, enabling the service to sustain free of charge support to patients with cancer of various kinds, as well as to their friends and families.