Exclusive match welcomes poker legends Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Mike Sexton, Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari to MGM Grand in Las Vegas



Las Vegas, NV (March 30, 2015) &#8212 The 2015 Tiger Jam will kick off Friday, May 15 with Tiger’s Poker Night introduced by the Planet Poker Tour® (WPT®), an distinctive poker match emceed by poker legend Phil Hellmuth and hosted by Tiger Woods. WPT has as soon as again teamed with the Tiger Woods Basis to deliver a fourth-annual charity poker event to MGM Grand Resort &amp Casino in Las Vegas. WPT cameras will movie some of the action for inclusion in an upcoming Globe Poker Tour episode.

Tiger Jam, a two-day charity function to be held on May 15 – sixteen and hosted by Woods, will merge world-class golfing, higher-stakes poker, connoisseur cuisine and distinctive VIP encounters into an exciting, star-studded weekend benefiting the school-obtain packages of the Tiger Woods Basis.

Individuals will join Woods, Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, WPT host and Poker Corridor of Famer Mike Sexton, poker’s top two all-time winningest match players Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari, and other poker greats for an distinctive tournament. Prizes include a spherical of golf with Woods, Professional-Am actively playing spots in premier PGA TOUR functions and other distinctive products.

For more information on 2015 Tiger Jam possibilities, how to participate in the poker match or to show up at the supper and auction, make sure you phone Jason Andrea at (949) 725-3003 or electronic mail jandrea@tigerwoodsfoundation.org.

For much more particulars on Entire world Poker Tour functions, sponsors, and promotions, make sure you visit www.WPT.com.

Tiger Woods Basis Make contact with
Abby Liebenthal
(949) 725-3003

MGM Resorts Speak to
Scott Ghertner
(702) 692-6750

Planet Poker Tour Contact
David Gitter
(949) 225-2641

About Tiger Jam and the Tiger Woods Basis
Since its development in 1998, Tiger Jam has elevated more than $ 17 million for packages of the Tiger Woods Foundation by way of its marketed-out performances and one-of-a-kind auction objects. In which you appear from shouldn&#8217t indicate failure. At the Tiger Woods Foundation, it doesn&#8217t. Our plans crack the cycle of poverty with higher education-obtain chances for lower-cash flow pupils. At Tiger Woods Finding out Heart satellites throughout the region, scholars in grades five-twelve are immersed in an interactive STEM (science, technologies, engineering, math) curriculum. Below, they make the link between faculty and career, even though arranging a highway map to school. Tailored to the requirements of the very first-era scholar, the Earl Woods Scholarship System supplies 4-year college scholarships coupled with an unyielding support method. But we don&#8217t quit there. Via committed mentors, skilled growth workshops and internships, our one particular-to-one particular philosophy guarantees the success of our learners in university and past. See how our students are smashing the cycle of poverty at tigerwoodsfoundation.org and @TWFoundation.

About MGM Grand
MGM Grand is “The Entertainment Authority,” making the greatest Las Vegas expertise. A selection of lavish suites and normal accommodations serve every single want even though attendees learn signature dining by celebrity cooks like Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar &amp Grill and AAA Five Diamond and Michelin three star restaurant, Joël Robuchon entire world-course entertainment at the MGM Grand Garden Arena the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil grasp illusionist David Copperfield Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club and Hakkasan Las Vegas Cafe and Nightclub a pampering spa and salon and an elaborate 380,000-sq.-foot, non-smoking cigarettes conference centre. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts Worldwide (NYSE: MGM).

About Globe Poker Tour
Planet Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier identify in internationally televised gaming and leisure with manufacturer presence in land-based mostly tournaments, television, on the internet, and mobile. Major innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the world-wide poker increase with the development of a exclusive tv demonstrate based mostly on a series of higher-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in far more than a hundred and fifty nations around the world and territories, and is at the moment generating its 13th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Time XIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a exclusive online membership web site that gives within access to the WPT, as effectively as a sweepstakes-dependent poker club offered in 35 states throughout the United States. ClubWPT.com also sponsors Year two of the new WPT Alpha8 sequence of tremendous-large roller poker tournaments which is at the moment in manufacturing and which airs on FOX Sports activities 1 in the United States. WPT participates in strategic brand name license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.social gathering electronic amusement plc. For far more details, go to WPT.com.

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