Fans who’ve strived to play blackjack with Ryan Suter
and Shea Weber
or endeavored to partake in a hand of poker with Steve Sullivan were in luck Thursday night as they got the opportunity to do that and so much more at the inaugural Predators Foundation GnashVegas Casino Gala and Auction, presented by Grand Avenue Luxury Transport Services. Over 750 fans attended this year’s Gala, raising in excess of $100,000 for the Nashville Predators Foundation. All proceeds from the Gala will benefit the Nashville Predators Foundation
. The Predators Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in financial grants and donations since its 1998 inception, including nearly $300,000 last year to more than 90 Nashville area organizations. Additionally, the foundation has provided in-kind donations, including memorabilia and tickets, to many organizations and fund-raising events.
Fans were invited to mix and mingle at the casino tables, with Nashville Predators players and coaches serving as guest dealers. A spread of delicious food from a variety of Nashville restaurants while certified mixologists whiped up delightful beverages from an open bar. This exciting event featured an extensive and exclusive silent auction, boasting autographed memorabilia, baskets with player favorites and once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Predators players and coaches. VIP guests were invited to an exclusive reception with the team before the event and will had access to the private High Roller’s Club throughout the evening.
Upcoming Foundation events including the annual Wine Tasting and Festival
scheduled for April 1 at Bridgestone Arena (click here to buy tickets for the Wine Tasting and Festival