Grand-prize winner receives $5,000 cash
DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced that tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual MotorCity Casino Hotel's annual Red Wings Charity Poker Tournament benefiting the Detroit Red Wings Foundation. Set for Wednesday, Nov. 7 at MotorCity Casino Hotel, the charity poker tournament will give fans an opportunity to go head-to-head with Red Wings players and alumni in a game of Texas Hold 'Em with a grand prize of $5,000 cash to the tournament winner. Only 108 spots are available for this exclusive tournament. Fans can reserve a seat by making a $400 donation to the Red Wings Foundation.
The evening will begin at Sound Board in MotorCity Casino Hotel with participants and a guest enjoying a silent auction and strolling dinner reception alongside participating Red Wings players and alumni at 4:30 p.m., followed by the Texas Hold 'Em tournament in the Poker Room starting promptly at 6:30 p.m. Tournament participants can purchase up to three additional guest tickets for a $100 donation each.
All poker players walk away a winner with a parting gift and an overnight room for the night of the tournament, compliments of MotorCity Casino Hotel for the registered player and one guest. The top 10 finishers will be awarded prizes, including $5,000 cash for the grand-prize winner and $2,500 cash for the second-place finisher. Third place will receive four tickets to a 2018-19 Red Wings regular season home game and fourth through 10th place will receive an autographed, game-used hockey stick by a Red Wings player.
Fans can reserve a seat in the charity poker tournament by visiting www.DetroitRedWings.com/Poker.
About the Detroit Red Wings Foundation:
As part of the Detroit Red Wings' newly-launched Hockeytown Cares community impact platform, the Detroit Red Wings Foundation invests in the future of our community by providing funds and resources to worthy causes that contribute to the growth of the sport of hockey. To learn more about how the Detroit Red Wings impact your community, visit www.DetroitRedWings.com/Community.