DETROIT – Less than 30 tickets remain for fans to have the opportunity to go head-to-head with a Red Wings player in a game of Texas Hold ’Em on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the MotorCity Casino Hotel Charity Poker Tournament benefiting the Detroit Red Wings Foundation. Fans can reserve a seat in the tournament by making a $400 donation to the Foundation.
The evening will begin at MotorCity Casino Hotel with participants enjoying a strolling dinner reception with Red Wings players in Sound Board at 5:00 p.m., followed by the Texas Hold ’Em tournament in the Poker Room starting promptly at 6:30 p.m. Participants in the tournament can purchase up to two additional dinner seats for a $100 donation apiece.
All poker players walk away a winner with a parting gift and an overnight room compliments of MotorCity Casino Hotel. The top 10 finishers will be awarded prizes, including $5,000 cash for the grand prize winner. The second-place finisher will receive a suite for a Red Wings home game during the 2016-17 regular season. Third place will receive four tickets to a 2016-17 regular season home game and fourth through tenth place will receive an autographed, game-used hockey stick.
Fans can reserve a room and seat in the charity poker tournament by visiting www.DetroitRedWings.com/Poker or by calling 313-471-7579.
About the Detroit Red Wings Foundation:
The Detroit Red Wings Foundation is an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 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. Ilitch Charities is a non-profit organization that invests in our community’s future by supporting innovative, collaborative and measurable programs in the areas of community development, human services, education and recreation through contributions from the Ilitch companies, their colleagues and the generosity of others. For more information, please visit DetroitRedWings.com/Foundation.