DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced that tickets are now on sale for MotorCity Casino Hotel's annual Red Wings Charity Poker Tournament benefiting the Detroit Red Wings Foundation. Set for Monday, Nov. 27 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 winner of the tournament. 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 with participating Red Wings players and alumni 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 three additional guest tickets for a $100 donation apiece.
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 2017-18 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:
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. Signature initiatives such as the Detroit Red Wings School Assembly Program have introduced nearly 50,000 students annually to the sport of hockey, importance of education, and benefits of living a healthy, active lifestyle. For more information, please visit www.DetroitRedWings.com/Foundation.