Ben Affleck and Matt Damon play at Ante Up for Africa

Posted November 11th, 2012 by LuckyMe

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are famous celebrities amoung poker charity events. And one of the tournaments they play every year is Ante Up for Africa.

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon need no introduction; these two Hollywood stars have already confirmed existing reports about their participation in one of the most famous charity poker tournaments which is called Ante Up for Africa.

This poker tournament is to be held in the Main event of the World Series of Poker. The venue for the poker tournament is to be held in Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino that are in Las Vegas. It was always known that the Ante Up for Africa poker even was a big celebrity attraction, and celebrities always took part in them.

There would be several stars would also choose this as a fund raising tournament since the quality of the game in this tournament is said to be of a very high level especially if you compare it to other poker charity tournaments. If you thought the game was the best part of the game, then that’s not all, apart from the game was also the good humor that existed in the poker rooms.

There are several of the start who comes to the Ante Up for Africa so that they can play as well as enjoy themselves when they play the game. For them it is not about prestige, but it has a lot to do about charity and money.

The entry fee for this tournament is held at $5,000 while all the funds earned in the tournament would be used to finance several of the efforts that are made by celebrities to help Africa, most importantly places like Dafour. This devastated civil war area has millions of refugees and atrocities are committed on a daily basis. The world has not done much about it, and it is great to see poker contributing to solving that issue.

Matt Damon is probably the most iconic Hollywood star as far as poker is concerned, as he played the leading role in Rounders, the most celebrated Texas Holdem film in recent history. After defeating an underground Russian poker player related to the mob, he takes his suitcase to play the WSOP.

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