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Charity poker tourney at PB Kennel Club

By Nick Sortal

10:11 AM EST, January 15, 2013

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 Rooney’s Golf Foundation will feature its 3rd Annual Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday.  The event will take place in the second floor tournament Room at Palm Beach Kennel Club. 

Proceeds from this event will benefit Autism Project of Palm Beach County, FAU Honors College, Pathways to Independence and Potentia Academy. 

  The $50 entry covers the tournament and buffet. The Texas Hold’em tournament will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the top prize is a 2013 WSOP Circuit Seat, worth $1,600.  The top 10% will win cash and prizes. 

 Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. The event will also feature a silent auction for getaways, dinners, sports and event tickets and more.

Rooney’s Golf Foundation has donated $363,000 to local Palm Beach County charities since 2001 raised through the golf tournament, 5K and poker events.