PPA Hosts Fundraiser for Paralyzed Vets at Democratic Convention

Actor Ben Affleck, Poker Pros Andy Bloch and Bary Greenstein to Attend; Sponsorships Available

Poker players from across the nation will team up at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO, to play poker and raise funds for paralyzed veterans. Hosted by the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), “Poker at the Ballpark,” a charity poker tournament, will take place Tuesday, August 26th on the club level of Coors Field. All proceeds will go directly to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (www.pva.org).

“PPA is honored to host this charity poker tournament and looks forward to raising a lot of money for these American heroes,” said former Senator Alfonse D’Amato, chairman of the PPA. “This is a great opportunity to harness the popularity of the game of poker in order to raise much needed funds for those who have fought to protect our country and our individual freedoms – paralyzed vets.”

Confirmed to participate in the PPA charity tournament are Hollywood star and poker aficionado Ben Affleck as well as professional poker players Andy Bloch and Barry Greenstein. A VIP reception begins at 9:30pm, and tournament play begins at 10:00pm.

Corporate sponsorships are available and include access to a VIP reception as well as recognition on all event signage and collateral materials. Individual seats at a tournament table are also available. Additional details can be found at http://www.theheraldgroup.com/ppa/invite.html.

The tournament grand prize is a 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event buy-in, valued at $10,000.

For sponsorship details, please visit http://www.theheraldgroup.com/ppa/. To become an individual or corporate

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