The Calgary Flames and the Calgary Flames Ambassadors are proud to announce the 14th annual Flames Ambassadors’ Celebrity Poker Tournament, in benefit of the Calgary Flames Foundation. The tournament is set to take place this Tuesday, February 5th.
Date: Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Where: Cowboys Casino 421 12 Ave SE
Time: Media availability from 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Flames players, coaches, alumni, and local celebrities, including PGA tour player Graham DeLaet, will face-off against almost 400 participants in the sold-out Texas Hold’em charity event.
Participants will play to win their table’s celebrity jersey off of their backs. Also included in the event are raffles, a live and silent auction, great buy-back opportunities and much more. Over the previous 13 years, the Flames Ambassadors’ Celebrity Poker Tournament has raised over $4.6 million for the Calgary Flames Foundation.
About the Calgary Flames Foundation
The Calgary Flames Foundation strives to improve the lives of southern Albertans through the support of health and wellness, education, and amateur and grassroots sports initiatives. Since inception, the Calgary Flames Foundation has invested over $32 million back into Southern Alberta through various charities and projects. We fund ongoing commitments to our community including the recent $2.0 million donation to Calgary Minor Hockey to help fund programs like the Flames Even Strength, assistance for families who cannot afford registration fees, as well as the $1.0 million donation to the Rotary Flames House, a hospice for families who have children with life-limiting illnesses.