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“Restore the Shore” Tournament Series Blends Online Poker and Charity in New Jersey

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An online poker tournament series announced today will see PartyPoker NJ join with non-profit Hometown Heroes to benefit “Restore The Shore,” an initiative helping those suffering from the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

The tournament series consists of six events spanning six months. Each event is dedicated to assisting a specific region impact by Sandy.

The first tournament is scheduled for January 4th and will benefit Seaside Heights.

“We might be new to the neighborhood, but we know the need is still great for many living down the shore even more than a year after Superstorm Sandy,” said PartyPoker’s Mike Sexton. “We hope our players in New Jersey will log on and play to give.”

Each tournament will have a $20 buyin. Of that $20, $10 goes to the prize pool and $10 goes to Hometown Heroes. Additionally, Party will be matching with a $10 donation for each tournament entry.

The complete schedule is below:

  • January 4st, 2014 – Seaside Heights
  • February 1st, 2014 – Toms River/Ortley Beach
  • March 1st, 2014 – Brick
  • April 5th, 2014 – Union Beach
  • May 3rd, 2014 – Ocean Gate
  • June 7th, 2014 – Lavallette

Restore The Shore tournaments are listed under the tournament tab at PartyPoker NJ. Get all of the details here.

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