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Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Epic Poker will hold a No-Limit Hold’em charity tournament to benefit Bad Beat on Cancer (BBoC), an initiative of the Prevent Cancer Foundation on December 12, 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The $240 buy-in tournament will offer $100 re-buys for the first four levels with an optional $100 add-on opportunity for […]

Combining Friends, Family & Poker to Fund Cancer Research

It’s Wednesday night in New York. What do you do?  If you’re Michele and Drew Figdor, you combine your love of entertaining and poker with supporting a good cause. What initially started in 2004 as a cocktail party to benefit the Prevent Cancer Foundation is now an annual Bad Beat on Cancer® poker tournament hosted by […]

Bad Beat on Cancer: Rockin’ It in Drag!

On Day 1b of the main event of the World Series of Poker, the halls outside the playing rooms were literally packed with hundreds of players excited about their chance to win the big money and the coveted bracelet.  But the money and bracelet were forgotten when they spotted a group of guys in drag.  […]

Bad Beat on Cancer: Cancer is a Drag

No, we’re not very unattractive women in need of electrolysis. We’re dressing in drag to play poker and support Bad Beat on Cancer® during the World Series of Poker (WSOP).  Okay, and maybe it’s because we like to wear ladies’ clothing just a little bit. The Bet Seriously, why are we doing this?  Rafe lost a game of […]