Reds host benefit Texas Hold ‘Em event
Published 12:18 am Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Have you ever wished to play Texas Hold ‘Em alongside your favorite Cincinnati Reds? If so, the Reds Community Fund has the perfect event for you this year at Redsfest.
The twelfth annual Prestige Audio Visual & Creative Services Rick Steiner Celebrity Poker Tournament presented by Ashlee Fence is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Grand Ball Room on the third floor at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The doors will open at 3 p.m. for registration and side games and the tournament will begin at 4 p.m.
Each table of 10 will feature a current or former Reds player, coach, broadcaster, or other local celebrity. Plus, if you knock a celebrity out of the tournament, you get the autographed jersey off their back!
At the 2016 event, William ‘Buck’ Rogers of Cincinnati outlasted 611 poker players to win the 11th annual Rick Steiner Celebrity Poker Tournament and the $11,000 first place prize. Reds Alum Tom Browning finished in 27th place.
• Play poker with current or former Reds players, coaches or broadcasters
• Win autographed jerseys
• Save $25 if you sign up by Nov. 15
• Dinner and Saturday ticket to FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC Bank included
Persons must be 18 years or older to enter the ballroom 21 years or older.
Play Redsfest Bingo
Friday, Dec. 1
Returning once again this year is Redsfest Bingo. Enjoy your chance to play 18 bingo games called by Reds celebrities. Prizes include Reds memorabilia and cash. Packages include a limited edition Reds bingo dauber.
Individual Registration Fee
Pre-registration through Wednesday, November 15: $175 per person
Beginning Thursday, November 16: $200 per person
$2,000 in chips
Food and two drink tickets
One-day access pass to Saturday’s Redsfest festivities
Full Table Registration Fee: $1,500
Nine (9) players plus one Reds celebrity
Nine (9) one-day access passes to Saturday’s Redsfest festivities
Incentive for table captain
Group recognition during event (signage/video)
For Full Table Registration, please contact Sara Ingram at email@example.com or (513)765-7240
Spectator Registration Fee
Pre-registration through Wednesday, November 16: $100 per person
Beginning Thursday, Nov. 16: $125 per person (Please note: spectator passes will not be available for purchase the day of event)
Food and two drink tickets
One-day access pass to Saturday’s Redsfest festivities.
Please note: a Redsfest ticket is needed to gain entry into the Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Poker participant/spectator is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes. Tickets will be mailed out to all participants beginning in November.