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Get your best poker face ready for the 2016 One Step Charity Poker Championship! On Thursday, February 18th at the Montgomery Club, join 240 poker players and more than 100 spectators will enjoy an evening of poker, high stakes gambling, food, drinks and of course, a great cause: helping Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. provide camp and program experiences for children suffering from cancer.

Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer. Through camp experiences and educational programs, we provide children the opportunity to just be kids again. Cancer affects many, and this is your chance to join the fight!

Players of all levels will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value) sponsored by RW Baird. Any player who knocks out one of the celebrity bounty players will also receive a $25 gift card! Local celebs include event emcee Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes from WSCR “The Score” AM 670 , Chicago Sun-Times and Fox Chicago News film critic Richard Roeper along with Marley Kayden and Kye Martin of NBC 5 Chicago and more! Not a card shark? Come and enjoy the open bar and delicious buffet provided by The Montgomery Club.

WHEN: Thursday, February 18th

Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m.

Poker tournament begins at 6 p.m. (all participants should be checked-in and seated by 5:45 p.m.) Tournament seating will be via random draw. Seating is limited to 240 players.


The Montgomery Club

500 W. Superior St., Chicago, Illinois 60654.

Parking: Valet parking is available for $18.

PRICE: $275 entry fee to play in the regular tournament, $650 for the High Roller Satellite and $75 for spectators

To sign up or for more information about the tournament structure, please visit or call 312.924.4220 **Entry is limited to the first 240 players who register**

Players must be 21 years old or older to gamble. If you or someone you know have a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.

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