UIC Athletic Alumni Club to Hold Fundraising Poker Tournament
Jan. 25, 2011
CHICAGO - The UIC Athletic Alumni Club will hold a "Texas Hold `Em" Poker Tournament at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago on Saturday, March 5. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit UIC student-athlete scholarships.
Tickets for the event will cost $175 for the general public, $150 for UICAAC members and UIC students, and $1,450 for a table of nine players. All participants will start with $1,500 in chips and can re-buy during the first hour. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. CST, followed by the tournament starting at 6 p.m.
Final prizes will include a seat at the 2011 "World Series of Poker," Las Vegas Experience Packages, a Chicago hotel experience and gift cards, among other prizes.
To register for the event, interested participants should click on the web banner located in the top right corner of UICFlames.com, or call Lisa Meindl in the Development & Advancement office at 312-996-5874. Meindl can also be reached via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Holiday Inn Mart Plaza is located in the Sun-Times building. The event will be held on the 14th floor, in the Sauganash Room, at 350 W. Mart Center Drive, in downtown Chicago.
The UIC Athletic Alumni Club is a not-for-profit corporation, holding a tax-exempt status, comprised of former UIC athletes, friends of the program and Flames supporters.