$100.000 Negreanu Challenge

  • There are 7 days for Daniel Negreanu to reach his goal - raise $100.000 for a children's hospital. and he is looking for poker players to help him.

  • One of the nicest things this year is the Negreanu's $100.000 challenge. No, no. It is not a poker duel against a fellow poker player like the one which was started between Patrik Antonius and Rui Cao. Negeanu's 100k Challenge is all about giving. Unofficial Poker ambassador want to raise a $100.000 and he wants to do it in an ambitious 7 Days! Also, very soon Premier League Poker will be back with top-class poker players including Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu participating.

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    Daniel Negreanu raises money for Children's Hospital

    Recently Daniel Negreanu has tweeted and released a video about his ambition weekly goal - $100.000. The goal is to raise this in amount of money in 7 days that will be dedicated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To motivate people donating Negreanu has promised some incentives like a dinner at his house and a poker lesson to some of the randomly selected givers.

    Plus, to speed up the process of raising the sum he has promised to double all donations up to $50.000! For more information you can visit Daniel Negreanu's Fundraiser page and watch the video below. And remember, any-sized donation is more than a massive 'almost donation'.

    Check out the video:

    Daniel Negreanu's Fundraising

    Welcome to my fundraising page. I am participating in this fundraising event to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital — and I need your support to help me reach my goal.

    For every donation of $2,500+, 4 of you will be chosen randomly to attend a dinner with me in Las Vegas, followed by a poker lesson/fun evening at my newly renovated home on March 29th!

    Also, I will MATCH every donation I receive (up to $50,000) that comes in between now and the end of the week.

    Select donate now above to make a donation in support of the mission of St. Jude — finding cures and saving children. Your gift will help the doctors and researchers at St. Jude find new treatments for cancer and other deadly diseases.

    Check back often to see my progress. You can also help by sharing my page with your friends or on your Facebook or Twitter accounts to get your friends involved. Thanks for helping me reach my goal for the kids of St. Jude.

    Premier League Poker is back

    Remember Party Poker Premier Poker League? It was an invitational poker event. There were V great seasons of the League. Now it is back. Daniel Negreanu was the first layer to confirm his participation in $125.000. Now there are two more players to join - Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari.

    Premier Poker League

    We will remind you that Premier League Poker is 16 player tournament that is divided to two 8-seater tables that are played separately. PLP will be played at Aspers Casino, London. Party Poker Blog has more.

    That is it for today. Come back soon for more Poker Players news!