Action Network Charity Poker Tournament Broadcast + Results

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The field for The Action Network’s BLM Charity Poker Tournament included the following names …

  • 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Scott Blumstein
  • 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event Runner-up David Williams
  • Survivor: Blood vs. Water Winner Tyson Apostol
  • WFAN 660 AM Host John Jastremski
  • World Poker Tour Champion and On-Camera Host Maria Ho
  • PokerStars Championship Winner Christian Harder
  • ESPN Daily Wager Host Doug Kezirian
  • ESPN Daily Wager Contributor and Columnist Preston Johnson
  • Billboard Dance’s 2019 Executive of the Year Kevin Kusatsu

… and a special drop-in from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, in addition to many of the familiar faces seen here on The Action Network.

All tournament buy-ins and stream proceeds were to be donated to the charities of the winner’s choice.

Justin Phan, The Action Network’s Director of Betting Analytics, was the tournament champion and chose the following organizations to receive an undisclosed amount:

  • Your Rights Camp, a free campaign for youth funded by Colin Kaepernick to raise awareness on self-empowerment & interacting with law enforcement
  • NAACP Legal Defense Fund, America’s premier civil rights law organization fighting for racial justice through litigation, advocacy and public education.
  • Black Voters Matter, a 501c4 dedicated to expanding Black voter engagement and increasing progressive power.
  • We The Protestors, a part of Campaign Zero: The comprehensive platform of research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America.

Stay tuned for future events!

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