RENO, Nev. – My Hometown Heroes is asking the community to ante up for a great cause at its first annual poker tournament set for Saturday, Nov. 13 at New West Distributing. Poker fanatics and Nevada Wolf Pack fans are invited to go all in and enjoy an evening of food, drink, networking, and fun with all proceeds of the night benefiting scholarships for college bound cancer survivors.
As an added bonus, the big Nevada vs. San Diego State football game will be broadcasted on six screens at New West Distributing during the tournament.
“This event is a great opportunity to bring the community together for a significant cause,” said Danny Heinsohn, founder/executive director of My Hometown Heroes. “Every donation helps us further our mission to help bridge the gap between cancer and college, one scholarship at a time.”
Tickets are $125 per person or $1,500 to sponsor a table of 10. Each ticket includes $3,000 in chips plus food and drink. The first place winner will take home a $500 prize, second place wins $250 and third place wins $125. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the tournament will begin at 6 p.m.
For more information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities visit www.myhometownheroes.org/2021poker or the My Hometown Heroes Facebook page.
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About My Hometown Heroes
Battle Born in the State of Nevada, My Hometown Heroes (MHH) is a national scholarship fund for young adult cancer survivors. University of Nevada grad, Danny Heinsohn, started the foundation in 2010 to celebrate his 10th year of brain cancer remission. Since 2011, MHH has awarded scholarships to young adult survivors from across the country between the amounts of $1,000 and $5,000.