$10,000 Raised during the Habitat Hold ‘Em
Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors, volunteers, prize donors and players for supporting the Habitat Hold ‘Em! With your support $10,000 was raised to support Habitat for Humanity’s mission!
Texas Hold ‘Em – First Place Winner – Mark Foley
View photos from the Habitat Hold ’em event on our Facebook Page.
Habitat Hold ‘Em
Get your “poker face” ready for the Habitat Hold ‘Em, a Texas Hold ‘Em tournament, blackjack and craps tables to support Habitat for Humanity! This annual event features poker tournaments and games, a 50/50 prize lottery, and prizes for the final 8 tournament players. Donation to play in tournament will include entry into the poker tournament, event t-shirt, complimentary dinner, and cash bar.
Habitat Hold ‘Em – 11th Annual
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. – Tournament begins at 6:00 p.m.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church – 2200 W. Republic Rd.
Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament:
- $40 – suggested donation in advance, $50 – at the door.
- Donation includes initial chip count (2500 chips), event t-shirt and complimentary dinner.
- Rebuy Tournament – allowed for first hour of play. Unlimited rebuys at $20 for 3,000 chips. At the end of the second break, an add-on will be available if you have chips left.
- Play continues through the night with hourly breaks to final table.
- Final 8 players receive prizes valued at $150+.
Up the ante with casino games, opening at 7:00 p.m. following the first round of Texas Hold’ Em. Each casino game is hosted by official tournament staff to monitor play. Suggested donation for each game encouraged. Go “all in” for Habitat for Humanity!
- Blackjack – the most widely played casino game in the world
- Craps – dice game
Registration for the 11th annual Habitat Hold ‘Em is now open. Participants may register online or at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Ticket is considered a donation. Suggested $40 donation in advance, $50 donation day of to play.
The final eight tournament players for the Texas Hold ‘Em tournament will win prizes valued at more than $150 each! As players are eliminated during tournament play, prizes will be distributed based on value. Prize descriptions will be announced prior to tournament play.
- Prize #1: Heritage Texas Hold ‘Em Table – Value $2,200 – donated by Kinney Billiards: Especially designed to maximize your Texas Hold ’Em fun, this durable table features solid wood construction. You’ll appreciate the man-made, spill resistant trim and black cloth playing surface as well as the sturdy double pedestal legs. When you’re not using the gaming surface, just flip the top and you’ll enjoy the convenience of an extra dining table. Some assembly required. Specs: 30″H x 42″W x 84″D
- Prize #2: Party at Farmers Park – Value $550 – donated by Barley Wheat & Rye Social House and Hilton Garden Inn. Enjoy a private whiskey tasting and appetizer tray for 6 at Barley Wheat & Rye Social House followed by a one night weekend stay in a king room with breakfast for two at the Hilton Garden Inn.
- Prize #3: Opalescense Tooth Whitening System – Value $500 – donated by iTooth Family Dentistry: Whiten your teeth with Opalescence take home whitening gels. iTooth Family Dentistry will create a personal tray from an impression of your mouth creating a custom tray for the whitening gel. Whitening treatment will be supervised from initial consultation to completion. Gels available in varying strengths depending on dental needs.
- Prize #4: Poker Players Paradise – Value $250 – donated by Downstream Casino & BluCurrent Credit Union. Enjoy a trip to Downstream Casino with a one night stay and dinner for two plus a $50 Visa Gift Card for gas.
- Prize #5: Poker Party at Home – Value $250 – donated by Moe’s Southwest Grill and Wil Fischer Companies. Enjoy a fajita party for 10 (catering and delivery included) and a keg of beer for your next at home poker party!
- Prize #6: The Andy B’s Experience – Value $200 donated by Andy B’s. Enjoy VIB Luxury Bowling for 6, Laser Tag for 6, $25 gift certificate for the Game Zone, and $25 for food and beverage.
- Prize #7: Date Night Package – Value $175 donated by HALO Massage & Wellness, Cornerstone Jewelry, and Outback Steakhouse. Pamper your date with a massage, jewelry, and dinner for two with a night on the town! $75 gift certificate to HALO Massage & Wellness, $50 gift certificate to Outback Steakhouse, and a $50 gift certificate to Cornerstone Jewelry.
- Prize #8 “Stock the Bar” – Valued at $150 – Donated by Big Whiskey’s, Copper Run Distillery, Crown Valley Distillery, Show-Me Brewing, Missouri Spirits, Everything Kitchens and Macadoodles. Stock your bar with the Ozarks’ greatest spirits. This package features whiskey and bourbon, a Bloody Mary kit, and bar accessories.
Thank You Sponsors:
Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors for making this event possible!
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The Habitat Hold ‘Em brings together engaged and affluent citizens, including top executives and professionals from Springfield’s active business community.
We invite you to join us as a 2017 sponsor, and as a benefit, your business will receive outstanding recognition and visibility! Contact Abby Glenn, development associate at 417-829-4001 x 109 if you have any questions or would like to secure your sponsorship.
Support Habitat for Humanity by volunteering at the Habitat Hold ‘Em! Volunteers are needed to serve as poker dealers, ticket sellers, and the registration table. To view all volunteer opportunities, download the PDF below or contact Aaron Norrick, Volunteer Coordinator, at 417-829-4001 x 112.