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Deets: Alexandria-based nonprofit Chance for Life is excited to announce that the 15th Annual Chance for Life Poker Tournament & Taste Experience will return to MGM National Harbor on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Chance for Life has raised $6.5 million to date to combat pediatric cancer, donating 100% of its turnkey event’s net proceeds to Children’s National Health System and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. This September in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Chance for Life has a number of ways for the public to get involved and join the fight against childhood cancer.

 The Charity Poker Tournament is a Texas Hold ’Em style tournament with over 700 participating amateur players. Prizes are awarded for the top 30 winners with a grand prize of a $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The event features a top-shelf open bar, sprawling buffet, silent auction, celebrities, and more throughout the day. Poker players also have complimentary access to the Taste Experience.

The Taste Experience features uniquely curated food from renowned chefs who cook throughout metropolitan Washington. Dance the night away with an incredible line up of live performances, capped off with a surprise celebrity headliner. The night continues with a vibrant after party featuring VIP lounges, a top DJ and even more entertainment.


  • Charity Poker Tournament @ 11:30AM

  • Poker registration opens @ 10AM

  • Poker doors open @ 11AM

  • Taste Experience & Party @ 6:30PM

Hint For The Average Socialite:  Individual tickets and sponsorships for both events are not available yet.

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