The Big Bet Benefiting Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

The Big Bet benefiting Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana was a virtual fundraising event hosted on the Faded Spade Virtual Poker platform to help raise funds for families and make children’s wishes come true. It was a poker-themed bourbon night as well as many interesting bourbons were featured during the entertaining live stream show that coincided with the virtual poker tournament.

With over 150 donors, more than 100 re-buy, and many chip add-ons, there was never a shortage of action and fun during this virtual charity poker fundraising tournament. Each donation will help make a life-changing difference in the life of many special children.

A special moment occurred as the tournament ended for the night when the 3rd place finisher named “Briro” immediately requested that all of their winnings be donated back to the Make-A-Wish foundation.

The Big Bet was also streamed live on Twitch to an audience all across the globe, allowing anyone to join in on the fun and to help make a difference. With some amazing guests like Maria Ho, Greg Raymer, and Darren Elias, this event was truly a show to see from start to finish.

Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana is all about raising awareness for the special activities done by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and poker is at the top of their fundraising event list!

Faded Spade is the leader for non-profit virtual poker fundraising events and provides a fun, safe, and white label branded way to play poker for philanthropy. Since inception in May, Faded Spade has helped more than 80 non-profit organizations fundraise more than $3M through virtual charity poker tournament events.

St. Jude, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jason Taylor Foundation, Breast Cancer Alliance, Miracle Flights, Joe Namath Foundation and Ed Asner Family Center are just a few non-profits that held virtual charity poker fundraising tournaments with Faded Spade this year. A variety of corporations like Google, Guggenheim Securities, RSM, Hub International, Morning Brew and others also held employee connectivity, client appreciation or promotional virtual poker tournaments.

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Make-A-Wish fundraisers play a crucial role in helping raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish. When it comes to fundraising for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, the only limit is your imagination. Fundraise online, engage your school, company or organization and join a community of supporters who transform lives.

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