Everi will host its annual TournEvent for Charities slot tournament, pitting celebrities and media-about-town against each other in the ultimate slot machine showdown benefitting each player’s charity of choice (Pictured: Penn & Teller – Photo credit: Las Vegas Photo and Video).
With a lineup including popular Vegas acts like Penn & Teller, Carrot Top, George Wallace and more, onlookers will have SLOTS of fun watching the TournEvent-for-a-Cause unfold!
TournEvent for Charities kicks off at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 4 in Everi’s booth #1116 at the 2017 Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) at the Sands Expo Center.
Twenty-four top media, performers and personalities including Robin Leach, Absinthe’s The Gazillionaire, Tony Hsieh and more and will help Everi and TournEvent for Charities contribute to many worthy causes, with the celebs’ prize money donated to their preferred philanthropic organizations. Everi will provide a total of $40,000 in charitable donations to the celebrities’ selected charities and each participant is guaranteed to win at least $1,000 for their selected charity.
“For the past few years, TournEvent for Charities has been a G2E highlight for Everi and we encourage G2E attendees to stop by our booth to cheer on the celebrities as they compete in this one-of-a-kind slot tournament for charity,” said Linda Trinh, Everi Vice President of Marketing & Promotions. “This event serves as a unique way for celebrities to have fun, get their competitive juices flowing and win money for their favorite charities. Everi is extremely pleased to support so many worthy charitable organizations through TournEvent for Charities and we look forward to finding out which celebrity will help their charity of choice walk away with the $10,000 top prize.”
TournEvent for Charities serves as precursor to the TournEvent of Champions championship tournament that takes place at 5 p.m. PT on Wednesday, October 4 at XS Nightclub in the Wynn Encore resort. This year, 173 slot players representing 107 casinos from across the U.S. and Canada will face off and compete for slot tournament supremacy and the $1 million* grand prize. TournEvent of Champions will also be streamed live over the internet at https://www.facebook.com/TournEventofChampions/, providing slot tournament fans at home with a front row seat to all the action.
*The One Million Dollar Grand Prize awarded using periodic payments over 20 years or in a lump sum, present day cash value payment.