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Shane Warne Foundation Charity Poker Tournament

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The 2008 Joe Hachem & Shane Warne Poker Tournament established to contribute to the Shane Warne Foundation is open for registration.  The tournament and all the fun and festivities surrounding it are going to begin on Monday, the 27th of October, 2008.  Be at The Crown Poker Room, Level B2, Crown Melbourne at 5:30PM for a ‘Learn to Play’ session and enjoy the fully catered event until game time at 7PM, then get ready to PLAY. 

Register early, everyone's invited but seats are limited and there's no excuse for being late and .  The Buy-in is $1,000 and promises a first prize of $25,000.

Along with the entertainment of an exciting poker tournament with world champions, expect a fantastically fun auction and get ready to open your wallets – and purses, Ladies – to help a very worthy cause.

It’s going to be an exciting event with the following celebrities confirmed to attend:  Shane WarneJoe Hachem, Tony G., Billy “The Croc” Argyros,  Jeff Fenech, Kevin Muscat, Grant Smillie, Brian McFadden, Dave Hughes, Glen Moriarty, Brendan Fevola, Gary Lyon, Trevor Marmalade, Billy Brownless, Glenn Robbins, Brodie Holland, Sarita Stella, Luke Hodge, Bridgit McIntyre, Dermott Brereton, Simon Marshall, FiFi Box, Tottie Goldsmith, Robert DiPierdomenico, Jon Stevens, Danny Frawley, and Brodie Harper.
Each table is expected to have a celebrity player and if you happen to draw the one with Tony G., get ready to find your bike and laugh while you are looking for it.

The Shane Warne Foundation devotes time and energy to raising funds for seriously ill or poor children through established charity partners that provide services to these children.  Proving that caring and commitment do work, The Foundation has raised over $1.7 Million since 2005 and The Joe Hachem & Shane Warne Poker Tournament raised over $250,000 for the cause in 2007.

Come out and meet the poker pros, the celebrities, play some poker, and help a child at the same time!  You can register now online at Crown Poker.  For more information on the Shane Warne Foundation visit

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