Players at Full Tilt Poker Raise Over US$580K in Support of Haiti Relief Efforts
- More Than 22,700 Players Donate to Full Tilt Poker's 'Aid for Haiti'Campaign
Players at Full Tilt Poker helped raise more than US$500K, in support ofrelief efforts for Haiti, through the 'Aid for Haiti' campaign. More than22,700 Full Tilt Poker players made donations in the aftermath of the 7.0magnitude earthquake that occurred on Tuesday, January 12th.
All funds raised were donated to the Red Cross(http://american.redcross.org) , Doctors Without Borders(https://donate.doctorswithoutborders.org) and UNICEF(https://secure.unicefusa.org/site/Donation2?df_id=6680&6680.donation=form1).Each player who registered for an 'Aid for Haiti' tournament donated theirtournament entry fee to the cause. Additionally, players contributed through'no play' tournaments, which allowed them to donate without playing, and bydonating directly to the Full Tilt Poker 'Aid for Haiti' account.
Players donated more than US$290,000 in the space of seven days. Tofurther aid relief efforts, Full Tilt Poker has pledged to match all fundsraised, bringing the current total to over US$580,000.
Players can continue to support this worthy cause by transferring anyamount of money, starting at US$5, to the 'Aid for Haiti' account.
For information on how to transfer funds, and more details on the 'Aidfor Haiti' campaign, please see http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/aid-for-haiti.
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