Run It Once Poker gets into the season’s spirit to raise money for charity. They are hosting a 27 player Professional Amateur SNG Select tournament by teaming up with Double Up Drive. They will begin the first deal at noon CET on December 19 with the world’s best players to put out their stakes on the Run It Once poker tables.
The Pro-Am has designated eighteen seats to professionals, and the next five from the nine remaining have been reserved for the top five donors, whereas the last four remain for a random draw. Twitch channel will stream the Run It Once tournament, and Norman Chad will be providing the commentary with other special guests. Some professionals who have confirmed their seats include Phil Galfond, Dan Smith, Patrick Leonard, Chance Kornuth, Kevin Rabichow, Farah Galfond, Jamie Kerstetter, Stephen Chidwick, Luc Greenwood, Marle Cordeiro, Andrew Lichtenberger, Daniel Dvoress, with the rest in the pipeline.
Double Up Drive will be matching up to $10,000 on the sequence of arrival at 1:1. It implies that Double Up For Charity will be raising lots of funds for the charitable cause. Viewers can also generate funds by playing on December 19 at the tables of Run It Once Poker. Run It Once Poker will be donating €10 to every participant who at least plays one hand of poker. Participants, who would like to donate but cannot play on the 19th, can visit the website to donate. Run It Once Poker and high stakes player Dan Smith aim to raise thousands of dollars in funds during this charity drive for the affected families by the COVID-19 pandemic. GiveDirectly will help to distribute the funds raised during the charity event to the families who have been most hit by the spread of the pandemic COVID-19. These candidates are part of the SNAP. SNAP is a federal nutrition assistance program. SNAP will be distributing the funds to those inhabiting the local zip codes. They will donate $1000 to the most eligible candidates, including single mothers.