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You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual All-In For Africa Casino Night and Poker Tournament, benefiting the work of Spark MicroGrants and Global Partners for Development!

Drinks and dinner begin at 5:30pm. Poker tournament and casino games from 6:30pm to 11:30pm.

$1000 Poker Buy-In. 100 people will square off in a no-limit Texas hold’em tournament at the beautiful new Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers, and rebuys will be graciously accepted (and encouraged).

$250 Buy-In for Pure 21, a blackjack game. Poker players may bring a guest for $100 (pay for guest at the door).

The Commonwealth Club: This is the NEW Commonwealth Club location at 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

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Hosted By:

Jim Kreissman, Kirsten Strobel, Jackie Cartwright, Daniel Casanova, John Cullison, Gina Domizio, Anders Jones, Evan Krow, Emil Gluekler, Caren Cole, Janette Maurer, Katherine Silveira, and Rodrigo Silveira.

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