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Posted on: March 5th, 2013 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Ante up for Celebrity Poker tournament and casino night to benefit Every Kid Counts. This Sunday, Go Daddy is hosting this years Aces and Bases event pairing up Spring Training and a friendly poker tournament to benefit Every Kid Counts. Saddle up beside Cody Ross of the Arizona Diamondbacks, World Series of Poker Player-of-the-Year Tom Schneider, Grammy winner marvin “Young MC” Young as well as many others.

This open to the public event (21 and older, of course) is $40 for general admission with the sponsorship opportunities and VIP passes available as well. The General Admission tickets include dinner, drink tickets, and a voucher to play casino games but does not guarantee a spot in the poker tournament. VIP tickets are $120 and include dinner, drink tickets, a special swag bag, voucher to play casino games and a reserved seat in the Texas Hold’em tournament. The grand prize winner will receive a $1500 entry into the 2013 World Series of Poker or WSOP Academy. Other prizes to be awarded are televisions, vacations, golf outings, gift certificates  and more.

The event will be held on Sunday, March 10th at the DC Ranch Community Center at 18600 N. 98th Street in Scottsdale beginning at 4pm for VIP ticket holders and 7pm for General Admission ticket holders. Tickets can be pre-purchased at Every Kid Counts.

For over 19 years Every Kid Counts (EKC) has been dedicated to helping children in need and bringing hearts together to help provide programs that help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders through educational, athletic and philanthropic programs.

By Taryn Jeffries, PhoenixBites Staff Writer

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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