Feeling lucky? Here is your chance to gamble the night away with celebrities, poker stars and autism supporters— all for a great cause.

The 7th Annual Ante Up For Autism is back and better than ever. This premier “Gala and Casino Night” will benefit Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) – a national non-profit organization with a mission to educate, empower and provide support to families affected by autism.

On Saturday November 8, 2014 starting at 5:00pm (general admission/poker tournament starts at 8pm), special celebrities and sport stars will support autism with Southern California’s elite.

Located at the luxurious St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, the event will offer a VIP red carpet entrance, cocktails on the resort lawn, tournament poker, live & silent auction and tips from poker stars.

Past special guests included actor Johnathon Schaech, actress/singer Kate Voegele, actor James Morrison, actor Tony Denison, actor/director Jeremy London, actress Amber Lancaster, actress Lacey Chabert, actor Ken Davitian, actor Todd Stashwick, and TV star Alexis Bellino of “The Real Housewives of OC.” Past professional athletes included Krisztina Fazekas Zur (2012 Olympic Gold Medalist – Canoeing), Kerry Walsh (Olympic gold medal winner – beach volleyball), Casey Jennings (professional beach volleyball player), Brett Hughes (Lacrosse player), Ryan Sheckler (professional skateboarder) and Gretchen Bleiler (professional snowboarder – 2010 X Games Superpipe Gold Medalist). Past pro poker players included Michelle Lau, David Mosikian and Joe Sebok.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available and tickets are on sale now. More info is available here.

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