A celebrity poker tournament will be held on Saturday, October 11 at the Microsoft headquarters in Playa Vista to raise funds for Wells Bring Hope.

Actor Adrian Paul (“Highlander”, “Strike Back”) and his PEACE Fund charity have organized the event that offers fans the chance to play Texas Holdem with their favorite celebrities.

Among the stars participating in the tournament are: Billy Burke (“Twilight”), Willie Garson (“Sex & The City”), Rex Linn (“CSI: Miami”), Kelly Hu (“X2”), Tony Denison (“Major Crimes”), Joseph Reitman (“The Perfect Storm”), Stephen Kramer Glickman (Big Time Rush), Rocky Carroll (“NCIS”) and Matthew Willig (“We’re The Millers”).

Fans can participate by playing poker at the actual event or by sponsoring their favorite stars via the peacefundpoker.org website. The event starts 1 pm (PST) at the Microsoft offices located at The Reserve in Playa Vista, 13031 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 200, Playa Vista, CA. Doors will open at 11 am (PST) for registration.

“Wells Bring Hope is honored to have been selected by Adrian Paul, and the PEACE Fund, as a beneficiary of this exciting event,” said Wells Bring Hope founder Barbara Goldberg. “We appreciate their support and Microsoft’s involvement in helping us bring safe drinking water and sanitation to rural villages in Niger, West Africa. The event promises to be highly entertaining and we urge everyone to come out and support it.”

The PEACE Fund is the non-profit organization founded by Adrian Paul that supports charities determined to make a positive difference in the lives of children living in extraordinarily difficult circumstances.

Please register prior to the event at peacefundpoker.org, where you will also find further information.

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