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Las Vegas Hosting World Poker Tour Event, Tiger's Poker Night

May 10, 2018

Tiger's Poker Night presented by the World Poker Tour® (WPT®), an exclusive charity poker tournament hosted by Tiger Woods, returns to MGM Grand Hotel & Casino for a night of philanthropy and fun Friday, May 18. WPT Raw Deal Host Phil Hellmuth will emcee the high-stakes tournament during the 20th Tiger Jam event.

For an $11,000 buy-in, participants will have an opportunity to play with some of the world's top poker players including WPT Commentators Vince Van Patten and Tony Dunst, WPT Anchor Lynn Gilmartin, Daniel Negreanu, Maria Ho, as well as Tiger Woods and numerous celebrity guests.

Tiger Jam, a star-studded two-day fundraising event hosted by Tiger Woods, returns to Las Vegas for an action-packed weekend of world-class golf, high-stakes poker and elite VIP experiences benefitting TGR Foundation’s college-access programs Friday, May 18 to Saturday, May 19. Managed by TGR Live, all proceeds from the event will help TGR Foundation equip underserved students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in school and beyond.

A limited number of seats at Tiger’s Poker Night are available and sell out each year. A variety of additional VIP packages are available to attend Tiger Jam for the ultimate Vegas experience. For more information on 2018 Tiger Jam opportunities, visit, click here or call Matt Cusick at 949-725-3003.

About TGR Live: For more than 20 years, TGR Live has exclusively organized and managed fundraising events supporting the TGR Foundation. It focuses solely on creating amazing experiences for the foundation’s clients at world-class events. TGR Live provides a variety of services including hospitality management, public relations and marketing, tournament operations, and sponsor sales at three PGA TOUR events and two signature events which benefit the foundation. While many TGR Live events are televised, TGR Live does not provide TV or video production. For more information, visit TGRLive.comor follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @TGRLiveEvents.

About TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity: For over 20 years, TGR Foundation has been unwavering advocates for the transformative power of education. We have a universal vision: giving students in need the right resources for lifelong success in school, their communities and the working world. We are pioneers in positive youth development, encouraging self-advocacy skills in young people. We foster a growth mindset, instilling in students the power to persevere and define their own path. Through our award-winning STEM curricula, college-access programs, digital platforms and educator professional development, TGR Foundation offers underserved students the tools and support needed to thrive in school and beyond. For more information, visit TGRFoundation.orgor follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TGRFound.

About MGM GRAND: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino is “TheEntertainment Authority,” creating the ultimate Las Vegas experience.  A variety of accommodations serve every need while guests discover signature dining by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill, Michelin three star restaurant Joël Robuchon and Morimoto Las Vegas. In addition to a pampering spa and salon and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot conference center, the resort offers a wide-range ofworld-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena; the epic KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez; master illusionist David Copperfield; Topgolf Las Vegas; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and Hakkasan Las Vegas. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebookand Twitteror follow our blog

About World Poker Tour: World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 16th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVI of WPT is sponsored by and is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States. is a social gaming platform offering free-to-play poker and slots with innovative features and state-of-the-art creative elements inspired by WPT’s 16 years of experience in gaming entertainment. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Ourgame International Holdings, Ltd. For more information, go to

TWEET IT: .@TigerWoods’ Poker Night, presented by @WPT, returns to @MGMGrand 5/18 with top poker pros & a star-studded roster including @Phil_Hellmuth, @MariaHo, @RealKidPoker, @Bond_18, @LynnGilmartin and more! @TGRLiveEvents @TGRFound #TigerJam   

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