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Phil Hellmuth tapped to emcee Tiger Woods' 18th annual charity poker tournament

18 April 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- 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 Las Vegas for a night of philanthropy and fun Friday, April 29.

Poker professional Phil Hellmuth will emcee the high-stakes tournament during the 18th annual Tiger Jam event. A private cocktail reception will be held at the KÀ Theatre reception area beginning at 6 p.m. Cards will fly on the casino floor in front of the KÀ Theatre at approximately 7:15 p.m.

For an $11,000 buy-in, participants will have the opportunity to play with some of the world's top poker players including WPT Champions Club member David Williams, WPT finalist Maria Ho, the winner of theWPT Tournament of Champions (to be crowned Sunday, April 24), a host of celebrity guests,and the World Poker Tour’s own Vince Van Patten and Lynn Gilmartin. Prizes include a round of golf with Woods, pro-am playing spots in premier PGA TOUR events and other unique, high-end items.

All proceeds will help the Tiger Woods Foundation equip underserved students with the ability to exceed any and all expectations.

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