Head Coach Bill Laimbeer and players challenge local media and fans to play in Texas Hold ’em tournament; Shock Playing Cards (Giveaway Item on September 1st) to be used in game
AUBURN HILLS, Mich.
– Detroit Shock Head Coach Bill Laimbeer is inviting local media to join him along with Detroit Shock players Barb Farris and Iciss Tillis around the poker table for a Texas Hold’em charity tournament at the Pistons/Shock practice facility on Friday, August 27 at 12:30 p.m. Fans can bid for one of two spots in the tournament by listening to AM 1130 WDFN “The Fan”
on Thursday, August 26 from 9 am – noon.
There is a $25 entry into the event with all proceeds to be donated to the charity of the winner’s choice. All Shock team members will match the entry fee and throw it in the pot as well. The winner of the card tournament will pick a charity of their choice to have the collection of entry fees donated to in their name. The first hand will be dealt at 12:30 p.m. at the Pistons/Shock practice facility.
The cards used during the event will be the Detroit Shock Playing Cards. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on Wednesday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace of Auburn Hills will receive these Shock Playing Cards, courtesy of Belle Tire.