Celebs Raise Their Poker Game for Charity

Piggs Peak, Swaziland, January 27, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Piggs Peak, Swaziland hosted an All Africa Poker Celebrity Charity Challenge training session on Thursday, 24 January 2008.

Southern African celebrities, who will be battling it out in the All Africa Poker Celebrity Charity Challenge, on Wednesday 27th February 2008 at Piggs Peak, Swaziland, were given the chance to see just how good – or bad – they are at playing this skillful game.

The event boasts the big names of Colin Moss, Kurt Darren, Elana Afrika, Neil Andrews, Minki Van der Westhuizen, Darren Scott, Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Conrad Koch, Danny K and Ed Jordan.

Singer Danny K, who donated his winnings from the previous event to The Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents, will be defending his title of All Africa Poker Celebrity Charity Challenge Champion 2006.

Wendy Graaf, Group Marketing Manager of Piggs Peak, says preparations for next month’s event are well under way, and the casino is gearing up for the biggest celebrity charity poker challenge ever.

“With the stakes being raised in true Piggs Peak style, the 2008 tournament promises to be exciting and highly entertaining, especially with this volatile combination of comedians, singers and beautiful women. A total prize pool of R150,000 is guaranteed for the charities of the top three placed celebrities. The first prize is R100,000, second R30,000, with third at R20,000, so while these high profile stars have fun at the poker table, their worthy causes will also benefit from this Challenge.”

Piggs Peak, Swaziland is giving poker fans an opportunity to be at the poker table with these celebs. By SMS’ing the word CHARITY and their email address to 32269, followers of the game stand a chance of winning a seat to the All Africa Poker Celebrity Charity Challenge.

Viewers can catch all the action from this unique event on The All Africa Poker Channel, DTSV 393.

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