Calendar: Poker for Puppies 2020

April 26, 2020

2 p.m.

Battle against celebrity guests and Dawg Squad supporters to win your share of $5,000 in prizes.

Please join us for the 8th annual Poker for Puppies benefiting Dawg Squad Animal Rescue.

Claim your share of $5,000 worth of poker prizes, including round trip passes on Southwest Airlines, entry for four to the Magic Castle, a Las Vegas WSOP package with Ray Romano show tickets, flat screen TV, Knott’s Berry Farm passes and lots more. Try your luck in the raffle for hundreds of dollars in gift cards or put your own card down on the silent auction and take home an amazing seven-day South Africa photo safari for two, all while helping homeless and abandoned dogs in Los Angeles.

Love dogs? We will have adorable adoptables for you to meet and cuddle with. Like poker? We have fun and friendly dealers from The Poker People to run a great game. Come early for lessons. Want to see celebrities? We have invited a bunch including Jason Alexander, Lou Diamond Phillips, Tony Dennison, Antonio Esfandari, KROQ’s Kevin Ryder, James Woods and loads more.

Want to help more? We have several sponsorship opportunities available.

Come for the poker but stay for the puppies. Volunteers will have several adoptable dogs for you to snuggle with during the event. Play no limit Texas Hold’em with our celebrity guests and your fellow Dawg Squad supporters. Enjoy lunch in the garden at the amazing Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel. Hold on to your hats while dessert is created with nitro by Sub Zero’s master ice cream makers.

Doors open at 2 p.m. Free parking in the lot. Enter off Ventura Boulevard.

Poker lessons: 2:30 p.m. Rookies welcome.

Tournament starts promptly at 3 p.m. Late seating available.

$20 rebuys available for the first hour of play. Last chance Add On at the break.

Credit cards accepted.

Poker for Puppies is an annual fundraiser supporting the Dawg Squad and is open to all players regardless of skill level. This event is permitted through the state of California. All guests must be 21 and over. No personal pets allowed. Adoptable dogs are available through normal adoption procedures with an application and house check. This event is sponsored by The Poker People, A Fair Deal Certified provider of poker services nationwide.

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Event Location

Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel, Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA, USA

Event Fees

Poker Entry $100