UB.com Donates WSOP Seat to Shawn Marion Foundation Poker Tournament


Team UB’s Annie Duke and Tiffany Michelle Join UB in Supporting Single Parents in Celebrity Charity Tournament on Saturday, August 14

MIAMI, FL–(Marketwire – August 13, 2010) –  In keeping with its commitment to help those less fortunate, UB.com is going all in to support single parents. The online poker site is donating a seat in the 2011 World Series of Poker to the tournament prize pool of the annual Shawn Marion Foundation Celebrity Poker Tournament.

The celebrity poker tournament gets underway on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Shawn Marion Foundation, an organization founded by Dallas Mavericks star Shawn Marion to provide life-changing opportunities and experiences to single parent families.

Co-hosting the event with Shawn Marion are Team UB’s Annie Duke and Tiffany Michelle.

Annie Duke is UB’s Cardroom Consultant and a founding member of Team UB. With a number of impressive titles under her belt, including the 2010 NBC National Heads-Up Championship, she is undoubtedly the world’s best female poker player.

Annie Duke’s involvement in the charity poker tournament comes as no surprise. The Team UB pro is revered for her humanitarian work and she has a long history of offering unwavering support for a number of worthy causes. Annie Duke is also the co-founder of Ante Up For Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for Africans in need.

Tiffany Michelle is also a respected female poker pro with career earnings nearing $400,000. The Hollywood actress and poker player has appeared in several productions for both the small and silver screens. Tiffany’s film and television credits include Semi-Pro, ER, Nip/Tuck and the Emmy Award winning series The Amazing Race.

Online poker players interested in playing with Annie Duke and Tiffany Michelle can do so by downloading UB’s free online poker software from UB.com.

About UB.com
Built for the passionate poker player, UB.com offers top poker rewards, optimal tournament structures and fast-paced action games in one of the largest online poker communities in the world. Players can download the free poker software, play in free ring games and tournaments, plus meet and chat online with Phil Hellmuth and other Team UB pros to learn and enhance their playing strategy. UB provides the best poker games available on the net as part of the CEREUS poker network.

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