poker-world-series-logo.jpgThe 2010 World Series Of Poker, which started yesterday, is encouraging players to donate one percent of their winnings to help find a cure through its Put A Bad Beat On Cancer campaign.

The event’s host, Harrah’s Entertainment, will feature a payout program for players cashing in to donate by checking a box that would safely transfer the funds.

Since its inception six years ago, Put A Bad Beat on Cancer has raised over $2 million for cancer prevention research and has grown to include other major poker tournaments, leagues and home games.

Also part of the 41st annual tournament, the third annual Ante Up For Africa celebrity poker match, has so far raised in excess of $1.5 million for groups working in Africa.

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