Press Release

March 18, 2008 - The Triangle


The North American Andy Transplant Foundation announces its Official licensed World Series of Poker (WSOP) Satellite Location in conjunction with Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., Las Vegas.

"For the first time, NAATF’s event is tied to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas," said Susan Thompson, Founder of NAATF. "If you win the $300 buy-in no-limit hold´em t championship, you´re headed to Las Vegas to play in our Main Event." Thompson adds, “One heart, liver or kidney can cost well over $200,000- $300,000 or more. This is only the beginning to help save lives. Our goal is to raise funds towards medical science, to increase out health system and to educate others.”

NAATF is committed to deliver a premium poker room for players looking for the real action. This 2 day event takes place at Raleigh Hilton Hotel in Raleigh, NC on June 28th & 29th, 2008. This event will be televised and is a worthy cause to support.

The winner of our location will receive a certificate, a bracelet as well as a seat in the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold´Em World Championship at the 2008 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. LAST YEAR THE WINNER, Dr. Jerry Yang Won $8.2 MILLION DOLLARS!!!!

There will be a silent auction, an on-line auction with world travel packages and tremendous prizes throughout the tournament. One of the silent auction items is a donated painting that is signed by Michael McDonald valued over $5000.

Anyone that is 21 years of age can play as a first time player to the seasoned professional. A dedicated team of professionals will be on-site to make sure the rules are followed in the gaming environment.

Harrah´s Entertainment, Inc. is the world´s largest provider of branded casino entertainment through operating subsidiaries. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada 68 years ago, Harrah´s has grown through development of new properties, expansions and acquisitions. Harrah´s Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its customers through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership.

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