GAMESAID ANNOUNCES CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT AT DEVELOP IN BRIGHTON

18th June 2009, London– GamesAid, a UK games industry charity for children and young people, today announced that the popular games industry charity poker tournament is set to return to The Develop Conference in Brighton in July.

The fourth GamesAid Charity Poker Tournament, sponsored by Relentless Software, will take place from 7.30pm on the evening of Tuesday 14th July at The Grosvenor Casino, 9 Grand Junction Rd., near Brighton Pier.

The game is Texas Hold‘Em No Limits, buy-in is£50 and to take part, players need to register at www.justgiving.com/gamesaidpokerdevelop09 by 1st July.

As always, the tournament is open to players of all abilities, from Rupert Loman, to Ian Livingstone.

Please note, the Develop Pub Quiz will not be running on the same night as the poker tournament this year and we only have sixty seats, so please register as soon as possible to guarantee a place.

A wide range of prizes have been generously donated by Gem and IGA Worldwide including:

1st prize -£250 cash, a£400 pair of SHURE SE530 earphones, bottle of Courvoisier and a year of bragging rights

2nd prize - MICROSOFT XBOX 360, loads of great games and bottle of Courvoisier

3rd prize– a£300 LOGITECH G25 Steering Wheel for PS3/PC and bottle of Courvoisier

4th prize– a Nintendo DSI and bottle of Courvoisier

5th prize– a£100.00 NETGEAR Power line adapter and bottle of Courvoisier

Photos of all the fun at last year’s Develop Tournament can be found here, and last year’s Eurogamer Expo Tournament here.

For more information on GamesAid, please go to www.gamesaid.org.

To register for the GamesAid Charity Poker Tournament in Brighton, please go to www.justgiving.com/gamesaidpokerdevelop09 by 1st July.

-ENDS

For more information please contact Mark Ward:

email: gamesaid@gmail.com

Web site: www.gamesaid.org


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