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GamesAid raises £954,000 for ten UK charities

UK games industry charity GamesAid has managed to raise a massive 954,000 in the last year, smashing its previous funding record. Last night (Thursday, September 15th), the organisation handed out cheques of 95,400 to ten different UK organisations – more than GamesAid has ever before. Those receiving donations from GamesAid …

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GamesAid voting: Meet the charities

The UK games industry charity GamesAid is about to reveal the amount of money it has raised for good causes across the UK. The industry has put forward 19 charities, and now it’s up to you to vote for which ones will receive financial support. You need to be a …

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You can now register for GamesAid’s Poker Tournament

60 places are now available to take part in the annual GamesAid Poker Tournament at Develop. The game is Texas Hold ‘Em No Limit with a 50 buy-in and, to participate, you can register on the tournament’s Just Giving page. The event will take place next Tuesday (July 12th) in …

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Payne, Livingstone and Yusuf named GamesAid patrons

Andy Payne, Ian Livingstone and Imran Yusuf are the first three patrons of GamesAid. The trio were voted in by the trustees and will represent the games industry charity within the games community. When we set up GamesAid back in 2007, we never realised it would raise over 2m to …

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Under three weeks until Stand Up For GamesAid 2016

UK games industry charity comedy night Stand Up For GamesAid is returning in less than three weeks. Tickets for the event – which is taking place at London’s The Comedy Store on Monday, May 9th – cost just 15 (12 plus booking fee). This is one of the industry’s most …

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Five weeks to go until Stand Up For GamesAid

Stand Up For GamesAid is returning on Monday, May 9th at London’s The Comedy Store. Tickets are available right now for just 15 (plus 2 booking fee) . It is always a fun evening and always sells out, so make sure to get your tickets early.You can buy them right …

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GamesAid Golf and Spa charity event returns this July

The UK games industry’s Golf and Spa Day will return on Thursday, July 14th. The event is back for a ninth year at the The Grove in Watford, with profits donated to games industry charity GamesAid. Those working in the games sector, consumer electronics, movies, music and other associated businesses, …

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Stand Up For GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in May

Stand Up For GamesAid will return on Monday, May 9th at London’s The Comedy Store. Tickets are available right now for just 15 (plus 2 booking fee) . It is always a fun evening and always sells out, so make sure to get your tickets early. You can buy them …

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GamesAid Games on Song returns next week

Just eight days remain until GamesAid’s Games on Song choir’s second concert. Over 30 members of the games industry have signed up to take part in the festive event, which takes place on Wednesday December 16th at 7:30pm. A mixture of traditional and Christmas carols will make up the set …

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30 more tickets available for MCV and Develop Christmas Party

An extra 30 tickets are now available for MCV and Develop’s Christmas Party. The party will take place on Thursday, December 3rd at the Sway Bar in Holborn (London) and runs from 7pm until 2am. The bar is free for part of the night, there’s a buffet supper and tickets …

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