The Chris Ackerman Poker Tournament is coming up on Wednesday, June 22 to help raise money to move Chris home from the after care facility he has been in for over 2 years. Chris became a quadriplegic after a motorcycle accident in the Dumont Dunes over 2 years ago.
You don't need to be a poker star to participate and we are setting it up for everyone to have a good time. Below you will see a list of people and companies that have either committed to sponsor, donate, play or in some way be involved. It is our goal to have the Lake Elsinore Casino and Hotel bulging trying to hold everyone.
There will be FREE Freestyle Moto Demo at 6:00 pm by the best riders in the sport and the Texas Hold'em tournament will start at 7:00 pm. The silent auction will feature products from the companies and people listed below and will go from 5:30....
WHAT: Texas Hold'em Tournament, FREE FMX Demo and a good time.
WHY: To benefit Chris Ackerman
WHERE: Lake Elsinore Casino and Hotel - 20930 Malaga Rd. Lake Elsinore, CA 92530 - Full bar and restaurant in casino
WHEN: Wednesday, June 22 6:00 pm FMX demo, 7:00 pm tournament
WHO: Bunch of cool people supporting Chris including you!
Contact: Lake Elsinore Casino - 951-674-3101
Entry: $200 gets you in the tournament, the moto demo is FREE for anyone, the final table will be paid out like a pro tournament and there will be prizes as well.
Thanks so far to, etnies, Yokohama tires, American Racing Wheels, Cabo Wabo & Sammy Hagar, Asterisk, Clear Channel, Oakley, Von Zipper, Balls Deep, Metal Mulisha, ESPN/X games, Brian Deegan, Jeremy McGrath, Dane Herron, Todd Harris, Brit Adeud, Arsenal MX.com, Mark Moss, Steve Astephen, Chad Reed, Brandon Zundel, Tara Steele, Jimmy Button, Henry Janneck, Grant Langston, Joe Canarella, Mike Flatt, Jeff Laubscher, Freeride Technology, Trigger Gumm, Kevin Brewer, Dave Castillo, Ronnie Renner, OX, Jay Austin, Chuck Sacks, Jarrett Austin, Twitch, Tatters, Ronnie Faisst, Paul Taublieb, MXI Inc., Grant Steele, Desert Assassins, Clyde Stout, BR Kellogg, Chris Vano, Dave Ketcham, Natalie Eckert, Rich Biggs, Anthony Dittman, Johnny Richter, Eric Finley, Garland, Fluffer, Matt Chapman, Erik Apple, Lost, Mike Reola, Bill Zolg, Brandon Piorek and most of all Ted Kingston and the Lake Elsinore Casino! Much more to come....
...more: Tyler Evans, Victor Sheldon, Stephen Murray, Tommy Clowers, Jeff Tilton, Jeremy Carter, Josh Hansen, Gram Gustin, Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Taylor Sterner, Luke Urek, Op Clothing, Dragon, Fender, Sobe No Fear, Thor, Race-Dezert.com, RacerX, TransworldMX, FUEL TV, 54321, FMF and even more to come....
Check out the flyer with more info.
Chris with good friends Joe and Ronnie at Chris’ birthday party last month.