Everi to host slot tournament at G2E
September 27, 2016 3:00 AM
by Staff & Wire Reports
Everi, the casino industry’s single-source provider of gaming products and payments solutions, will host its annual TournEvent for Charities slot tournament, pitting celebrities and media-about-town against each other in the ultimate slot machine showdown benefitting each player’s charity of choice.
With a lineup including popular Vegas acts like Penn & Teller, Carrot Top, Terry Fator and more, onlookers are sure to have SLOTS of fun watching the TournEvent-for-a-Cause unfold!
TournEvent for Charities kicks off at 2 p.m. today (Sept. 27) in Everi’s booth #1116 at the 2016 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) at the Sands Expo Center. Twenty-four top media, performers and personalities including George Wallace, Chef Rick Moonen and Robin Leach will help Everi and TournEvent for Charities contribute to many worthy causes, with the celebs’ prize money donated to their preferred philanthropic organizations.
Everi will provide a total of $40,000 in charitable donations to the celebrities’ selected charities and each participant is guaranteed to win at least $1,000 for their selected charity.
“For the past few years, TournEvent for Charities has been a G2E highlight for Everi and we encourage G2E attendees to stop by our booth to cheer on the celebrities as they compete in this one-of-a-kind slot tournament for charity,” said Linda Trinh, Everi vice president of marketing and promotions.
“This event serves as a unique way for celebrities to have fun, get their competitive juices flowing and win money for their favorite charities,” Trinh continued. “Everi is extremely pleased to support so many worthy charitable organizations through TournEvent of Charities and we look forward to finding out which celebrity will help their charity of choice walk away with the $10,000 top prize.”
Stephen Bogart, son of film legends Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be on hand to cut the ribbon for Everi’s new Casablanca slot machine at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Bogart will also autograph DVD copies of the 1942 film classic.