Come Out and Play in the 11th Annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament and Event


Ante4Autism 2019 poker tournament logoLas Vegas, Jan. 13, 2019 — Hosts of the 11th annual Ante4Autism poker event are very excited to welcome all celebrities and players this Saturday night. Celebrities Randy Couture, Jose Canseco, Norman Chad, Erik Seidel, Dutch Boyd, Emily Zolten Jillette, Kevyn Major Howard, Jeryl Prescott and William Hung are scheduled to appear and play. In addition, Jacqueline and Chris Laurita are again scheduled to appear.

Final table of nine players will share the largest payout in event history — $15,000.

WHERE: Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Grand Event Center in Las Vegas

WHEN: 7 p.m. (doors open 6 p.m.), Sat., Jan. 26

PLAY: Players may register now at, $150 entry fee, $50 add-ons and rebuys available.

Ante4autism has signed up four new sponsors as well – Huffman Koos Furniture is a $2,500 Gold Sponsor, Customatic Technologies has signed on as a $1,000 Silver Sponsor, Crane’s Mattress and David Deye are $500 Bronze Sponsors.

They join Leggett & Platt Inc. as the Presenting sponsor and Symbol Mattress as the Final Table sponsor.

(Other sponsors to date include) $10,000 Diamond Sponsors: Ashley Furniture & Furniture First, $5,000 Platinum Sponsors: Brooklyn Bedding, Protect A Bed, Eclipse International/Eastman House, Karl & Cathi Glassman; $2,500 Gold Sponsors: Restonic & A. Lava and Son Co., Planned Furniture Promotions; $1,000 Silver sponsors: Elfa International, Box Drop Mattress and Furniture Direct, Janet Pickett, Mantua, Intellibed, Roger Magowitz, Angelique Clark, Jake Monnier & Myra Stone, Big Sandy Superstore, HFA Next Generation Now, Coconis Furniture, Custom Fundraising Solutions and Malouf; $500 Bronze Sponsors: Furniture Fair,Devan Chemical, Uown, Gary Fazio, Jones Non Wovens, Maxime Knitting, Englander/Englander President & CEO Kevin Toman, Richmond Furniture Gallery and Joyce Cassen, MD for her sponsorship.

The 11th annual Ante4autism event will be held in the Grand Event Center of the Golden Nugget. Jackson McQuiston, an adult with Autism, will be the guest speaker. There will be a silent auction and live auction for some very special items.

Sponsorship guidelines are on the web site (, with a complete explanation of each level of sponsorship. Sponsors can sign on there and players can sign up to register to play on the web site ($150 entry fee) or by contacting Doug Krinsky.

The 5 Autism charities who will receive proceeds from the 11th Ante4autism event are: Reece School in NYC, Stynchula Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio and Autism Speaks. Co-Hosts of the Ante4autism event: Joseph Amato, Stuart Carlitz, Randy Coconis, Karina Jett, Doug Krinsky, Mike McQuiston, Anthony Mehran, Phil Miner, Allen Parvizian, Myra Stone, and Jerry Williams.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are diagnosed in 1 in 59 children in the United States according to the CDC!! It is 4 times more prevalent in boys than girls. ASD occurs in all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. The Co-Hosts are committed to helping the families and individuals impacted by Autism in any way they can.


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