Casinos Pitch in for Katrina Relief
The online casino industry has heeded the call for help and help with light of the devastating consequences of hurricane Katrina that has almost entirely wiped from the town of New Orleans and surrounding countries in the US.
Online casinos are using their Situs Bola savvy and overwhelming pull on players to create plenty of money that will go towards relief efforts for this catastrophic humanitarian disaster. A large part of the city of New Orleans is purported to become submerged under and in ruins, along with emergency relief aid agencies report the total damages will add up to more than 25 billion US dollars.
Bodog Online Casino, a leading casino brand on the Net is holding five benefit poker tournaments for the victims of this natural disaster and they’ve volunteered to donate all the monies earned from the online casino championships to relief agencies like the Red Cross.
Thus many people today have been adversely affected by this natural disaster, and our benefit poker tournament is the least we can do to help alleviate the pain of people have been most affected”.
The Fortune Lounge Group also did their bit to aid survivors of Hurricane Katrina by conducting a championship at their internet poker rooms. The Hold’em No Limit Freezeout tournament occurred on September 2005 and the esteemed Royal Vegas Poker and 7 Sultans Poker brands were included. The buy ins to play in the tournament was 25 +$0 and that means both poker chambers have been kind enough to fit the contributions made by players because they did not take any penalties to the championship. 50% of prize pool went to the Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and the other 50% went to the top 20 finishers, based on a percentage prize pool. Overall nearly $10,000 was raised to get an extremely relevant cause.
The U.S. Gulf Coast was severely destroyed by hurricane Katrina which made more than a thousand people homeless, without cloths, shelter, water or food. Bodog Online Casino and Fortune Lounge are perhaps not the only real gaming sites that saw the need to donate proceeds to charity. Many internet casinos resigned to give a helping hand contributed to aid to help victims of the catastrophic Asian tsunami of 26 December 2005.