Pro Golfers To Compete In ‘Chipping All-In’ Charity Online Poker Tournament

Written By Marc Meltzer on April 13, 2020 - Last Updated on April 16, 2020
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Jimmy Walker, Michelle Wie, John Daly, and many more professional golfers will compete in a live online Texas Hold’em tournament this week. The Chipping All-In charity poker tournament will take place on Thursday, April 16 at noon PST (3 pm eastern, 2 pm central).

MGM Resorts International and the World Poker Tour are presenting Chipping All-In. The online poker tournament will feature an interactive broadcast on ​Twitch and YouTube. Audience members can make real-time donations at

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Chipping All-In

Chipping All-In will divide the golfers among multiple tables. The top finishers from each table will advance to the final table. There will be live player audio throughout the tournament. This should create an immersive poker broadcast experience for viewers. Viewers will hear the players as if they’re sitting in the same room.

The Participating golfer will give personal shout outs to all viewers who donate money to charity. Additionally, viewers will be able to engage with the players during a live Q&A.

MGM Resorts is expecting a massive turnout for Chipping All-In. There will be nearly 40 participants in this online poker tournament. The latest lineup of the players scheduled to take part in the Chipping All-In charity poker tournament now includes professional poker player, Phil Helmuth:

Aria Table
Cristie Kerr
Kevin Na
Pat Perez
John Daly
Jason Kokrak
Chris Solomon
Kelley James
Phil Hellmuth

Bellagio Table
Michelle Wie
Natalie Gulbis
Lydia Ko
Anna Nordqvist
Brittany Lincicome
Annie Park
Danielle Kang
Paige MacKenzie

MGM Grand Table
Joel Dahmen
Troy Merritt
Max Homa
Jhonny Vegas
Collin Morikawa
Jimmy Walker
Colt Knost
Maria Ho

The Mirage Table
Juli Inkster
Aaron Wise
Butch Harmon
George Gankas
Annika Sorenstam
Bill Laimbeer
Jamie Lovemark
Tommy Armour III

Mandalay Bay Table
Kurt Kitayama
Gaby Lopez
John Oda
Alex Kang
David Lipsky
Alison Lee
Cheyenne Woods
George Savaricas

New York-New York Table
John Chin
Danny Wax
Jin Park
Josh Anderson
Kevin Dougherty
Harry Hall

Park MGM Table
Sam Burns
Shintaro Ban
Martin Trainer
Harry Higgs
Ben Taylor
Charlie Saxon
Graham DeLaet
Chelsea Pezzola

Luxor Table
Matt Ginella
Chris Como
Taylor Montgomery
Doug Ghim
Maverick McNealy
Jenny Shin
Wyndham Clark

MGM Resorts’ Charitable Effort

MGM Resorts International is producing the Chipping All-In in an effort to raise money for MGM Resorts’ Employee Emergency Grant Fund. The charitable organization will support the company’s employees and community partners impacted by COVID-19.

Proceeds from Chipping All-In will go to the MGM Resorts Foundation’s Employee Emergency Grant Fund, which provides employees and their immediate families with short-term relief in making payments or to meet obligations during unexpected hardships and emergencies.

The fund is designed to assist those impacted by the coronavirus, including full-time employees, on-call employees and those facing layoff, separation or furlough.

Lance Evans, senior vice president of Sports and Sponsorships for MGM Resorts, said, “It is in our DNA to offer live entertainment and sports experiences to fans worldwide, even in the toughest of times. ‘Chipping All-In’ will feature some of the world’s top PGA and LPGA players as well as sports and media personalities playing in support of the Employee Emergency Grant Fund.”

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