6th Annual Charity Hold'em Tournament

DATESaturday, March 25, 2023
Time9:00AM Check-in, 10:30AM Game Begins
DONATION$250 Online Registration is now closed. Players wishing to play, may still WALK IN starting 9am Saturday morning. Thank you.
CHIPS3,000 Starting Chips
DOUBLE YOUR STACKAt the door for $50 donation (additional 3,000 starting chips)
REGISTER ONLINEOnline registration is now closed. Walk-ins will be accepted on an space available basis starting 9am Saturday morning.
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Win your way to the 2023 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas while also doing some good! Our 6th Annual Charity Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023.

The event will run using World Series of Poker Main Event rules with minor slight modifications to conform to the history and friendliness of this event. Players will be allowed to re-buy and add on (details below). Each player will also get 60 seconds to act upon their hand before their hand is declared dead.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law according to The Federal Tax Code 501(c)3 as The 3 Up 3 Down Organization is a non-profit charitable organization. 100% of the donations of this event will go directly to supporting and promoting youth baseball and those with developmental disabilities. You will receive a tax letter by year’s end in the year you registered for this event.

Guest Appearances – This year we are welcoming former Major League Baseball Player, World Champion, and New York Yankee Jeff Nelson.  He will not only be available for photo opportunities and autographs, but will be playing in this year’s tournament as well!!  Added is former NHL and New York Ranger Stephane Matteau. and 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jamie Gold.

In years past, we have had former New York Yankee greats Roy White and Jim Leyritz, World Series of Poker Commentator Tony Dunst and top players Jonathan Little, Jason Koon and Andy Frankenberger. Come play with 3 world champions this year!!!

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9:00AM – Check-in, registration opens, continental breakfast

10:10AM – Announcements

10:30AM – Cards in the air, play begins

1:00PM – Lunch Break, Barbecue Lunch (re-buy period over)

2:00PM – Play Resumes (freeze-out, no additional re-buys, etc.)

Breakfast & Lunch – Wandering Dave’s has graciously donated breakfast starting at 9am.  Come early.  Smoking J’s BBQ is back again for lunch! For those that were here the last few years, get pumped up! For those that weren’t, well, you’re in for a treat! Included with your entry. $40 for non-tournament guests (pay upon entrance to the building). Estimated lunch break 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.  No one without a badge will be served.

Raffles – we had about 30 raffled and silent auction items in 2022 and expect as many for our 2023 event. We’re currently looking for donated items through March 20, 2023 (thank you), and looking to add to past great donated items…

Tournament Details – The maximum amount any player may start with is 7,000 chips. Players may re-buy if they ever drop below 7,000 chips (6,975 or less) for $150 (6,000 chips) or may do a double re-buy for $275 if ever below 1,000 chips (975 or less), for 12,000 chips.

Payments/Donations – Cash, credit cards, Venmo, Apple Pay will all be accepted.  Company/private checks must be pre-approved before the day of the event.

Rebuys – $150 for 6,000 chips, double rebuy $275 for 12,000 chips (thru 1pm)
Add-On – $150 for 10,000 additional chips or $200 for 15,000 additional chips

Sponsored by


2023 World Series of Poker Main Event Seat in Las Vegas, Nevada plus airfare
(value $10,600),

plus dinner & drinks with WPT's Tony Dunst in Las Vegas

2023 World Series of Poker Main Event Seat in Las Vegas, Nevada
(value $10,000)

$5,000 World Series of Poker Package

  • 4th – $3,000 Casino Package
  • 5th – $2,000 Casino Package
  • 6th – $1,250 Casino Package
  • 7th – $1,000 Casino Package
  • 8th – $750 Casino Package
  • 9th – $600 Casino Package
  • 10th – $500 Casino Package
  • 11th – $350 Casino Package
  • 12th – $250 Casino Package
  • 13th – $200 Casino Package
  • 14th – 50″ LED Smart TV
  • 15th – 43″ LED Smart TV
  • 16th – 32″ LED Smart TV
  • 17th – Fall 2023 3 Up 3 Down Charity Seat Complimentary Entry
  • 18th – Two Guys XX Boys Scout Poker Tournament, Complimentary Entry (January 2024)


2022 Tournament

Register for the Event

If you experience any issues with registration, please try one of the following:

  1. Try another credit/debit card. It’s possible your card company may have security measures that flag certain payments.
  2. Contact your card company and/or PayPal that processes these payments at 888-221-1161.
  3. Reach out to Rick Stockfield at 845-402-0022 or rstockfield@3u3d.org and he can take payments over the phone.