Live from Playground Poker Club in Montreal for Day 1A of the NLH Faceoff Charity Poker Tournament with 15% of proceeds from buy-ins and rebuys being donated to the Jodi Taiger Lazarus Fund for Hereditary Breast Cancer Research.
A total of 141 Players are participating in Day 1A and were drafted into teams headed by a Team Captain from the professional hockey world and an Assistant Captain from the professional poker world.
Team Captain combinations for Day 1A include:
- Steve Shutt (former Montreal Canadiens) / Marc Karam (poker Pro)
- Guy Carbonneau (former Montreal Canadiens) / Valerie Ross (poker Pro)
- Bobby Dollas (former Winnipeg Jets) / Antonio Esfandiari (poker Pro)
- Guy Lafleur (former Montreal Canadiens) / Will Molson (poker Pro)
- Mike Bossy (former New York Islanders) / Jennifer Leigh (poker Pro)
Here are photos from the tournament.