2014 Memorial Poker Tournament

Chad Brown

Chad Brown August 13, 1961 – July 2, 2014

Sunday July 13th, 2014

With the amazing support and generous outpouring of love, honor and respect, the poker industry came out to share stories and  good times for our friend Chad Brown. Thank you to all who attended and those who dug deep into their wallets to support the TJ Martell Foundation where we raised $35,800 plus cash donations.  With “Match Donations” from PokerStars, Chad’s poker sponsors, the foundation received over $71,000 in donations to research the very rare form of cancer Chad had, liposarcoma.

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The poker world pays their respects.

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BLUFF PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Announced at the memorial was a very special honor.

Bluff Magazine’s Player of the Year Award will now and forever be known as the Chad Brown Award.

Chad was honored Bluff Player of the Year in 2006. Over the course of that year, he captured the BLUFF Player of the Year award when he cashed ten times, earning $605,000 thanks to five final tables including two WPT events, a WSOP Circuit event and an EPT stop.

 

 

Poker News was on hand to cover the ceremony along with Poker Stars. Below are links to the wonderful coverage they provided.

Chad Brown Memorial & Charity Poker Tournament By Poker News

WSOP 2014: Poker community gathers to remember Chad Brown, and a game well played by Stephen Bartley

Living in Chad Brown’s Orbit by Brad Willis

Rick Fuller Wins Inaugural Chad Brown Charity Poker Tournament

Rick Fuller Wins Inaugural Chad Brown Charity Poker Tournament

Final Table Winners Chad's reach was global. These player are from around the world. Scotland, England, Japan, and of course, the USA.

Final Table Winners
Chad’s reach was global. These player are from around the world. Scotland, England, Japan, and of course, the USA.

Thank you to all who played the Charity Poker Tournament and to our wonderful sponsors!

Below are the players who cashed and what they won.  But in our minds, everyone who attended is a winner for supporting charity!

First Place – Rick Fuller $1715 Cash & Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure Main Event Seat for 2015 valued at $10,000

Second Place – Vanessa Russo $1365 Cash & Montreal Poker Festival Main Event Seat valued at $1000 + 5 nights hotel.

Third-place – Jed Smith $1060 Cash & PPC Poker Tour Aruba Championship Package  valued at $1500

Fourth place – Huy Nguyen $860 Cash & WPT Deepstacks Main Event Package valued at $1,100

Fifth Place – Takatoshi Uie $705 Cash & WPT500 Presented by Party Poker at Aria valued at $565

Six Place – Simon Trumper $605 Cash & WPT500 Presented by Party Poker at Aria valued at $565

Seventh Place – Tyler Patterson $505 Cash & Run Good Gear Poker Series Package $675 + 3 nights hotel

Eighth Place – Larry Weymouth $405 Cash & WPT500 Presented by Party Poker at Aria valued at $565

Ninth Place – Deneen Phillips Dondis $355 & HPT qualifier seat at Agua Caliente valued at $365 seat and a $100 Swag Bag

Tenth Place –Victor Ramdin $300 & Blue Shark Optics Sunglasses and Poker Backpack

Messages of Love

Messages of Love

Cash Prize Winners
11th – Jan Fisher $300

12th – Allyn Shulman $300

13th – Corey Coll $300

14th – Joy Winter $265

15th – Angie Valencia $265

16th – Linda Johnson $265

17th – Jon Longway $265

18th – Dustin Lannoti $135

19th – Mark Stump $130

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Hosts and Coordinators Jennifer Winter, Vanessa Rousso & Lupe Soto

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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pcawhitelogosmall  secondplacesmall
 PPC  partypoker2
 wptdeepstackspackage  hptpackage
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128 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Poker Room 702.382.1600

Other Prizes Include:

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Proceeds Benefit:

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WhenCharityWorks.org

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TJMartell.org

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