|Online gaming and entertainment giant Bodog.com, has been revealed as the official sponsor of Baron Davis and Paul Pierce's ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’, an all-star night of poker where top celebrities, NBA players and VIP's will pit their wits in a Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament. The private event, which takes place on Friday July 7th, will be held at the Avalon and Spider Club in Hollywood which will be transformed into a Las Vegas-style casino.|
CEO of Bodog.com, Calvin Ayre, will host the celebration along with Pierce and Davis and together they will pay special tribute to Magic Johnson. 'We are thrilled to be part of this event that brings together both sports and poker,' says Bodog.com's founder and CEO Calvin Ayre. 'We often support charities that support education and other services for underprivileged young people such as building schools in Costa Rica through my Calvin Ayre Foundation, and the work done by team and player foundations such as Baron, Paul and Magic's organizations.'
The All-Star charity weekend will also include ‘A Midsummer Night's Glam Jam’; a night of music and fashion fusion at the House of Blues on Sunset; and Game Day; celebrity and NBA-sanctioned All-Star basketball games at the Staples Center. The weekend will close with the Champion Celebration Sunday night at a renowned LA hot spot.
The weekend is presented and hosted by L.A. Stars, a charitable event group composed of the Baron Davis Foundation and Paul Pierce's Truth Foundation. A portion of the weekend's proceeds will also go to The Magic Johnson Foundation.