|The new James Bond film is the talk of the town this weekend and to celebrate the launch of Casino Royale, 888.com is organising a real Casino Royal event.|
The one-off poker game staged by 888 will see the heirs to the throne - Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice and Peter and Zara Phillips – play one hand of Texas Hold’em poker.
The £1 million charity pot will see the winner receive £600,000 to donate to a charity of their choice. Each of the other royals will get to donate £100k to their chosen charity.
Echoing ‘It’s a Knockout’ and other televised charity work of their parents, Princes Charles and Andrew and Princess Anne, the future generation of royals have been asked to carry on the tradition of working for good causes on Her Majesty’s Service.
Matt Robinson, Head of Offline Marketing for 888.com said, “Royalty and card playing are intrinsically linked in history. With the advent of the new Bond film it seems only logical to stage a royal poker event in the name of charity.”