Once again poker great Jennifer Harman will be hosting the Jennifer Harman Charity Poker Tournament to benefit the Nevada SPCA. This is the third year for the Las Vegas event which has raised more than $200,000 to fund the local charity.
Harman, a Reno native who graduated from UNR, made her first World Series of Poker debut in 1996 where she placed 6 in a Limit Hold-Em tournament. She now holds two World Series of Poker bracelets and is regarded as the best female poker player in the world.
This years charity event is scheduled to begin April 17 with a No Limit Hold’em Poker Tournament at the Venetian Poker Room. In addition to the tournament there will be a celebrity and pets’ red carpet, a silent auction, raffle and video presentation.