NBA Star Dwyane Wade Forks Over $10k to Play in Charity Poker Event

NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade is reportedly putting up $10,000 to play in a charity poker tournament this weekend.

Along with former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning, Wade will test his talents on the felt instead of the hardwood. The event will benefit the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center at the at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood Florida.

According to a report by, 36% of the entry fees will go to the charity while the remaining 64% will be awarded as part of the prize pool.

If you are interested in taking your talents to South Beach, you can pony up the $10k yourself or hit the satellites that are running over at the Hard Rock.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call the Virginia Council on Problem Gambling (VACPG) helpline at 1-888-532-3500
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