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1101 Market Street, 11th Floor • Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-238-6300 • Fax: 215-238-1267 • www.philadelphiabar.org

03/31/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Michael Petitti

Phone: 215-238-6346


YLD Casino Night and Annual Fundraiser, May 14; Tickets $10 More at Door

Play casino games for a winning cause at the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Casino Night and Annual Fundraiser on May 14 from 7-10:30 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, 200 S. 17th St. All proceeds benefit the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, a non-profit group that provides funding to legal service organizations that represent impoverished individuals.

Seven authentic blackjack tables, 3 poker tables, 2 craps tables and a double roulette table staffed by professionally trained dealers will be available at the event. The chance to win prizes in a big ticket raffle, a 3-hour open bar, a generous dinner buffet, and a DJ are also included with admission.

Tickets are $65 each, $120 for two. Online registration closes at noon on May 13 and tickets are an additional $10 at the door. Each guest will receive $200 worth of playing chips. Additional chips will be available for purchase at the event. Chips can be exchanged for raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes such as: overnight stays at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City and the Westin Philadelphia; unique tours of Philadelphia landmarks and complimentary admission to entertainment venues; Phillies tickets; gift certificates to renowned Philadelphia restaurants and retail establishments; and more.

Since 2006, the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) has raised more than $140,000 for the Philadelphia Bar Foundation through its signature fundraiser, which previously featured a comedian and a silent auction.

Click here for sponsorship and ticket information. Gaming tables and dealers are being supplied by Philly Casino Parties. Please note, absolutely no cash prizes will be awarded.

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