[World Champion poker player, Phil Hellmuth, Jr., will host these online events.] As with 9/11 and the Asian tsunami, watching television coverage of Katrina is incredibly upsetting. I asked myself what I could do to help. Having so many celebrity friends prepared to help has warmed my heart as I continued to reach out and ask for more assistance, ... I believe our efforts will make a difference.
"Phillip Jerome Hellmuth, Jr." is an United States/American professional poker player who has captured thirteen World Series of Poker bracelets. He is the winner of the Main Event of the 1989 World Series of Poker (WSOP) and the Main Event of the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE), and he is a member of the WSOP's Poker Hall of Fame. Hellmuth is also known for his temperamental "poker brat" personality.More Phil Hellmuth on Wikipedia.
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