Playing for Good event raises funds for Geffen Playhouse and Determined to Succeed


Saturday, May 16th at 12:00pm

More than 150 players including Hank Azaria, Teri Hatcher, James L. Brooks, Willie Garson, Jon Landau, and Kevin Pollak participated in the deep stack no-limit hold’em tournament sponsored by ARIA Resort & Casino on Saturday, May 16th.  Oscar nominated actress Jennifer Tilly was the big winner, the first female to take away the top prize in the event’s history.  Held at a private home, guests were treated to mini-makeovers, massages and manicures by Bliss Spa.  Culinary delights flowed throughout the day courtesy of Well Done Catering and Sugarfish.  The winner of the main event walked away with a one of a kind bracelet specially designed for the event – courtesy of Readers Fine Jewelers.  A silent auction featured a host of sought-after recreation and vacation destinations including the Lodge at Torrey Pines; Hotel Del Coronado, The Trump National Golf Course, Los Cabos and Solange Calistoga and ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas as well as an 18 kt gold and diamond border pendant from 23rd Street Jewelers.

Photo Credit: Jeff Lorch, Jordan Strauss