The 2017 Charity Poker Championship benefiting Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., will be held on Thursday, February 23 rd , at the Montgomery Club. Dan Bernstein from WSCR “The Score” AM 670 and a board member of the nonprofit returns as emcee for this 12 th annual No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em tournament. Players from all over the Chicagoland-area and Northwest Indiana play their best hand for an evening of poker and high stakes gambling, memorable food and drinks, prizes and of course, charity. The event will host an estimated 240 poker players and more than 100 spectators and volunteers. Players of all levels will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value) sponsored by RW Baird. Any player who knocks out one of the celebrity bounty players will also receive a $25 gift card! Up the ante’ and help Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. provide camp and program experiences that allow children with cancer to just being kids again. Not a card shark? Come and enjoy the open bar and delicious buffet provided by The Montgomery Club.