The on-line casino market has heeded the contact for assist and help in light of the devastating effects of hurricane Katrina that has nearly entirely wiped out the city of New Orleans and surrounding states in the US.

Online casinos have been utilizing their company savvy and mind-boggling pull on players to create a good deal of funds that will go towards relief efforts for this catastrophic humanitarian catastrophe. A big component of the city of New Orleans is alleged to be submerged beneath and in ruins, and emergency relief assist agencies report the total damages might amount to above 25 billion US dollars.

Bodog Online Casino, a leading casino brand on the Net is holding 5 advantage poker tournaments for the victims of this all-natural catastrophe and they have volunteered to donate all the monies earned from the online casino tournaments to relief agencies this kind of as the Red Cross.

Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of Bodog On-line Casino said, "We [Bodog] are deeply saddened to hear of the several victims caught in the devastating path of the hurricane. So many individuals have been adversely impacted by this natural catastrophe, and our benefit poker tournament is the least we can do to aid ease the pain of those who were most impacted".

The Fortune Lounge Group also did their bit to assist survivors of Hurricane Katrina by running a tournament at their online poker rooms. The Hold'em No Restrict Freezeout tournament took location on 6 September 2005 and the prestigious Royal Vegas Poker and seven Sultans Poker brands have been concerned. The acquire-ins to play in the tournament was $25+$ and that means each poker rooms have been kind sufficient to match the donations produced by players simply because they did not get in any costs for the tournament. 50% of prize pool went to the Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and the other 50% went to the best 20 finishers, based on a percentage prize pool. All in all $10,000 was raised for an incredibly pertinent trigger.

Live Result Sgp The U.S. Gulf Coast was severely destroyed by hurricane Katrina which left a lot more than a million folks displaced, with out cloths, shelter, meals or water. Bodog Online Casino and Fortune Lounge are not the only gambling websites that noticed the need to donate proceeds to charity. Numerous online casinos stepped in to lend a assisting hand or contributed to aid to assist victims of the devastating Asian tsunami of 26 December 2005.