Vincent Lecavalier charity tournament is Sept. 14

August 20, 2011, Scott  

The annual Vincent Lecavalier Texas Hold'em Celebrity Poker Tournament and Casino night will be Sept. 14 at the TPepin Hospitality Centre in Tampa, Florida.

The event featuring the Tampa Bay Lightning star and more than 40 other athletes and celebrities benefits the Vincent Lecavalier Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The event begins with a private VIP/player draw party at 6 p.m., followed by a wild-card party for all guests at 7:15 p.m.

The poker tournament begins at 7:30 p.m., with entrants getting 6,000 units for a suggested $350 donation. Rebuys and add-ons will be available. Non-cash prizes worth $45,000, including a World Series of Poker Main Event seat, will be awarded to top finishers. The field is capped at 230.

For more information, visit the event's website or call (727) 781-8183.