#JusticeIsBlinds - Sept 27, 2016

Info and photos from last year's event

WHAT

The inaugural Justice is Blinds was a night of poker & fun, plus spectacular food and cocktails catered by award-winning chef Abigail Kirsch. Proceeds benefitted The Urban Justice Center, a non-profit that has strengthened NYC for over 30 years by providing legal services to the city's most vulnerable.

HOSTS

Vanessa Selbst, #1 Female Poker Player of All Time
Daniel Negreanu, “Poker Player of the Decade” & Highest Earning Poker Player in History

ENTERTAINMENT

Joe Stapleton, aka "Stapes", MC, Comedian and Commentator for the European Poker Tour
Phil Telfeyan, Magician, Charity Magician and Co-Founder of Equal Justice Under Law

WHERE

Current, a brand-new and modern waterfront venue on Pier 59 with dramatic views of the Hudson River and Chelsea Piers marina

PRIZES in 2015

Prizes for all of the final tablists included:
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) package (Value: $15,000)
• A Knicks-Atlanta game box suite
• A winner's choice hotel and airfare domestic AMEX Travel Package
Entry & $1k Re-Buy to Multiple Sclerosis Charity Tourn, by WPT (Value: $2000)
Beyond Tells poker training program ($900 value)
iPad iPad Air
• Entry into Poker 4 Life Event + (Value: $350).
• PokerStars branded chip set

GRAND PRIZE:
Atlantis Caribbean Adventure worth $15,000

Cause: Strengthening NYC

A non-profit founded 30 years ago, The Urban Justice Center provides legal services to tens of thousands of New York City's most vulnerable residents each year— street vendors, survivors of domestic violence, international refugees, veterans, the homeless, and more. Your ticket, which is 70% deductible, strengthens New York City's urban resilience which benefits us all.

Special Guests in 2015

Andy Frankenberger

Andy Frankenberger

2 WSOP bracelets, World Poker Tour Player of the Year

Erik Seidel

Poker legend, 8 time WSOP Bracelet Winner, over $25M in poker tournament earnings

Dulé Hill

Dulé Hill

Actor, best known for his starring roles on the hit TV shows "West Wing" and "Psych"

Eric Bogosian

Eric Bogosian

Accomplished television, stage, and silver screen actor

Hank Azaria

Hank Azaria

4-time Emmy winner known for The Simpsons, The Birdcage, and Ray Donovan

Hill Harper

Hill Harper

Harvard Law School grad and actor best known for his starring role in CSI: NY

Jason Collins

JASON COLLINS

Former NBA Player & the 1st publicly out LGBT U.S. major pro athlete

Jazmyn Simon

Jazmyn Simon

Actress, star of new hit HBO series "Ballers"

Justin Pugh

Justin Pugh

Offensive guard for the New York Giants

Norman Lear

Norman Lear

Award-winning Producer (Princess Bride, Stand By Me, Spinal Tap, All in the Family)

Stay Updated About Next Year's Event!

"Thank you to this year's 200 attendees who raised $160k
impacting NYC's most vulnerable."

Vanessa Selbst, #1 Female Poker Player of All Time

Daniel Negreanu, "#1 Poker Player" by the Global Poker Index