On Sunday, March 11, at The Bazaar At SLS Hotel, A-list celebrities will come together with some of the biggest names in poker for the WPT Foundation Launch Party as they help raise money for the WPT Foundation’s global charity partners. This inaugural event marks the beginning of the poker philanthropy event series WPT Playing for a Better World.
As part of the WPTF Launch Party, attendees will be able to bid on silent auction items featuring everything from an NFL Backstage Pass and a NASCAR Experience with Marianela Pereyra to private poker lessons with some of the biggest names in poker like Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton and Daniel Negreanu. WPT Blog has gotten a sneak peak at some of those special packages and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities up for grabs. Earlier this week, we released a list of famous poker players offering private tutorials. Here’s a brief summary of another one of those items:
Deluxe Helicopter Tour of LA and Malibu – Retail value: $1,100
You and two friends will take a deluxe private helicopter tour provided by ROTOR F/X LLC of Los Angeles and Malibu as the ultimate way to experience the vast and amazing City of Angels. From the air, you’ll see the major film and television studios and then on to Hollywood and Beverly Hills. After which, you’ll transverse the famous beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu. In one breathtaking experience you’ll get a taste of all Los Angeles has to offer, so bring your camera as you’ll have stunning photo opportunities to capture all our famous landmarks and feature destinations. You’ll safely fly in the experienced hands of professional pilots who have flown these routes thousands of times since 1992 while you enjoy the exclusive use of the aircraft for you and your two guests. This package is perfect for those new to LA or native Angelenos who want to witness their city from a whole new perspective.