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Broadway Bets Raises $295K for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

The event took place on May 14.

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Steve Martin takes part in Broadway Bets.
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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has raised $295,100 through it's fourth edition of the poker tournament Broadway Bets on May 14 at Sardi's.

Players during the event included Eric Bogosian, Michael Cera, Josh Charles, Billy Crudup, Richard Kind, Brian Koppelman, Steve Martin, Toby Leonard Moore, Justin Sargent, Kyle Selig, Tony Yazbeck and Rick Younger, as well as poker pros Andy Frankenberger and Maria Konnikova.

The ultimate face-off featured Peter Pergola, chief operating officer of the Araca Group, and Thomas M. Cerabino, chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. The final table also featured, in order of finish, Joseph T. Baio of Willkie Farr; Jeremy Hollingworth, playing with Jujamcyn Theaters; professional poker player Frankenberger; Nick Falzon of Disney Theatrical Productions; Lisa Cecchini of Situation Interactive; Amanda Pekoe of the Pekoe Group; actor Richard Kind; and Shannon January, house electrician at the Golden Theatre.

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