#SCOOP4Charity

Raising for Effective Giving is running the #SCOOP4Charity fundraiser to raise money for the most effective charities and to spread effective giving among the online community.
The Final Table Pledge
By taking the Final Table Pledge, players commit to giving 3% or more of their final table cashes to highly cost-effective charities. These charities have a positive […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Effective Giving, Events, Poker|1 Comment

REG is hiring: Join our team!

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) promotes effective giving among specific high-impact communities. REG is best known for its work in the professional poker community, where it has raised more than $1,000,000 for high impact charities so far. Now, REG is expanding into the financial sector, and potentially other areas.

We’re looking for a Director of Growth to […]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

REG has officially raised $1,000,000 for highly effective charities!

We are very happy to announce that REG has officially raised $1,000,000 from our supporters and directed these funds to highly effective causes. We reached this milestone just before the end of 2015, and with the publication of our latest transparency report, it’s official.

How we reached this milestone

REG was started by a core group of poker players, […]

By |February 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

REG second semi-annual report on money moved 2015

This is the semi-annual report detailing all money moved by REG. As always, it’s intended to create transparency about where REG donations are allocated. In the second half of 2015, REG supporters donated a total of $382,755 to highly effective charities!

Here are some highlights of  what’s happened from July to December 2015 and since our […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Reports|0 Comments

REG: Plans and fundraiser for 2016

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) is a “meta-charity” that promotes donating part of one’s earnings to highly effective charities. Pursuing a rational, quantitative and impact-oriented approach to helping others, REG targets industries such as poker, where people are likely to share the same mindset.

We hope to add several full-time equivalents to our team in order to […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join our team

Raising for Effective Giving (REG) promotes effective giving among specific communities. REG is best known for its work in the professional poker community, where it raised more than $750,000 for high impact charities so far. Now, REG is expanding into other industries, such as Daily Fantasy Sports, and potentially other areas, such as professional gaming.

We’re […]

By |October 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

REG expands into Daily Fantasy Sports and launches $75,000 matching challenge

We are excited to announce the launch of DFS Charity. With DFS Charity, we’re applying the REG model to the industry of Daily Fantasy Sports. After starting out with poker, we’re now branching into more and more industries to spread the idea of effective giving further.

Like poker, the DFS community is full of people with […]

By |October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

REG report on money moved Q2 2015

This is the second quarterly report in 2015 about money moved by REG, which is intended to create transparency about where exactly REG donations went. Such a report is regularly published within a few weeks after the end of every quarterly REG donation period.
What happened in Q2 2015
Some of the highlights from Q2 2015 (April-June) include:

More […]

By |September 16th, 2015|Reports|4 Comments

Introducing the REG Tournament Pledge

Would you like to support REG for a specific event? Are you considering signing up, but want to try it out first?

Today we are introducing a new form of membership: The Tournament Pledge!

The full REG membership entails donating 2% of gross winnings to highly effective organizations. REG members who have pledged and donated once will […]

By |August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How I won much more than just a poker tournament by winning a WSOP bracelet

by Andrew Barber, WSOP 2015 $10,000 HORSE event winner

As a rational person, I refuse to believe in fate or destiny; however, this summer has certainly tested my beliefs. Let me share my story with you.

Unlike the majority of poker players, I discovered REG and effective altruism away from the tables. It was only a couple […]

By |July 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment