IMPACT

Our impact is based on calculations derived from charity evaluators GiveWell and Animal Charity Evaluators. The ‘lived saved’ figures should be read as estimates because the evaluation process involves both value judgements and empirical uncertainty.

> $6,500,000
MONEY INFLUENCED
> 500
DONORS ADVISED
> 1:15
FUNDRAISING MULTIPLIER
> $3,000,000
MONEY DONATED TO ALLEVIATE GLOBAL POVERTY
> $1,500,000
MONEY DONATED TO IMPROVE ANIMAL WELFARE
> $1,250,000
MONEY DONATED TO PREVENT RISKS FROM EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
~ 230
ESTIMATED LIVES SAVED THROUGH AMF
~ 950,000
ESTIMATED CHILDREN DEWORMED THROUGH SCI
~ 22,500,000
ESTIMATED ANIMALS SPARED FROM FACTORY FARMING

AWARDS

European Poker Awards: Charitable Initiative Of The Year

In 2014 REG was voted Charitable Initiative Of The Year at the European Poker Awards.

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COLLABORATIONS

Crowley Brothers & Dan Smith Matching Challenge

Date: December 2017
Result: At the end of 2017, we teamed up with Martin and Tom Crowley, Dan Smith, and Fedor Holz, who between them put up $2,250,000 for matching. We helped them select charities, promote the event, and we designed the website of the campaign. In the end, we were able to reach the matching goal, resulting in a total of $4,500,000 for eleven highly effective organizations.

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888poker XL Eclipse Series

Date: September 2017
Result: 888poker partnered with REG to donate all of its fees from the Chip-In events of the XL Eclipse Championships, giving a total of $40,825 to the Against Malaria Foundation (AMF).

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PokerStars WCOOP Rake

Date: September 2017
Result: PokerStars partnered with REG for WCOOP 2017 and donated the rake from Event 15-H - $25,000 NLHE and matched up to $50,000, yielding a total of $120,775. This amount was split 50/50 between the Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) and the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI).

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WSOP Bracelet Auction

Date: July 2017
Result: Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov (REG co-founders) put up an extra WSOP 2017 $10,000 Tag Team Bracelet for auction on eBay with all proceeds going to benefit REG recommended charities. The 10-day auction ended with a winning bid of $10,200 USD.

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PokerStars SCOOP Rake

Date: May 2017
Result: PokerStars partnered with REG for SCOOP 2017 and donated the rake from Event 15-H - $25,000 NLHE and matched up to $50,000. In total, PokerStars donated $109,375.

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888Poker XL Series

Date: May 2017
Result: 888poker donated all of its fees ($50,400) from the Chip-In events of the XL Inferno Championships to alleviate global poverty.

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Dan Smith’s 2016 Donation Drive

Date: December 2016
Result: Dan Smith organised a donation drive and was joined by Martin Crowley, Tom Crowley and an anonymous donor to raise $1.7 million for effective charities.

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Double your Impact: Dimi and Dan Shak’s Matching Challenge

Date: November 2016
Result: Dimi and Dan Shak ran a matching challenge which raised $70,000 in unrestricted donations.

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Roman’s Charity Marathon for a Better World

Date: October 2016 (ongoing)
Result: Roman Romanovsky is running a charity marathon and aims to make a $600,000 profit from which he’ll donate $400,000.

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Matching Challenge with Tom Crowley and Max Steinberg

Date: October 2015
Result: Tom Crowley and Max Steinberg ran a matching challenge which raised a total of $150,000.

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REG Summer Charity Festival at King’s Casino

Date: August 2015
Result: King’s Casino collaborated with us for a Summer Charity Festival which raised over $80,000.

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#RunGoodDoGood

Date: July 2015
Results: #RunGoodDoGood was a matching challenge run by Igor Kurganov, Max Altergott and Andrew Barber after the World Series of Poker which raised $100,000.

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Phil and Igor’s Matching Challenge

Date: February 2014
Results: Phil Gruissem and Igor Kurganov ran a matching challenge which raised $148,736 in total; $59,858 for the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative and $88,878 for the Effective Altruism Foundation.

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