REG Semiannual Report S2 2016

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG in the second half of 2016 (see the following link for our S1 2016 report). Total Donations in S2 2016 In the second half of 2016, REG donors gave a total of $1,197,280 to effective charities. The ‘total donations’ figure reflects all donations that have […]

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Double your impact: Dimi and Dan Shak launch matching challenge

Update: The REG community has successfully completed this challenge, raising $70,000 in total for effective charities. Dimi and Dan Shak challenge the poker community to donate $35,000 to highly effective charities. They will match every donation dollar by dollar, thus doubling the effect of every donation. “I first became aware of REG through Igor, Liv, and […]

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Roman’s charity marathon for a better world

Roman Romanovsky, who first got in touch with REG at an EPT stop a couple of years ago, had already initiated a charity marathon in 2015, when he grinded for more than four months and ultimately donated $18,500 to highly effective charities such as the Against Malaria Foundation, GiveWell’s top recommended charity, and the Machine Intelligence Research […]

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REG Semiannual Report S1 2016

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG. As always, it’s intended to create transparency about where REG donations are allocated. In the first half of 2016, REG supporters donated a total of $301,847 [1] to highly effective charities. The exact allocation of all (i.e., restricted and unrestricted) donations is shown in the […]

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“Fuzzies” from charitable acts: A reply to Daniel Negreanu

In a recent interview with Calvin Ayre’s Lee Davy, poker legend Daniel Negreanu brings up a very important point about the good feeling and emotional connection (“fuzzies”) one gets from helping others. When comparing giving $500 to buy anti-malaria bednets vs. funding a school trip for a particular person, he states: “There is something about […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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Report on money moved S2 2015

This is the semiannual 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! What happened in S2 2015 Here are some highlights of  what’s happened from July to […]

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