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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“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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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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