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 […]

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REG Summer Charity Festival at King’s Casino

From August 12th to 17th, the King’s Casino will be host to the first REG Summer Charity Festival. The 200.000 EUR GTD Main Event with a buy-in of only €250 starts on the 13th, and several side events including a €1.100 High Roller Event and a €10.600 Super High Roller will be played on the following […]

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Why We Should Be Worried About Computers Taking Over The World

Lee Davy sits down with Adriano Mannino, Chairman and co-founder or Raising for Effective Giving, to discuss their recent presentation during the World Series of Poker, why more people don’t give to charity, and their interest in the rise of artificial intelligence. When Carnegie Mellon’s computer Claudico took on poker’s finest in a series of […]

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GPI Charitable Initiative Of The Year: Raising for Effective Giving

Last night, REG was awarded the Charitable Initiative Of The Year 2014 trophy at the European Poker Awards! Thanks to the organizers, nominators and everybody who voted for REG! More and more poker players start to realize that they want to give something back – and with REG, they are maximizing the impact of their […]

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An introduction to cash transfers

Giving a “cash transfer” is another way of saying that you’re giving people money. That’s it. Nothing fancy. Yet it’s one of the most effective things you can do to fight poverty. Just put the power into the hands of those who need it and let them decide what they need. The nonprofit that we […]

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How to NOT pick a charity

by Adriano Mannino and Tobias Pulver Imagine two charities that both fight a particular disease in a poor country. Donating to charity_1 means that 95% of your money goes directly to the cause (buying and distributing medicine), while only 5% is spent on salaries and other expenses. Donating to charity_2 means that 70% of your […]

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GiveWell Charity Poker Tournament on December 17th

Please join us for the inaugural Raising For Effective Giving Charity tournament presented by the WPT foundation. Come and play alongside some of poker’s biggest names to raise money for REG’s excellent causes. The tournament will receive television coverage as part of the Alpha8 TV show and food and drinks will be provided. All registrations […]

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Big win for charity at WSOP Main Event 2014!

REG players Jacobson and van Hoof finish in first and third place On the nights of November 10th and 11th, Raising for Effective Giving was represented at the final table of the WSOP Main Event 2014 by Martin Jacobson and Jorryt van Hoof. Together with seven other players, they made up the November Nine, the […]

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