Tobias Pulver

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206, 2016

Annual REG Transparency Report 2015

By |June 2nd, 2016|Reports|0 Comments

This is REG’s second annual transparency report (2014 report), intended to create transparency about where REG donations went in 2015, and how money raised for effective charities relates to money spent on REG operations.

In 2015, REG donors gave an overall amount of  $597,820 to effective charities, while REG’s expenses amounted to a total of $75,242 […]

2110, 2015

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

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

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 […]

1609, 2015

REG report on money moved Q2 2015

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

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 […]

2108, 2015

Introducing the REG Tournament Pledge

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

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 […]

2807, 2015

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

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

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 […]

1607, 2015

REG Summer Charity Festival at King’s Casino

By |July 16th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

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 […]

1407, 2015

Why We Should Be Worried About Computers Taking Over The World

By |July 14th, 2015|Effective Giving|0 Comments

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 […]

2904, 2015

REG report on money moved Q1 2015

By |April 29th, 2015|Reports|0 Comments

This is the third quarterly report 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 Q1 2015
Some of the highlights from Q1 2015 (January-March) include:

REG […]

2603, 2015

GPI Charitable Initiative Of The Year: Raising for Effective Giving

By |March 26th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

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 contributions […]

2602, 2015

An introduction to malaria prevention

By |February 26th, 2015|Charities|0 Comments

by Tom Ash

Malaria needs little introduction. It’s a mosquito borne disease that is one of the leading killers of children in poor countries, causing about a million deaths a year. It also imposes a huge burden through half a billion non-fatal infections a year. Yet it can be prevented very cheaply, with bednets that cost […]