$1,000,000 Matching Challenge

Martin and Tom Crowley and Dan Smith have done it again. They have joined forces for another end-of-year Matching Challenge—and this time it’s bigger than ever before! Starting today, they will match donations of up to $1,000,000 to ten highly impactful charities until December 31. Last year, Dan Smith started off with a campaign to […]

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#SCOOP4Charity 2017

Raising for Effective Giving is repeating last year’s #SCOOP4Charity fundraiser at the 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker – poker players like you can make a significant impact by pledging over 3% of your final table winnings. With a total of 57 events, this year’s SCOOP is one of the biggest yet, and is a great […]

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The making of a 1.7 million dollar donation drive

We are very pleased to announce the success of Dan Smith’s donation drive in raising $1.7 million, mainly for effective charities. Smith’s donation drive started with $175,000 available for matching, which eventually grew to $500,000 thanks to the generous support of Martin Crowley, Tom Crowley and an anonymous donor. Thanks to the help of the […]

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New fundraising goal of $1 million – Martin Crowley teams up with Dan Smith

Update: Dan Smith and Martin Crowley have successfully raised $1 million! Daily Fantasy Sports superstar Martin Crowley has recently maxed out the $300,000 available matching funds for Dan Smith’s donation drive, resulting in $600,000 raised in total. He has also doubled down on effective giving by pledging an additional $200,000 for matching to the GiveWell’s top […]

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Dan Smith donation drive- up to $300,000 available for matching

“I’ve had some sleepless nights wondering whether humans should feel required to help others. Assuming those that can help without much sacrifice are obligated—and knowing that poker is a zero sum game—I felt that I should be contributing my time to other activities. I find it encouraging that I can make real, tangible differences with […]

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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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#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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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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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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