The Venetian and The Palazzo Present Star-Studded TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Event July 26-27
July 25, 2013 by VegasNews.com
The Venetian and The Palazzo in partnership with Fiji Water, present the TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament, featuring basketball stars Chris Paul, Andre Iguodala, Kenny Smith, Kyrie Irving, Jerry Stackhouse, Mike Conley Jr., Roger Mason Jr., Al-Farouq Aminu, Greg Oden, Jerome Williams, and Royal Ivey (Pictured: Chris Paul).
Tickets to this weekend’s TopSpin Charity Ping Pong events are $200 all-inclusive, and special packages offer two tickets for $300 or four tickets for $400. To purchase tickets please visit www.venetian.com/TopSpin or call Guest Services at 866-898-8013.
In addition to the ping pong battle, guests will enjoy three hours of open bar, music by DJ Rob, passed hors d’oeuvres and the chance to bid on fantastic items, including sports memorabilia, at the silent auction. Ticket purchase also grants entrance to both the TopSpin Charity pre-party at LAVO Nightclub on Friday, July 26, (with open bar from 11:00pm—12:00am) and the TopSpin Charity after-party at TAO Nightclub on Saturday, July 27 (with open bar from 10:30pm-11:30pm). A portion of all the proceeds will benefit the Chris Paul Foundation, TopSpin Charity, and Jump for Joy Foundation, through TAO Cares.
“I look forward to partnering with The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, as well as The Sands Corporation to raise money for kids,” said Chris Paul. “Everything I do with my foundation, the Chris Paul Foundation, is to benefit children.”
The Chris Paul Foundation strives to impact the communities it serves by using its resources and passion for philanthropy to enhance and promote education, health, sports and social responsibility for youth and families. In 2005, Chris established the Chris Paul Foundation, in honor of his late grandfather, to provide scholarships for kids to attend Wake Forest University.
TopSpin is a community of sports, entertainment, & media professionals that work together to raise funds for deserving educational nonprofits. Since inception four years ago, the organization has used charity Ping Pong tournaments to raise more than $1 million and fund fourteen charitable partners.
TAO Cares supports important social issues such as youth education, hunger, the environment, and health and wellness.
*TopSpin Spectators must be 21 years of age or older. Proper ID required. Doorman discretion. Each ticket grants entry for one person.
*TAO Nightclub/LAVO Nightclub: Guests must be 21 years of age or older. Proper ID required. Doorman discretion. Dress code enforced. No jerseys or basketball shorts allowed.
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