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Ed Asner Hosts 2nd Annual Poker Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks

July 29, 2014

(July 29, 2014) -- Los Angeles came out in full force on Saturday night raising $40,000 at the second annual Ed Asner and Friends Poker Tournament. The tournament featured an evening of good food along with a friendly poker tournament to help support Autism Speaks. Of the highlights of the evening included celebrities making appearances such as Director/Actor John Favreau and Actor Johnny Dowers from The Bridge.

You can learn more about the poker tournament event here

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