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Casino Night The Boston Globe Magazine Presents Casino Night , featuring special Guest Phil Gordon of TV’s Celebrity Poker Showdown.

All proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction to benefit the Light Foundation. Join in the fun as Phil Gordon and other Celebrities from the New England Patriots play Texas Hold 'Em at Barmakian Jewelers. His teammates and the public are invited.

Details of the Event are as follows:
Date: Monday October 4th, 7-10pm
Place: Barmakian Jewelers, 496 Cochituate Rd., Framingham, MA Directions
Tickets: General Admission: $75, VIP: $200
Discounts are available to Boston Globe Subscribers To purchase tickets call NEXT Ticketing at 617-423-6000 or click here.
About the Light Foundation: The Light Foundation was established by New England Patriot Matt Light and his father William Light. The Foundation promotes community responsibility and hard work, which are values that serve Matt well and are emphasized by his family. As an NFL player, Matt realizes he is in a position to make a great impact on the lives of those less fortunate in his community. To help implement this system of giving back, the Foundation has been established to accomplish the following:
  • Support and encourage high school students in communities where Matt Light has played professional football to continue their education beyond high school by offering financial assistance to qualified applicants.
  • Support student athlete participation by providing financial support to youth athletic programs, including volunteer support, organizing and coordinating training programs for student-athletes and coaches, as well as creating opportunities to participate in athletic programs where no such programs exist.
  • Provide funding to qualifying 501(C) (3) organizations that help further educational and athletic endeavors or social welfare for children.