SOURCE: Talk About Curing Autism

Talk About Curing Autism

October 15, 2014 14:58 ET

Talk About Curing Autism's (TACA) 8th Annual "Ante Up for Autism" Event Offers Premier Gala & Poker Night -- All for a Great Cause

DANA POINT, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2014) -  Ready to win this year's jackpot? Here is your chance to play poker with celebrities, poker stars and autism supporters at this year's Ante Up for Autism event. This annual gala will benefit Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) -- a national non-profit organization with a mission to educate, empower and provide support to families affected by autism.

On Saturday, November 8 starting at 5:00 pm at the luxurious St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort (One Monarch Beach Resort) in Dana Point, guests will have the opportunity to gamble the night away and, at the same time, help families affected by autism. This event will offer cocktails, a gourmet four-course dinner, tournament poker, live & silent auction and tips from poker stars. 

Confirmed special guests include actor Johnathon Schaech, actress Nicky Whelan, actor Joseph Reitman, actor David Marciano, actor Nicholas Gonzalez, actor Todd Stashwick, model Leyla Milani, and professional poker players Michelle Lau, Kenna James and David Mosikian. Past special guests included actor James Morrison, actor Tony Denison, actor Rich Sommer, actress Lauren Potter, actor/director Jeremy London, and actress Lacey Chabert. Past professional athletes included Krisztina Fazekas Zur, Kerry Walsh, Casey Jennings, Brett Hughes and Gretchen Bleiler. Past pro poker players included Jamie Gold, Chad Brown, Shannon Elizabeth, Tiffany Michelle and Joe Sebok.

Last year's event raised more than $259,000 benefiting families across the United States touched by autism. Tickets are on sale now.

About Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, empowering and supporting families affected by autism. TACA currently serves over 40,000 families with autism. Additional information is available at

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