About the Event

Celebrating its third year - The Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament to support the Los Angeles Chapter of Autism Speaks is a fun way to help support Autism Awareness. Enjoy an evening of Texas Hold'em with your Host Ed Asner, along with cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Please, click here for details.


Join a host of great companies supporting this years event. Some of the benifits you'll enjoy as one of this years' sponsors include high-profile networking, professional group photos and award ceremony recognition.
2015 Sponsor Packet

Special thanks to our 2015 sponsors!

Grand Prize

Win a 3 night stay (Non Holiday) in a private 2 bedroom cabin at Double Eagle Resort at any time of the year.

Silent Auction and Raffle Prizes

SILENT AUCTION and RAFFLE ITEMS NEEDED WITH A VALUE OF $250 OR GREATER. Please contact Erin Christy to learn how to donate.

Below is a small sample of this years silent auction prizes. Please contact Erin Christy for details.

Event Details

for Autism Speaks - Los Angeles
Celebrity Ed Asner To Co-Host Event!

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Haworth Showroom - Citigroup Center
444 S. Flower St., 48th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Schedule of Events
5:00 p.m. Registration - Cocktail & Buffet
6:00 p.m. Poker Tournament Starts including silent / live auction

Texas Hold 'em Poker

Entry deadline
Sept 12, 2015



  • $250 per person.
  • $200 buy- back in fee (unlimited buy-back in the 1st hour of tournament play).
  • Unlimited buy-back in the 1st hour of play.
  • Entry fee includes cocktails, dinner and Awards Ceremony.
  • Tournament Grand Prize TBD.


  • $100 per person.
  • Entry fee includes cocktails, dinner and Awards Ceremony.

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Tournament Committee

Ron Burkhardt - Newmark, Knight, Grubb, Frank   Erin Christy - Haworth   Philip Warbasse - Warbasse Design   Taylor Sinnard - Wolcott   Maggie Rohdy - Haworth   Kristen Mays - Kamus + Keller   Christopher Bald - Unisource   Amir Araghi - Newmark, Knight, Grubb, Frank