Gambling for good
tournament fees. A small slice of every pot goes to Royal Flush Management LLC, a company organized by Full Moon owner Andy Gulvezan and a couple of old friends from Dearborn. According to Royal Flush partner Ken Cione, charities should be able to take home $800 to $1,000 a night--and more if supporters gamble as well as volunteer. "This is the first time we've done anything like this," reflects Ginny Mitchell, vice-president and treasurer of the Darfur group. "We've done all different kinds of fund-raisers, dinners, wine tastings, auctions, rock and roll." They plan to use the funds to build a school or medical facility in Sudan.
[Originally published in September, 2009.]