Casino Night for a Cause
Guests gathered last night at Dr. Quang and Staci Henderson’s River Oaks home for the 2017 Bulls & Blackjack Celebrity Poker Night. The star-studded crowd enjoyed the poker tournament and casino soiree with proceeds benefiting three local nonprofits: The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, WithMerci Foundation and The Wade Smith Foundation.
Event hosts were Adrian Grenier, Wade and Rita Smith, Staci and Quang Henderson, Neil and Maria Bush, Chris and Jennifer Myers, Kevin and Caroline Walter, Stan and Amanda Abiassi, Neera Patida, Jon and Amanda Weeks, Lane and Chita Craft, Bill Frank, Timothy Bedore, Angela Lipsey, Gilad Lutfak, Erin Kemp, Tracy and Harry Faulkner and Kat Kearns.
Celebrity guests spotted in the crowd included professional poker player and TV personality Maria Ho, “The Rocket” aka Roger Clemens, host of American Ninja Warrior and former Oakland Raider Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, former Houston Texans player Owen Daniels, actor Adrian Grenier (Vince Chase from Entourage), Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, former Houston Texans player Arian Foster, former Houston Texans player Chris Myers, former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, and more. Houstonians included supporters of each nonprofit and many were from Buzz neighborhoods.
The Vegas-style evening of entertainment was a fun and charitable way to kick off The Big Game weekend.
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