"Las Vegas, August 7, 2022: The 14th Annual Ante4autism event raised $140,212 on Saturday, 7/23 at the South Point Hotel and Casino!! Co-Host, Mike McQuiston with Carpenter: “It was another great event for the Autism charities!” The cumulative total of all 14 years of fundraising now stands at $1,153,547!!! Special thanks go out to all the sponsors, players, celebrities and professional poker players that helped this year. Founder Doug Krinsky would also like to thank all the Co-Hosts for their on going support of the cause and event every year as well as the South Point team for hosting us!
American Idol star William Hung won the poker tournament, with other celebrities attending and playing to support the cause. “Thank you to all the players for their great support of the event and the cause,” Founder Doug Krinsky said. Co-Host Karina Jett talked about the night, “It was another incredible night for our cause as we created awareness and raised a ton of money to help the families.”
The 5 Autism charities to receive $24,089 each from the 2022 event will be: Learning 4 Life Farm, The Sharon Sigesmund Pierce & Stephen Pierce Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Touro University Nevada, Stockhands Horses For Healing, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio, and Autism Speaks. Founder Krinsky would also like to thank all the Co-Hosts, as they volunteer their time. Co-Hosts include: Joey Amato – Rock N Roll City Mattress, Stuart Carlitz – Bedding Industries Of America, Randy Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Nick Hrkman – Southerland Sleep, Karina Jett – KW Jett Real Estate Team, Doug Krinsky – Brooklyn Bedding, Mike McQuiston - Carpenter, Anthony Mehran – Huffman Koos Furniture, Allen Parvizian – APJL Consulting, Myra Stone – Independent Representative, David Wachendorfer – Intellibed, Jerry Williams – Retail Service Systems Inc.
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in 1 in 45 children in the United States according to the CDC!! The Co-Hosts are committed to helping the families and individuals impacted by Autism in any way they can."