All in for a Cure



(l-r) All in for a Cure Co-Chair Troy Gregory, National Board Member Ricardo Salmon, 2019 All in for a Cure Poker Tournament Winner T. Roger White,Jr. and Co-Chair Isaac Khafif.

Photo Credits: Marc S. Levine Photography
A full gallery of event photos can be found here.

All in for a Cure! Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, benefitting the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF), took place on Tuesday, October 29th, at the Grand Havana Room. Over 200 attendees  enjoyed a night of fine wines, spirits and cigars, while taking in breathtaking views of Manhattan and helped to raise over $200,000 for the DRI, a world leader in cure-focused research, with a sole mission to find a biological cure for diabetes.

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation congratulates the 2019 grand prize winner, T. Roger White,Jr. as well as runner up Nick Botta. We also thank co-chairs Samantha Shanken Baker, Jordan Dickstein, Troy Gregory, Isaac Khafif and Ricardo Salmon and our wonderful host committee for their tireless work. 

Warmest thanks to lead sponsors The Gregory Family and Eric Aroesty and the Katz Foundation - Melissa Silver and Rachel & Drew Katz; Marc Taub and Palm Bay International for wines and spirits; Cigar Aficionado and Montecristo for the cigars, and to all of the wonderful event sponsors and supporters who made the evening enjoyable and memorable.

Special Thanks to all of our generous sponsors!

Sky's The Limit
The Gregory Family

Raise The Roof
Eric Aroesty and The Katz Foundation - Melissa Silver and Rachel & Drew Katz

Royal Flush
MKF Realty
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
Leslie & Ricardo Salmon
Holly & David Sherr

Big Blind
The Rubach Family
The Tesser Family
Van Wagner Group, LLC

Big Slick
Domain Capital
Eric Kleiner
Simone and Gregory Lignelli
Denise & Gregory Rosenberg
The Weksler Family

Special thanks to our Gift-In-Kind Sponsors:



For more information, please contact: 
Amy Epstein, Director of Special Events
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
259 W 30th Street, Suite 402
New York, NY 10001
Direct: 646-475-1572
Office: 212-888-2217        






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