The Big Bet For Kids


“The Big Bet” a Casino Night AND Texas Hold ‘Em style poker tournament to raise money for our impactful programming in Northwest Arkansas. Join us for a fun-filled night of games, appetizers, and an open bar of beer, wine, and spirits to help us “Bet Big For Youth Mentorship”.

This event will be a 2 part event featuring a Texas Hold Em’ Poker Tournament with multiple rounds available and table advancement AND a casino party. The casino will feature Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, and other fun games with professional dealers. Both events have fantastic prizes! Exchange your casino winnings into raffle tickets for a chance to win the prizes. Non-cash prizes will be offered to the top 9 Poker players.

All proceeds go to our mentoring services, which are provided free of cost to all Bigs, Littles, and families in our program. 100% of funds raised in NWA stay local to support Bigs and Littles in Benton and Washington Counties.

Individual online tickets are $75 for casino games and $100 for the poker tournament through March 27th. All tickets include entry to the tournament/ casino, food, open bar, and lots of fun! Prices will go up to $100-$125 on March 28th. Tickets are also available at the door. To purchase tickets please visit this link:

Sponsor The Event

We are expecting 75 – 100 poker players at this event who will see your logo on all marketing materials!

What is included? Sponsorships start at $1,000 and will include complimentary tickets, logo recognition at the event and on the BBBS website. (Sponsors can participate as entities or as groups of colleagues or friends). For more info or to request a sponsorship, please contact Brooke Allen, Director of Development,