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Englander and Fiesta Furniture Added to Growing List of Ante4Autism Sponsors


Ante4Autism, the annula charity poker tournament that coincides with Las Vegas Market, recently announced that Englander and Fiesta Furniture both signed on as sponsors of the 13th Annual event.  “We welcome both companies to our great group of sponsors this year,” founder Doug Krinsky recently stated. 

“We are less than 3 weeks away from our poker tournament and we expect a great turnout of local players, furniture industry folks, professional poker players and celebrities,” Krinsky went on to say.  Kevyn Major Howard (pictured with Co-Host Karina Jett) is scheduled to appear and play again this year.  Kevyn has been a great supporter of the  cause.

The live auction is back again this year with three vacation getaways. There is a 7 night luxury resort for 2 in Mexico – valued over $4,000. A 7 day, 6 night luxury 3 bedroom condo in the Dominican Republic for up to 6 people – valued over $4,000.  Finally, there is a Tuscany, Italy culinary experience for 2 over 5 nights.  Visit next week for all the details on all 3 vacations. These vacations will be auctioned off after the 4:30 break before the final push to crown a new “Apollo Jett” Grand Champion.

The 13th Annual Ante4autism event has been moved to the South Point Hotel and Casino on Saturday, August 21st at 3 PM. Grandview Lounge will be open for registration at 2 PM, Saturday, 8/21 and the event will begin at 3 PM.  Rebuys and add ons will be permitted until 4:30 PM during the event.  South Point has provided Ante4autism with a very special room rate – $99 + $14 resort fee for Friday, 8/20 and/or Saturday, 8/21.  Code: ANTE4AU – link to South Point rooms:

The buy in for the event will be $200, add ons and rebuys will be allowed for the 1.5 hours of play.  Players can pre-register online at  We encourage players to pre-register to speed up the check in process the day of the event.  The Host Committee would like to thank Jason Sanborn and the team at the South Point Hotel and Casino for their support of our 13th Annual poker tournament and hosting our event during these unusual times!   

The Host Committee also thanked their sponsors: 

  • $25,000 Presenting sponsor – Leggett & Platt,

  • $15,000 Final Table Sponsors – Symbol Mattress/Corsicana Mattress Company,

  • $10,000 Diamond sponsors – Ashley Furniture Industries, Eclipse/Eastman House, Karl & Cathi Glassman, Furniture First National Buying Group, $5,000 Platinum sponsors – Brooklyn Bedding, Symbol Mattress/Corsicana Mattress Company, Planned Furniture Promotions, 

  • $2,500 Gold sponsors – Tietex, Intellibed, Precision Textiles, Big Sandy Superstore,

  • $1,000 Silver Sponsors – Standard Fiber, Janet & Jeffrey Pickett, Roger Magowitz, Coconis Furniture, Myra Stone & Caroline Niccum, Shari Wagner, 

  • $500 Bronze sponsors – Englander, Fiesta Furniture, Englander, Customatic Technologies, David Deye, Jones Nonwovens, Yelco Trucking Inc., Gary Fazio, Colonial LLC Display & Branding Specialist. 

Sponsorships are available and are listed on the web site or potential sponsors can contact Doug Krinsky at  

The 5 Autism charities who will receive all net proceeds from the 13th Ante4autism event are:  Rich Center for Autism, Cincinnati Center for Autism, F.E.A.T. – Families for Effective Autism Treatments of Southern Nevada, National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio and Autism Speaks. 

Founder Krinsky also thanked all the Co-Hosts, as they volunteer their time, Co-Hosts include:  Joey Amato – Rock N Roll City Mattress, Stuart Carlitz – Eclipse/Eastman House, Randy Coconis – Coconis Furniture, Nick Hrkman – Symbol Mattress, Karina Jett – KW Jett Real Estate Team, Doug Krinsky – Brooklyn Bedding, Mike McQuiston, Anthony Mehran – Huffman Koos Furniture, Phil Miner – Symbol Mattress, Allen Parvizian – APJL Consulting, Myra Stone – Independent Representative, David Wachendorfer – Intellibed, Jerry Williams – Retail Service Systems Inc. 

If you would like to sponsor or donate to the 13th Annual Ante4autism event in 2021, go to or email Doug at or call Doug at 614-554-0802.  Players can go on the web site, sign up to play, and sponsors can choose from the 5 levels of sponsorships on the site. 


Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in 1 in 59 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.  

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