Ben Affleck Hosting Online Celebrity Poker Game for Coronavirus Relief

April 11, 2020
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Ben Affleck is rounding up his fellow celebrity card sharks to do some good.

The 47-year-old is hosting a virtual poker game alongside some of his A-list pals to raise money for people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

"The Way Back "actor is working with domestic hunger relief charity Feeding America to coordinate the event. 100% of proceeds will go toward helping those struggling with hunger amid the spread of COVID-19.

Joining Affleck on Saturday will be Tom Brady, Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Adam Levine, Adam Sandler, Jon Hamm and Sarah Silverman.

Fans can watch along on Twitch starting at 11am PT.

Also scheduled to participate are Jason Bateman, Bryan Cranston, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith and Cheryl Hines.

The game will be hosted by professional poker commentators Justin Kelly and Michael Loncar.

According to Affleck, the event has already raised one million dollars.

“Excited to announce that I have joined forces with @FeedingAmerica, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to raise money for folks who need it most,” Affleck wrote on Instagram.

“We’ve already raised over $1 million, with 100% of proceeds benefiting Feeding America. Right now, their work is more critical than ever before so I hope you’ll be able to join us and watch along.”

Not listed as a participant is Affleck’s rumored girlfriend, actress Ana de Armas.

Although neither has officially commented on their relationship, the 31-year-old has been spotted out with Affleck on multiple occasions.

The “Knives Out” starlet has been linked to the father of three since working together on the upcoming thriller “Deep Water.”

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