The couple, who married in secret dual months before Michael competed during a Rio Olympics, hosted a The Giving Back Fund‘s Big Game Big Give luminary poker contest (presented by BBO Poker Tables) in Houston, where they raised over $1 million for a handful of charities.
“We’re going to have some fun and accessible foe in there!” Michael, 31, told PEOPLE before a event. “I’m competitive!”
“My idea is to exist him!” Nicole, 31, told PEOPLE. “I’d be happy.” (While conjunction she nor Michael won, she did conduct to exist him and make it to a final table.)
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In fact, a integrate roughly concluded to a accessible peril before a foe — crook would have to wake adult when their 9-month-old son Boomer does — until Nicole reminded her hubby of his tendency to nap deeply.
“It doesn’t work like that! He sleeps like a rock,” Nicole pronounced of Michael.
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Boomer couldn’t make it to a event, that started during 7 p.m. and lasted for hours. But Michael noted that he routinely gets adult with his immature son, as he tends to be an early riser anyway.
“It’s a satisfactory trade,” Nicole said.
“He’s during home!” pronounced Michael. “We went and watched golf for a small bit in Arizona,we flew down here and afterwards we are streamer back. It’s a good small getaway.”
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Although a integrate certainly missed their son (who has his possess Instagram account!) — they were means to raise money for a good cause.
The contest leader also receives six months of private coaching by World Series of Poker Champion Jamie Gold and a chair during a Main Event of a World Series Poker, a VIP knowledge during a 2017 ESPY Awards and a 2017 Masters.
“There’s no improved approach than for all of us to come here for a good cause,” pronounced Phelps.
- reporting by HEATHER STAIBLE