Beyoncé Knowles was in attendance to support her husband Jay Z Shawn Carter Foundation Gala Weekend at the inaugural gala at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino over the weekend in Hollywood, Fla.
The event kicked off on Friday night (November 15) with a high-stakes poker tournament, where Marcelo Claure was crowned winner over Jay and . Yo Gotti He donated his $500,000 in earnings back to the Shawn Carter Foundation.
On Saturday night (November 16), celebrities from various sectors of music, entertainment and sports came together for a night of dinner and drinks, raising a total of $6 million.
Guests enjoyed cocktails courtesy of D’USSE Cognac and Armand de Brignac throughout the evening. There was also a live performance by Alicia Keys.
All proceeds benefited the Shawn Carter Foundation Gala scholarship fund, college prep workshops and bus tours, study abroad opportunities, and community goodwill programs for youth and families in need. She wore a custom Roberto Cavalli gown.