My family grew up around a card table.  My father would get together once a month with a few of my uncles and cousins for a rotating game of standard poker games like 7 Card Stud, 5 card draw, and others.  In 2003 a man named Chris Moneymaker took a $40 online tournament qualifying win and ending up winning the main event at the World Series of Poker for $2.5 Million dollars.  After this event, Texas Hold-Em tournaments became more popular than ever and the poker boom was born.

If you would like to play in a poker tournament, possibly win some money and know that a fair amount of the proceeds will go to a good cause, mark your calendar for this event.

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Oct 15th at 5:30pm.

Event will be held in the Thompson Center on the State Fair Community College Sedalia Campus.
-Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., play begins at 6 p.m., with last in being at 6:45 p.m.
-Texas Hold’Em Style tournament with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd depending on participation.
-Pre-register online to reserve your spot as space is limited!
-$60 to play. Re-Buys are available up until the 1st break on the night of.
-There will be liquor raffles, 50/50 raffle, and a couple of jerseys to be raffled as well.
-Each $10 you spend in raffles gets you more chips for the poker game!
-Beer and wine available for purchase.
-Concession stand food available for purchase, provided by the SFCC Booster Club.
If you wish to pre-register for the event, you can do so HERE.  I am an avid poker player myself, and I think I will be participating.  Hopefully there will be a good turnout.  You can also click HERE for the Facebook event.  If you play, may your cards be live and your pots be monsters!
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