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First annual Long Beach, NY Poker Run

written by Mike April 8, 2011

First annual Long Beach, NY Poker Run

Date: Saturday May 14, 2011/Rain Date: Sunday May 15th, 2011

Location: Long Beach, NY

1st Stop – Local Cycles LBNY/Maritime Surf

2nd Stop – Long Beach Skate Park

3rd Stop – Long Beach Surf Shop

4th Stop – Unsound Surf

5th Stop – End of Broadway

BBQ and Prize Give Away 454 East Harrison St.

Time: 11:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $5 donation to participate and receive your poker card, all proceeds will be donated to a Charity to be named

This is an unofficial event.  If questions are asked we are just some friends

getting together for a skate and a BBQ.

NO DRUGS/ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES OF ANY KIND. DRINKING IS BYOB AND YOU MUST BE OF AGE.  PLEASE RESERVE FROM DRINKING UNTIL THE FINAL STOP.

What is a “poker run” anyway?

A poker run is an excuse to meet up, travel, and have a good time at the 5 stops.  IT IS NOT A RACE.  Participants meet at a pre-arranged point, and pick up details of their route and the stops they need to make. Each participant will be given a score card which will be filled in as they progress along the route. At each designated stop, the participants will be dealt a card at random. The card drawn will be recorded on each participant’s score card, and the winner of the event is the participant who makes the best five card poker hand at the end of the run.  A picnic will be held with prizes at the end.

RULES:

* The first thing to stress is that although this is a “run”, there are no prizes for speed – it does not matter who is first to complete the course. It is not a race.

* The winning hand is determined by standard poker hand rankings. You will be dealt a single card at each stop.  The Dealer will mark off your score sheet with the card dealt.  If a duplicate card is drawn the dealer will re-deal from the next card on the deck.  1 Deck of cards per stop will be used.  No Wilds.

* Each participant must have a poker score sheet / card, and this must be filled in by the organizers, not by the participant.

PRIZES:

Prizes for 1st to 10th place

***courtesy of Wank Skateboards

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4 comments

mchristofas April 9, 2011 at 6:51 am

do you have a link to bigger map?

Jenn B April 28, 2011 at 12:43 pm

how do you join this.

Alexander Bogdanov May 10, 2011 at 8:10 pm

Are you aware of a weather report for 5/14 and 5/15 .???? It suppose to rain. Is the event will take place anyway or will be rescheduled? If so for what date?

Alexander Bogdanov May 12, 2011 at 7:13 am

Can you please provide some kind of a hot line number where one could call to make sure the event is not cancelled?

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