Horsemen's Texas Hold'Em Tournament to Benefit Race for Education
Updated: Wednesday, November 2, 2005 11:43 AM
Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2005 11:43 AM
The Race For Education and Operation Read will hold the third no-limit Horsemen's Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament Nov. 12, at The Campbell House Inn in Lexington.
Players in the $500/seat tournament will compete for cash prizes, including $5,000 for first prize, $3,000 for second and $2,000 for third. Prizes will be awarded through 10th place, for a total of $14,500 (based on a minimum of 75 players).
Registration begins at 7 p.m., with play starting at 8 p.m. Three buy-backs at $150 apiece will be available.
A limited number of tickets for spectators will be available at $50 per person. The entry fee includes cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
Sponsors of the tournament include: Blood-Horse Publications, Thoroughbred Times, Fifth Third Bank, Leprechaun Racing, DTS Bloodstock, KESMARC, and Z-Rock 103 FM.
Celebrity guest players include retired Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron, Lexington Horsemen quarterback Dusty Bonner and Z-Rock 103 DJ Fish. Members of the University of Kentucky chapter of the Sigma Epsilon fraternity are volunteering as dealers for the evening.
For more information or to reserve a seat, contact The Race For Education at (859) 252-8648.
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