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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Sep 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

9th Annual Douglas…

Sep 23 - 23, 2017
Inspired by the legacy of Douglas Redd, iconic visual artist and cofounder of… more

All Souls Con

Sep 23 - 23, 2017
All Souls Con is a nonprofit convention celebrating Deborah Harkness‘s… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Sep 23, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Backyard Grooves

Sep 23, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
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Dance Quarter…

Sep 23 - 23, 2017
Come witness one of India's beloved classical dance forms which is ambassador… more

Dim Sum Brunch at…

Sep 23, 2017
Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s… more

Double Dose

Sep 23, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Magazine St. Art…

Sep 23, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

MUSEUM DAY LIVE!

Sep 23 - 23, 2017
Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by… more

New Orleans Fried…

Sep 23 - 24, 2017
Join us for the 2nd Annual Fried Chicken Festival. The free, outdoor… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 23 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Sep 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

The Historic New…

Sep 23 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The House of Groove

Sep 23, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

Chevron NO/AIDS WALK…

Sep 24 - 24, 2017
NO/AIDS Task Force, now a division of CrescentCare, is in its 28th year of the… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 25, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 25 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Sep 25, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Sep 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN BASIN MARITIME MUSEUM TEXAS HOLD’EM POKER TOURNAMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Sharon Street
(985) 845-9200
giftshop@lpbmm.org

 

On December 7, 2013 the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville LA, will host a Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament, doors will open at 5 PM; tournament play begins at 6 PM until 12 AM. This event will benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. 

The tournament is open to the first 150 players that register. Initial buy-in is $50.00, re-buys and add-ons are optional at $50.00 each. Players that register early, before December 7, will receive a 2013 Wooden Boat Festival poster. All donations to the Museum are tax deductible. Poker Productions LLC will conduct the tournament. Doors open at 5 PM for registration. The top five finishers will receive gift cards in amounts based on a percentage of the initial buy in, 40% for 1st place, 20% for 2nd place, 15% for 3rd place, 10% for 4th place, and 5% for 5th place. Gift baskets will be awarded to the 6th, 7th and 8th place winners.

In conjunction with the Poker Tournament, the Museum will also hold a 50/50 Raffle with the winner announced that evening. A concession stand and bar will be available to the players.

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville is an educational non-profit organization that offers exhibits and unique hands-on educational programs that bring the story of Louisiana's heritage to life. The museum exhibits are open Tuesday through Saturday 10 AM-4 PM and Sunday Noon-4 PM. For additional information call the Maritime Museum at (985) 845-9200 or visit the website at www.lpbmm.org