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17th Annual Martin…

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Alliance Francaise

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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

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BODY ELECTRIC Group…

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Henry Turner Jr. &…

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Mahalia Jackson…

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Maple Leaf Bar…

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Mark Steinmetz: South

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Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Monster Jam

Jan 31 - 31, 2015
Monster Jam returns to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome! A few trucks at this year's… more

Pilates in the…

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Joe Krown Trio feat.…

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Marigny Opera House…

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New Orleans Singer-Songwriter Sarah Quintana began her musical studies in high… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
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Jon Cleary & the…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen. more

17th Annual Martin…

Jan 31 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… 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