Tournament at Mardi Gras helps school

The ninth annual poker tournament to benefit Scheck Hillel Community School is set for 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Mardi Gras Casino, 831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach.

The Jewish school offers classes starting at early childhood and continuing through grade 12 Jewish school in North Miami Beach.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. and includes dinner and a seat in the Texas Hold ‘Em tournament.

Cost is $200 in advance via www.ehillel.org/poker; poker@ehillel.org; 305.931.2831 x279. It's $250 at the door.


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First prize is listed at $10,000 if the tournament attracts 175 players.