Poker Rocks!

David Miller -- October 15th, 2007

United Way Charity Poker TournamentOctober 18, 2007You Made It! Paint Your Own Pottery will host a 32-player Texas Hold ‘em-style tournament with prizes donated by RT Computers and Billiards Games & Things to help raise money for the United Way’s 50th anniversary campaign drive. Play begins at 6 pm on Thursday, October 18, and the $10 donation will go to the United Way.

The tournament was organized by the Technology Division of the United Way’s 50th anniversary campaign and are hoping to attract players and businesses that want to be involved in supporting the United Way’s mission to “[improve] lives by mobilizing [the] community to create lasting changes in conditions.Both RT Computers and Billiards Games & Things join You Made It! Paint Your Own Pottery and Midtowne Market as local businesses supporting the event – You Made It! has donated the space to hold the tournament and Midtowne Market has offered to waive delivery charges during the tournament. To enter or for information on helping to sponsor the tournament email Justin Creasy at The first 32 players who contact Justin will be allowed to enter. Donation/buy-in is $10.

9 Responses to “Poker Rocks!”

  1. David Miller says:

    If you’d like to participate, please email Justin or Marcus-see above.

  2. finnegan says:

    Unfortunately, this is the same evening as the immigration doc screening at the CST.

  3. Frank J Witt says:

    Man…6 pm …not a chance although we can see about rounding up something as a donation.

    David, how are those flyers coming along?


  4. Gxeremio says:

    I would love to take part but am already committed for the evening. I hope they will do something else like this again, and get the word out sooner. Have they considered using the PC Ballroom at JMU? I think it could be huge if college kids knew about it. $10 buyin is nothing.

  5. David Miller says:

    The flyers are ready. Thanks again
    6pm does suck for me too, I’m closing early just to accomodate.

    The timing sucks for me too, I’d really prefer to see the documentary that Brent has produced at CST but I had already committed. It’ll be fun though! ps, this is kinda a late announcement by me, but Justin and Marcus have been on the ball with it in many other ways.

    If anyone has prizes that they can donate, we’re still in need. Thanks

  6. John Marr says:


    How’d the tournament go? Just curious.

  7. David Miller says:

    We raised almost $300 for United Way and had a blast doing it. Congratulations to Mark Batten, owner of Luigi’s for his victory!

    ps. let’s not ask how I fared :(

  8. Mark Batten says:

    Had a great time. Thanks Dave and everyone involved.

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