Join in Santa Monica Police Activities League’s 3rd Annual Poker Tournament to benefit Santa Monica youth on Saturday, September 18 beginning with check-in, dinner and bar at 5 p.m., poker lessons at 5:30 p.m., and the official first hand dealt at 6 p.m. The benefit poker night will take place at the Santa Monica Moose Lodge at 1600 Ocean Park Blvd.

Getting started is easy with a $125 buy-in that includes $2,000 in chips, dinner and a drink ticket. There are $50 re-buys available until the first break. Non-player entry is just $50 that includes dinner and a drink. Poker players and guests must be over 21 and can register at or for more information, please call 310-458-8988.

“PAL’s Poker Night is the real deal to raise much-needed funds for Santa Monica Youth,” says Eula Fritz, Director at Santa Monica Police Activities League. “Players and guests get the opportunity to have a fun night out that benefits PAL kids. Everyone is a winner with the PAL Poker Tournament.”

A variety of prizes are being offered at the PAL Poker Tournament along with a delicious dinner, desserts and drinks.Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels with Royal Flush at $1,500, Straight Flush at $1,000, Four Aces at $500, Full House at $250, and event signage opportunities at $100. Interested parties can call 310-458-8988 for complete sponsorship details.

 Submitted by Cameron Andrews