Poker Run is this Saturday, Aug. 5

The Barren River Lake Poker Run is this Saturday, Aug. 5, to benefit the Friends of Barren River Lake & Park.
The Friends use the funds from the Poker Run to sponsor the annual Trashmaster’s Classic (Sept. 16) and the July 4 fireworks.
Registration for the Poker Run will be at the Barren River Lake State Park beach (Sunset Cove) from 9 a.m. – noon.
Entry is $25 per “hand,” and there is no limit to the number of “hands” that you may play.
Prizes: $500 best hand, second best hand $250, and third best Poker hand will win $100.
Straight five card Poker rules apply.
Participants may travel by water or land to the card checkpoints (Barren River Lake State Park marina, the Peninsula marina, the Narrows marina, the Walnut Creek marina, and the Barren River Lake State Park’s Sunset Cove).
This is not a race.
At 4 p.m., all participants will return their “hands” to the state park beach, where the winners will be announced about 4:15 p.m.
You must be 18 to participate.
In addition, the Friends of Barren River Lake and Park will be have a Pot of Gold raffle at the beach tent. Tickets for the Pot of Gold raffle will be $10 each.
The Friends will also have a raffle for a Yeti Prize Package. Raffle tickets are $5 each. It will given away Saturday.
And, T-shirts will be available for purchase Saturday.

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