Our branch loves poker!
We have 7 different poker groups, all with 7-8 regular members plus some subs. One group meet during daytime hours and the rest meet in the evening. Each group meets once a month on a designated Tues. Wed. or Thurs. Most have a brief meal and play for about 3 hours.
We start new groups whenever we get enough interested players.
Looking for some card playing fun. Ante up!
The First Tuesday Poker Group
This group has existed for over 15 years and meets at Eskatron Village Game room, Barton Road, and Douglas Blvd, at 6:30 PM. We “buy-in” for $15 and play .25 bets/3 raise limits. We play dealers choice games, Omaha, 727, 7 card stud, Texas Hold’em are typical. Players bring their own drinks and snacks. We do not have a substitute list but anyone interested in playing is encouraged to call our coordinator, Dick Knox at 7834664.
The 2nd Thursday Poker Group
This group has existed for over 10 years and meets at Eskatron Village Game room, Barton Road, and Douglas Blvd. at 6:30 PM. We “buy-in” for $15 and play .25 bets/3 raise limits. We play dealers choice games, Omaha,727,7 card stud, Texas Hold’em are typical. Players bring their own drinks and snacks. We do not have a substitute list but anyone interested in playing is encouraged to call our coordinator, Dick Knox at 7834664.
First Wednesday Poker Group:
Our poker group meets on the first Wednesday night each month. We rotate hosting among the regular players. We meet at 6:30 for a meal and play cards from 7 to 10 pm. It is the host’s responsibility to provide the food and drinks for everyone. We play a great variety of games including traditional games such as 7 card stud and Omaha. We also play some more complicated games such as 5-2-2-1, Vermont, Contiguity, and Red and Black. Some consider these to be rather wild games, but they are played without any wild cards. We have a fifty cent limit with three raises. If you are a player who is looking for a challenge and something beyond the basics, you would enjoy playing with us. Please contact Tom Whalen 259-4346 if you would like to try out our group as a substitute.
Third Thursday Poker Group
SIR’s Branch 98 — Regular Members: Jim Carroll—John McCroy–Dick Knox–Carlos Ramirez–Tom Whalen–John Winger–John Conger, Co-ordinator
Regular Members: Jim Carroll—John McCroy–Dick Knox–Carlos Ramirez–Tom Whalen–John Winger–John Conger, Co-ordinator
Subs: Bill Hammond–Jim Gragg–Mark Stuart–Bob Zimmerman
Time: 6pm-9pm Arrive 5:30pm for food/drink/social time.
Buy-In $15 — chips are 25 cents each — 50 cents max bet — 3 raises.
Host home rotation by last name alphabet—Host is responsible for communication to players. Must have 6 players to play.
Host provides Food: At least one hot entree (Pizza, chicken, etc) snacks, dessert (cake, cookies, etc)
The host provides Beverages.Beer–Wine–Soda–Water
No game in December–Merry Christmas!
We are a compatible, fun group!
Fourth Wednesday Poker
This group has been playing together for about 8 years. We gather at one member’s home on the evening of the fourth Wednesday of the month, except for November and December. The evenings’ host supplies beverages (beer, wine, soft drinks) and light appetizers for the group. We play from 6:30 until 10:00. The traditional games we play are various versions of stud poker (5, 6 & 7 card variants) & 5 card draw. We also play some Omaha, Vermont, 5-2-2-1, Criss-cross, Chicago, No-peek, 5 1/2 – 21, 7 – 27 among others. The game selection is dealer’s choice, but we don’t do wildcards, and if you’re not comfortable with the game you can sit-out the hand. It’s a friendly game with a $10 buy-in, 25 cent ante, 50 cent limit and a max of 3 raises. We have a full complement of 8 regular players, but do maintain a subs list in case a regular player is unavailable. If you’d like additional info on our group give Pete Morelli a call.