Local Eagles Lodge to host poker tournaments

The Eagles Lodge 823 in Huntington will be host to the World Tavern Poker Tournaments every Saturday, starting Oct. 27.

Tournaments will be held at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The tournaments are free and open to the public to adults 21 years and older. Players can receive an extra poker chip for arriving 30 minutes prior to the start time.

Based on qualification, there are four levels of competition available, Tavern Championship, Tournament of Champions, Regionals and finally, Nationals, which is usually held in either Las Vegas or Atlantic City.

Satellite poker games will be played in between the two tournaments where players that have been eliminated can choose to play for prizes.

Area sponsors that have provided prizes include West Park Skate Center, Subway, McDonald's, Family Video, Pizza Hut, Pizza Junction, Marathon Convenience Center, Huntington Theater, Jolene's Portrait Studio, Papa John's, Tips ‘n' Toes ‘n' Nails, Smart Style Family Hair Salon (inside Walmart), Z-Place Pizza, Applebee's, Monro Muffler and Brake, KFC, Griff's The Cutting Edge, Smoky's BBQ, Red Eye, Anytime Fitness, Rainbow Lanes Bowling, Wings Etc., Johnson Quik Lube, Aaron's, Country Café, Zanesville Auction House and The Eagles Lodge 823 kitchen.

The kitchen and bar will be open during and after these tournaments with daily specials available to everyone.