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Calder charity tournament helps dog rescue group


Studz Poker Club at Calder Casino & Race Course is hosting a charity tournament at 2 p.m. Sunday to benefit South Florida Recycled Dog Rescue, Inc.

The organization is a Florida not-for-profit "dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of South Florida's high-kill shelter dogs," the flyer says.

Buy-in is $60. Money from the tournament will go toward rescue and care of the dogs.

For more info on the charity, which serves Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, contact Kari Simeone at kari@sflcdr.com or 561-235-6356. More info on the poker tournament at SFLRdr.com.

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NICK SORTAL began playing 3-card "gut" and "Indian poker" on high school band trips, moved on to "night baseball" and "pass the trash" during a Dr. Pepper-infused midnight game in the 1980s at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, and now play in a regular neighborhood Hold 'Em game in Plantation. I have been given the assignment of writing about the gambling life in South Florida casinos for the Sun-Sentinel...which means sitting around watching poker on TV now counts as research.
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