Today is the registration deadline for Fort Leonard Wood’s next Texas Hold’em tournament, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Pershing Community Center.
Players can pre-register today for a $25 entry fee. Registration can be completed online at https://leonardwood.armymwr.com, in person at Pershing Community Center or by calling the Installation Wide Events office at 573.596.6913. Same-day entry is $30 at the door.
Derived from traditional poker, Texas Hold’em, players attempt to put together a winning five-card hand, using two cards of their own kept face down, along with the best of five community cards that are revealed in stages.
Players wager at each stage until the hand is concluded.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Play will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and continue until the last hand is dropped.
Prize money awarded will depend on participation.
Players must be ages 18 or older to participate in the tournament.
Future Texas Hold’em tournaments are scheduled for Jan. 24, Feb. 21 and March 20.