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Lyndon Sno-Cruiser Annual Poker Run

February 17, 2018

Rules of the Poker Run

1. Start at any participating stop listed below and pay $5.00 per hand played. Play as many hands as you would like. You will be given a 3X5 card for each hand. You will write your name and phone number on each card and draw your first card for each hand. the agent will mark the 1st card drawn for each hand on the 3X5 card(s).


2. Go to 4 more stops. At each stop, you will present one of your 3X5 cards and then draw from a deck of cards. The agent will mark the card drawn on the 3X5 card and sign the card. Continue to draw one card for each 3X5 card by presenting the 3X5 card first and then drawing from the deck of cards.


3. After 5 draws, you can turn in your hand at the last stop or choose to do an extra draw (*see below). All hands must be turned in by 5:00PM.


4. Prizes will be awarded at Everybuddys Casual Dining at 7:30PM or when the winner has been determined. You must be present to win prizes - prizes will NOT be mailed.



***Extra Draw Option: At Every Buddy's Casual Dining in Lyndonville, one additional card can be drawn for each 3X5 card at a cost of $2.00 and substituted for any one of the 5 cards already drawn. If the participant is playing multiple hands, the participant must identify the 3X5 card for which the extra card is being drawn prior to drawing the card. No changes are allowed after the card is drawn.


Enjoy Happy Hour from 5:00pm to 7:30pm at Every Buddy's Casual Dining.

Prizes will be awarded at 7:30pm.

Participating Stops
1. Nick's Gas 'N Go
Lyndonville, VT
2. Wheelock Store
Wheelock, VT
3. Wildflower Inn
Lyndon, VT
4. Burke Publick House
East Burke, VT
5. NEK Country Store East Burke, VT
6. East Burke Market
East Burke, VT
7. The Gap
Westmore, VT
8. Mike's Gas & Redemption
West Burke, VT
9. K T Ray's on the Pond
Island Pond, VT
10. Lakefront Express Mart
Island Pond, VT




1st place prize - $400 Cash


2nd-5th place prizes will also be awarded


Location: Lyndon and Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-754-9385

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