Entertainment Editor

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida is hosting its 6th annual Casino Night and Poker Tournament with a goal to raise $105,000 to benefit the foundation’s mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. 

The 2018 Casino Night and Poker Tournament welcomes guests to try their luck at poker, blackjack and roulette, while having the chance to win some silent auction items and raffle prizes. 

Perks of the night include: an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, plenty of casino games, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, raffle prizes, plus a wine pull. 

Admission to the casino games is $100 per guest, which includes $5,000 in casino money, one raffle ticket, food and beverage. The casino money can be used for games such as blackjack, craps, roulette and slot machines. Admission to the poker tournament is also $100, and includes allowance to participate in the poker tournament, $1,000 in casino money, plus one raffle ticket, food and beverage.

The fundraiser event will take place on Nov. 8, beginning 6:30 p.m., at Fields BMW in Winter Park. 

For more information, visit MakeAWishCasino Night.com

 

About Make-A-Wish

Since its inception in 1994, Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida has granted more than 6,120 wishes. The average cost of one wish is $8,000. Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida has a goal to grant 230 wishes in the 2018 fiscal year.