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Ennis Lions Poker Tournament


Ennis, Montana – The Ennis Lions Club hosted its highly anticipated annual Poker Tournament on Sunday, February 4th, with an impressive turnout of 24 skilled poker players vying for victory and contributing to a worthy cause. The event, held at the Silver Dollar, was a resounding success, with participants from near and far converging for an exciting day of cards and camaraderie.

Shaun Vetter of Belgrade emerged as the champion of the tournament, showcasing exceptional skill and strategy throughout the competition. Local pride was evident as Ennis-based players secured 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places, highlighting the strong poker talent within the community.

The Ennis Lions Poker Tournament was not only an opportunity for friendly competition but also a platform for fundraising efforts benefiting local initiatives. Through a combination of entry fees, generous donations, and a lively silent auction featuring an array of enticing items, the event raised nearly $7000 in total.

“We are thrilled by the overwhelming support and enthusiasm shown by our community and sponsors for this year’s Poker Tournament,” said Lion Bernie Oglietti of the Ennis Lions Club. “The funds raised will enable us to continue our important work in supporting local causes and initiatives that make a tangible difference in the lives of Ennis residents.”

The success of the tournament would not have been possible without the generous contributions and support of numerous local businesses, as well as the dedication of the participants who made the event a memorable one. The Ennis Lions Club extends its heartfelt gratitude to all sponsors, players, volunteers, and attendees who helped make this event a resounding success.

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