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A fun scene from last year’s Fish for Life Texa Holdem Fundraiser. Photo: Courtesy of Fish for Life
A fun scene from last year’s Fish for Life Texa Holdem Fundraiser. Photo: Courtesy of Fish for Life

Dana Point Times

The fifth annual Fish for Life/Friends of Rollo fundraising poker tournament is set for 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Dana Point Yacht Club.

The event offers players the chance to compete with more than a dozen NFL and MLB legends, including Rams QB Jim Everett and the Angels’ pitcher Chuck Finley.

Registered players receive a 3/4-day fishing trip from Dana Wharf Sportfishing and final table players will receive a pair of Rainbow sandals. There will be gifts and prizes for first- through fifth-place winners including a three-night stay at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, dinner at the Montage, a one-night stay at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Doheny Beach and many other prizes.

The event will also include blackjack, roulette, appetizers and live music by Not for Profit.

The dress code is casual and the cost is $100 to reserve a seat and $25 general admission for those not playing poker.

Dana Point Yacht Club is located at  24399 Dana Drive in the Dana Point Harbor.

For more information, call 949.285.8819 or visit

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