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Tampa Bay Poker Run
Florida Powerboat Club proudly presents the 22nd Annual Emerald Coast Poker Run. This is the largest summer poker run in the nation, raising over $150,000 annually, and benefitting several youth organizations. This is one of the most popular events in the Florida Panhandle and is the cornerstone of an entire week of boating fun along the Emerald Coast.
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Emerald Coast Poker Run 2014

Event Dates: August 14-17, 2014
Departure: From Destin to Pensacola checkpoints open from 10am to 5pm
Distance: Full course approx. 120 miles

Download the Registration Form for
Emerald Coast Poker Run 2014
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Five locations. Please call the office. Please note that all reservations are required throuch FPC.


Emerald Grande Resort 10 Harbor Blvd.,
Destin, Florida, USA 32541

Rates: $335+ per night.

Destin West Condos
1320 Miracle Strip Pkwy S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Rates: $150+ per night

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort
1500 Miracle Strip Pkwy S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Rates: $144+ per night


Wednesday: Start of Boat Week, Lucky Ladies Night at Helen Back Cafe
Thursday: Happy Hour at Ramada Beach Resort, Miss Boat Week Bikini Contest at The Swamp Nightclub
Friday: Afternoon Fun Run, Rock The Docks Beach Party
Friday Night: Captains' Party at TBA
Saturday: Poker Run, 10am to 5pm, 10 card stops - Sandestin to Pensacola Beach. Priority beachfront and reserved dockage for registered boats! NEW checkpoints!
Saturday Night: The Big Bash at the Emerald Coast Conference Center Featuring the Emerald Coast Charity Auction. Entertainment, great food.
Sunday: Crab Island Raft Up Party

Event Fee: $650 Includes Captain & Three Crew

Fee Includes:
- All planning for event, including FPC making room and dockage reservations on behalf of attendee.
- A safe, well excecuted poker run event, with official paceboat leading the trip.
- Function passes for Capt and three crew members, for dockside breakfast and Sat night dinner party.
- Poker run hand included, with chance of
winning great prizes.
- Souvenir Poker run tee shirts for capt and crew and (1) DVD. Additional DVD $30

Extra Crew Fee: $100 per person (includes event t-shirt and all necessary function passes. (Please note this does not include an extra poker hand)