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Poker tourney to raise money for slain deputy’s family

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on March 6, 2010 at 8:59 am with No Comments »
March 6, 2010 5:35 pm

Local law enforcement officers are organizing a Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament in honor of a slain Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy.

The tourney is Saturday, March 13 at the Puyallup Elks Lodge, 314 – 27th St. N.E., in Puyallup. Proceeds will go to the family of Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Kent Mundell, who was shot Dec. 21 after responding to a domestic violence call. He died of his injuries a week later.

The buy-in for the tournament is $75. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted, according to a flier for the event. “Unlimited re-buys available,” the flier states.

The night of the tournament, there will be a social hour and dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. The tournament begins at 6.

Tickets are available in advance at the Puyallup Police Department, 311 W. Pioneer, Puyallup police detective Adam Kleffman said.

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