Go Back  Offshoreonly.com > General Discussion > General Boating Discussion
Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!! >

Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!!


Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!!

Old 06-28-2006, 08:07 AM
DaveP's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Toms River, NJ
Posts: 2,737
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default Re: Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!!

Originally Posted by CasinoRunner
The NJPPC is really a first class club, I hope to participate in some of the runs in the future. The hardware seems to be getting more impressive every year.
Thanks for the kudos!

And to just set the record straight - Smitty joined us at our Winter Dinner and that is when he discovered that the dates overlapped. He immediately said he had no idea and he would do his best to move the dates.

As promised he moved the dates but when Haggin came up with the $25k, Haggin wanted the date not to change.

Having been involved in the racing scene before for a long time I totally understand how tough it is to raise money for races and totally understand why the decision was made.

There are NO hard feelings with Smitty or the OPA crew whatsoever. I wish they had they opportunity to race but as many of people from our crew have already said - the ocean was not a fun place to be with the pea soup fog.
DaveP is offline  
Old 06-28-2006, 08:38 PM
OSO Content Provider
Commercial Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Sharkey-Images.com
Posts: 19,720
Received 23 Likes on 14 Posts
Default Re: Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!!

Just to add to Dave's comments.

Haggin of AMF had already had previous commitments with another event out west for the August 26th date.

Without AMF, it just wouldn't be the same. They sponsor something like 9 teams I think...

OPA needed to give a huge impression on the race this year! Mission accomplished! Even though they didn't race, just the sight of the turn out and a few larger boats made a big difference. So much so that Jenks wants the race in August anyway. So I suggested to Smitty to try for August 12th. That would give AMF 2 weeks before they had to go out to the west coast and it wouldn't conflict with our Poker Run on August 5th.
I only hope Jenks will agree to that. Otherwise he may be dissappointed with not having the Platinum Princess and the other BIG boats there for the event....

Digital Photography & Video one BYTE at a time !
SHARKEY-IMAGES is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Poker Runs and Boating Events
06-27-2006 09:46 PM
General Boating Discussion
08-26-2005 05:49 AM
General Boating Discussion
06-29-2004 07:59 AM
General Boating Discussion
06-12-2002 09:39 PM
Shanghied Again
General Boating Discussion
05-31-2002 08:33 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Quick Reply: Atlantic City Poker Run Pics !!!

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.