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Summer of Poker Runs

Based on this year’s poker run season, which is only just beginning, the question I asked in last year’s column—Are Poker Runs a Thing of the Past?—has been answered. Not even close.

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John Woodruff, shown driving his 48-foot MTI Windship at last year’s Pirates of Lanier Poker Run, is expecting to raise even more money for charity at this year’s event. Photo by Jeff Gerardi/FreezeFrameVideo.net

In the past week alone, my fellow OffShoreOnly.com columnist and partner at speedonthewater.com Matt Trulio and I have reported on several poker runs. There were wrap-ups from two safe, fun and successful runs—the Smith Mountain Lake Poker Run in Virginia and the Long Island Stampede Poker Run in New York hosted by the National Power Boat Association.

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