Casino events

Fundraising for the Men’s Basketball Casino Night is scheduled for Nov. 5

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Purdue Fort Wayne Men’s Basketball Program has announced the date for the annual “An Evening with Mastodon Basketball Casino Night” program fundraiser presented by Palmer Retirement Consulting. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, November 5 at the Fort Wayne Country Club.

“An Evening with Mastodon Basketball” will begin with a cocktail reception from 6-7 p.m. and the main event from 7-10 p.m. There will be big appetizers and an opportunity to meet men’s basketball staff and student-athletes. The packages include markers for the gaming tables, which will include poker, blackjack, roulette and craps. There will also be several televisions showing the evening’s college football games, a live band, a photo booth and a 360 video camera.

Additionally, there will be auctions to help raise funds for the basketball program. Auction items will include a luxury box at Churchill Downs, VIP Harlem Globetrotters Experience, VIP US Open, NBA Officials Game Experience and ESPN Experience as well as tickets to the NCAA Final Four in Houston. The auction will also include tickets to NFL, NBA and MLB games. Golf packages and autograph memorabilia will also be available in the auction. The jerseys worn from Indiana’s two-game winning streak will also be auctioned off.

~Feel the rumble~