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Casino Night Kicks Off Fundraising for the 2016 Gay Softball World Series



Fair Market in East Austin will play host to Casino Night on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015 starting at 7 PM as a benefit for the upcoming NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series Games to be held in Austin in the summer of 2016. This event is presented by World Series Partner Oilcan Harry’s, Tropicana, and Nationwide. Attendees will start off with $2,500 in casino chips that they can try their luck at playing black jack, craps or roulette, while sipping on a signature cocktail. At the end of the night, attendees can use their winnings to bid on several auction items, including roundtrip airfare for two to Las Vegas.

Tickets are $25 and available in advance online as well as at Oilcan Harry’s Rain on 4th, the Iron Bear and Package Menswear/Tapelenders Austin. Tickets will also be available at the door.

All money raised will benefit the 2016 NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series Games to be held in Austin, Texas August 15-20, 2016, marking the 40th anniversary of the NAGAAA Softball World Series. The games will bring 150-200 teams from across the United States and Canada for 5 days of festivities and games. Any excess funds remaining after the games will be distributed to LGBTQ organizations in the Austin area. More information about the 2016 GSWS Games can be found online at

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Casino Night

Try your luck on Friday, October 16 at Casino Night and help the 2016 NAGAA Gay Softball World Series raise some money for next year’s games. Tickets are $25 and gets you $2,500 worth of casino chips. Try your hand at black jack, craps or roulette. Use your winnings at the end of the night to bid on auction prizes, including the top prize — roundtrip airfare for two to Las Vegas (with two weeks advanced booking). Fair Market, 1100 E. 5th St., Austin TX 78702. Friday, October 16, 2015. 7 PM. $25.

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Chase is the founder and Creative Director of, former host and Executive Producer of OutCast Austin, an award-winning LGBT weekly radio program on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin. In 2011, he was named the Critics Pick for 'Most Gaybiquitous' in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin. In 2012, CultureMap Austin named him one of Austin's Top LGBT bloggers and he received the AGLCC's Chamber Award for Social Media Diva.

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