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Casino Night Highlights Brahmas Weekend Hockey

March 6, 2009 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Fort Worth Brahmas News Release

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (March 6)-From the ice to dice, the Texas Brahmas will begin their weekend full of hockey tonight against the Corpus Christi IceRays before exchanging their skates for suits for the NYTEX Casino Night Friday evening.

Fans in attendance to Friday's 7:05 PM Southeast divisional battle will be treated with $1 Coke night at NYTEX concessions as well as a heated encounter between the Brahmas and IceRays. The Brahmas own the top spot in the division and will look to defenseman Justin Kinnunen who is back from his recall with the San Antonio Rampage (AHL) to increase their home winning streak to 15 games.

Immediately following the game the Brahmas team will be attending Casino Night. The NYTEX Sports Centre is hosting a Casino Night with the casino opening promptly at 9 PM in the Tejas facility. At 10 PM a Texas Hold 'em tournament will begin for those who have a poker face. Food and beverages will be provided by ZuRoma Bar & Grill. Tickets are $40 each (or $25 for the poker tournament ONLY); those interested can register at The evening will be benefitting Tejas Volleyball and Jr. Brahmas hockey.

The Brahmas are also inching closer to the Southeast division title. The team's magic number is seven; any combination of Brahmas wins/Laredo losses totaling seven will give the Brahmas the division championship.

On Saturday the Brahmas will be back in hockey mode and will face the Odessa Jackalopes for a Southern Conference rivalry. Texas currently has the upper hand on the Jackalopes with a seven point lead. Game time is set for 7:05 PM. For ticket information please contact the Brahmas Box Office at (817) 336-4423.

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