N.J. mayors in charity Internet poker tourney

    Mayors from around New Jersey will come to Atlantic City next week to do what some people say politicians love to do best: play with someone else’s money.

    The mayors will face off next Thursday in an online poker tournament to raise money for charity and promote New Jersey’s fledgling internet gambling industry.

    Confirmed participants include Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop; Brick Mayor John Ducey; Freehold Township Mayor David Salkin, and Galloway Township Mayor Don Purdy.

    The tournament will be held in the new poker room at Bally’s Atlantic City.

    The mayors will play before a live audience on computers using Caesars’ World Series of Poker platform.

    The $10,000 prize will go to the charity of the winning mayor’s choice.

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