Located in the heart of world-famous downtown Las Vegas, The Gold Spike Hotel & Casino, is set to host Cruisin 4 Hope Poker Run and Brewfest on Saturday, June 16 to benefit Hopelink of Southern Nevada. Known as “the friendliest casino in Vegas,” the Gold Spike will serve as the end point for the five-stop poker run and will be the site of the Brewfest and other festivities.




Tickets to both events may be purchased in advance online beginning May 25 with a secure shopping cart at www.cruisin4hope.com for $40. To participate solely in the Poker Run it is $30 per person. Advance tickets for the Brewfest only are available for $25 per person or $30 at the door for those visiting from out of town. Locals and guests of the Gold Spike can get entry to the Brewfest for $25 the day of the event.




Registration and check-in for the Crusin 4 Hope Poker Run begins the day of the event between 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. at Kiss Monster Mini Golf Course at (Paradise and Harmon).  The Poker Run will start at 11 a.m.




The Cruisin 4 Hope Poker Run will have participants visit five checkpoints between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., drawing a playing card at each one. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run. Winners will be announced at The Gold Spike at 4 p.m. Participants will be collecting their five cards at the following locations:




Kiss Mini Golf




O School Choppers




Mr. D’s Sportsbar & Grill




Whiskey Dick’s




Gold Spike




To keep the fun going, The Gold Spike will host a Brewfest from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m., featuring a minimum of 15 beers to sample. In addition, there will be food trucks and Southern Rock music supplied by DJ Lee from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and live from Cletus and the Mexican Sweat from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.  




Enjoy a sampling of unlimited beers and a number of activities and contests during the event including Beer Pong and a Tattoo Contest for the Good, the Bad and the Regretted, as well as a number of raffles.




A portion of the proceeds from the Cruisin 4 Hope Poker Run and BrewFest will benefit HopeLink of Southern Nevada whose mission is to build a better community by preventing homelessness, keeping families intact, and promoting self-sufficiency.