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Casino Night Returns to WSC

Posted: Apr 12 2017

WILLISTON, N.D. -  Teton Athletics will bring the Wild West to Williston State College for its ninth annual Casino Night on Friday, April 21. The Well will become a western saloon and Teton Athletics will raise money from dining, entertainment, auctions, and its annual truck raffle to help support the growth of the athletic department for the next calendar year.

Beginning at 6:00 p.m., guests can enjoy light appetizers and casino-style games like blackjack, roulette, and craps. A gourmet buffet dinner will be served at 7pm by The Williston Grill, followed by live and silent auctions and the 2017 truck raffle. Top prizes for the raffle include a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, a 2016 Honda Pioneer, and a 2017 Honda CRF50F Motorcycle.   Auction Items this year include Signed Carson Wentz Eagles jersey, NBA MVP Steph Curry signed basketball, Signed guitars by Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, the Eagles, Rolling Stones Drumhead, and Johnny Cash Signed record albums. Vacation packages include Wrigley Field rooftop experience, New York Broadway weekend, New Orleans package and more.

"Casino Night is an integral part of the successful advancement of Teton Athletics," Dan Artamenko, Athletic Director at Williston State College, explained. "All funds raised through the event are applied directly to the students for the next year and build upon the successes of the students."

Individual tickets are $50 and include appetizers, a buffet dinner, and $20 in Teton Money. A party of eight can reserve a VIP table for $500. With the VIP table package, guests will receive appetizers, a buffet dinner, $20 in Teton Money per person, preferred priority seating, a bottle of wine for the table, and a specific Teton athlete as their server. VIP tables can accommodate more than eight if necessary, with additional people being added to a VIP table for $65 per person.

Seating for Casino Night is limited, so ordering tickets early is recommended to reserve a spot at this very popular Williston event. To order tickets, please call Kate Christensen in the Athletics Office at 701.774.4589.

"We still have a few tables open and we want to fill the event because it showcases the student-athletes.  If you have ever thought about coming, this year would be a great time to check it out.  I guarantee you will have a good time," Artamenko stated when asked of how the community can help support the Tetons. "It's a great way to get to know the students that put so much of their time and energy into this community.  Many of our athletes find their way back to town after they complete their education."  

For more information about Teton Athletics' Casino Night, please contact Dan Artamenko at 701.774.4546 or
For any information regarding WSC, please visit,
call 1.888.863.9455, or stop by 1410 University Avenue, Williston, ND.

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