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Minute Maid Park turns into a casino as Jewish young professionals party hard for a cause

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News, Shelby, Lindsy Steinberg and Marc Eichenbaum, January 2014
Boots & Bets Chairs Lindsy Steinberg and Marc Eichenbaum. Photo by Elisheva Golani
News, Shelby, Adam Brand and Maya Kreisman, January 2014
 Adam Brand and Maya Kreisman at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1790 Erin Finger Kaplan, from left, Alexandra Yudelevich, Rachel Abbott and Amy Margolin at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Erin Finger Kaplan, from left, Alexandra Yudelevich, Rachel Abbott and Amy Margolin at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1948 Brad Wolf, left, and Isaac Malca at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Brad Wolf, left, and Isaac Malca at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1749 Rachel Wright and Levi Strauss at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Rachel Wright and Levi Strauss at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1828 Adriel Resh, left, and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Adriel Resh, left, and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1744 Karen Nudelman, from left, Batami Baskin, Steve Simon and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Karen Nudelman, from left, Batami Baskin, Steve Simon and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1716 Julianne Levine, from left, Sarah Weingarden and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Julianne Levine, from left, Sarah Weingarden and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
News, Shelby, Julie Rubenstein, Stuart Blumberg
Julie Rubenstein and Stuart Blumberg at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1698 Ilyse Kornblau and Andrew Hagen at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Ilyse Kornblau and Andrew Hagen at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1638 Devorah and Johnny Ouzzan at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Devorah and Johnny Ouzzan at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1752 Kevin and Deborah Metter at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Kevin and Deborah Metter at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
1620 NAME and Aaron Ashton at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
Aaron Ashton and friend at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night. Photo by Elisheva Golani
News, Shelby, Lindsy Steinberg and Marc Eichenbaum, January 2014
News, Shelby, Adam Brand and Maya Kreisman, January 2014
1790 Erin Finger Kaplan, from left, Alexandra Yudelevich, Rachel Abbott and Amy Margolin at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1948 Brad Wolf, left, and Isaac Malca at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1749 Rachel Wright and Levi Strauss at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1828 Adriel Resh, left, and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1744 Karen Nudelman, from left, Batami Baskin, Steve Simon and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1716 Julianne Levine, from left, Sarah Weingarden and Andrea Starkschall at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
News, Shelby, Julie Rubenstein, Stuart Blumberg
1698 Ilyse Kornblau and Andrew Hagen at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1638 Devorah and Johnny Ouzzan at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1752 Kevin and Deborah Metter at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014
1620 NAME and Aaron Ashton at the Jewish Federation Young Adult Casino Night February 2014

What: The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston's Jerome Robinson Family Young Adult Division "Boots & Bets" casino night.

Where: In the Diamond Club at Minute Maid Park.

The 411: More than 300 young adults, dressed in Texas cocktail attire, tried their luck at blackjack, roulette and craps. Rather than winning cash, raffle tickets were the prizes that were then cashed in at a raffle held at night's end. Jenny Tavor Custom Catering provided the buffet of kosher Southern food and, at midnight, breakfast tacos. Proceeds benefit the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign, which supports Jewish groups in Houston, Israel and around the world. The event was chaired by Lindsy Steinberg and Marc Eichenbaum.

Who: Partygoers included Rachel Wright, Levi Strauss, Deborah and Kevin Metter, Aaron Ashton, Erin Finger Kaplan, Alexandra Yudelevich, Adriel Resh, Julie Rubenstein, Brad Wolf, Rachel Abbott, Stuart Blumberg, Amy Margolin and Isaac Malca.

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