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January 27th, 2021
Leverick Bay Poker Run founder Nick R. Willis has passed

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The boating community and the many fans of the popular Leverick Bay Poker Run have been thrown into a state of mourning with the news that the event founder, Nick R. Willis, has died.

May 8th, 2018
Residents & visitors ‘ecstatic’ for 2018 Leverick Bay Poker Run

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – On Memorial Weekend, May 27, 2018, hundreds of powerboats will take part in the 17th annual Leverick Bay Poker Run which will see more than 250 boats from Puerto Rico, Miami and the [US] Virgin Islands.

July 12th, 2016
Talk show host repeats call for safety @ sea after fatal boating accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite being verbally abused by an irate caller on live television after calling for more safety measures to be taken during the annual Leverick Bay Poker Run, co-host of the ‘Speak Your Mind’ show Mr John Lewis lamented that a life was since lost in a boating accident and said he was not going to shut up until his message was clear.

June 6th, 2016
John Lewis slams lack of safety @ Poker Run

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr John Lewis has slammed what he has described as reckless behaviour during this year's Leverick Bay Poker Run which took place on Sunday May 29, 2016.

May 18th, 2015
Theft of boat parts on the rise- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are encouraging boat owners to ensure there is security around their vessels and around areas where engines are kept as there has been a rise in theft of boat parts.

May 26th, 2014
Mr NICE GUY blazed Poker Run fashion show

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The action of Poker Run 2014 went from the waters to the catwalk on the frontage of the Resort’s Restaurant where ‘Mr NICE GUY’ took on the fashion show which was said to be one of the hottest ever.

May 26th, 2014
UPDATE: 38 Top Gun steering broke causing collision - Nick Willis

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Nick Willis, the owner of the Leverick Bay Resort, said it was a broken steering mechanism on the boat 38 Top Gun that resulted in yesterday’s (May 25, 2014) crash at the Poker Run.

May 13th, 2014
UPDATE: Land title delay affecting loan chances - Osborne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government officials are being accused of foot dragging by businessman and local entrepreneur Devon U. Osborne who has not been able to get the necessary documentation for a portion of land purchased nearly four years ago.

June 5th, 2013
What’s legal about Poker Run?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Once again residents of the Virgin Islands have raised concerns about sports and games which they consider to be deeply consumed in gambling and since gambling is illegal in the Territory the view is that Poker Run should not be supported by Government.

May 26th, 2013
Anticipation high for 2013 Leverick Bay Poker Run

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – What is being described as the most anticipated nautical event of the year, the Leverick Bay Poker Run 2013 is expected to be the largest ever, at least in the view of those expected to be a part of the activity.

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