Calder TournEvent sends 2 to Vegas

Calder Casino patrons Ira Hartzman of Aventura and Cheryl Stephens of Miami earned trips to Las Vegas and a shot at $1 million.

The pair will participate in the TournEvent of Champions Sept. 28. About 100 casinos held competitions to send customers to the event, with Calder being the only South Florida participant.

Hartzman prevailed in Calder’s eight Saturday slot tournaments ending Aug. 20. He compiled a score of 818,105, winning by just 1,915 points.

The next 399 players returned to Calder on Saturday, which is when Stephens prevailed in four rounds of play.

It’s the fifth annual TournEvent of Champions. Go to or