Shipwreck Park holds underwater poker tournament in sunken ship

POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Shipwreck Park in Pompano Beach held a different kind of poker tournament, and staying true to their name, it was held in a shipwreck.

The park held the tournament Sunday afternoon aboard the remains of the casino-themed vessel Lady Luck, about a mile off the shore of Pompano Beach.

Qualifying rounds were held online with six finalists winning a free dive trip to compete in the final championship round.

The winner, Jessica Beebe, was crowned the first Lady Luck Underwater Poker Champion. Among a trophy and prizes, Beebe will be the first diver on the Okinawa, which is set to sink on Saturday, Aug. 19.

Copyright 2020 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.