Side Pockets in Blue Springs, 1237 S.W. Missouri 7, will host a poker tournament fundraiser Saturday for Carl “CJ” Gurera, a 26-year-old Blue Springs native who lives in Odessa and is recovering from surgery this week to have a brain tumor removed.

Entry fee for the Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament is $40 and includes a Mexican buffet, or people can get the buffet for $15. People can also donate a new, unwrapped gift for 2- to 4-year-old children and receive $5,000 in bonus chips. Poker tournament registration and the buffet start at 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to sign up for the tournament, call 816-825-1320.