News and events in the Delaware region.

Delaware suffers a big loss

Lou CapFaithful poker player Lou Cap passed away recently. 

A World War II vet the highlight of his week was playing poker at Matilda's on Wednesday night and showing off the standings page to his co-workers! You will be missed!

 

Will miss Lou Cap's smiling face at Matilda's Wednesday night poker. May he rest in peace.

 

2 New Scratch Poker Winners!

We recently had two more scratch poker cards turned in to get two more poker players qualified for Nationals.  Donald Brady from Wilmington, DE turned in four 8's to get qualified.  Amy Hagen from Morris, MN turned in four 9's to get herself qualified.  Both Donald and Amy have now secured their spots in Las Vegas on Friday, November 14th at the Stratosphere.  Congrats!

The Ladies Represent Delaware

DE-HPT-Champs 350wIn Delaware at Delaware Park Casino and Race Track the ladies took down the state championship.  Rachel Denny and Pat Abney were the two qualifiers from the championship.  Each now have their spot in the National Championship at the Stratosphere in Las Vegas on Nov. 15th and will compete to become the second National Champion from the state.

FPN Loses a Family Member

Frank-CaseyWe are very sad to announce the passing of one of our own FPN family members.  Frank Casey was a passionate poker player and grassroots organizer in Delaware who lost his battle with cancer last week.  We last saw Frank in November during the HPT event and he was in good spirits. Frank was instrumental in setting up the league in the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland areas and working with the Delaware Park. His wife Janet is a former National Champion in 2012.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Janet and we will miss Frank dearly, particularly coming up in a couple weeks for the WSOP national final.

Linda Tutwiler Wins Sept 1st Tournament

On Saturday, September 1st Linda Tutwiler from Elsmere, Delaware who plays at Matilda's Pub won the FPN Online 1st of the month tournament.  Linda was able to outlast 130 other players over Labor Day weekend to win her spot in the Golden Ticket National Championship.  Along with her qualifying spot on December 10th she has also won airfare allowance and a free hotel stay at Harrah's Casino in December.  Congratulations Linda!  Play Online

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