Joel Smith Wins $10,000 Main Event Seat and CASHES!!

Joel Smith from the Rockin Horse in Richville MN became the latest FPN National Champ (winning the "Vegas Vacation" promo) and went on to cash over $15,000 in the 2015 WOrld Series of Poker!

Rob Maier is the New National Champion

We also threw a little bonus in for the final table as everyone who made the final table qualified for the next National Championship on June 2nd at the Golden Nugget.  The lucky players at the final table were:

Mike Marek- MN/ND
Mike Sabbia - IL
Matt Loken - MN
Mark Volz - NY
Lori Fuglestad - ND
Michael Gronewold - MN
Mike Mejia - IL
Brian Gurewich - IL

2nd place was Phil Heintz from IL who won a $1,000 poker package and the overall winner and new FPN National Champion is Rob Maier from MN.  Rob won $5,000 cash on the spot and $5,000 worth of tournament buy-ins. Rob plays in the Twin Cities area!

Minnesota Tradition Continues

  • OVer ninety (90) WSOP buy-ins including five (6) $10,000 Main Event seats have been awarded to Minnesota players!
  • Over $338,865 and counting..seats, air/hotel packages, and other bonus prizes have been awarded to Minnesota players since 2005!! This does NOT include prizes given away at nightly events, regional events, and other miscellaneous prizes. This is major prizes only!!!

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