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!

National Champion Rob Maier - Makes Final Table

Reigning National Champion Rob Maier took part of his buy-ins he won this past January and sat down and played in a MSPT event.  The MSPT event is the mid states poker tour and was held in his home area of Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN.  Shakopee is a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul.   There were a total of 526 entrants.  Rob made it all the way to the final table, but was knocked out when his A-K went up against the all time MN all time money leader with over $2.7M in career earnings Blake Bohn's 10-10.  Rob cashed a total of $7,631.  Way to parlay his FPN buy-ins to cold hard cash and represent! 

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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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