Travis Schumaker from Fergus Falls wins $10,000 HPT Dream Package!

Minnesota FPN player wins $10,000 HPT Dream PackagePlayers who enjoy poker nights hosted at Mable Murhpy’s and Z103 Bar & Grill in Fergus Falls have reason to be excited as one of their own, Travis Schumaker, was crowned National Champion after winning the Free Poker Network national final at the Stratosphere Casino in Las Vegas. Schumaker earned a $10,000 Heartland Poker Tour “Dream Package”, consisting of $2,000 cash, three (3) Heartland Poker Tour main event buy-ins, and airfare/hotel accommodations. Travis ran deep in the HPT Stratosphere event and cashed $7,702 for 15th place.

The great state of Minnesota is the largest region in the league!

Chad Rohloff Wins April 1st FPN Online

Chad Rohloff who plays out of the Morris, MN area at Buddies Bar has qualified for the Ultimate Poker Fantasy National Championship on June 7th.  Chad won the FPN 1st of the month FPN Online tournament on April 1st.  (Make sure to use up your gamecards!)  Chad has been playing in the league since 2008 and this is the second time Chad has qualified for Nationals as just did it last last promotion too.  We will see you in Vegas again soon Chad!

Jacob Rikhns Wins 2 Pair Drawing

Jacob Rikhns who plays in the FM area and lives in Moorhead, MN was the lucky winner this month in the 2 pair or better drawing.  Jacob scratched off a straight 4-5-6-7-8 with a pair of queens to boot to get entered.  Jacob has now qualified for the National Championship this summer.  Coming along with Jacob, is Ernest Evans who was the Feb 1st Online winner.  Ernest hails from Brentwood, CA.

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Local Coverage

Nice article from Detroit Lakes Online about the league: Poker Night is Popular at Area Bars

Troy Demann Wins Jan 1st FPN Online

Troy DemannTroy Demann from Dundas, MN recently won the FPN monthly online tournament on New Years Day.  For his win Troy has now qualified for the National Championship this summer in sunny Las Vegas.  Congratulations Troy!

 

 

21 Qualify for Nationals from Minnesota, Including Husband-Wife

IMG 8636-eThousands of hands of poker were played over the Spring and Summer sessions to determine the top league players in Minnesota for the HPT Dream Package promotion. After the regional playoff round, a total of 227 players had qualified for the state final at Shooting Star Casino looking to qualify for one of the 20 (plus 1) seats up for grabs for the exclusive national final. The day was filled with lots of great poker including the main tournament as well as a 2nd chance side tournament for a last chance qualifier.

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Minnesota Tradition Continues

  • This year 39 Minnesota players won a World Series of Poker buy-in!!!
  • A whopping ninety (90) WSOP buy-ins including five (5) $10,000 Main Event seats have been awarded to Minnesota players in the league!
  • Over $328,865 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 in major prizes only!!!

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