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!

Ryan Weinzierl Wins Scratch Poker Drawing

Long time league poker player Ryan Weinzierl had his two pair or better card was drawn out recently to qualify him for the National Championship in Las Vegas.  Ryan and his wife have played at Courtney's Comedy Club in Moorhead for quite some time.  Ryan scratched off exactly two pair with a pair of jacks and threes to get qualified.  Congratulations Ryan!

Karmin Miskowic Qualifies for Vegas Vacation

Just recently Karmin Miskowic from Sauk Rapids, MN turned in quad fours on a scratch poker card to be one of the first qualifiers for the current promotion "Vegas Vacation".  Karen can now start making plans to be in Vegas this summer for the Vegas Vacation National Championship.  Congrats!

All in for Africa

FPN is sponsoring 2 bounties in this tourney, Twin Cities rep Robb Butcher and multiple-champion Nels Peterson. The bounty on Robb will be a seat in the upcoming MN State Tourney! Please come out and support this great cause!

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Big Winners to Announce

We recently drew for the September scratch poker drawing and the winner was Jon Clausen from Montivedeo, MN with a straight 3-7.  In case you missed last months winner it was Shelly Cincurak from West Fargo, ND who turned in two pair with 8's and 9's.  The big winner on Sept. 1st on FPN online was James Maupin from Raywick, KY who took down the tournament.  All three players have now qualified for the National Championship which is less than two months away!

Jeff Matzka Turns in a Straight Flush

Jeff-MatzkaJeff Matzka from Wyoming, MN recently turned in a scratch card with a straight flush.  Jeff scratched off the 5-6-7-8-9 of clubs in seven attempts.  Jeff has won entry into the National Championship at the Stratosphere on November 14th along with $200.  Congratulations Jeff!

 

 

 

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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