News and events from the Nebraska Poker League

NE Poker Player Makes the Paper

The Gothenburg Times had a great article about Joe Shifflett that can be read here. 

Nebraska Sweeps the PA & Scratch Poker Drawing

Nebraska just pulled off the sweep of the Scratch Poker Drawing and Perfect Attendance Drawing.  Matt Heron from the MVP Lounge in Omaha, NE got his name drawn for the perfect attendance drawing.  Living only a shade over 100 miles from Matt, Shane Guill from Wakefield, NE was lucky enough to get his card drawn for the Scratch Poker Drawing.  Both are the first players qualified for the 100 WSOP National Championship end of June beginning of July 2013. 

Familiar Faces Take Home the Championship

ne-champs 160wIt had been three years since the last visit to North Platte, Nebraska for a state championship.  The west side of the state was happy to showcase what they had to offer starting with a tag team freeroll on Friday night for people that drove up early.  It was a beautiful Saturday unlike three years previous when 17 inches of snow was dumped on North Platte.  Everyone was settled in for a long day of poker.  All the usual faces were there. 



Joseph Shifflett Wins 2 Pair or Better Drawing

Joseph Shifflett from Maxwell, Nebraska is the latest two pair or better winner from the monthly drawing.  Joe scratched off a pair of jacks and nines to get qualified.  Joe plays out of Walkers Steakhouse in Gothenburg, Nebraska.  Joe is now qualified for the National Championship in Las Vegas at the Mirage on December 10th.

David Kalet Wins Spring Regional Golden Ticket

david-kaletRecently David Kalet from Norfolk, Nebraska won the FPN Online spring regional championship to qualify for the Golden Ticket National Championship.  The regional championships are held every three months online and to qualify you must win your regional in the playoffs.  It is an exclusive tournament with less than 30 players.  David qualified from the Depot in Norfolk and went on to win the North Nebraska regional to qualify for the spring regional championship online.  David not only won his spot in the Golden Ticket National Championship, he will also be receiving airfare allowance and a hotel stay at Harrah's in December.  Don't miss out on the upcoming summer quarter regionals and go for first to join David in Vegas!  Play FPNonline

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