Congratulations to all players who have qualified for the poker league National Championship this weekend (Sat, Dec 3rd). Just qualifying for this EXCLUSIVE tournament is a great accomplishment! The tournament will be held at The Mirage poker room at noon (PST). The qualifier list has 98 names representing 20 different states! Estimates are about 80 players will attend and take advantage of the opportunity. Who Will Be The Nat’l Champ?
The player last standing will win a $10,000 FPN Poker Pro contract to play in multiple televised events in 2012. A $1,000 CASH signing bonus and choice of $1,080 seat to Sunday’s event OR a seat in a super satellite for the main event of the World Poker Tour's Five Diamond classic at the Bellagio! The top 10 each earn a $1,080 seat in the Five Diamond Classic at the Bellagio on Sunday...
Michael Carnes – Michael has a double chip stack thanks to LUCK and SKILL. He qualified early in the promotion with a scratch card (4 of a kind) and then later qualified again at the Nebraska state championship. This player is on a roll, look out!
Jennifer Booth – Jennifer plays in two of the biggest leagues in Minnesota where she earned a seat in both bar’s Super TOC. Shockingly, she took down BOTH to earn direct qualification and the rare DOUBLE stack at today’s national tournament! Look out!
Kari Davis – Kari won the largest state final (over 250 players) in Minnesota and has the skills to become the next national champ. Look out!
Charlie Woods, Dale Hjelmgren, Dwayne Hanson, Jerry Anderson, and Brandon Dosch – All of these players have won $1,000 or more seats at National Finals in the past! Experience helps, look out!
A big thanks to the Mirage Poker Room Staff for hosting the FPN Poker Pro national championship! Dealer tips are much appreciated. Be sure to check out the tournament schedule and cash games during your stay. Hopefully your trip will be prosperous and you enjoy your stay! If you don’t finish in the top 10 today, be sure to consider playing the BONUS tournament at 5pm, details below:
THIS SPECIAL TOURNAMENT IS OPEN TO FPN LEAGUE PLAYERS & THEIR GUESTS, AND FRIENDS OF THE LEAGUE who have made the trip to Vegas to play or watch the national championship.
This is a $65 buy-in tournament with a normal casino CASH payout structure, and a BONUS qualification for VEGAS or BUST nat’l final in 2012!
Buy in breakdown: $50 for 3,000 in chips, $10 for casino, $5 optional add on for an additional 3,000 in chips
20 minute levels, blind start at 50/100
Spectators, friends, and family are welcome to play. GOOD LUCK!