News and events from the Florida region.
On Sunday, May 16th at 1:30 pm, nearly 20 poker players from around Florida gathered at Attitude’s Bar and Grill in Fort Walton Beach, FL, to battle it out for the Destination Las Vegas Florida State Championship. Seven lucky players started the tournament with double chip stacks, hoping that their double chip advantage would take them to the final table. But with only one person winning the trip to Las Vegas and a chance at the $10,000 World Series of Poker Main Event seat, it would be anybody’s game.
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On Saturday February 21st, 15 qualifiers from the Fort Walton Beach took their shot at becoming the next Florida State Champion. Michael Jacobo along with six other people started the tournament with a double stack and it payed off for Michael as he was crowned the newest Florida champion.
By winning Michael won
himself airfare and hotel on the Vegas strip and while in Las Vegas, Michael will join 24 other players from around the country to compete in
the Free Poker Network National Championship at Caesar's Palace at the
end of April. In all $12,000 worth of buy-ins will be distributed to
the 25 players with first place being a $5,000 World Series of Poker
circuit event at Caesar's Palace. We look forward to seeing and
partying with Michael!
Congratulations to Glen Kowalski from Attitudes in Fort Walton Beach and Janet Judge (picuted right) from Sunshine Bowl in DeLand. Both players each won $500 for travel to Las Vegas to compete in the Party at the Palms National Championship at the Kingpin & Erotic suites at the Palms Casino. Glen and Janet will compete against 48 other players throughout the league with 21 players winning a $1,500 package.
On Saturday, September 12th, Attitudes Food & Spirits held the Florida state championship for the Desert Heat promotion. When it was all said and done the new Florida state champion was Bobby Pacheco. Congratulations Bobby and we look forward to seeing you at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas!!!
Buffalo Wild Wings in Fort Walton Beach is the newest spot to play the Free Poker Network in Florida. They kick off on Friday July 10th for the Desert Heat promotion at 7pm. The second game will start at 10:00pm. Welcome aboard BW3's!!!