News and events from the New York region.

New York Qualifies 4 to National Championship

ny_winners-300This past weekend in Tannersville, New York at the Spinning Room players from all over the state gathered to try their luck at qualifying for the Sin City Showdown National Championship. In the end the four lucky winners were Jack Carter, Martin Koschik, Colleen Swedish, and John Bauer. Both Colleen and John won airfare allowance and hotel packages for placing first and second respectively.

Spinning Room in Tannersville Hosts Championship May 7th

Over 50 players have qualified for the upcoming New York state championship on May 7th where four (4) players will earn trophies and a seat at the Sin City Showdown National Final in Las Vegas. The top 2 players will earn additional hotel accommodations and airfare allowance as well. The state final is always entertaining and a great chance to meet players from around the league. A big thanks goes out to the management at the Spinning Room in Tannersville for hosting this championship tournament.

Gary Franco Big Winner In NY

garyfCongrats to Gary Franco for taking down the NY Championship! Gary (pictured left) was the points leader at Lilly O’Brien’s Irish Bar & Restaurant in New York at the end of the six-week contest.  He won or placed 2nd in 4 out of the 6 contests! With only 2 bars in this first-ever Free Poker Network contest in New York, Gary only had to face a field of 10 players at the championship at Amity Hall on Tuesday, June 15th. 


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NY Crowns Two Gold Rush 2 Champions

ny_winnersThis past Saturday on October 6th players from all over New York came togeather to play the second FPN NY state championship.  On the line were two trips to Las Vegas and two seats in the National Championship where $20,000 in cash will be awarded.  It is a very exclusive tournament with only 26 players competing for their share of the $20,000 with first place being $5,000.  When it was all said and done the two new New York champions were Luke Mielnicki from Dibello's Family Restaurant in Syracuse and Mike Bocchino Darby O'Gills in Hyde Park.  Congratulations to both Luke and Mike as we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.

Free Poker Comes to New York

Free Poker Network tournaments are 100% legal and allowed in licensed premises as verified with Thomas Donahue, counsel to the New York State Liquor Authority and endorsed by the Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association.  Article

Free Poker Network tournaments provide a great entertainment experience and are an excellent tool for building traffic, attracting new customers and keeping them coming back.

Participating bars host 100% Free-To-Play Texas Holdem poker tournaments where winners compete weekly for points in a league format. The players with the most point qualifiers at the end of a league session compete in state and regional championships for grand prizes that are a poker player's dream: Caribbean Cruises, invitations to private games and parties in Las Vegas and Atlantic City and seats in the most prestigious and richest televised poker tournaments in the world, including the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour.

Free Poker Network is conducting free bar poker tournaments in 15 states that offer great, low cost entertainment allowing you to increase business and attract new customers with sponsorship starting at $60 per night. We provide complete training and support resulting in the maximum profitability.

Free Poker Network is all about playing the game you love, having fun and the opportunity to win over $1,000,000.00 in cash and prizes. If that sounds like a poker game you can play, deal yourself in today!

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