News and events from the South Dakota region.

South Dakota Championship Preview

Two lucky South Dakotans will be heading to Las Vegas to play in the 2008 WSOP after this weekend. They will also compete in the first ever Free Poker Network National Championship on June 29th for another shot to win a $10,000 Main Event seat. Players from all over the Central and Eastern part of the SD. Sioux Falls will be represented the most having 23% of the field and Aberdeen will have the second most having 18% of the field. The rest of the field will be made up of players from Huron, Redfield, Mitchell, Tyndall, Pierre, Lennox, Sisseton, Tea, and Millbank.

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Larry Burkhardt Comes Close, Falls Short

Larry Burkhardt was the only remaining player from South Dakota to make it to day 2 of the "Gold Rush" Championship tournament.   

Larry had the best run of the 25 South Dakota players in the tournament, making it to the top 30 players. 

Destination Las Vegas Championship

The South Dakota State Championship for Destination Las Vegas is almost here!  Two lucky winners will win a preliminary event WSOP package including airfare and hotel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Championship to play in a 26 person tournament where the overall winner will win a $10,000 seat into this years World Series of Poker Main Event.  Read More for details...

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Welcome to Whiskey River in Pierre!

The Dakota Poker League is excited to announce that we have just kicked off a new league in Pierre, South Dakota!  The Whiskey River Outpost kicked off it's 16-week Gold Rush promotion on Monday September 10th with a great turnout. 

Whiskey River is a great place for poker and we are glad to have them as the newest addition to the league.  We look forward to adding more locations in the Central/Western areas of South Dakota so keep checking the location page as we are constantly updating it with new leagues.

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