News and events from the South Dakota region.
Fresh off her victory at the Brandon VFW Super TOC four days earlier to get herself qualified for the National Championship, Tanya Rausis (VFW, Brandon) was in the same building now shooting for a double stack for the National Championship inwhich she was able to accomplish by finishing in the top seven. Coming along with Tanya will be some familiar faces as Terry "Doc" Gloe (Shenanigan's Pub, Sioux Falls) was able to qualify for the Nationals for his third time. Nicole Kaul (Sedona Pub, Tyndall) and Jake Obermeier (Shenanigan's Pub, Sioux Falls) will be coming along for their second time each respectively. Joining them will be first time state champs Tim Baatz (Shenanigan's Pub, Sioux Falls), Larry Goeken (Shenanigan's Pub, Sioux Falls), and Olander "Doc" Benson (VFW, Brandon). The second chance winner to get qualified for the National Championship was Travis Lee (VFW, Brandon) to round out the eight new SD winners.
This Sunday, April 21st players from all around the state of South Dakota will converge at the VFW in Brandon for their shot at winning a WSOP buy-in. The top SEVEN players will all win a spot at the National Championship on Saturday June, 29th and will be gauronteed a buy-in at the 2013 WSOP. Altogether 65 players have qualified for this event. As a bonus an EIGHTH seat will be given away at the 6pm freeroll open to any busted players, spectators, or public. This could be the first step in changing someone's fortune forever!!! Good luck to all players.
Debbie Boltena from Lennox, SD has found the second instant winner gamecard she earned by playing at the Only One in Lennox, SD. Debbie entered her code and boom an instant winner screen popped up telling her she was instant winner for the National Championship this summer. There were a total of five cards in the Network that have the lucky code. Only two have been claimed so far which means there are three more out there, make sure you are redeeming your gamecards.
The South Dakota state championship has been set for Sunday, April 21st. The tournament will be held at the Brandon VFW in Brandon, SD. The tournament will begin at noon with an 11am registration. See you there!
On August 30th we did a special bonus tournament for FPN Online players, the winner qualified directly to the Golden Ticket National Championship. The winner was Adam Anderson from Sioux Falls, SD. Adam outlasted over 100 players to take this special tournament down and secure his spot on December 10th at the Mirage poker room in Las Vegas for the Golden Ticket National Championship. Play Online Now