News and events specifically from the Texas region.
On Sunday February 22nd at 7:00 EST, 8 players from GameDay Bar and Grill will take their shot at the 10th and final grand prize package for the Ship It! promotion. Hank Smetak, John Dipalma, Justin Champman, David Brown, Trent Johnson, Anthony Horton, Gene Gregorio, and former Texas champion Tina McNabb will all face off against 11 other players from around the country to win a 7-day cruise package for two on-board the Norwegian Spirit.
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Daryl Barrett played great poker in session one of the Ship It! promotion qualifying on both Tuesdays and Wednesdays. By Daryl double qualifying a bubble spot has opened up letting in two former champions. Tina McNabb the winner of the Destination Las Vegas promotion and Canyon Thomas the winner of the Vegas Invasion promotion have now both slipped into thte playoffs for Ship It! Tina bubbled on Wednesday nights and Canyon bubbled on Tuesday nights. Both players will be looking to become the first ever two time champion and might have to buy Daryl a cocktail or two to go along with a big thank you.
With session two half way completed two players who are accustomed to making the playoffs Jeremy Veilleux is leading the Wednesday night league with Kay Dipalma right behind him. Both Jeremy and Kay were in Las Vegas at the last championship along with Canyon, Brenda Morefield, and Sharron Carmen and we want to thank all of you that made the trip and hope you had a great time!
On June 29th at the Orleans Casino in fabulous
Vegas Tina McNabb representing the great state of Texas and GameDay Bar and Grill flew
in for her shot at the coveted World Series of Poker main event seat worth
$10,000. Tina had already won $1,000 for her travel expenses to get to Las Vegas. There were a total of 25 players competing at the National Championship.
Tina who played solid all day went very deep into the tournament. Out of the 25 players, three of them were females and Tina was the last one standing. She made the final table coming in with the average amount of chips. Unfortunately she wasn't able to win it all, but gave it one heck of a shot. Tina still remained positive after busting as she was with some friends and were staying at one of the top casinos in town the Venetian.
The eventual winner was Clay Lipke from Breezy Point in Minnesota.
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The Regional Championship Tournament is almost here! One lucky winner will win airfare and hotel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Championship. At the National Championship we will be awarding 8 seats into a World Poker Tour Event and also 1 bonus World Series of Poker seat.
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The Regional Championship Tournament is almost here! One lucky winner will win 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...
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