Long time FPN poker player Carol Lippert from Fort Walton Beach, FL was drawn for the January perfect attendance drawing yesterday. Carol attended every week at Attitudes to get herself qualified. Just by showing up Carol will receive 100 scratch cards to try and get herself qualified for the National Championship for a third time. Last months winner was Deb Berg from Walhalla, ND. Deb won a local tournament buy-in, into the Dakota Poker Tour. Congrats Ladies!
Congratulations to Jon Hayes from Laurel, MD who recently won the February 1st FPN online tournament. Jon is now qualified for the FPN National Championship this summer. Dates to be released soon as the WSOP just released their full schedule. Way to go Jon!
There are a couple new scratch card winners to announce. Dave Cardini was the winner of the January two pair or better scratch card drawing. Dave plays out of Sebeka in Minnesota. We also received a 4 of a kind from Jeffrey Wulke from North Branch, Minnesota. Jeffrey scratched off four 5's. In case you missed last month's scratch poker winner it was Leah Asselin from Aurora, IL. All three have now qualified for the National Championship this summer. We will be finalizing dates as soon as the WSOP releases their full tournament schedule which should be within a couple weeks.
Long time league poker player Ryan Weinzierl had his two pair or better card was drawn out recently to qualify him for the National Championship in Las Vegas. Ryan and his wife have played at Courtney's Comedy Club in Moorhead for quite some time. Ryan scratched off exactly two pair with a pair of jacks and threes to get qualified. Congratulations Ryan!
Arnold Andrews from the hot bed of poker in West, Nebraska was the big winner on December 1st. He took down the FPN online tournament to secure his spot in the upcoming National Championship this summer. North Platte has had many qualifiers and winners at Nationals and Arnold will look to continue the tradition.