On Saturday, September 1st Linda Tutwiler from Elsmere, Delaware who plays at Matilda's Pub won the FPN Online 1st of the month tournament. Linda was able to outlast 130 other players over Labor Day weekend to win her spot in the Golden Ticket National Championship. Along with her qualifying spot on December 10th she has also won airfare allowance and a free hotel stay at Harrah's Casino in December. Congratulations Linda! Play Online
On Wednesday July 4th, 99 players from 19 different states gathered at the MGM poker room in Las Vegas to try and win their shot at millions in the WSOP. Overall the top eleven players would win a seat into the WSOP Event #59 and the last person standing would also win the WSOP $10,000 Main Event seat. Janet Casey from New Castle, DE had her game face on all day as in the end she was able to take the tournament down. The competition was stiff, but Janet played really well and it showed. She won the two WSOP seats and became the first ever female National Champion and will be the face of the Free Poker Network for the next six months.
Frank and Janet Casey a husband/wife couple were able to take two of the three spots recently at the Delaware state championship. Janet placed third to qualify for the Vegas or Bust National Championship and will piggy back on her husbands free ride as Frank was able to win the Delaware state championship earning himself a free stay at Hooters Casino in Las Vegas and money towards airfare. Caught in the middle was Andrew Snellings who got second place. Andrew will join Frank and Janet in Las Vegas at the MGM on July 4th to take their shot at the 12 WSOP seats up for grabs.
Anthony Vitalo from the Cube Restaurant in Newark became the second ever FPN Delaware state champion. He was able to out last Joseph Schaffer from Matilda's for the victory. Both players qualified for the National Championship with Anthony winning airfare allowance and a free hotel stay at Harrah's. Way to go guys!