This Saturday, April 20th players from all around the state of Nebraska will converge at the Daily Double in Denton 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 guaranteed a buy-in at the 2013 WSOP. Altogether 73 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.
This past weekend at the Daily Double in Denton poker players had their eyes on the prize of getting into the top seven to qualify for the National Championship. Jeff Shulz (Touchdown Club, North Platte) joined the elite group of three time state champions. Joining Jeff in Las Vegas was Pat McGrane (Daily Double, Denton), Rick Hammer (Blarney Stone, O'Neill), Lynda Andersen (Wheelers, Hoskins), Mike Sprouls (Wakefield Bowl, Wakefield), Chuck Roberts (Touchdown Club, North Platte) and Steve Schluns (Eagles Club, Norfolk). In the second chance tournament for one last qualifier seat for any busted players or spectator Doug Lage (Fugglies, Norfolk) won and will be joining the other seven players in Las Vegas.
Long time league poker player Wayne Mart has become the first 2013 big winner. Wayne who plays out of Lincoln, Nebraska took down the first of the month FPN Online monthly tournament on New Years Day. Wayne beat out fellow Nebraska poker player Dave Nolan from Papillion for the victory. Dave has won a free VIP month on ZEN and Wayne is now qualified for the National Championship this summer.
The Nebraska state championship has been set for Saturday, April 20th. The tournament will be held at the Denton Daily Double in Denton. Registration will begin at 11am with the tournament starting at noon sharpe.