News and events from the Nebraska Poker League
Congratulations to the 82 qualifiers in the Free Poker Network’s Fall Spectacular Nebraska State Championship! Starting at 1 pm this Saturday, February 20th, these 82 lucky players will hit the tables at Norfolk’s The Depot for a chance to win a seat in our exclusive Fall Spectacular National Championship in Las Vegas—including an airfare and hotel package for three-nights in fabulous Las Vegas and a tournament buy-in to a WSOP Circuit Event at Caesar’s Palace.
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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!! An early fall snowfall blanketed the North Platte area, making this championship a memorable one. Fortunately, a lot of players came in the night before to take advantage of the warm-up tourney where well over $200 in cash was given away.
79 players from Nebraska qualified for this regional championship and the overall winner, Dave Schuett, a local player from the Touchdown Club, earned himself a $2,000 package to play in the televised Heartland Poker Tour Red Rock Casino main event, airfare, and 4 nights at the beautiful Red Rock casino this January. Congratulations Dave! (**Photo gallery updated**)
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From the Columbus Telegram
Hold ’em or fold ’em.
That is just one of the many phrases or lines one is likely to hear during a game of poker, mainly Texas Hold ’Em.
Hold ’Em has been very popular since the late ’60s but only recently
has the craze hit Nebraska in an organized, state-wide form.
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There were five qualifiers from the state of Nebraska that showed up in Las Vegas at the Palms Casino to play in the Party at the Palms National Championship. On the line were 21 $1,500 packages. In the end three of the five qualifiers from Nebraska were able to claim their own $1,500 package crowning themselves the newest of the Free Poker Networks champions. They were Cole Zentner (pictured) from The Max in Wayne, Dave Jensen from Double T's in Columbus, and Charlie Woods from Stu's Bar in Hoskins.
On Saturday May
2nd, 77 poker players from all
over the state settled in for
there chance at the Party at the
Palms championship in Las Vegas. The last five players remaining
would claim one of the 50 spots
at the Kingpin suite at the
Palms casino with the top two
winning $500 towards travel.
Congratulations to John Harms (Eastside Cafe & Bar), Cole
Zentner (Melodee Lanes & the
Max), Charlie Woods (Stu's
and the Max), Mike Summers (Legends), and Dave Jensen (Double T) John and Cole each
won $500 towards travel. They are your five Nebraska
state champions and will face
off against 45 other players
from around the U.S. on June
28th. 21 of the 50 players
at the Party at the Palms
championship will win a WSOP
seat the following day on June