News and events from the North Dakota region. The original since 2005.
Long time league player Mark Carey from Minot, ND just by passed the ND State Championship directly into the National Championship in Las Vegas on June 29th by getting drawn in the two pair or better drawing. Mark scratched off two aces and two kings at the Lucky Strike Lounge in Minot to get qualified for the drawing. He will now play at the ND State Championship shooting for a double stack at Nationals.
Rachael Dovenmuehler from Reno's Bar in Hillsboro was the lucky winner of the March perfect attendance. Rachel attended all four weeks at Reno's taking first place the last week only to miss out on the playoffs by one spot which was taken by her husband. Since she showed up that last week Rachael has won herself a new Kindle Fire. Congrats Rachael!
On Friday March 1st Jeff Gab (left) from Dickinson, ND logged on to FPN Online and over six hours later he logged off the winner. Jeff who is a former champion in the league took down the FPN Online first of the month tournament by defeating Mike Marek from Grand Forks, ND who is no stranger to National Championships. This is Dickinson's second FPN Online win this promotion as Scott White (right) won back on December 1st. Way to represent Dickinson!
Long time league friend Mitch Schock from Bismarck, ND has done it again. Mitch is competing in Black Hawk, CO in a WSOP circuit event. He bought into a $365 tournament and took it down to win a WSOP ring and a $33,284 payday. The ring complements his WSOP bracelet he won less than a couple years ago. If you have ever met Mitch at one of our events you know what a down to earth, but high energetic guy he is, a true poker enthusiast. Way to go Mitch!
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The North Dakota state championship is set for Saturday, May 4th at the Bismarck Eagles. Registration will begin at 11am with cards in the air at 12pm noon.