Joel Smith our reigning National Champ Won Weekly Qualifier

By John Kolb | Sep 11, 2023 9:16 AM

WEEKLY Qualifier Results** - Sunday Sep 10th

Joel Smith (mnwhitetiger) did it again!! Our reigning National Champ won the latest Weekly Qualifier on Sunday, September 10th coming out on top of 110 entrants. With this Win, Joel has maxed out his 4X chip bonus pre-qualifying for FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event, plus added some travel cash with this win ($200). Joel and other who have maxed out their pre-qualification status are encouraged to continue playing in the playoffs and other events to win more travel cash/trophies etc.

In case you didn't know, Joel is the first player in FPN history to win two (2) National Championships. His first title came in the Vegas Vacation promotion held at Binion's in 2015. He made the best of his opportunity in the WSOP 2015 Main Event were he cashed 776th for $15,000. And recently a 2nd title in the Chasin' Bracelets promotion at Golden Nugget in 2023. He made the best of his opportunity in the WSOP 2023 Main Event were he cashed 752nd for $27,500.

He plays in Minnesota at The Salty Pickle in Perham, The Dougout Bar & Grill in Dent, Billy's Corner Bar & Grill in Vergas, and also PlayFPN.

Runner Up - Glen Kent (GKent) from NV

3rd Place - Debbie Kinney (Rockink) from NJ

4th Place - Randal Brown (arby16) from NE

5th Place - Darrell Beaty (Dabeaty13) from KY

These players also earned a seat in the upcoming MONTHLY Qualifier on Sunday Sep 17th 12pm CST

Players! Did you know? You can put your screen name in the nickname area of your profile. It helps us identify who is who in the weekly qualifiers.

How To Qualify

Top 3 Players in ANY regular season game qualify to play in the Weekly Qualifier. Players receive a Notification with a Ticket/Code automatically when the Host posts & locks the Tournament Results on To view the Notifications, you must login to Make sure your Host is checking in your verified player account to receive notifications!

Official Qualifiers List

Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly Qualifier Schedule: