*RECAP VIDEO* FPN Vegas $100K World Championship
FPN made a grand entrance into Las Vegas, hosting its largest event series to date! Bar Poker Legends gathered at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada for a thrilling "Race to the Finish" for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event, with $122,000+ in cash awarded to players!
Unique qualifying tournaments kicked off on Thursday, January 4th, with players vying for entry and/or extra starting chips for Sunday's main event. A total of 388 players were in attendance, setting a new FPN attendance record! Qualifying events were a lot of fun, with Mystery Bounties, Cash, Trophies, and lots of HIGH FIVES. The much-anticipated Tag Team tournament took place Saturday night, with the reigning champs from Misfits Poker League making a grand entrance holding their belts up high. Phil Wilburn and Daren Sneed went on to claim the belts and cash representing the Louisville Poker Tour, making their first appearance at an FPN National Championship. Reigning Nat'l Champ Joel Smith was back at it again, capturing the "Pole Position" $500 cash reward for accumulating the largest starting chip stack for the Main Event. Jordan Sleen from Billy's Bar & Grill in Vegas, MN went on to capture the title and $25,000 Cash, and of course, the glorious Nat'l Champion Trophy and all the bragging rights for eternity. $10,000 Mystery Bounties were also awarded during the Main Event, making this an especially fun event. We can't wait to do it again in late May!
For more recaps & stories visit the league website and Pokernews.com recap article.