Michael Ackermann from Lake City, MN Wins $10,000 CASH

Congrats to Michael Ackermann from Lake City, MN won $10,000 in the CASH KING promotion! He qualified for the national final by scratching off 4-of-a-kind on a Scratch Poker card. Weekly winners in the league get a chance to play the Scratch Card when winning any regular season poker tournament for a chance to win instant CASH and QUALIFY for Nationals!

FPN Players Cash in Big at HPT

Mo Aln from Fargo, ND cashed for $1,088 finishing in 25th place and plays at numerous bars in the Fargo area.

4-time HPT casher Chris Pierce from Fargo, ND finished in 19th place cashing for $1,360 and plays league at the Bowler.

Chris Keller from Bismarck, ND finished in 17th place netting him $1,360 and is a regular at the Bismarck VFW.

Matthew Christen from St. Cloud, MN finished in 13th place cashing for $2,080 and plays at the Clearwater Legion.

Kim Katori from Cushing, MN cashed in her second HPT event netting $5,600 as she finished in 7th place and plays at the Broadway Sports Bar in Little Falls.

Now down to the televised Final Table---

Paul Katchmark from Brooklyn Park, MN who is a regular at the Ultimate Sports Bar in Waite Park cashed for $8,000.  Paul ended up taking 6th place.

Mark Wadekamper from Lonsdale, MN who regularly plays at Flicek's Bar, Bullheads, and Dawn's Corner Bar all in Central MN cashed for $9,600 as he finished in 5th place.  Mark just recently qualified for the Party at the Palms National Championship and will be in Las Vegas later this month taking his shot at a WSOP seat.

Nate Avenson from Park Rapids, MN is a regular at the Park Rapids Eagles and finished in 4th place netting him a whopping $11,201.

And finally finishing in 2nd place from Crosby, MN league player Durwin Matuska cashed for $24,401 and can be seen playing at Primetime in Breezy Point!!!

Minnesota Tradition Continues

  • OVer ninety (90) WSOP buy-ins including five (6) $10,000 Main Event seats have been awarded to Minnesota players!
  • Over $338,865 and counting..seats, air/hotel packages, and other bonus prizes have been awarded to Minnesota players since 2005!! This does NOT include prizes given away at nightly events, regional events, and other miscellaneous prizes. This is major prizes only!!!

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