Joel Smith Wins $10,000 Main Event Seat and CASHES!!

Joel Smith from the Rockin Horse in Richville MN became the latest FPN National Champ (winning the "Vegas Vacation" promo) and went on to cash over $15,000 in the 2015 WOrld Series of Poker!

The great state of Minnesota is the largest region in the league!

Jay Brustuen Wins Aug PA

Jay Brustuen from the Morris, MN area has been drawn for the perfect attendance.  Jay showed up all four weeks and pointed in three of them for second place.  Jay has won himself 100 chances at $1,000.  We will be sending Jay out 100 scratch poker cards to try his luck!

Amy Hagen turns in Straight Flush

Straight Flush spadesAmy Hagen from Morris, MN recently turned in a straight flush she scratched off.  Amy was able to scratch the 6-7-8-9-10 of spades off in seven attemps.  Amy is now qualified for the HPT Dream Package National Championship on November 15th and has won $200 towards her trip.  Way to go Amy!

7th Annual Father Hennepin Festival This Weekend

The Free Poker Network has partnered with the Father Hennepin Festival for the seventh year in a row for a day of fun and poker on Saturday, June 8th.  Check in time is at 2:30 and the tournament will start at 3:00.  There will be some great prizes given away and it is FREE to play.  The festival is located at 651 west river rd in Champlin at the Mississippi Point Park in the BEER tent.  The winner of the tournament will win a spot in the upcoming regionals.

Lance Serfling Wins July PA

Lance Serfling from the Grand Rapids, MN area has just qualified for the HPT Dream Package National Championship on November 15th in Las Vegas at the Stratosphere.  Lance was just drawn in the July perfect attendance drawing having attended all three games (they were off July 4th) at RC's Silver Spur.  Pack your bags Lance!

National Champion Tim Fisk En Route to Vegas

Tim Fisk 200wCurrent National Champion Tim Fisk from Rochester, MN is currently en route to Las Vegas for the first scheduled tournament he won entry into as part of his $10,000 Poker Pro contract in the Golden Ticket promotion.  Tim is playing in the World Series of Poker event #6, the "Millionaire Maker".  It is a $1,500 buy-in and first place is guaranteed ONE MILLION DOLLARS.  The talk of the poker world is this could be the second biggest WSOP event ever only behind the Main Event the year Jamie Gold won.  The cards will be in the air at 11am Vegas time and we will post updates on our facebook page.  This will be the first of two trips to Las Vegas for Tim to play in the WSOP.  Good Luck!

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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