News and events from the Nebraska Poker League

Former Champs Qualify Again

Previous winners Larry Culhane, Jeff Schulz, Vern Runyan, and Jeff Merrill are among the qualifiers for the upcoming Nebraska Poker League Championship in Lincoln.  The championship event will very exciting, we can't wait to see who wins a trip to Las Vegas and a seat in the WSOP!

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Destination Las Vegas Championship

The Nebraska State Championship for Destination Las Vegas is almost here! 
Two lucky winners will win a preliminary event WSOP package including airfare and hotel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Championship to play in a 26 person tournament where the overall winner will win a $10,000 seat into this years World Series of Poker Main Event.  Click "Read More" for Championship details...

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New Locations

The Free Poker Network would like to welcome aboard three new bars kicking off  the Destination Las Vegas promotion in Nebraska.  The Depot in Norfolk will be playing on Tuesday nights at 6:45 starting January 8th.  Stu's Bar and Grill in Hoskins on Thursday nights at 7:00 beginning January 10th.  Riley's Cafe and Pub in Wayne will play on Saturday nights at 7:00 beginning January 12th.  Good luck to everyone!

Larry Culhane Wins

Larry CulhaneLarry Culhane from Hidden Valley Gold Club in Lincoln was one of 10 big winners in the "Gold Rush" Championship. 

Larry's run in the tournament earned him a $3,000 package to play in a preliminary event of the World Poker Tour - Bay 101 in March. 

Congratulations Larry!

There were a total of 19 Nebraskans in the tournament.  Pictured below are Ron Sjullie from the Touchdown Club in North Platte (left) and Jeff Miller from MVP Lounge in Omaha (right).

     Jeff Miller

Starting The Season Late Doesn't Mean You Can't Qualify

Gold Rush Medallion - WPT Bay 101The race is on in the final stretch of the Gold Rush contest.  Who will take home the medallion at your bar?   

Brian Winters is proving that with a good run a person can climb the leaderboard fast.  He didn't start playing until week 9 and with 3 final tables in a row he's already in the qualifying range at the Hidden Valley Golf Club in Lincoln.

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