This past Saturday on October 6th players from all over New York came togeather to play the second FPN NY state championship. On the line were two trips to Las Vegas and two seats in the National Championship where $20,000 in cash will be awarded. It is a very exclusive tournament with only 26 players competing for their share of the $20,000 with first place being $5,000. When it was all said and done the two new New York champions were Luke Mielnicki from Dibello's Family Restaurant in Syracuse and Mike Bocchino Darby O'Gills in Hyde Park. Congratulations to both Luke and Mike as we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.
Free Poker Network tournaments are 100% legal and allowed in licensed premises as verified with Thomas Donahue, counsel to the New York State Liquor Authority and endorsed by the Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association. Article
Free Poker Network tournaments provide a great entertainment experience and are an excellent tool for building traffic, attracting new customers and keeping them coming back.
Participating bars host 100% Free-To-Play Texas Holdem poker tournaments where winners compete weekly for points in a league format. The players with the most point qualifiers at the end of a league session compete in state and regional championships for grand prizes that are a poker player's dream: Caribbean Cruises, invitations to private games and parties in Las Vegas and Atlantic City and seats in the most prestigious and richest televised poker tournaments in the world, including the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour.
Free Poker Network is conducting free bar poker tournaments in 15 states that offer great, low cost entertainment allowing you to increase business and attract new customers with sponsorship starting at $60 per night. We provide complete training and support resulting in the maximum profitability.
Free Poker Network is all about playing the game you love, having fun and the opportunity to win over $1,000,000.00 in cash and prizes. If that sounds like a poker game you can play, deal yourself in today!
Congrats to Gary Franco for taking down the NY Championship! Gary (pictured left) was the points leader at Lilly O’Brien’s Irish Bar & Restaurant in New York at the end of the six-week contest. He won or placed 2nd in 4 out of the 6 contests! With only 2 bars in this first-ever Free Poker Network contest in New York, Gary only had to face a field of 10 players at the championship at Amity Hall on Tuesday, June 15th.
Poker players and bar/tavern owners in New York are rallying behind Ben Scheck, who is leading the fight to allow free poker games in the state. The Free Poker Network family is 100% behind Ben and his organization! They can use all the support they can get. Please take a moment to read this letter asking for player support.
Also: LoHud.com news article