News and events from the North Dakota region. The original since 2005.

Heartland Poker Tour Firsthand

Heartland Poker Tour Season 1 Underway
8/15/05 | The Heartland Poker Tour is scheduled to broadcast its first season beginning October 1st.  The tour will air an hour-long show on cable networks Fox Sports Net-North & Comcast, as well as several local television stations in the region.  Having experienced their production first hand, I can tell you the show is well produced and should be a big hit.  Recently I made the final table for the first show and took 5th place.  The tournament was held at Jackpot Junction in Morton, MN.  Dakota Poker League is working with the Heartland Poker Tour founders, Greg Lang & Todd Anderson (Fargo) to sponsor satellite tournaments for members of Dakota & Minnesota Poker Leagues.  For details and a complete list of events, visit the Heartland Poker Tour website.

3 Local players make TV final table on HPT

3 Dakota Poker League players make final table at Heartland Poker Tour Event in Thief River Falls, MN.  

11/5/05 | Congratulations to Clayton Lilleby (Playmakers), Chad Ransom (M&J Saloon), and Dana Mjoness (Bucks-Fargo-host).  All three made the final table at the recent HPT event at Seven Clans Casino.  We're looking forward to seeing the three on TV!

Clayton Lilleby took 2nd and cashed $11,166!

Chad Ransom (pictured above) celebrated his birthday with a 5th place finish and $4785.  Dana Mjoness finished 6th and took home $3988.


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