News and events from the North Dakota region. The original since 2005.
Travis Severson from Valley City, ND was the latest winner from FPN. Travis submitted a scratch card with a six card straight A-6 for the two pair or better drawing. He was pulled out of the bucket to win and now be qualified for the HPT Dream Package National Championship. Congratulations Travis!
Long time league player Errol Thvedt from Bismarck, ND was the big winner on August 1st winning his way into the HPT Dream Package National Championship on Nov. 15th. Errol was able to defeat another long time league player Robert Knudsvig for the victory. Rob won himself a free VIP membership for a month for his second place finish.
Stacy Englestad from Mandan, ND has just won in two promotions in a row in less than one month! Stacy was one of the big ND State Championship winners on May 4th in Bismarck, ND to qualify for the 100 WSOP National Championship at the end of June. Then on Saturday June 1st she took down the FPN Monthly Online tournament to secure her spot in the HPT Dream Package National Championship on November 15th. Way to go Stacy!
Toni Hanson from Fargo, ND was June's perfect attendance winner. She played the whole month of June at the Bowler on both Monday and Wednesdays and also at Woody's on Tuesdays. Toni won a $150 local tournament buy-in all by just showing up!
This past weekend at the Eagles Club in Bismarck there was a lot of fast and furious action as players from all over the state gathered and got after it right away. No player was timid on getting his or her chips into the middle at any point of the tournament. Jeff Gab from Dickinson who was already qualified for the National Championship was free-rolling shooting for a second stack and was the first person eliminated within an hour. Upon his departure he said, "My plan was to play a bit loose today, but I didn't think I was going to play this loose."
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