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

North Dakota Sin City Championship Preview

Dakota Poker League players from all over the state converge on Westside Grill & Bar in Mandan Saturday for a chance to qualify for the exclusive Free Poker Network "Sin City Showdown" National Final this summer in Las Vegas where 11 seats to the 2011 World Series of Poker, including a $10,000 main event seat will be up for grabs. The top 5 players earn airfare and hotel accommodations, and another 6 players win invitations for a total of 11 national qualifiers from the state of North Dakota.

Joyce Whitmore from Hope, ND won a $10,000 main event seat from the poker league back in 2007 and is has a chance to win again. She is among 13 players in tournament that have previously won a grand prize through the league. All tournaments in the league are 100% free to play at participating bars across the state.

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ND Sin City Regionals Underway

sin-city-playoffsThe Sin City Showdown Regional playoffs are underway.  There are five of the eleven regionals will take place this weekend April 9th & 10th around the state.  Make sure to check out your leaderboards and don't miss your opportunity to make it to the ND State Championship which will be held on Saturday, April 23rd at Westside Bar & Grill in Mandan.  Good Luck!

Rick Mann Takes Down Nov 1st Online Championship

First Sin City Showdown Nationals Qualifier

Rick Mann (screen name: RDSM) of Beulah, ND busted out of the North Dakota Gold Rush 2 Championship in Jamestown, ND on Saturday afternoon when his full house was beat by a bigger full house and spoiled his dream of playing in the Gold Rush 2 national final...

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Jason Senti Finishes SEVENTH at WSOP

North Dakota native, and current St. Luis Park, MN, resident, Jason Senti managed to work his short-stack at the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event this past weekend at the Rio in Las Vegas, finishing in seventh-place for $1,356,720! Way to represent the home land, Jason! I'm sure your dad, and long-time Minnesota Poker League player  Bruce was proud, if not a bit jealous, of your big win! Here's the scoop on the other "November Nine" brought to you by WSOP.COM:

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Spooky Cards at North Dakota Gold Rush 2 Championship Tournament

PA304560-eHalloween weekend brought good times (and spooky cards) to the North Dakota championship tourney held in Jamestown, ND. The Quality Inn & Suites was the sponsor location, with 111 players from all corners of the state vying to win one of three seats to the Gold Rush 2 $20,000 Cash Finale in Las Vegas, NV. A bonus heads-up tournament awarded the winner a direct entry ticket to the first Sin City Showdown online championship (to be held Nov 1st).

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