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

North Dakota Vegas Invasion Playoff Information

{sidebar id=8}The Regional Championship Tournaments are almost here!  North Dakota has been divided into 4 regions, Grand Forks, West Fargo, Minot, and Hebron.  Exceptions are The Bowler and Dempsey's in Fargo which will play their region at the Moorhead VFW.  Each regional winner will receive airfare and hotel to Las Vegas to compete in the Vegas Invasion Main Event, plus a party badge so they can attend all the parties and private poker tournaments.

More information on regional championships.

North Dakota Championship Notes

This weekend will be the 15th overall North Dakota championship, to be held at the Westside Sports Bar in Mandan.  Five lucky players from North Dakota will represent the Dakota Poker League/Free Poker Network in this years World Series of Poker. 

Attention!  Friends, family, and spectators are welcome to play in freeroll side tournaments while the main tournament is in full swing, featuring a $400 cash freeroll starting at 5:00 open to anyone (21+).

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Tanner Nelson wins Gold Rush Championship!

Tanner NelsonTanner Nelson from Liquid Assets in Dickinson was the overall champion of the 16-week Gold Rush contest.  He became the 2nd player from Dickinson in Dakota Poker League history to capture a main event seat.  He and four other ND players won trips to San Jose, California to play in the World Poker Tour-Bay 101 event.  Nelson's package is worth $12,000, which includes a seat in the $10,000 buy-in main event.  Last year, professional poker player Ted Forrest won the event for over 1 million dollars. 

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Dakota Poker League Championship - Destination Las Vegas Championship

The North Dakota State Championship for Destination Las Vegas is almost here!  Five 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. 

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Art Ziemannn & Tom Dallman Final Table At ND State Championship in Minot

Tom DallmanArt ZiemannCongratulations to Art Zieman (pictured left - Bismarck area player) and Tom Dallman (pictured right - Beulah area player) for cashing at the final table of the North Dakota State Championship this past weekend in Minot.  The $100 buy-in charitable tournament drew a record crowd of 1,103 players.  First place was a whopping $30,000 which went to Sonny Lehman from Harvey.  It was Sonny's first tournament!  Art placed 5th for $5,000 and Tom placed 7th for $3,500.  Congrats to both players and we hope to see them soon at the next league championship. 

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