News and events from the North Dakota region. The original since 2005.
3 Dakota Poker League players make final table at Heartland Poker Tour
Event in Thief River Falls, MN.
| 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.
Dakota Poker Leaguers
gathered for the fall championship tournament at Playmakers Sports Bar in
Fargo. Players on the final table pictured are Tom Parkman-Elks
Lodge, Sheri Olson-Proz End of the Line & Ryan Koffler-Borrowed
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Ziegler & Chris Campbell take down HPT Freerolls
The HPT bonus tournament hosted by the Elks
Lodge in Fargo was a huge success with capacity crowd of 112
players. The field was well represented with solid players,
including the fall league Minnesota champ, Greg Anderson. Greg had a nice run finishing 9th. Deb Ziegler from New
York Mills (3rd place in MPL 4-week championship) ended up facing
off with Kevin Reitz (Playmakers - pictured right) for the
$330 HPT buy in. Deb (pictured left being congratulated by
Josh Nelson) eventually captured the prize and is excited about
earning the entry to the upcoming event in Thief River Falls.
ALSO, congratulations to Chris Campbell for
taking down the HPT freeroll event in Grand Forks! Chris
outlasted Steve Kennedy and a field of 104 players to win the
entry to the upcoming Thief River Falls event. We wish both of
our winners good luck!
Congrats to Chad Ransom (Fargo) for placing 3rd in the latest Heartland Poker Tour event at St. Croix! Chad cashed over $24,000! This was Chad's second final table appearance in the HPT.
The Summer Poker Challenge HPT event will award 20 seats to the Heartland Poker Tour!
Borrowed Bucks Road House in Bismarck hosted the WPT 4-week state championship tournament. After regional contests, 49 players were remaining with a chance to capture the title. 47 out of the 49 qualifiers were able to make the trip to take a shot at winning a trip to Las Vegas and the opportunity to play in the $2,500 World Poker Tour Super Satellite event at the Bellagio...
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