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

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.


Heartland Poker Tour Freeroll Results

Deb 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!

Dakota Poker League 2006 WPT Championship Final Tournament Report

Michael KreinWPT Satellite Season 4 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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