News and events from the South Dakota region.

Hot Cards for Doug Magee

Doug Magee’s National Guard unit was recently called up for duty in Iraq. On Sunday, Magee receive an early going-away present: an all expenses paid 7-day Caribbean cruise for two and a shot at the $10,000 grand prize!

Doug qualified for the championship by playing at the Sportsmen's Rendezvous in Tyndal. The SD state championship was held at Old Meyer’s Pub in Huron.  Magee finished off Tony Binger from Redfield, who placed runner up. 

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Sioux Falls player dominates session one

Rick Scott playing out of Borrowed Bucks in Sioux Falls dominated the first session of the “Ship It!” promotion.  Rick was not only the overall point leader of South Dakota, but he was also the overall point leader in North Dakota.  Rick was also able to accomplish this feat in a shorter time frame since he only played 7 out of 8 weeks.  He finished strong the last three weeks placing 3rd, 2nd, and 2nd. 


South Dakota Championship Preview

Two lucky South Dakotans will be heading to Las Vegas to play in the 2008 WSOP after this weekend. They will also compete in the first ever Free Poker Network National Championship on June 29th for another shot to win a $10,000 Main Event seat. Players from all over the Central and Eastern part of the SD. Sioux Falls will be represented the most having 23% of the field and Aberdeen will have the second most having 18% of the field. The rest of the field will be made up of players from Huron, Redfield, Mitchell, Tyndall, Pierre, Lennox, Sisseton, Tea, and Millbank.

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Destination Las Vegas Championship

The South Dakota State Championship for Destination Las Vegas is almost here!  Two 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.  Read More for details...

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