News and events from the South Dakota region.
This Sunday, April 21st players from all around the state of South Dakota will converge at the VFW in Brandon for their shot at winning a WSOP buy-in. The top SEVEN players will all win a spot at the National Championship on Saturday June, 29th and will be gauronteed a buy-in at the 2013 WSOP. Altogether 65 players have qualified for this event. As a bonus an EIGHTH seat will be given away at the 6pm freeroll open to any busted players, spectators, or public. This could be the first step in changing someone's fortune forever!!! Good luck to all players.
The South Dakota state championship has been set for Sunday, April 21st. The tournament will be held at the Brandon VFW in Brandon, SD. The tournament will begin at noon with an 11am registration. See you there!
On August 30th we did a special bonus tournament for FPN Online players, the winner qualified directly to the Golden Ticket National Championship. The winner was Adam Anderson from Sioux Falls, SD. Adam outlasted over 100 players to take this special tournament down and secure his spot on December 10th at the Mirage poker room in Las Vegas for the Golden Ticket National Championship. Play Online Now
Debbie Boltena from Lennox, SD has found the second instant winner gamecard she earned by playing at the Only One in Lennox, SD. Debbie entered her code and boom an instant winner screen popped up telling her she was instant winner for the National Championship this summer. There were a total of five cards in the Network that have the lucky code. Only two have been claimed so far which means there are three more out there, make sure you are redeeming your gamecards.
Curt Swier from Sioux Falls, SD was a dominate force in the recent Vegas or Bust National Championship. Altogether there were 99 competitors that came from 19 different states to Las Vegas at the MGM poker room. Curt played solid poker all day and came in fourth place to win himself a $1,000 seat into the World Series of Poker Event #59 the following day. The top eleven players all won a seat into Event #59 with the overall winner also receiving a $10,000 Main Event Seat. Altogether over $22,000 in cash and prizes were awarded and Curt was able to get a piece of that.