Turbo-charge your game for the latest contest from FPN!
Starting Jan 2023, the RACE IS ON to qualify for the FPN Vegas $100,000 World Championship!
FPN is doubling down on prizes!
Exciting new changes to the format in 2023:
- Introducing a *New* WEEKLY Nat'l Qualifier! Top 3 players in EVERY league game will earn an invitation/ticket to play in any of the Weekly qualifiers. Win a direct Seat + $200 Travel Voucher for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event!
- League Champs EARN a direct seat to the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event!
- Tournament of Champions (where offered) will also EARN a direct seat to the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event!
- Pre-qualify for up to 4x starting stack at FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event (previously 3x max).
- Tournament of Champions is now an optional add-on for Sponsors
HOW TO QUALIFY for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship
There are a number of ways you can earn a seat in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship MAIN EVENT:
Earn seats to Weekly, Monthly & Seasonal Championship Qualifiers on PlayFPN.Online
League Champs (Overall Points Leader) from every league automatically earn a seat (each season).
Tournament of Champions winner from every venue.
Live Regional/State Championships (Varies by Region)
Pure Luck! Scratch Poker cards, 2-pair or Better & Perfect Attendance Drawings
- The first step is to play free texas holdem tournaments at a participating venues near you. Earn points, win nightly prizes (varies) and climb your venue's leaderboard! Nightly winners earn a Scratch Poker card for a chance to win a Seat pluls $200 or $1,000 INSTANTLY!
- Top 3 players in EVERY GAME will receive a Ticket/code to play in the WEEKLY Championship Qualifier on playfpn.online. The overall winner of this weekly tournament (1st place) earns a seat in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event PLUS $200 cash. Also, the top five (5) players in the weekly tournament ADVANCE to the Monthly Championship Qualifier (see below).
- MONTHLY points leaders (Top 20%) at each location qualify for the MONTHLY Qualifier where the Top five (5) players earn seats in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event, plus travel cash (1st-$500, 2nd-$200, 3rd-$200, 4th & 5th seat only). Also, the Top 10% of the tournament field will advance to the Season Championship (see below)
- Top 10% Players for the SEASON at each location earn multiple seats:
- Seat in the Quarterly SEASON Championship online, where the Top nine (9) players earn a seat in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event, plus cash (1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200, 4th-$200, 5th-$200, 6th thru 9th seat only).
- Seat in the LIVE REGIONAL/STATE Championship (varies by Region) where players earn Seat + Trophy + Travel cash.
- OVERALL Points Leaders for the SEASON for each league leaderboard earn the LEAGUE CHAMP MEDALLION, and automatically qualify directly for a seat in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event. In addition to qualifying directly, League Champs also earn seats in the Seasonal Championship on playFPN.online, AND a seat in the REGIONAL/STATE tournament. Note, each time a player qualifies for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship, they will earn a BONUS stack (up to 4x).
- Tournament of Champions. Win any regular season game to qualify for the venue's in-house TOURNAMENT of CHAMPIONS. TOC winner earns the TOC Medallion and as well as qualifying directly for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event PLUS a $200 Travel Voucher.
- Online Leagues. For those who do not have a location nearby can participate in playfpn.online leagues every day of the week (except Saturday currently). Also, Sunday VIP League winners earn $200 cash EVERY SUNDAY. The Friday Free for All league has 2 games and is completely free to participate in. The Mon-Thurs and Sunday leagues you need a VIP membership status in order to participate.
THE MORE YOU QUALIFY, THE MORE CHIPS YOU GET! Qualify for nationals multiple times to receive up to 4X chip bonus in the final tournament!
Did you know? It's theoretically possible to qualify by winning just TWO tournaments at your local bar (win a regular season tourney AND the bar's Tournament of Champions tourney - it's been done! Michael Ackermann from Port 104 in Lake City Turns Scratch Poker card into $10,000 cash).. By winning any regular season game you get a chance to get lucky with our Scratch Poker card. Scratch off a royal flush to win $1,000 cash or scratch 4-of-a-kind or better to qualify for a seat in the WORLD SERIES -or- BUST finale! Tell your poker playing buddies to come out and play and you'll receive bonus chips for bringing new players into the game.
LEAGUE CHAMP & TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
LEAGUE CHAMP MEDALLION
- Win the points race at your bar in any QUARTER (Winter, Spring, Summer) to earn the LEAGUE CHAMP MEDALLION. League Champs earn a DIRECT seat to the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event (January 4th-7th 2024 Golden Nugget Las Vegas.
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS MEDALLION
- All winners of each tournament automatically qualify for the end-of-season TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS. The overall TOC Champ will earn bragging rights and a TOC Medallion, PLUS a DIRECT seat in the FPN Vegas 100k World Championship Main Event plus $200 Travel Voucher.
- Note: Super-TOC has been eliminated
SCRATCH POKER BONUS WIN UP TO $1,000 CASH INSTANTLY ANY NIGHT!
Nightly winners (main game only - 1 per night) will receive the added bonus of playing Scratch Poker game for a chance to INSTANTLY win CASH and an invite to the National Final! The game has all 52 cards randomly arranged and hidden. Scratch off any SEVEN (7) to make the best poker hand possible. You will win an invite to the national series INSTANTLY by getting 4 of a Kind or higher! Scratch a Royal Flush and you will also earn $1,000 cash! ALSO!
Scratch off 2 pair or better and you will be eligible for a new monthly drawing for invites to national championship and/or prizes! Write your name and address on the back of the card and send it to FPN Gaming, 4151 38th St S, Suite C, Fargo, ND 58104 for the monthly drawing!
PERFECT ATTENDANCE DRAWINGS - EVERY MONTH!
Players who appear in each weekly tournament at a location are automatically entered into a MONTHLY drawing for awesome prizes! We will award national invites, local tourney buy-ins, merchandise/swag, and cool gadgets. It pays to participate on the regular!
Qualify multiple times to earn bonus starting chips for playoff events and even the national final! Stack em up! ALSO - bring a friend to any regular season tourney and they will receive bonus chips, and so will you!
- League Tourneys are held NIGHTLY on http://playfpn.online, with similar scoring as live tournament play, and leaderboards posted on this site (see REGIONS->PlayFPN.Online region). Also, play to qualify for the Monthly TOC ($200 cash) and Weekly/Monthly/Season FPN Vegas $100k World Championship qualifiers (seat packages). Friday Free for All League is completely free to participate in, but the Mon thru Thurs and Sunday leagues require VIP membership (go to playfpn.online to start a VIP membership).
LIVE PLAYOFF TOURNAMENTS
The Top 10% each season advance to LIVE Regional/State Championships for this promotion. Details vary by Region.
- STATE/REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS
- Oct/Nov 2023
- TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
- In-house tourneys - Oct/Nov 2023
- 2024 FPN Vegas $100k World Championship
- Golden Nugget Casino - Jan 4th-7th 2024
- STATE/REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS
WHERE TO PLAY
Go to the Venue or Region pages on this website to search for locations near you. If there is not a location near you, please start one! The Free Poker Network is a grass-roots organization started and run by players and fans of league. You can make $$ hosting free poker in your area by charging the bar for your services as a host. Fill out our contact form here to get started.
Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly/Season Championship Qualifiers
Players will receive invite ticket codes automatically to their freepokernetwork.com profile when placing in the Top 3 of any nightly game. The ticket code is good for any WEEKLY FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Qualifier (on playfpn.online).
- WEEKLY qualifier starting Sunday January 15th 4pm CST and every Sunday thereafter, with last tournament in this series September 24th (same blind structure details as our established Monthly tournament) 1st Place - Seat in FPN Vegas 100k World Championship plus $200 Travel Voucher. 2nd thru 5th of the field ADVANCE to MONTHLY qualifier ->
- MONTHLY qualifier starting Sunday February 19th 12pm CST (Sunday March 19th, Sunday April 16th, Sunday May 21st, Sunday June 11th, Sunday July 16th, Sun Aug 20th, Sun Sept 17th, Sun Oct 15th) 1st Place - Seat in FPN Vegas 100k World Championship + $500 Travel Voucher 2nd: Seat + $200 Travel Voucher 3rd: Seat + $200 Travel Voucher 4-5th: Seat only Top 10% of this field ADVANCE to the Season Championship ->
- SEASON Championship qualifier (three (3) quarterly) Sunday April 30th 12pm CST (Sunday July 23rd 12pm, Sunday Oct 22nd 12pm) 1st Place: Seat in FPN Vegas 100k World plus $500 Travel Voucher 2nd: Seat + $300 3rd: Seat + $200 4th: Seat + $200 5th: Seat + $200 6-9th: Seat only
How to Enter Ticket/Codes:
When you qualify, your freepokernetwork.com account will receive a Notification containing a Ticket/Code to redeem on PlayFPN.online. Please note, you must Register on PlayFPN.online for an account (separate from your freepokernetwork.com player account). Please update your profile Nickname to show your username on PlayFPN.online.
What: FPN Vegas $100k World Championship
When: Jan 4th-7th, 2024
Where: Gold Nugget Las Vegas (Grand Ballroom)
Qualify for FPN's World Championship Event where $100,000 CASH will be awarded!
This tournament will feature LIVE STREAM production published to the FPN Youtube channel.
Complete event tournament schedule & details to be announced including payouts. For now, SAVE THE DATE!
Chasin' Bracelets National Championship LIVE STREAM
Chasin' Bracelets National Championship Hype Video
Visit this page for updates on qualification rules questions.
- League champions (medallion winners) for each season earn a direct seat in the FPN Vegas 100k World Championship Main Event.
- TOC Winners (end of promotion) earn a direct seat in the FPN Vegas 100k World Championship Main Event PLUS $200 Travel Voucher.
Bonus Stack Rules
The league gives players incentive to qualify for the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event more than once. There are a number of ways to qualify and each time you qualify you can earn an additional starting chip bonus for the final tournament (FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event) in Las Vegas.
- Pre-qualification Limit (4x). Players can qualify up to 4 times to earn a 4x starting chip bonus at the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event. If a player has qualified 4x, that is the limit going in to the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Event.
- League Champs - League champs qualify directly for a seat in the FPN Vegas $100k World Championship Main Event, but do not get credit for a 2nd League Champ status IN THE SAME SEASON. That being said, League Champs can earn additional qualifications in the same season from other avenues: Weekly, Monthly, or Season championships online, as well as Scratch Poker, Drawings, etc.
Feel free to come back to this page for future additions to help clarify qualification rules.
FPN Vegas $100K World Championship QUALIFIERS
Please note this list is incomplete. We will be adding Fall League qualifiers, Scratch Poker winners, and others.
1/15 - Melissa Smith - MN + $200
1/22 - Jim Obos - MN + $200
1/29 - Nikki Smith - MN + $200
2/5 - John Smith - IL + $200
2/12 - Andrew Vossen - MN + $200
2/19 - Roy Winkelman - MN + $200
2/26 - Jeff Flaten - MN + $200
3/5 - Tom Anderson - NE + $200
3/12 - Dave Larsen - MN + $200
3/19 - Albert Buhr - NE + $200
2/19 - Christopher Graves - MN + $500
2/19 - Blair Simonsen - MN + $200
2/19 - Earl Robb - IL + $200
2/19 - Tyler Peterson - MN
2/19 - Joel Smith - MN
3/19 - Vernal Christensen - SD + $500
3/19 - Alex Aemisegger - ND + $200
3/19 - Tomas Cekauskas + $200
3/19 - Esteban Martinez - IL
3/19 - Wojtek Janik - IL
Chasin' Bracelets Fall Quarterly Championship
2/19 - Russ Neil - NE (Champion) + $2,500
2/19 - Amy Andrusko - MN + $1,000
2/19 - Joseph Fisher - IL + $500
2/19 - Jeff Flaten - MN + $200
2/19 - Joe Manno - IL + $200
2/19 - John DeRung - MN + $200
2/19 - Becca Brinkman - MN + $200
2/19 - Dale Wosmek - NV + $100
2/19 - Joel Smith - MN + $100
Other - Scratch Poker/Drawings/Sponsor Bonuses
Norbert Kreuzer - ND - 2nd Chance Winner @ Chasin' Bracelets National Championship
John Fehringer - NE - Straight Flush + $200
Dakota Poker Tour Season 2022-2023 Player of the Year - TBD
Dakota Poker Tour Season 2022-2023 TOC Winner - TBD
Dakota Poker Tour Season 2022-2023 Player Appreciation Freeroll Winner - TBD
Chasin' Bracelets Fall League Champs (Oct '22 - Dec '22)
|Al Kingsley||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Alan Juliuson||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Alan Reese||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Alec Veer||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Alex Leiner||Delaware||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Amanda Munoz||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Amy Andrusko||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Andy Lagarde||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ann Withers||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Arland Rasmussen||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Becca Brinkman||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ben Oliver||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Billy Balstad||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Bob Anderson||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Bob Manion||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Bob Maresh||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Bonnie Bona||FPN Online||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Brad Henkin||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Brandon Mude||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Bruce Quimby||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chad Rasche||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chad Rohloff||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chase Fossen||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chip Rumshas||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chris Beltran||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Chris Farrell||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Craig Thompson||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Dan Ulrich||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Darrell Blue||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Dave Kalet||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Dawn Stryszak||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Doug Granrud||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Doug Hallock||NJ||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Dusty Baker||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Earl Robb||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ed Parisien||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ed Shypkowski||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Eddie Blanco||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Gary Norsen||New York||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|George Cokens||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Greg Troy||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Gus Medina||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Howard Burns||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jack Lippert||Florida||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jay Christianson||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jeannette Lipsh||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jeff Buchler||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jim Bjerkness||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jim Obos||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jim Volin||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joe Brost||WI||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joe Caroccio||New York||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joe Kasperski||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joe Manglia||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joe Manno||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Joel Smith||FPN Online||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|John Derung||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|John Kroska||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jon Witkop||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Jordan Laux||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Karl Proctor||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Kathy Westman||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Keith Benson||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Keith Wiger||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ken Maertins||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Kim Walter||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Kirby Morgenstern||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Kristine Eklind||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Larry Richter||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Larry Vollmer||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Lee Kathol||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Leroy Haman||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Linda Fotre||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Lloyd Veld||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Lyle Roesner||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Lynda Hansell||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Marcos Sotelo||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Matt Miller||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Matt Wacker||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Mike Marek||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Mike Widhalm||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Mike Yoder||Florida||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Phil Skarsten||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Philip Doerr||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Randy Ulmer||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Randy Whillock||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Rich Adamczyk-D'andrea||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Richard Daehnke||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Rick Scott||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ronald Hofford||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Roy Winkelman||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Russ Neil||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Ryan Belen||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Sahil Mullick||Nebraska||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Scott Ranke||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Sol Fisher||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Stan Larson||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Steve Kennedy||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Steve Lampton||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Steven Naylor||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Sue Barsaloux||FPN Online||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Sue Brown||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Susan Bona||FPN Online||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Tj Schiltz||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Todd Hormann||South Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Tom Miskowic||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Tony Staudinger||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Tracy Duffee||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Vyto Liskunas||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Wanda Fuerstenberg||FPN Online||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Wayne Harding||Illinois||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Wayne Werner||Minnesota||CB Q4 Fall Session|
|Wells Wolff||North Dakota||CB Q4 Fall Session|