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Harvest the Cash – Structure Change

Change – The Harvest the Cash tournament will no longer have a $10K guarantee for 1st place. Canterbury Park has added their own Harvest the Cash tournament on Sunday, November 14.  The buy-in will be $500+$50+$10 optional add-on.  Tournament starts at 10:30 am, registration starts at 8:00 am.  http://www.canterburypark.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=qyvIhcKoXRQ%3d&tabid=140

Not All Complaints

Bad beat stories are rampant.  I suppose it’s because it’s easier to remember our losses, and nice to receive a little sympathy when we do come up short. But I thought, since I’m typically ranting about some mundane detail of poker etiquette, that I’d give recognition to the positive things.  Aside from a few minor […]

Josh “Chipcollecta” Barnes wins for 3rd time this year

Story by MN Poker League It’s hard to believe, but Bloomington, MN, resident Josh the “Chipcollecta” Barnes managed to win his THIRD ONLINE championship package this past Sunday, October 24 during our last FPN Online Gold Rush 2 National Qualifier. Not only is this Barnes’ third online win, but it is also his THIRD ONLINE […]

Watch MN’s Jason Senti and the November Nine on ESPN

The Rio’s Penn and Teller Theater will be at max capacity with 1,500 people on hand to watch the Final Table, so it’s a good thing that ESPN will be there to capture every check, raise, call and fold. With over $29 million on the line, tune in on Tuesday, November 9th at 10pm EST […]

Five MN Gold Rush 2 Winners Crowned

Story by MN Poker League  If you weren’t at Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus, MN, this past Saturday, October 23rd for the Minnesota Gold Rush 2 state championship, you seriously missed out on one of the best finals we’ve ever had! With only a handful of qualifiers who couldn’t make the event, nearly 215 […]

Heggem and Jenkinson win $7K NAPT Prize Packages

The first of four satellites for the NAPT was held on October 21 at Canterbury Park.  Andrew Heggem (black sweatshirt) and Gerald Jenkinson (red shirt) took it down and will both receive a $7,000 prize package that includes entry to the NAPT main event at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, CA, held Nov. 12 – 17.

Harvest of Cash Poker Tournament

Until the MSPT hits during Thanksgiving week, November is a fairly light month for poker tournaments as players wind down from a hectic October.  For those of you looking for an opportunity to play at a reasonable buy-in, Jackpot Junction is hosting their Harvest of Cash Poker Tournament on Saturday, November 20th.  Play begins at […]

Don’t Let Them Bully You!

To the “professional,” poker is about making money.  Certainly it is entertaining as well, but this entertainment is only a valuable motivation if it does not conflict with the true goal of making a profit. Casual players, however, will play for any number of reasons.  Fun, of course, is atop this list, as well it […]

Running Aces adjusts Weekly Tournament Schedule

Running Aces has announced they will be adjusting their tournament schedule starting this upcoming week.  For those of you who typically attend on Tuesday nights for the MN Poker Mag POY points, we will be moving the POY eligible tournament to a different day and time, TBD.  Here is the new upcoming weekly schedule. Sunday: […]

$100,000 Guarantee and $59 Rooms

Not only is the Minnesota State Poker Tour posting a $100K Guaranteed prize pool for the MSPT Grand Casino Hinckley Main Event (and all future MSPT events for that matter) but Hinckley is also offering rooms for $59. There is a block of 100 rooms set aside on Saturday night, November 27th for ONLY $59 […]