Its no secret that the Heartland Poker Tour has encountered some unfortunate legal issues over the past year after completing an apparent sale to Federated Sports & Gaming, the HPT’s assets have been locked up since Federated filed for bankruptcy in late-February. … READ MORE
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is the new owner of the Heartland Poker Tour, Epic Poker League – and of epicpokerfailure.com. … READ MORE
3:56PM Update: Naz takes it down! $118,482! They get it in on a 8-8-4 flop with 2 spades, Naz has Ks3s, Lambert KQ. Naz hits a spade on the turn for the win!
Gary Lambert of Quincy, IL is runner-up for $67,061. … READ MORE
333 entrants, 111 runners remain! Day 2 of the HPT at Canterbury Park will begin at Noon today. Naz L leads the pack with 266K in chips. Drew Johnson, is 2nd in chips with 213K. WSOP November Niners Jason Senti and Darvin Moon are still alive as well. … READ MORE
Registration for all $1,650 Day 1 Flights is now complete for the HPT at Canterbury Park. The final (unofficial) numbers are as follows: … READ MORE
Federated Sports & Gaming announced yesterday that they have acquired the Heartland Poker Tour. The HPT began operations in Minnesota back in 2005 and up until 2010 hosted several events each year in MN or in the 5-state area. The HPT has since grown into a national brand. Here is the Press Release posted on … READ MORE
Moorhead, MN (April 11, 2011) – Minnesota Twins fans will get a double header of a different kind on April 15 when a special episode of Heartland Poker Tour airs immediately following a live broadcast of the Twins versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The episode titled “Raise Your Hand for Africa” will air on Fox … READ MORE
4:30 PM Update: Just two hands into the 6-handed final table, Everett Carlton got it all-in with JJ vs. AK pre-flop and unfortunately the AK hit. Carlton eliminated in 6th place. That’s the last of the Minnesotans on this day. Everett earns $13K
2:25 PM Update: Bryan Mileski took 7th place. With the blinds at 30K/6oK, 5K … READ MORE
8:00 PM Update: In an unsurprising event, Jeremy Dresch captures his 3rd HPT title. Dresch has made it a habit dominating HPT fields, this time pocketing $47K. Congrats!
At last count yesterday evening 164 players entered the HPT at Shooting Star event. They played down to the money last night which is the final 30. They resume … READ MORE
The HPT Champ Open at Soaring Eagle in Mount Pleasant, MI took place this past weekend. The tournament drew 413 entrants.
The top Minnesota finisher was Matt Alexander of Robbinsdale, MN. Alexander placed 20th and earned $4,245. Alexander received a free entry into the tournament for his win at the HPT-Shooting Star in March. … READ MORE