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he following players qualified for the State Tournament during the Summer 2017 session (July though September 2017):

Summer 2017 Bar Winners:
JoAnn Pottebaum – Barnboard
Nick Sachs – Big Guys BBQ
Mark Haynes – Carbones Sunday
Mike Beberg – Carbones Thursday
Dwayne Garwood – Caspers
Myke Zurn – Cedarvale Fitz
Phyllis Pollock – Chanhassen Legion
Jeremy Strauss – Country Nites
Debbie Arens – Detour 19 Sunday A
Mick M – Detour 19 Sunday B
Jeremy Strauss – Jerseys
Lucas L – Mama T’s
Jerry Scharlemann – Medina Thursday A
Ross Davis – Medina Thursday B
Irene Goldberg – Opinion
Michael P Nelson – Palmer Lake VFW
Shane Cameron – Park Place- Friday
Dave Jones – Park Place- Wednesday
Alyssa Ulrich – Pourhouse
Jerry Scharlemann – River City Extreme-Wednesday A
Ashley Marie – River City Extreme-Wednesday B
John Nash – Schuggys
Brian Bielke – Thirstys
Shawn WeHUNT – White Bear Bar Sunday A
Mick M – White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Lee Price – White Bear Bar Tuesday B

Summer 2017 Regional Qualifiers:

Bryan Stanton – Diamonds – $500 Bonus Chip
Mike Beberg – Diamonds
Kurt Cosman – Diamonds
LeRoy Graunke – Diamonds
Dan Mueller – Diamonds
Brandon Switch – Diamonds
Steve Buechler – Diamonds
Scott Devens – Diamonds
Kevin Wollum – Diamonds
Jan Haase – Diamonds

John Kennedy – Spades – $500 Bonus Chip
Paul Neuburger – Spades
Shane Cameron – Spades
Jeremy Strauss – Spades
Jay III – Spades
Mark Haynes – Spades
Shawn Wehunt – Spades
Mike Horner – Spades
Keith Peterson – Spades
Al Wuori – Spades

Bud Abbott – Hearts – $500 Bonus Chip
Kathy Caron – Hearts
Pete Verhulst – Hearts
Dave Jones – Hearts
Shane Cameron – Hearts
Peter Taft – Hearts
Nick Sachs – Hearts
Deb O’Connell – Hearts
Joey Nyberg – Hearts
Brooke McDermott – Heart

Tom Kimlinger – Clubs – $500 Bonus Chip
Karam – Clubs
Marcus O – Clubs
Lee Price – Clubs
Elizabeth Harris – Clubs
Bryan Stanton – Clubs
Tony Larsen – Clubs
Nick Sachs – Clubs
Denny Mitchell – Clubs
Shawn Arneson – Clubs

Amanda Kallhoff – Granite City Bingo!
Chris Kay – Granite City Bingo!
Lisa Wolford – Granite City Bingo!

The following players qualified for the State Tournament during the Spring 2017 session (April though June 2017):

Spring 2017 Bar Winners:
Dwayne Garwood – Caspers
Michael P Nelson – Palmer Lake VFW
Dogger – Opinion
Bob Beran – Park Place- Friday
Mike Beberg – Park Place- Wednesday
Mark Kraus – Jerseys
Mercedes m.w – Neisens
Bud Abbott – Chanhassen Legion
Dan Mueller – Pourhouse
Buck – Thirstys
John Nash – Barnboard
Mark Kraus – Big Guys BBQ
Victoria Rios – Mama T’s (Bradys)
John Nash – Schuggys
David Chapa – White Bear Bar Sunday A
Stella Hegg – White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Kristi La valle – White Bear Bar Tuesday B
Coni Ingham – Medina Thursday A
Mick M – Medina Thursday B
John Thorn – River City Extreme-Monday A
Richard Hewitt – River City Extreme-Monday B
Nate French – River City Extreme-Saturday A
Nate French – River City Extreme-Saturday B
Dylan Chinander – River City Extreme-Wednesday A
Richard Hewitt – River City Extreme-Wednesday B
Mike Miller – Detour 19 Sunday A
Jim Reader – Detour 19 Sunday B
Deb O’Connell – Cedarvale Fitz

Spring 2017 Regional Tournament Qualifiers:
David Broz – Spades – $500 Bonus Chip
Cory Anderson – Spades
Bud Paramore – Spades
Shorty – Spades
Sarah Nau – Spades
Mike Ludders – Spades
Sam Anderson – Spades
Keith Peterson – Spades
Jennie Peterson – Spades
Jason Tibke – Spades

Zane – Clubs – $500 Bonus Chip
Jon Beavers – Clubs
Jona Mattson – Clubs
Jerry Scharlemann – Clubs
Bob Watson – Clubs
Anthony Perkins – Clubs
James Anderson – Clubs
James Dalbec Jr. – Clubs
Anthony Rios – Clubs
Melissa W. – Clubs

Dale Lange – Diamonds – $500 Bonus Chip
Matt Earley – Diamonds
Greg Born – Diamonds
Bob Schneider – Diamonds
Vicki Koranda – Diamonds
Lucas L – Diamonds
Jason Dalrymple – Diamonds
Bill Wermager – Diamonds
Jarrod Loerza – Diamonds
Lacey Wilson – Diamonds

Darrell Grams – Hearts – $500 Bonus Chip
Phyllis Pollock – Hearts
Ron Dvorak – Hearts
Dave Rasmussen – Hearts
Dick Krueger – Hearts
Bob Topinka – Hearts
Nick Lasrsen – Hearts
Tyler Litfin – Hearts
Beth Hatlerig – Hearts
Bill Anderson – Hearts

Clubs Region includes: Barnboard Bar and Grill, Mama T’s Castle Tap, White Bear Bar, Schuggy’s American Grill and Taphouse, Big Guy’s BBQ Roadhouse and will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at BarnBoard at 7:30pm.

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. The list of those who qualified is below.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by texting/calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Players Qualified for this Tournament:
JoAnn Pottebaum Barnboard
John Nash Barnboard
Shawn Arneson Barnboard
Dale Stewart Barnboard
Curtis Sobottka Barnboard
Nick Sachs Big Guys BBQ
Matt Coopet Big Guys BBQ
Marcus O Big Guys BBQ
Lucas L Big Guys BBQ
Mike Schoeder Big Guys BBQ
Anthony Perkins Big Guys BBQ
Zane Mama T’s (Bradys)
Tony Larsen Mama T’s (Bradys)
Victoria Rios Mama T’s (Bradys)
Karam Mama T’s (Bradys)
Al Mercado Mama T’s (Bradys)
Bryan Stanton Mama T’s (Bradys)
Kathy Caron Mama T’s (Bradys)
Jay III Mama T’s (Bradys)
Eric Hammer Mama T’s (Bradys)
Tom Connolly Mama T’s (Bradys)
Elizabeth Harris Mama T’s (Bradys)
Katie Castle Mama T’s (Bradys)
Dan Gunderson Mama T’s (Bradys)
Charlie Wold Schuggys
Craig Tekse Schuggys
Jerry Wold Schuggys
Shawn WeHUNT White Bear Bar Sunday A
Jennie Peterson White Bear Bar Sunday A
Keith Peterson White Bear Bar Sunday A
Kristi La valle White Bear Bar Sunday A
David Chapa White Bear Bar Sunday A
Craig Moyer White Bear Bar Sunday A
Tim H. White Bear Bar Sunday A
Mick M White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Denny Mitchell White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Lee Price White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Tom Kimlinger White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Jerred Thompson White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Justice Calane White Bear Bar Tuesday A
Ben Cummins White Bear Bar Tuesday B
T J Fitzgerald White Bear Bar Tuesday B
Shane Cameron White Bear Bar Tuesday B

Hearts Region includes: Palmer Lake VFW, Casper’s Cherokee of Eagan, Country Nites, Park Place Sports Bar and will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Country Nites in Hastings at 7pm.

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. Qualifier list is posted below.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by texting/calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Players Qualified for this Tournament:
Dwayne Garwood Caspers
Teresa Shaw Caspers
Jarrod L. Caspers
Tammee LoPrete Caspers
James Anderson Caspers
Mercedes m.w Caspers
Macario M. Caspers
Dean LeMieux Caspers
Lucas L Caspers
Jason Forde Caspers
Sever Caspers
Deb O’Connell Caspers
Michael P Nelson Palmer Lake VFW
Paul Neuburger Palmer Lake VFW
Dick Geunts Palmer Lake VFW
Craig Tekse Palmer Lake VFW
Sarah Nau Palmer Lake VFW
Mick M Palmer Lake VFW
Jason Dalrymple Palmer Lake VFW
Kerri Madden Palmer Lake VFW
Dale Lange Palmer Lake VFW
Jay Johnson Palmer Lake VFW
Rick Golden Palmer Lake VFW
John Johnson Palmer Lake VFW
Jeremy Strauss Country Nites
Mike Schoeder Country Nites
Shane Cameron Country Nites
Shane Grass Country Nites
Mark Haynes Country Nites
Dave Jones Country Nites
Karam Country Nites
Jon Beavers Country Nites
Cory Lunning Country Nites
Mike Horner Country Nites
Mike Beberg Country Nites
Alex Short Country Nites
Ben Cummins Country Nites
Elizabeth Harris Country Nites
Dogger Park Place- Friday
Peter Taft Park Place- Friday
Nick Sachs Park Place- Friday
Pete Verhulst Park Place- Friday
Janet Welsch Park Place- Friday
Carl Park Place- Friday
Nissa Schaefer Park Place- Friday
Irene Goldberg Park Place- Friday
Anthony Perkins Park Place- Friday
Grizz Park Place- Friday
Tom E Park Place- Friday
Dani Janecek Park Place- Friday
Marcus O Park Place- Friday
Sue Kascas Park Place- Friday
Brooke McDermott Park Place- Friday
Lacey Wilson Park Place- Friday
Matt Czar Park Place- Friday
Joey Nyberg Park Place- Wednesday
Mark Kraus Park Place- Wednesday
Nate French Park Place- Wednesday
Broberg Park Place- Wednesday
James Dalbec Jr Park Place- Wednesday
Ken Dirks Park Place- Wednesday

Spades Region includes: Detour 19, Medina Entertainment Center, Cottage Grove Carbone’s and will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Cottage Grove Carbone’s at 7pm.

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. The list of those who qualified is posted below.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Qualified Players for this Tournament:
Jerry Scharlemann Medina Thursday A
Bill Schultz Medina Thursday A
Paul Neuburger Medina Thursday A
Michael P Nelson Medina Thursday A
Dan Olson Medina Thursday A
Laurel Smith Medina Thursday A
Sarah Nau Medina Thursday A
Ted White Medina Thursday A
Rita D Medina Thursday A
Jason Davis Medina Thursday A
Elaine Wedel Medina Thursday A
Paul Meide Medina Thursday A
Mike Whaylen Medina Thursday A
Al Wuori Medina Thursday A
Leanne Faue Medina Thursday A
Debbie Arens Medina Thursday A
Tabitha Wood Medina Thursday A
Greg Garrity Medina Thursday A
Scott Devens Medina Thursday A
Tom LaCrosse Medina Thursday A
Ross Davis Medina Thursday B
Steve Buechler Medina Thursday B
Bob Watson Medina Thursday B
Mick M Medina Thursday B
Bob Schneider Medina Thursday B
Jason Tibke Medina Thursday B
Kurt Cosman Medina Thursday B
Phyliss Mirviss Medina Thursday B
Mike Ludders River City Extreme-Wednesday A
Ashley Marie River City Extreme-Wednesday B
Sarah Johnson River City Extreme-Wednesday B
David Dorn Detour 19 Sunday A
Mike Miller Detour 19 Sunday A
David Rathke Detour 19 Sunday A
Jim Reader Detour 19 Sunday A
Mike Beberg Carbones Sunday
Irene Goldberg Carbones Sunday
Jeremy Strauss Carbones Sunday
Dogger Carbones Sunday
Mark Kraus Carbones Sunday
Jennie Peterson Carbones Sunday
Vicki Koranda Carbones Sunday
Dick Savard Carbones Sunday
Mark Haynes Carbones Thursday
John Kennedy Carbones Thursday
Shane Cameron Carbones Thursday
Tim Erickson Carbones Thursday
Mike Horner Carbones Thursday
Karam Carbones Thursday
Kyle Nelson Carbones Thursday
Joel Thurber Carbones Thursday
Joey Nyberg Carbones Thursday

Diamonds Region includes: Cedarvale Fitz’s, Jersey’s Sports Bar, The PourHouse Pub, Chanhassen American Legion, Thirsty’s Bar & Grill and will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at The Pour House Pub at 12pm.

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. The list of those who qualified is below.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Mike Beberg Jerseys
Vicki Koranda Jerseys
Dave Rasmussen Jerseys
Lucas L Jerseys
Brandon Switch Jerseys
Bridget Hockert Jerseys
Janet Welsch Jerseys
Dani Janecek Jerseys
Zeke Rivera Jerseys
Mark Kraus Jerseys
Mike Horner Jerseys
Carolyn LeDuc Jerseys
Dennis Yaritz Jerseys
Phyllis Pollock Chanhassen Legion
Bud Abbott Chanhassen Legion
Bob Topinka Chanhassen Legion
Steve Buechler Chanhassen Legion
Earl Bilek Chanhassen Legion
Jan Haase Chanhassen Legion
Dick Krueger Chanhassen Legion
Chris Wilson Chanhassen Legion
Doug Becker Chanhassen Legion
Steve Thompson Chanhassen Legion
Robin Kerber Chanhassen Legion
Leroy Graunke Chanhassen Legion
Larry Kramer Chanhassen Legion
Michael Iverson Chanhassen Legion
Alyssa Ulrich Pourhouse
Dan Mueller Pourhouse
Beth Hatlevig Pourhouse
Kevin W Pourhouse
Bill Anderson Pourhouse
Brian Bielke Pourhouse
David J Pourhouse
Buck Pourhouse
Kevin Thirstys
Darrell Grams Thirstys
Alex Lane Thirstys
Myke Zurn Cedarvale Fitz
Dwayne Garwood Cedarvale Fitz
Ryan Clinton Cedarvale Fitz
Paul Baumgard Cedarvale Fitz
Bryan Stanton Cedarvale Fitz
Jarrod L. Cedarvale Fitz
Sean P. Cedarvale Fitz
Jay III Cedarvale Fitz

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. The lists of those who qualified are below. Each of the links below will take you to the page with the details of each tournament as well as the list of those who qualified.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by texting/calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Diamond Region Qualifier

Spades Region Qualifier

Hearts Region Qualifier

Clubs Region Qualifier

Straight Flush’s 2016 trip to Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker

The Winter Vegas Vacation State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 05, 2017 at Running Aces Casino in Forrest Lake, MN. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m.

This event may only be attended by those who qualified for the event through one of the Regional Tournaments or those who won entry through the All-in for Africa event. The full list of those who are qualified to participate in the event will be placed below the prize pool information following the regional tournaments held during the week of July 9th (Summer 2017 session) and October 8th (Fall 2017 session).

Prizes for the the Winter Vegas Vacation State Tournament:
1st: One Roundtrip Airline ticket and Hotel stay in Las Vegas (December 14-17), and a Tournament Buy-in
2nd: One Roundtrip Airline ticket and Hotel stay in Las Vegas (December 14-17), and a Tournament Buy-in
3rd: Main Event Buy-in to Running Aces Cold Hard Cash Tournament ($280 value – Six flights running December 13-17)
4th: $100 Running Aces Tournament Lammer
5th: Running Aces Cold Hard Cash Qualifier Event Seat ($75 value – Qualifiers run daily December 8-16)
6th: Running Aces Cold Hard Cash Qualifier Event Seat ($75 value – Qualifiers run daily December 8-16)
7th: Running Aces Cold Hard Cash Qualifier Event Seat ($75 value – Qualifiers run daily December 8-16)
8th: Running Aces Cold Hard Cash Qualifier Event Seat ($75 value – Qualifiers run daily December 8-16)
9th: $50 Running Aces Tournament Lammer and a Straight Flush t-shirt ($12 value)
10th: $50 Running Aces Tournament Lammer and a Straight Flush t-shirt ($12 value)

Spring 2017 Session Qualifiers

Summer 2017 Session Qualifiers


Join us at The Lodge -Stage 81 for a Halloween themed Texas Hold’em tournament! For this event we will be combining THREE concepts for a Monster Mash event! We’ve had requests for Jokers Wild, Button, and Winner Must Show tournaments and so, we’ve decided to pack them all into one for a spooktacular event!

Registration:
Registration for this event will only be taken via email. You must send an email with your name and the names of any other players you wish to register to SFPTSpecialtyTourney@gmail.com Those who register by Sunday, October 15th will receive a $500 bonus chip.

Tournament Structure:
Each player will begin with $3500 in chips.
– Players can receive an additional $500 in chips for registering for the event by Sunday, October 15th.
– Players can receive an additional $1000 in chips by coming to the event in costume.
– Standard Straight Flush blind levels will be used and blinds will go up every 20 minutes.
– Monster Mash Concepts:
– Jokers are WILD and may count as any card in the deck
– Winner of the hand MUST show their hand to claim the pot
– Winner of the hand also wins the button and becomes the dealer
– Payouts:
1st Place: $100 cash
2nd Place: $25 cash/$25 gift card
3rd Place: $20 gift card
4th Place: $10 gift card
– Consolation Tournament:
Available to the first 18 players to sign up with a $20 gift card to the winner.

The top 30% of point earners from each nightly tournament at each location will be qualified to participate in the Region Qualifier for our State Tournament. The list of those who qualified is below. Each of the links below will take you to the page with the details of each tournament as well as the list of those who qualified.

If you cannot make your designated regional and wish to attend an alternate, you may contact us via Direct Message on Twitter, Facebook message, by emailing straightflushpokertour@gmail.com or by calling Crystal Kempf at 651-295-6854. You MUST notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend a different regional event. Same day requests will NOT be approved.

The winner of each Regional Qualifier event will receive a $500 bonus chip for the State Tournament. If someone qualifies for multiple Regionals and wins multiple Regional Tournaments, they will receive a $500 bonus chip for each tournament they win. Bar Champions are eligible to receive these bonus chips in addition to any bonus chips earned for being the Champion of more than on location.

The State Tournament will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Running Aces Casino. Registration will begin at 10:00am and the tournament will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

Spades Region: Detour 19, Medina Entertainment Center, River City Extreme, Cedarvale Lanes/Fitz’s Bar and Grill

Hearts Region: Palmer Lake VFW, Casper’s Cherokee of Eagan, Opinion Brewing Company, Park Place Sports Bar

Clubs Region: Barnboard Bar and Grill, Mama T’s Castle Tap, White Bear Bar, Schuggy’s American Grill and Taphouse, Big Guy’s BBQ Roadhouse

Diamond Region: Neisen’s Sports Bar, Jersey’s Sports Bar, The PourHouse Pub, Chanhassen American Legion, Thirsty’s Bar & Grill