Below is the full list of qualifiers for our Winter State Tournament. This list includes Spring 2016 and Fall 2016 Bar Champions, Regional Top Tens, and Tournament Directors. There are 126 players eligible for this tournament.
The tournament will be held on Sunday, December 4th. Registration will begin at 10a and the tournament will begin promptly at 12p. We will play 20 minute blind levels and deal in dead stacks until the end of the second level. Players will have until the end of the second blind level to get registered for the tournament.
In addition to a significantly larger prize pool, we will also be having drawings for additional prizes during the event such as Aces Cracked and Bad Beat Hands.
1st – Big Stack Avalanche Main Event Seat ($500 value), personalized hoodie, $100 in tournament lammers.
2nd – Big Stack Avalanche Main Event Seat
3rd – Big Stack Avalanche 20% satellite, $100 in tournament lammers.
4th – Big Stack Avalanche 20% satellite
5th – $100 in tournament lammers
6th – $50 in tournament lammers and $20 cash
7th – $25 cash and a SF hoodie
8th – $25 cash and a SF t-shirt
Joey Nyberg (Whitey)
Michael P. Nelson
Congratulations to our Fall 2016 session Bar Champions! The Bar Champions receive an automatic entry to the Winter 2016 State Tournament, however, they are still eligible to play in any regional qualifier events that they qualified in. Additionally, if a player wins more than one bar, they receive a $500 bonus chip for each additional bar they won. Congrats Bob Watson for winning three bar championships this session and earning an extra $1,000 for Winter State!
State will be held on Sunday, December 4th at 12pm and we will be paying out a prize pool of approximately $2000 including TWO Main Event Seats to the Big Stack Avalanche event at Running Aces in January!
Mama T’s – Al Mercado
Maxx’s- Tuesday – Alex Ahyai
Park Place – Bob Beran
Cellar at Cork – Wednesday – Bob Watson
Detour 19 Sunday B – Bob Watson
Medina Thursday B – Bob Watson
Neisen’s – Cory Hassel
Running Aces – Craig Tekse
Pourhouse – Darrell Grams
White Bear Bar Sunday A – David Chapa
Casper’s – Dean LeMieux
Maxx’s- Sunday – Duane Farness
Palmer Lake VFW – Jason Dalrymple
Medina Thursday A – Jerry Scharlemann
Barnboard – Jerry Wold
Juniors- Thursday – Kimmy Naylor
White Bear Bar Tuesday B – Kristi La Valle
White Bear Bar Tuesday A – Lee Price
Detour 19 Sunday A – Mick M
Jersey’s – Mike Beberg
O’Malley’s – Mike Schoeder
Opinion Thursday – Mike Schoeder
Mainstreet- Monday – Murray Herstein
Juniors- Tuesday – Myke Zurn
Cellar at Cork- Friday – Nate French
Opinion Monday – Pete Verhulst
Cellar at Cork- Tuesday – Rick Golden
Chanhassen Legion – Teri Abbott
Our 2016 WSOP State Tournament is this Sunday, May 15th at Running Aces. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. and the tournament will begin at noon. The prizes for the Top 8 players are as follows:
1st: Roundtrip Air and Hotel in Las Vegas 6/23-6/26, $500 cash and a personalized hoodie
2nd: Roundtrip Air and Hotel in Las Vegas 6/23-6/26, $250 cash
3rd: Running Aces Easy Money Main Event Seat ($350 value)
4th: $50 Cash and Straight Flush Hoodie ($40 value)
5th: Running Aces Easy Money Qualifier Event Seat ($85 value)
6th: Running Aces Easy Money Qualifier Event Seat ($85 value)
7th: $25 Cash and Straight Flush Shirt and Hat ($25 value)
8th: $25 Cash and Straight Flush Shirt ($12 value)
Below is the full list of qualifiers for the tournament from 2016 WSOP Session A and Session B:
Michael P. Nelson