Todd Harfield caught fire to outlast the rest of the field for the Beat the Heat event. Todd took down Brandon Dosch heads up to take the trophy and the first place prize money. The Beat the Heat event was held at Hooligan's in West Fargo and benefitted Teammakers.

Jesse Hasseland and Daniel Fremling advance to day to of the WSOP Colossus Tournament. Each player is already in the money. Jesse is sitting with 185k in chips while Daniel has 131k. Both players won their entry into the event by winning the DPT Championship Freeroll. Good Luck in day 2 to both players.

Jacob Retterath outlasts Dale Czapiewski and the rest of the field at the Hillsboro Vets Club poker tournament. Jacob qualifies for the Dakota Poker Tour tournament of champions event at the end of the season to play for a WSOP package.  The next DPT Qualifying Event is Beat the Heat Tournament at Hooligans Bar in West Fargo on July 12th and 13th.

Season 10 of the Dakota Poker Tour kicked of Saturday at the Wahpeton VFW, with the Blue Goose Poker Tournament. Ben Armbrust took down the tournament and became the first qualifier for the season ending Tournament of Champions. 

Jesse Haddeland finished the DPT regular season with his with his 6th cash of the season Jesse took home 4th place at the Flying Aces tournament at Bar Nine on May 18th. This locked up Jesse's Player of the Year honor. The Flying Aces tournament was taken down by Nick Marts.

Jesse came back to Bar Nine on Sunday, May 19th and won a seat to Las Vegas along with Brandon Schmidt and Dan Fremling. The three won seats into the Colossus during the WSOP 2019,

Gabriel Ah Nee outlasted the field to take down the Eagle Eye Poker tournament in Valley City ND on May 11th. Gabriel won just over $1200 for his efforts and should qualify for the DPT championship freeroll.  

Kevin Meyer took down the Money in the Bank tournament on May 5 at the Harwood Grill and Saloon. The first place prize of $4000 launched Kevin into the top ten in points. Jason Kramer and Chris Koon took down the Road Warrior Tag Team event held on May 4th. 

With only two weekends of poker left, the magic number for points is looking like it will be around 1500 points to get into the Free Roll May 19th at Bar Nine. The top ten players will receive bonus chips at the freeroll with an expected 8500 in points required to get into the top ten.

Erik Kimble took first place in The Bounty Hunter Poker tournament this weekend in Hunter ND. Erik outlasted 36 players including points leader Jesse Haddleland and second in points Duane Tougas. 

Jesse Haddeland won his second tournament in a row after taking down his second tournament in a row. Jesse's first place prize of $3000 increased his Player of the Year lead. The tournament had 58 entries and also had a $100 Omaha event. 

Jesse Haddleland won the 13th annual Fool's Gold Poker Tournament at the Knickerbocker Liquor Locker on March 30, 2019. Jesse outlasted a field of 87 players with over 140 buy-ins. Jesse took home $5000 for first place. Other players in the Money were Gerald Dorn, Cody Billadeau, Darlene Cyr, Bob Sylskar, Kin Rasmussen, Gerald Lucke, Terry Ellingson, Jason Troumbly, and Richard Perkerewicz. With the win, Jesse takes over first place in the Player of the Year points race.

Duane Tougas took down the Abercrombie poker tournament for $2420 and extended his points lead for the Player of the Year. Other players making it into the money were Sam Johnson, Kim Rasmussen, Paul Jain, Sam Saville and David Swanholm.