Brandon Dosch took down the Buffalo City Showdown title and $5,310 to claim his second title of DPT Season X. With his 2nd title this "season", Brandon also earns a double chip stack in the end-of-season DPT Tournament of Champions later this summer. Brandon also leaps back into contention in the POY race, just behind Cody Slusher of Oakes, ND. 86 unique players participated in the event. Basim Kabib of Moorhead had a nice run and placed runner up for $3,650.
Patrick Wingard from Mandan, ND came out to Crossroads Tavern in Bismarck to play in the first ever DPT event in Bismarck. With over sixty players Patrick was able to find his way to the final table, ending headsup with Valley City’s Jake Retterath. Jake was aggressive and chip leader most of the final table but had fallen to some bad luck. Jake's pocket nines went up against Patrick’s pocket queens. Patrick hit a queen on the flop and the rest is history.
Nick Ingolfsland from Fargo came out on top at the Poker Brat Classic at the Windbreak and scored $9,000 1st place win. 148 unique players entered the 2-day deep stack format. The action on the final table was live-streamed to Facebook Live and YouTube with Chris Hanson of Poker Night in America providing commentary to help bring the DPT back after a 1-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. Cody Slusher, Monster Stack Champion, placed runner up for $5,500 and took over the Season X points leaderboard. Video updates and the complete live stream are available on the Dakota Poker Tour YouTube channel. Please like and subscribe!
Jamie Meidinger from Jamestown takes down the Buffalo City Showdown, 1st Place $3,750 and joins the #DPTSeasonX Tournament of Champions on May 17, 2020 at Bar 9 in Fargo, ND, where the winner will receive a $1500 World Series prize package.
Runner Up Pat Johnson from Mandan wins $2,575, both players are also on the Leader board and in the running for player of the year and qualified for the player appreciation Freeroll.
Congrats to everyone who cashed and thanks to all who participated
Josh Dahlstrom is on fire taking a first place finish at Gastropub's February Freezeout earning $5200. Josh is continuing to build an impressive resume, and joining the list of season X champions! With the DPT prize pools reaching over 20k its anyone's race for player of the year.
Erich Johnson currently holds the lead for player of the year, but with Brandon Schmidts 5th place finish he is up to 4th place on the leader board standings. Marilyn Ragan's was the chip leader going into day 2, She stayed within the top 3 stacks throughout day 2 and then finished in 3rd place earning herself a top 20 place on the leader board. Keep your eye on Marilyn, she is 3 for 3 on the final table in events she has played.
Mat Jensen, a popular dealer with the Dakota Poker Tour, entered the tournament just before registration ended and promptly went on to conquer the tournament! The Dead Money Open generated a prize pool of $20,000 with 110 unique players hosted at the M&J Saloon in West Fargo. Mat Jensen earned a seat in the DPT tournament of champions with the win, and jumped up to 4th place in the Player of the Year points race. Brandon Dosch cashed to move up the board to 2nd place only 405 points behind Erich Johnson. Thomas Gjerde from Willmar, MN played his first DPT event and cashed, fresh off a big $25,000 win taking down FPN's King Slayer promotion in Las Vegas. Live stream for Dead Money Open is available for a week at https://m.twitch.tv/videos/541859808. Be sure to clip any highlights of your favorite players/moments.
Crushing a field of 117 and claiming $7,500 first place and trophy in the DPT Poker Brat Fall Classic out of Moorhead MN, Erich Johnson. Erich qualifies for the DPT Tournament of Champions with the win and also sprints out to a big lead in the Player of the Year race. Overall, the tournament was a big success and for the first time a feature table was taped with live commentary from Poker Night in America's Chris Hanson.