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.
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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.