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UPCOMING CHAMPIONSHIP POKER TOURNAMENTS
BREAKING NEWS: The 2010-11 Kansas State No-Limit Texas Holdem Grand Championship is scheduled for Sunday, June 19, 2011 in Topeka. Registration for the Open Round for all players not yet qualified for the Final Round will start at 12 noon. Shuffle up and deal promptly at 12:30. For more information please visit the Open Round event page. (http://www.meetup.com/poker-1682/events/16897046/) Registration for the Final Round will start at 4:30. For more information please visit the Final Round event page. (http://www.meetup.com/poker-1682/events/16897107/)
BREAKING NEWS: The 2010-11 Kansas State Poker Mixed Games Grand Championship is scheduled for May 22. This is the first of the major State Championships up for grabs on the Mo-Kan-Neb circuit. This is one of the most competitive and prestigious poker tournaments in the Central States. The Championship Title Bracelet will be awarded to the winner along with generous cash prizes and trophies to the runners up. This event benefits the Arthritis Foundation of Kansas, leading the fight against all forms of arthritis for over 60 years. Additional information will be posted here as it becomes available.
A HISTORY OF THE MO-KAN-NEB POKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Brian Turner of St. Joseph, Missouri, wins the 2010 Lawrence Texas Holdem Championship Title Bracelet on Aug. 22nd. See photos of this historic event here (http://www.meetup.com/poker-1682/calendar/14197398/).
Facing 1 in 61 odds, Tom Simpkins wins the 2009 MoKanNeb Grand Championship Title Bracelet with an improbable victory at the K.C. Texas Holdem Championship. See story at: http://www.KansasPokerNews.com
Tom Simpkins and Chris Goodrow won the title bracelets this weekend at the 2009 Kansas State No-Limit Poker Grand Championship. See photo coverage at: http://www.KansasPokerNews.com
DEC 15, 2009: THIS WEEKEND: Players from across the country are head to Topeka for the 2009 Kansas State Texas Holdem and Mixed Games Grand Championships, Fri and Sat, Dec. 18 & 19!
Emporia native "Mean Gene" Kimber wins the first annual Kansas City No-Limit K.C. Lowball Championship after a 3-hour final table.
Jeff Berroth survives a field of 60 of the toughest poker players in Northeast Kansas to win the title bracelet at the 2009 Manhattan No-Limit Texas Holdem Grand Championship. Runner-up was no less a competitor than Player of the Decade candidate Dan Guth.
See the 2009 Topeka Texas Holdem Championship here: http://poker.meetup.com/1682/photos/7 ... Interviews with the winners are here: http://www.KansasPokerNews.com
Congratulations to C.J. Burch who beat a field of over 90 qualifying players to win the title bracelet at the 2009 Topeka No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship. See complete photo coverage here: http://poker.meetup.com/1682/photos/
Press coverage and player press conferences from the 2009 Topeka Championship may be found here: http://www.KansasPokerNews.com
Nov. 20, 2009: BREAKING NEWS. The Salvation Army pantries are in dire need of restocking for the Holidays! All players will receive extra starting chips by bringing 3 food items or a $2 extra contribution to the S.A.. Food items most needed are: High-protein well-preserved items: canned tuna, beans, dry beans, dry rice, canned meat products like Spam, high protein chili / stews / etc. Spread the word and we'll see you at the Final Table!
Nov. 12, 2009: BREAKING NEWS. The 2009 MoKanNeb Poker Championship Series features 8 Title Bracelet events. Currently on the calendar are:
Topeka No-Limit Texas Holdem Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Nov. 28
Manhattan N-L Texas Holdem Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Dec. 10
Kansas City K.C. Lowball Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Dec. 11
Kansas City N-L Texas Holdem Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Dec. 13
Omaha N-L Texas Holdem Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Dec. 17
Kansas State Mixed Games Poker Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Dec. 18
Kansas State Texas Holdem Championship, Open Round 1, Dec. 19
Kansas N-L Texas Holdem Grand Championship & Title Bracelet, Final Rd, Dec. 19
In addition to the title bracelets at each of these 7 championships, the player with the highest overall performance in the series will win the coveted 2009 MoKanNeb Tri-State Poker Grand Championship Title and Bracelet.
Every variety of poker will be played in this series: from Texas Holdem to Omaha to Lowball and Stud. All events are double-elimination giving each player two full opportunities to win the tournament. Therefore, to win the Grand Championship Title, the champion will have to excel at a variety of games against the best competition the region has to offer. This will be a memorable accomplishment which will earn the Champion a place in the MoKanNeb Poker Hall of Fame alongside the legends of Central States poker!
For frequently asked questions, see: http://poker.meetup.com/1682/messages ......
100% of net proceeds of these non-profit events benefit the Arthritis Foundation and other local charities.