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Mid-States Poker Tour to Visit Grand Falls Casino in Sioux Falls from August 8-16

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  • From August 8-16, the Mid-States Poker Tour will visit Grand Falls Casino & Resort in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

  • Want to play a $150,000 guaranteed Main Event for just a $1,100 buy-in? Check out @msptpoker Grand Falls Casino.

  • MSPT Season 6 continues August 8-16 as the tour visits Grand Falls Casino & Resort in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Last weekend, Lead Pro Blake Bohn captured his second Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) title when he topped a field of 410 entrants to win the MSPT Meskwaki in Tama, Iowa for $101,229. Not only did Bohn vault to the top of the Season 6 Player of the Year leaderboard, he also became just the fourth player to win multiple MSPT titles.

Bohn's first title came in August of 2014 when he won the MSPT Grand Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (technically the casino is just across the border in Larchwood, Iowa) for $54,607. As fate would have it, the tour is slated to return to that stop next month from August 8-16, with a $150,000 guaranteed $1,100 buy-in Main Event scheduled for Friday, August 14 through Sunday, August 16.

The PokerNews Live Reporting team will be on hand to capture all the action from that event, and of course players will have the opportunity to use the My Stack app to update their hands and chip counts straight into the live blog.

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"Blake Bohn has been on fire lately," boasted MSPT owner and operator Bryan Mileski. "Fresh off a 23rd-place finish in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, he ended up taking down the MSPT Meskwaki. Now we'll get the opportunity to see if he can not only defend his MSPT Grand Falls title, but also go back to back. It should be an exciting stop."

Here's a look at the upcoming MSPT Grand Falls schedule:

DateEventBuy-inTime (ET)
Saturday, August 1Multi-Table Super Satellite$6512:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 8Main Event Qualifier$25012:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 9Main Event Qualifier$2501:00 p.m.
Monday, August 10Omaha Hi/Lo Spread Limit$406:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 11Weekly No-Limit Hold'em$401:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 12Multi-Table Super Satellite$651:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 12Main Event Qualifier$2507:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 13Main Event Qualifier$2501:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 13Main Event Qualifier$2507:00 p.m.
Friday, August 14Main Event Qualifier$25010:30 a.m.
Friday, August 14Main Event Day 1a$1,1004:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 15Main Event Qualifier$25010:30 a.m.
Saturday, August 15Main Event Day 1b$1,1004:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 16Main Event Day 2-10:30 a.m.

The Main Event will be held over three days beginning Friday with Day 1a at 4 p.m. Day 1a will play 14 levels. Saturday's Day 1b will also start at 4 p.m. and also play 14 levels. Players who advance from Day 1a are not eligible to play in Day 1b. The remaining players from each flight will combine on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and play until a champion is crowned.

Here's a look at those who've capture titles in Season 6 thus far:

Jan. 15-25, 2015MSPT bestbet Jacksonville421Brian Arbaugh$102,806
Jan. 30 – Feb. 8, 2015MSPT Running Aces354Erv Bjerga$91,941
Feb. 14-22, 2015MSPT Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells463Ben Wiora$114,512
March 5-15MSPT Golden Gates409Kane Lai$101,365
March 21-29MSPT Meskwaki371Chad Willett$96,760
April 4-12MSPT Potawatomi635Jason Mirza$147,529
April 6-19MSPT Maryland Live! Casino270Greg Himmelbrand$72,910
April 17-26MSPT Canterbury Park430Dan Hendrickson$106,182
May 9-17MSPT FireKeepers Casino614Harry Tisdale$142,637
June 1-5MSPT Venetian1,964Angelina Rich$215,815
July 24-26MSPT Meskwaki410Blake Bohn$101,229

For more information, head on over to or follow them on Twitter @msptpoker.

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