King Slayer - Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How Do I Qualify?

A: There are MULTIPLE ways to qualify for the King Slayer National Championship Series.


1) LEAGUE CHAMP CHAMPIONSHIP. The series kicks off Friday evening with this special championship tournament specifically for League Champs & TOC winners. 1st place $10,000 CASH. To qualify for this tournament you would have needed to earn a medallion -OR- be designated as an Alternate who is taking a seat of the no-show player ahead of them. Besides the cash, the top 15% players WILL ALSO advance to the KING SLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP MAIN EVENT.

2) KING SLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP MAIN EVENT. This is the big one. Prize pool is expected to be $50,000 with 1st Place $25,000 CASH. To qualify for the KING SLAYER MAIN EVENT, players advance through Regional/State qualification tournaments. Top players at the State Tourneys advance to the KING SLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP MAIN EVENT and can also earn Trophy and Travel Voucher. Other ways to qualify include instant win Scratch Poker cards, perfect attendance drawings, 2-pair or better Scratch Poker drawings, plus online in the Online Championship and monthly VIP online tourneys. 

Q: How many players will qualify?

A: Approximately 120 players will qualify directly for the King Slayer Championship Main Event through State Championships & Super-TOC contests. Another 100 or so players will qualify through other qualifiers at the National Tournament Series, including the League Champ Championship and Last Chance cash qualifiers for a total field Main Event field of approx 225 players. Grand total all participants expected to be approx 250-350 FPN players.

Q: When and Where will the King Slayer National Championship Be Held?

A: Golden Nugget Casino (Ballroom) Las Vegas Jan 10-12th 2020

Q: What is the League Champ Championship at Nationals?

A: League Champ Championship is the kickoff tournament for the King Slayer National Series. ALL King Slayer Medallion holders (League Champs and TOC Winners) automatically earn a seat in this event. 1st Place is $10,000 CASH. Top 15% advance to the KING SLAYER Championship Event (which has a $25,000 first place prize). Players who have already qualified for the King Slayer Championship Main Event definitely want to play to go for the additional grand prize as well as an extra stack. Note! all League Champs and TOC winners still play their State Tourneys to attempt to earn Travel Vouchers, Trophies, and of course a seat in the KING SLAYER Championship Main Event.

Q: What are details of the Last Chance Tourneys?

A: Last Chance cash qualifiers and Sit-N-Go’s are available to all FPN national qualifiers, including Alternates. Qualify multiple times to earn up to 3x starting stack in the KING SLAYER Championship Event. The cash qualifiers help create the King Slayer Championship Main Event total prize pool. No cash will be awarded in the Last Chance Tourneys, only the KING SLAYER Championship Event, which will pay down to the Top 27 players. See the KING SLAYER Tournament Schedule (coming this fall) for details on all tournaments. 

Q: What are Alternates?

A: Alternates are players who placed 2nd or 3rd place in TOC or League Champion races. Also, there are some players designated alternates at state championships. Alternates get to take the seat of the player in front of them if they do not claim in. Alternates are also allowed to play in Last Chance and other bonus qualifiers at Nationals. Please note, Alternate status does NOT affect starting chip stacks. You can not improve your starting chip stack with alternate status. Please read the Alternates Policy.  

Q: Where do I RSVP?

A: Click HERE to RSVP

Q: Are Last Chance Tourneys open to the public?

A: There will side cash tournaments open to the public, where three (3) seats in the KING SLAYER Championship Main Event will be awarded to the as bonus overlays. Therefore, FPN friends and family, non-qualifiers are welcome to participate the daily cash tournament as well as the Tag Team Championship.  

Q: What is the total prize pool?

A: KING SLAYER Championship Event prize pool is expected to be $50,000, with 1st place $25,000, $10,000 in Mystery Bounties, and the remaining prize pool distributed to the rest of the Top 27 players. Mystery Bounties will make the tournament VERY exciting. Every player will have an envelope with an unknown cash bounty award. IF reigning Cash King Bob Tweten happens to qualify for the National Final, FPN will have something special in store for everyone...stay tuned! An additional $15,000+ is awarded in the form of Travel Vouchers for State Champs and Super-TOC winners.

Q: How Much are the Travel Vouchers
A: Vouchers may vary from FREE hotel stay, $200 travel voucher (most common) or up to $300 voucher for certain State champs (to be determined by state/region based on sponsorship).

Q: If I’ve already qualified for the KING SLAYER Championship Main Event can I play in the last chance tournaments or sit-n-go’s?

A: Yes, if you have qualified directly for the Main Event, you can still play Last Chance tourneys to get bonus chips at the final (3x starting stack max).

Q: I thought this was FREE poker now I have to pay for tournament buy-ins?

A: Cash King 2 - King Slayer features 2 championship tournaments (League Champ Championship and King Slayer Championship) which are both FREEROLL tournaments. No player is required to buy-in to optional cash qualifiers, but they are an additional bonus for those players who wish to take advantage of the opportunity to increase their starting stack. There is a nominal player registration fee for all tournaments which goes directly to the poker room to provide dealers, tokes, and free drinks. 

Q: What is the amount of the Last Chance buy-ins and Sit-n-Go’s?

A: See the King Slayer Tournament Schedule.

Q:  What is the biggest stack I can achieve for the King Slayer Championship or League Champ Championship?

A: Max starting stack for both the KING SLAYER Championship and League Champ Championship is 3x (qualifying as League Champ both quarters, or winning multiple TOC’s, or combination).

Q: What are the Online VIP Tournaments?

A: VIP members of FPN Online will have access to monthly qualifier for the KING SLAYER Championship plus $200 Travel Voucher!  Anyone can play the daily tourneys to qualify for the quarterly online championships (April). Online VIP members will have access to the KING SLAYER National Qualifier every month.