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New Year Brings Plenty of New Poker Tournaments

New Jersey’s online poker sites started the New Year off right, with special tournament events for January.

Do you love poker? New Jersey’s online poker sites have a whole lotta action for you this month.

First up: PokerStars NJ’s Winter Series tournament event. The special series runs from January 18 to January 26, and includes 21 tournaments with $300,000 in total prize-pool guarantees.

Highlights include:

  • $60,000 guaranteed Winter Series Main Event on January 26
  • Depositor Freeroll, with $8,000 in total prizes
  • All-in Shootouts, awarding $8,000 worth of prizes

The depositor freeroll requires a simple $30 deposit in your PokerStars account to get an entry into the January 26 freeroll. The Top 20 finishers will win a $400 seat to the Winter Series Main Event. There will also be daily Spin & Go tournaments that could lead to Main Event tickets.

The second chance events will be held daily. If you bust out of a Winter Series event without cashing, you’ll automatically receive a ticket to a Second Chance All-in Shootout.

All-in Shootouts take place daily at 6:50 p.m. ET from January 19 to January 25 (and at 4:50 p.m. ET on January 26). $1,000 in Winter Series prizes will be awarded to the winning players.

Go all in, at PokerStarsCasino.com! Just sign up, deposit $20 or more, and get $30 in free play.

Buy-ins for Winter Series events start as low as $30 to $50 and go all the way up to $750. The Winter Series Main Event is a $400 buy-in on January 26, with a $60,000 total prize pool guarantee.

For the full schedule, go to PokerStarsCasinoNJ.com.



At WSOP.com, which serves players from New Jersey and Nevada, the New Year Kick Off Series will be held January 19 to January 26. The series is only eight events, but includes $400,000 in total prize pool guarantees.

The Main Event on January 26 has a $175,000 guarantee, and the Top 3 players will get a $400 Online Bracelet tournament ticket for the 2020 World Series of Poker. The opening event of the series, to be played January 19, carries a $100,000 prize pool guarantee.

Players who enter three series events will also get to play in a $400 Online Bracelet Freebuy Satellite.

Get the full schedule at WSOP.com.

And don’t forget, WSOP.com is already running satellites for the 2020 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. In January, satellites will be held Sundays at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET respectively.

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BorgataPoker.com and its partners PlayMGM and partypoker haven’t scheduled special tournaments events for January. But you can still play in satellite tournaments for the live Borgata Winter Poker Open in Atlantic City through January 26.

Satellites are still in play for the $3 Million guaranteed Borgata Winter Poker Open Championship, with a chance to win a $3,500 seat to the event. Super satellites for the championship begin this weekend for a $400 buy-in. Go to BorgataPoker.com for the full schedule.

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