PartyPoker Hosts An Online Tourney For New Jersey With A Huge $50k Guarantee

Regulated online poker in New Jersey is just a week old and if there wasn’t already a good reason to celebrate there is now., which is partnered with The Borgata Casino Hotel in Atlantic City has arrived and made their intentions clear, by delivering a Sunday Major online poker tournament that will take place every Sunday. PartyPoker has organized the biggest tournament on the calendar to date for online poker players in New Jersey, hosting an online tournament that will cost $200 to enter and features a guaranteed prize pool of $50,000.

In addition to being able to buy-in to the event directly, players have the ability to win a seat into the $50k guaranteed by qualifying through online satellites that cost less than a dollar! And that is not all that is on offer, with online qualifiers currently running for the WPT Borgata Winter Open that takes place in January of the new year where a $5,000 package is up for grabs.

Partypoker spokesperson and Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton had this to say about the event: “We are sure you will not find better value anywhere else.” Considering this is the first big money event to take place on Sunday for the regulated New Jersey market: “It is hard to forecast how many players will take part, and if it isn’t very many the chances to win are going to be even better.” They are hoping that at least 250 players register so they don’t have to provide an overlay to cover the guaranteed prize pool.

Amongst those that are expected to be participating in this exciting event are big names such as Mike Sexton as well as Team PartyPoker’s new recruited members from New Jersey, including Jamie Kerstetter, a successful live and online tournament player who resides from Monroe Township; Bobby Oboodi, a 26-year-old pro from Morris Plains; and Scott Baumstein who is from Atlantic City. Of course for these pros, this is going to be the first online Sunday major they will have played in their hometown for quite some time.

According to online poker traffic ranking site, has a sizeable market share in the New Jersey online poker market and with a tournament schedule like this it will no doubt help to confirm its position as the leading poker site for New Jersey players.

The Sunday Major at will take place today at 7:30 PM ET and will be held every following Sunday at the same time so make sure to add it to your calendar as it’s a tournament with $50,000 on offer that is not to be missed, with $12,500 guaranteed for the first place prize money!

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If you happen to bust out of the tournament, make sure to hit up the FastForward poker tables, PartyPoker’s answer to fast-fold poker. There is also a great range of cash games and poker tournaments on offer each and every day for players of all skill levels in New Jersey.

Casino games are also available to play with over 50 online casino games on offer at launch, 30 of which are exclusive to the network, including their online slots games plus all the very best casino table games you would find at Atlantic City casinos. There is also a jackpot for online casino players, which starts at a huge $1 Million and only grows from there.