The five year long wait is over for New Jersey based poker players because of PokerStars. The leading online poker portal is been launched in the state on April 21. The soft launch period was from March 16-20, and during the soft launch of the game, play on the site was restricted to 500 players only, but the cap is now removed and anyone looking to play real money games can take part as such.
David Baazov, The chairman of Amaya and PokerStars New Jersey was very excited giving this news to public. He said “we are very excited and proud to be back here. We are working with our partner, Resorts Casino Hotel” to provide the best of the opportunities and to provide secure gaming experience to New Jersey.”
The first day started with only 100 players taking their chances for cash games, but it took just a few hours to surpass the 500 barrier. The portal attracted 700 players just before 7 P.M and added 400 more to its baseline and moved to 1,100 players before 8 P.M.
Before this, an event of $15 No Limit Hold’em(6-Max, Turbo) with $250 Guaranteed, took place on 9 A.M and received 27 entries which generated $364.50.
As mentioned earlier 500- barrier was surpass in evening and there were total 1,100 players playing with their luck just before 8 p.m.
So what are you waiting for?
You would get plenty of benefits being a PokerStars NJ player, as there are 17 daily tournaments of buy ins ranging just $5 to $100. One of the events called $100 Nightly Stars seems to be great and will take place on 7 P.M onwards with $10,000 Guaranteed.
The site provides added advantages to their players. You will have an option to play free for $50 cash games by depositing $20 or more. Check this out and have all in one poker at one place.