BetMGM Poker Announces Streaming Deal With PokerGo

Written By Anthony Cicali III on June 14, 2022 - Last Updated on December 12, 2023
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Last month BetMGM announced the site would offer a new championship series in Las Vegas.

 New Jersey online poker players have a chance to win a full paid trip to compete in a major poker tournament in Sin City this month. 

To add to the news, BetMGM announced an exciting deal with PokerGO.

The two have partnered up to showcase the BetMGM Poker Championship final table. The championship live final table will feature six players on Sunday, June 26, during the 2022 ARIA Poker Classic.

PokerGo is currently the number one poker content provider in the world. 

“PokerGO delivers the best in poker content to fans around the world, and we’re thrilled to welcome them as a valued partner of the BetMGM Poker Championship,” said Luke Staudenmaier, Director of Poker, BetMGM. “Through this relationship, the first-ever Championship final table and freeroll participants will play some of the most important hands of their lives in PokerGO’s iconic studio”

BetMGM Poker $1 Million Guaranteed Tournament

BetMGM Poker players can either win their seat online from New Jersey or can buy in directly in Las Vegas.

The event is a $3,500 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament and carries a $1 million guarantee.

The tournament will take place on Thursday,June 23. Aria Casino will play host to this incredible event. 

“With Jeff Platt and Jamie Kersetter on the mic, players will have the opportunity to claim poker glory that will live on PokerGO’s platform for years to come,” says Staudenmaier. 



BETMGM Mystery Bounty tournament

If $3,500 may be out of reach, Aria is also hosting a $600 Mystery Bounty tournament on June 25 in Las Vegas.  The $600 buy-in BetMGM Poker Mystery Bounty will mark the first time ARIA has run this modern take on a live poker knockout tournament.

Mystery Bounties are a new trend in the poker world. When players eliminate another player they receive an envelope with an unknown prize. Mystery bounties allow individuals to win big, but they don’t know what prize they won until the package is opened.

Qualifiers bonus freeroll

For any players that win a a seat from an NJ online qualifier, they will receive a $6,000 package that includes money for airfare, hotel stay, and their buy-in to the championship event.

As an added bonus BetMGM just announced satellite winners online will also get to play in a nice warm up event.

A $25,000 freeroll tournament will take place in the PokerGO Studio at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The newly added no-limit hold’em freeroll will take place on Wednesday, June 22. 



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Anthony “Eatahoagie“ Cicali is a freelance writer from Riverside, NJ. He has his undergrad from Stockton University. He's also a Twitch casino streamer and a professional East Coast poker player. Currently covers poker and casino-related topics for PlayNJ, PlayTexas, PlayNY, Playpennsylvania and more. Favorite sports teams include Phillies, Flyers and the Gravina Football Club. You can follow his gambling adventures on Twitter @Eatahoagie.

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