WSOP.com NJ offers Garden State up to $1 Million in May
The World Series of Poker Online Circuit Series is hosting their monthly circuit series this May with $1 million in guaranteed prizes. WSOP.com NJ is offering the series May 13 – 24.
“I am trying to score a ring before Vegas, I would love to get into the tournament of champions,” said NJ poker player and podcast host Brian Keane.
The circuit Main Event is being dealt on May 22. The buy-in will be $525 and packs a $250,000 guarantee.
WSOP.com Online Circuit overview for NJ
May’s WSOP.com online circuit will include No Limit Hold’em tournaments, along with one Omaha event. Other standout tournaments include:
- $525 NLHE 2x Re-entry (Event 3, May 15), $125,000 guaranteed
- $215 Deep Turbo (Event 4, May 16), $50,000 guaranteed
- $215 PLO Six-Max (Event 8, May 20), $40,000 guaranteed
- $1,000 NLHE High Roller Six-Max (Event 12, May 24), $75,000 guaranteed
The entire schedule can be found below.
WSOP.com NJ Online Circuit Series May Schedule
|May 13||7 p.m.||NLH Freezeout||$215||$40,000|
|May 14||7 p.m.||NLH DoubleStack||$320||$75,000|
|May 15||5 p.m.||NLH MonsterStack||$525||$125,000|
|May 16||7 p.m.||NLH Turbo||$215||$50,000|
|May 17||7 p.m.||NLH Big 500||$500||$75,000|
|May 18||7 p.m.||NLH||$215||$50,000|
|May 19||7 p.m.||NLH Six Max||$320||$75,000|
|May 20||7 p.m.||PLO||$215||$40,000|
|May 21||7 p.m.||NLH MonsterStack||$320||$100,000|
|May 22||5 p.m.||NLH Main Event||$525||$250,000|
|May 23||7 p.m.||NLH Turbo||$250||$50,000|
|May 24||7 p.m.||NLH High Roller||$1,000||$75,000|
April championship ring winners
In April, New Jersey’s own Yong Keun “LuckySpewy1” Kwon added another ring to his resume. Kwon took down the $100,000 guaranteed and brought home $22,574.
In 2019, Kwon won a WSOP official bracelet event and $165,263 after taking down event #7 in the online series.
Tournament of Champions Million Dollar Freeroll
The May schedule for NJ online poker sets the stage for bigger events ahead.
This summer any player that wins a ring or a bracelet will get an exclusive entry. WSOP is hosting a Tournament of Champions event on July 18th in Las Vegas. This year’s event is moving to Bally’s and Paris on The Strip.
Players will have a chance at a $1 million freeroll. There is no buy-in to this event. Seats must be earned!
Here is a look at the structure for that event:
- 11 a.m. starting time
- 60 minute levels
- 3 Day Event
- 30,000 starting stack
Pennsylvania and Michigan players have options for 12 ring events
Aside from the New Jersey events, Pennsylvania and Michigan will have their own separate series this May.
Their combined prizes will be more than $1 million. Pennsylvania and Michigan remain a “ringed-in” market for the time being, but a new compact may change that.
Michigan just released information about combining player pools.