Inaguaral New Jersey Championship of Online Poker Starts Next Month

March 18, 2014

Coming next month is the inaugural New Jersey Championship of Online Poker, aka NJCOP. and will host the series that will run parallel to the live WPT Championship hosted by PartyPoker at the Borgata in Atlantic City. The NJCOP will begin April 19th and finish up on April 27th. The guaranteed prize pool for the Main Event will be worth $200K. The entire series boasts a combined $600K in guaranteed prize pools across 15 tournament events. The Main Event will take place on April 27th at 5:00 p.m. ET and guarantees $50K to the first place finisher.

Mike Sexton, Team PartyPoker captain, says, “If you love poker then you need to be in New Jersey come April 19. The online poker action in New Jersey has been red hot since day one and the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker will be the ultimate test for pros and amateurs alike. What’s more if you are coming from out of town to play the PartyPoker WPT World Championship at Borgata it is timed, so you can make the most of the live and online games!”

He adds, “We believe it is best to be bold in the market.”

The series kicks off with a $50K freeroll at 4:00 p.m. ET on the 19th. All final tablers in this event will then go on to play in every single NJCOP event thereafter, a satellite package worth $2K. With most events featuring NLH, but the schedule is full of interesting elements such as bounty tournaments, a PLO event, a highroller event, a player’s choice event, a six-max, and a couple of re-buy tournaments. is running qualifiers for all events as of yesterday for as little as $1.


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