PokerStars Sets April 4 Tournaments for NJ, PA, and MI

PokerStars Sets April 4 Tournaments for NJ, PA, and MI

PokerStars in the United States market is indicating its readiness to connect its sites across state lines. Currently, PokerStars Michigan operates separately from PokerStars Pennsylvania and PokerStars New Jersey. Until the governors of those states sign a multi-state liquidity agreement to allow operators to share player pools across state lines, PokerStars has no choice.

However, the operator can run tournaments on all three sites on the same days in a salute to the US market. PokerStars is doing just that on April 4.

PokerStars has announced Pennsyl-MANIA in Pennsylvania, the New Jersey Classic in New Jersey, and the Michigan Classic in – you guessed it – Michigan.

All three tournaments begin on Sunday, April 4 at 5pm. This Saturday, players on the various PokerStars online poker sites in conjunction with FOX Bet can get into big tournaments with sizeable guarantees.

Pennsyl-MANIA

Buy-in: $280 + $20

Prize pool guarantee: $400,000

Start-time: 5pm

Late registration: 4 hours, 35 minutes

Reentries: 5 permitted

Starting chips: 100,000

Levels: 15 minutes

Tables: 9-handed

This is a two-day tournament. The action will pause after seven hours and 45 minutes, and it will resume at 5pm ET on Monday, April 5.

Multiple daily satellites run at $30 each and guarantee at least two Pennsyl-MANIA seats.

Players can use a special bonus code – MANIA – to deposit $30 or more, which also delivers a seat into the Pennsyl-MANIA Depositor Freeroll on April 4. Players can win a seat worth $300 in that freeroll.

Michigan Classic

Buy-in: $280 + $20

Prize pool guarantee: $500,000

Start-time: 5pm

Late registration: 4 hours, 35 minutes

Reentries: 5 permitted

Starting chips: 100,000

Levels: 15 minutes

Tables: 9-handed

This tournament, too, will pause play after seven hours and 45 minutes. The surviving players will return to play for the win at 5pm ET on April 5.

Satellites run several times per day with $30 buy-ins and two seats guaranteed.

By depositing at least $30 using a special bonus code – CLASSIC – players will earn a seat into the Michigan Classic Depositor Freeroll on April 4. The top 200 finishers will receive entries to the $300 buy-in tournament taking place that day.

New Jersey Classic

Buy-in: $470 + $30

Prize pool guarantee: $100,000

Start-time: 5pm

Late registration: 4 hours, 35 minutes

Reentries: unlimited

Starting chips: 100,000

Levels: 15 minutes

Tables: 9-handed

Action will pause after seven hours and 45 minutes of play, and Day 2 will begin on Monday, April 5 at 5pm to play the remainder of the tournament.

Daily satellites for this event cost $50 and guarantee at least two seats into the Classic.

Anyone located within the state of New Jersey can deposit $30 using a special bonus code – CLASSIC – to receive a ticket to the New Jersey Classic Depositor Freeroll. The top 30 finishers will receive full entries to the Classic, each entry worth $500.

 

About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including PokerStars.com and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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