POKER PLANS: Major Events Scheduled for PokerStars, partypoker, Global, WSOP.com (Updated 4/1)

Staff March 30, 2020 942 Reads

Online tournament series around the world are reporting record fields and payouts as players stay indoors due to the Coronavirus pandemic. That also includes the US markets.

PokerStars, WSOP.com, and Global Poker have all brought more tournament action to players. That continues this week as the first week of April rolls around.

This week’s schedule takes a look at some big online poker events including:

  • Big SCOOP series for PokerStars players in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
  • Global Poker kicks off its new Home Series this week
  • Partypoker US debuts a new nightly $10,000 guaranteed event

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Where can you play online poker?

American online players have a few options to get in the action. The markets are still small in comparison to large international poker markets. However, here are four states currently offering legalized online poker.

New Jersey

  • PokerStars NJ – The largest online poker operator in world offers plenty of cash game and tournament action in New Jersey. New players depositing $20 receive $30 in free cash and $10 worth of Spin & Go tickets.
  • partypoker/BorgataPoker partypoker is one of the best-known online brands around the world. New partypoker players get a free $25 via $10 in poker money, $10 in casino chips, and $5 in poker tournament tickets. Those using the BorgataPoker skin can earn $10 in cash with a $10 bonus.
  • WSOP.com/888poker – Players on the World Series of Poker-affiliated site have the option of a shared liquidity pool with Nevada and Delaware. Players can qualify for WSOP events in Las Vegas and circuit tournaments. The site is run on software by 888poker, which also operates in the state. WSOP offers new players a free $10. 888poker offers $20 in free play and up to a $1,500 deposit bonus.

Nevada

  • WSOP.com – WSOP.com offers players plenty of cash game and tournament action with a shared liquidity market with WSOP online poker and 888poker in New Jersey and Delaware.

Pennsylvania

  • PokerStars PA – New players at PokerStars PA can claim a $30 free play bonus and up to $600 match bonus. PokerStars also partners with FOX Bet in the state for sports betting. Players utilizing the FOX Bet’s new player offer will earn a free $20 for signing up that can be used for poker or sports betting.

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Delaware

  • Doverdowns.com, Delawarepark.com, Harringtonraceway.com – These offer online poker in Delaware, however, it’s run through 888poker. The platform has a shared liquidity market with New Jersey and Nevada.

Other states

Those in other states have more limited options when it comes to online poker. Sweepstakes poker sites offer players a chance to play for cash and prizes. 

Global Poker may be an option for players in other states (and much of Canada as well). The company’s model is based on social gaming. Players can purchase Gold Coins for ring games and tournaments.

As a bonus, players receive Sweeps Coins – which can be used in tournaments and ring games. Unlike Gold Coins, Sweeps Coins can be redeemed for cash prizes. New players can earn a free $20 Sweeps Coin package with a verified account.

Previewing upcoming US online poker tournaments and events

Here’s a look at some upcoming poker festivals, events, and additions available to American players.

PokerStars PA and NJ

PokerStars brings SCOOP to Pennsylvania

Last week PokerStars announced SCOOP returning to New Jersey about one month early. The company has now released a schedule for the first-ever PASCOOP as well for players in Pennsylvania.

The series runs April 4-20 with $2 million guaranteed across the 100-event series. There will be 50 “high” tier buy-ins and 50 “low” buy-ins.

Each event will feature the same tournament in both tiers. There should be something for every bankroll, with low events beginning at only $5.

Most events are No Limit Hold’em, but there will also be some Omaha, Mixed Games, and Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo. The $300 High Main Event runs April 19 and features a $200,000 guarantee. The $50 Low Main Event runs the same day with a $50,000 guarantee.

Other promotions include:

  • Daily $1,000 Second Chance All-In Shootout Freerolls – These are for players eliminated from any PASCOOP event before cashing. 
  • $15,000 Main Event Depositor Freeroll – This event is set for April 19 with 50 seats added to the $300 High Main Event.

Here’s a look at the complete schedule of events.

EVENT TIER TOURNAMENT DATE GAME BUYIN GUARANTEE
48 High $100 NLHE, $40K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 100 $ 40,000
48 Low $10 NLHE, $8K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 10 $ 8,000
49 High $100 NLHE [Phase Day 2], $50K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 100 $ 50,000
49 Low $10 NLHE [Phase Day 2], $10K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 10 $ 10,000
50 High $150 NLHE [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo, PASCOOP Wrap-Up], $20K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 150 $ 20,000
50 Low $15 NLHE [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo, PASCOOP Wrap-Up], $5K Gtd Apr 20 NLHE $ 15 $ 5,000

A quick look at New Jersey SCOOP

In the Garden State, the NJSCOOP will run from April 11-27 with $1.2 million guaranteed across the 96-event series.

The series runs across two buy-in tiers – high and low. The $300 High Main Event High will feature a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. The $50 Low Main Event again features a $30,000 guarantee. Most events look similar to those in Pennsylvania.

Other NJSCOOP promotions include:

  • $9,000 guaranteed Main Event Depositor Freeroll – This tournament is set for April 26, awarding 30 seats to the $300 High Main Event.
  • $1,000 Second Chance All-In Shootout Freerolls – These are run daily and available for players eliminated from any NJSCOOP event before cashing.
  • NJSCOOP Special Edition $3 Spin and Go’s – These will run March 31 to April 26 and award Main Event tickets.

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WSOP.com

Last Online Super Series championship rings is on the line Monday, Tuesday

The WSOP.com Online Super Series with a total of $1 million guaranteed wraps up this week for players in Nevada and New Jersey.

The final two events where players can win a championship ring include:

Date Time PST # Buy-in Game Event Re-Entry Guarantee
Mar. 30 4 PM 17 $300 NLH Knockout -- $30,000
Mar. 31 4 PM 18 $1,000 NLH Grand Finale HR 2x $75,000

Big daily tournaments continue at WSOP.com

The Online Super Series may have wrapped up, but plenty of action remains at WSOP.com. The site recently added to its daily tournament schedule to meet player demand. Here’s a look at what to expect:

Day Time (PT) Buy-in Game Guarantee
Daily 1 p.m. $215 8-max Deepstack NLHE $10,000
Daily 8 p.m. $30 Turbo Deepstack NLHE $10,000
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. $250 NLHE $20,000
Thursday 5:30 p.m. $500 NLHE $20,000
Thursday 7 p.m. $250 NLHE $15,000
Thursday 8:30 p.m. $1,000 Turbo NLHE $20,000

WSOP.com adds to daily schedule

Players in Nevada and New Jersey received some welcome news March 17. WSOP.com added to its daily tournament schedule to meet player demand.

Day Time (PT) Buy-in Game Guarantee
Daily 1 p.m. $215 8-max Deepstack NLHE $10,000
Daily 8 p.m. $30 Turbo Deepstack NLHE $10,000
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. $250 NLHE $20,000
Thursday 5:30 p.m. $500 NLHE $20,000
Thursday 7 p.m. $250 NLHE $15,000
Thursday 8:30 p.m. $1,000 Turbo NLHE $20,000

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Partypoker/BorgataPoker/BetMGM

Cards in air for Spring Poker Open on Sunday

The Spring Poker Open will also run online April 5-12. The series will feature tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $5 to $1,060. Some highlights include:

  • $400 Main Event – $100,000 Guaranteed
  • $1,060 High Roller – $75,000 Guaranteed

A $215 Phased Tournament will also be run with starting flights throughout the series. The event culminates with a $100,000 guarantee Day 2 on April 12. Here’s a complete schedule of events:

Date Event Buy-in Guarantee
April 5 #1 – PHASED DAY 1A NLH $215 $100,000
April 6 #2 – LOW PLO 6-Max Rebuy $5 $1,000
April 6 #3 – High PLO 6-Max Rebuy $109 $15,000
April 6 #1 – PHASED DAY 1B NLH $215 $100,000
April 7 #4 – LOW NLH Red Chip Bounty $20 $2,000
April 7 #5 – HIGH NLH Black Chip Bounty $320 $15,000
April 7 #1 – PHASED DAY 1C NLH $215 $100,00
April 8 #6 – LOW NLH $10 $2,500
April 8 #7 – HIGH NLH $215 $20,000
April 8 #1 – PHASED DAY 1D NLH $215 $100,000
April 9 #8 – LOW Stud $10 $1,000
April 9 #9 – LOW PLO8 $10 $1,000
April 9 #10 – PLO8 $215 $10,000
April 9 #1 – PHASED DAY 1E $215 $100,000
April 10 #11 – LOW NLH $5 $1,000
April 10 #12 – HIGH NLH $215 $20,000
April 10 #1 – PHASED DAY 1F NLH $215 $100,000
April 11 #13 – LOW NLH 6-Max Rebuy $5 $2,500
April 11 #14 HIGH 6Max Rebuy $109 $20,000
April 11 #1 PHASED DAY 1G NLH $215 $100,000
April 12 #15 LOW NLH Main Event $55 $20,000
April 12 #16 HIGH NLH Main Event $400 $100,000
April 12 #1 PHASED DAY 1H Turbo Last Chance NLH $215 $100,000
April 12 #17 HIGH NLH High Roller $1,060 $75,000
April 12 #1 PHASED DAY 2 NLH $215 $100,000

Partypoker NJ adds $10,000 daily

Players in New Jersey now have a chance at even more daily tournament action. The site, which includes the BorgataPoker.com and BetMGM skins, has added the $10,000 Daily.

The event features a $109 buy-in with unlimited re-entries for the first two hours. The action kicks off at 7 p.m. each night

Borgata adds $25,000 nightly

BorgataPoker in New Jersey this week announced the launch of a new nightly $25,000 Guaranteed Phased Tournament. Players can enter an unlimited number of Day 1 flights and then play their best stack on Day 2.

The buy-in is $55 for a 10,000-chip starting stack with 10-minute levels. Starting flights are played every Monday through Friday at 6 p.m. with late registration until Level 17. Day 2 plays out on Saturdays at 6 p.m.

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Global Poker

New Home Series begins this week

Global Poker’s newest tournament series brings in the biggest guarantees in the site’s history. Running March 30 – April 26, the site is upping the ante with its new Home Series with SC2 million guaranteed.

The Home Series is full of action and will offer Sweeps Coin buy-ins from SC33 to SC540. Every Sunday in April, Global Poker will have some of its biggest guarantees to date. The Home Game Sunday Deepstack events include:

  • April 5 – SC218 Deepstack with SC100,000 guaranteed
  • April 12 – SC218 Deepstack with SC150,000 guaranteed
  • April 19 – SC218 Deepstack with SC200,000 guaranteed
  • April 26 – SC540 Sunday Scrimmage Main Event Deepstack with SC500,000 guaranteed

In addition to Sweeps Coin events, Global Poker will also offer nightly Gold Coin tournaments. Every winner of a Gold Coin or Sweeps Coin event will also win a custom-made glass trophy.

Global Poker LobbyNumerous daily satellites will be offered for Home Series Sweeps Coin events. That includes three direct satellites per Sweeps Coin trophy event.

There are 28 Gold Coin trophy events. Gold Coins are the site’s play money option. Gold Coins cannot be cashed out for real money however, unlike Sweeps Coins. Here’s a look at the complete Sweeps Coin schedule.

Date Buy-in Event
April 22 SC110 Home Series 24 - SC40,000 Guaranteed [2x Chance, Deep]
April 23 SC33 Home Series 25 - PLO SC35,000 Guaranteed [Rebuy, 6-Max]
April 24 SC218 Home Series 26 - SC40,000 Guaranteed [Ante Up, Deep]
April 25 SC33 Home Series 27 - SC40,000 Guaranteed [Rebuy]
April 26 SC540 Home Series 28 - Sunday Scrimmage SC500,000 Guaranteed [Deep]

Tournament schedule grows with added daily events

This popular site also recently added to its weekly tournament schedule. After growing its weekend schedule, Global has several new evening events.

These events feature five-figure guarantees and include:

  • Monday Melee – SC15,000 Guaranteed [2X Entries]
  • Tuesday Tussle – SC25,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
  • Wednesday Wipeout – SC15,000 Guaranteed [Big Ante]
  • Thursday Throttle – SC15,000 Guaranteed [Turbo]
  • Friday Flash – SC15,000 Guaranteed [6-Max, Turbo]
  • Saturday Swift – SC15,000 Guaranteed [Ante Up, Turbo]
  • Sunday Six – SC15,000 Guaranteed [6-Max, Deep]

The site has also ramped up its daily offerings including its new “NightCap” series for night time players. Here’s a look at the complete slate of new dailies:

Event Buy-in Time (ET)
Deep Eleven SC6,000 Guaranteed [Deep] SC11 6 p.m.
Deep Six Dive SC8,500 Guaranteed [6-Max, Deep] SC55 6:45 p.m.
The Brawl SC15,000 Guaranteed [Rebuy] SC5.50 8:00 p.m.
Triple Threat SC20,000 Guaranteed [2R1A] SC33 8:30 p.m.
Deep Freeze SC10,000 Guaranteed [Deep] SC55 10 p.m.
The Cubed SC5,000 Guaranteed [1R1A] SC11 11 p.m.
NightCap SC3,000 Guaranteed [Hyper-Turbo] SC21.40 Midnight
Night Shift SC2,000 Guaranteed [Big Ante, Turbo] SC22 12:30 p.m.
Night Owl SC2,000 Guaranteed [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo] SC21.40 1 a.m.
Night Out SC1,500 Guaranteed [Hyper-Turbo] SC21.40 1:30 a.m.

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More Sunday, Saturday action highlights Global weekends

While no tournament series has been announced yet, Global recently introduced a beefed-up weekend schedule. The new SC22 Sunday Spotzz tournaments have become so popular that Global has upped the guarantee.

Global announced last week there will be a SC15,000 guarantee in the deepstack events. These tournaments run every Sunday at 4:15 p.m. ET with a 60-minute late registration period. Here’s a look at the satellite schedule:

  • SC2.20 (Turbo), 3:05 p.m. ET – 10 seats guaranteed
  • SC5.50 (Turbo), 3:20 p.m. ET – 8 seats guaranteed
  • SC2.20 (Hyper Turbo), 4:10 p.m. ET – 8 seats guaranteed

The social poker site also recently added to its Saturday schedule of events. That includes two more deepstack events to join the weekly Swish tournament.

Saturday events have a 60-minute late registration period. Here’s a look at the three Saturday majors:

  • SC11 Saturday Slam (Deepstack), 3 p.m. ET – SC3,000 guaranteed
  • SC22 Saturday Slash (Deepstack), 4:15 p.m. ET – SC6,000 guaranteed
  • SC55 Saturday Swish (Deepstack), 5:30 p.m. ET – SC12,000 guaranteed

Multiple satellites will be run earlier in the day each Saturday for players to win a seat. Satellites run for as low as SC 2.20 and here’s the schedule:

  • SC2.20 (Turbo), 2:20 p.m. ET – 12 seats guaranteed
  • SC3.21 (Hyper Turbo), 2:50 p.m. ET – 10 seats guaranteed
  • SC3.30 (Turbo), 3:20 p.m. ET – 8 seats guaranteed
  • SC5.30 (Hyper Turbo), 4:05 p.m. ET – 10 seats guaranteed

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