US ONLINE POKER PLANS: Weekly previews and schedules for the week of May 18-24

Staff May 18, 2020

The massive events continue this week for US online poker players.  Major events from Global Poker and WSOP.com roll on this week and PartyPoker launches its second straight series for players in New Jersey.

Here’s your complete online poker guide and schedules for this week.

  • WSOP –  Money May reaches final week, Main Event Sunday
  • Global PokerRattlesnake Open III produced big numbers, huge Memorial Day event added
  • Partypoker/BorgataPoker.com/BetMGM Online Mini-Series begins Tuesday with events for low rollers

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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 legal online poker for real money.

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.

Check out this week’s US online poker events

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

WSOP.com

One more week for big Money May

The Money May tournament action continues at WSOP.com players in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Events contionue through May 24 with more than $4 million guaranteed.

Buy-ins start at only $5 with the $525 Main Event is set for May 24 with a $300,000 guarantee. May Money offers players 93 events to choose from. WSOP.com also planned to announce even more for Money May players. Look for announcements soon on additional cash bonuses, freerolls, WSOP seats, and more.

The series also includes a $20,000 leaderboard. To climb the leaderboard, players simply have to take part in any Money May tournaments.

Check out the full schedule below:

2020 WSOP.com Money May

Date Event Buy-in Guarantee
05/18/2020 Money May Series #59 - $40,000 NLH [R&A] $30 $40,000
05/18/2020 Money May Series #60 - $5,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $5 $5,000
05/18/2020 Money May Series #61 - $20,000 NLH Deepstack [Re-entry] $75 $20,000
05/18/2020 Money May Series #62 - $15,000 NLH Monster Stack [R&A, Super Turbo] CAPPED $50 $15,000
05/19/2020 Money May Series #63 - $25,000 NLH [R&A] $50 $25,000
05/19/2020 Money May Series #64 - $15,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $10 $15,000
05/19/2020 Money May Series #65 - $125,000 NLH High Roller [Re- entry, 6-Max] $1,000 $125,000
05/19/2020 Money May Series #66 - $100,000 Special Tuesday Showdown [Re- entry] $500 $100,000
05/19/2020 Money May Series #67 - $15,000 NLH [Knockout] $300 $15,000
05/20/2020 Money May Series #68 - $40,000 NLH Deepstack Super Addon [R&A] $30 $40,000
05/20/2020 Money May Series #69 - $5,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A, Turbo] $5 $5,000
05/20/2020 Money May Series #70 - $40,000 NLH [Re-entry] $100 $40,000
05/20/2020 Money May Series #71 - $15,000 NLH 8-Max [Turbo, R] $50 $15,000
05/21/2020 Money May Series #72 - $40,000 NLH 8-Max [R&A] $30 $40,000
05/21/2020 Money May Series #73 - $5,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $5 $5,000
05/21/2020 Money May Series #74 - $40,000 NLH 6-Max [Re-entry] $250 $40,000
05/21/2020 Money May Series #75 - $10,000 PLO 6-Max [R&A] $50 $10,000
05/22/2020 Money May Series #76 - $40,000 NLH [R&A] $30 $40,000
05/22/2020 Money May Series #77 - $5,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $5 $5,000
05/22/2020 Money May Series #78 - $30,000 NLH Monster Stack [1x Re-entry] $215 $30,000
05/22/2020 Money May Series #79 - $40,000 NLH [Re-entry] $100 $40,000
05/23/2020 Money May Series #80 - $10,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $10 $10,000
05/23/2020 Money May Series #81 - $40,000 NLH [Re-entry] $100 $40,000
05/23/2020 Money May Series #82 - $20,000 NLH [Re-entry, Super Turbo] $75 $20,000
05/23/2020 Money May Series #83 - $30,000 NLH Saturday Special [Re-entry, 8-Max] $250 $30,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #84 - $20,000 NLH Special Sunday Deepstack [R&A] $50 $20,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #85 - $10,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $5 $10,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #86 - $100,000 Player Appreciation with with Added Prizes [Re-entry] $100 $100,000
05/24/2020 Money MaySeries #87 - $300,000 NLH
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05/24/2020 Money May Series #88 - $20,000 NLH Deepstack [R&A] $10 $20,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #89 - $30,000 NLH [Freezeout] $215 $30,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #90 - $75,000 NLH Sunday 55 [R&A] $55 $75,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #91 - $100,000 NLH
High Roller [Re-entry]
$1,000 $100,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #92 - $40,000 PLO
High Roller [Re-entry, 6-Max]
$500 $40,000
05/24/2020 Money May Series #93 - $40,000 NLH Deepstack [Turbo, Re-entry] $100 $40,000

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Player of the Week competition offers $1,000 in weekly prizes

WSOP.com recently launched the Online Player of the Week social media promotion. Players simply have to Tweet their best hand of the week from WSOP.com and tag #WSOPPOTW to be entered.

The site will choose a weekly winner for $1,000 in prizes. Weekly prizes include:

  • $500 cash
  • Two $215 Sunday $100,000 tournament tickets
  • $70 in BLAST tickets – two $30 tickets and two $5 tickets

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Global Poker

Rattlesnake reaches halfway point with plenty of venom left

There seems to be no slowing down for Global Poker’s Rattlesnake Open III. As of Friday, the series had already paid out more than SC700,000. That includes 65 trophies awarded in Sweeps Coin and Gold Coin events.

There are numerous events still in store and the series runs through May 31 with a SC1.5 million guarantee. This is the biggest guarantee for a Rattlesnake series to date. 

Players will find buy-ins for every bankroll with nightly High, Medium and Low events from SC3 to SC218. That includes three main events on May 24.

The action brought two big winners on Sunday. The SC110 buy-in Rattlesnake 17-M NLHE Deepstack featured SC40,000 guaranteed. The event smashed the guarantee with 553 players and a SC55,300 prize pool. New Jersey’s “Flow_so_cold” took the title for SC10,341.

The SC218 High version of the tournament featured a SC80,000 guarantee. That was also smashed with 572 players and SC114,400 paid out. Another New Jersey resident came out on top. “AAorBUST” took home SC21,392 and a trophy.

Here’s a look at the remainder of the schedule:

Global Poker Rattlesnake Open III 2020

Date BUY-IN TOURNEY NAME
Monday, May 18 SC 3.30 GPC Rattlesnake 19-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [Rebuy]
Monday, May 18 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 19-M: NLHE SC 12,500 Guaranteed [Rebuy]
Monday, May 18 SC 33.00 GPC Rattlesnake 19-H: NLHE SC 20,000 Guaranteed [Rebuy]
Monday, May 18 SC 3.30 GPC Rattlesnake 19-L: NLHE SC 3,500 Guaranteed [Rebuy]
Tuesday, May 19 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 20-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [1R1A]
Tuesday, May 19 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 20-M: NLHE SC 15,000 Guaranteed [1R1A]
Tuesday, May 19 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 20-H: NLHE SC 25,000 Guaranteed [1R1A]
Tuesday, May 19 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 20-L: NLHE SC 4,500 Guaranteed [1R1A]
Wednesday, May 20 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 21-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [6-Max]
Wednesday, May 20 SC 33.00 GPC Rattlesnake 21-M: NLHE SC 10,000 Guaranteed [6-Max]
Wednesday, May 20 SC 110.00 GPC Rattlesnake 21-H: NLHE SC 15,000 Guaranteed [6-Max]
Wednesday, May 20 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 21-L: NLHE SC 4,000 Guaranteed [6-Max]
Thursday, May 21 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 22-L: NLHE SC 4,500 Guaranteed [Big Ante]
Thursday, May 21 SC 33.00 GPC Rattlesnake 22-M: NLHE SC 7,500 Guaranteed [Big Ante]
Thursday, May 21 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 22-H: NLHE SC 15,000 Guaranteed [Big Ante]
Thursday, May 21 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 22-L: NLHE SC 4,000 Guaranteed [Big Ante]
Friday, May 22 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 23-L: PLO SC 3,500 Guaranteed [2R1A, 6-Max]
Friday, May 22 SC 33.00 GPC Rattlesnake 23-M: PLO SC 6,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 6-Max]
Friday, May 22 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 23-H: PLO SC 10,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 6-Max]
Friday, May 22 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 23-L: PLO SC 3,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 6-Max]
Saturday, May 23 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 24-L: NLHE SC 8,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Saturday, May 23 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 24-M: NLHE SC 12,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Saturday, May 23 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 24-H: NLHE SC 20,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Saturday, May 23 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 25-L: NLHE SC 5,500 Guaranteed [2x-Chance, 6-Max]
Saturday, May 23 SC 33.00 GPC Rattlesnake 25-M: NLHE SC 10,000 Guaranteed [2x-Chance, 6-Max]
Saturday, May 23 SC 110.00 GPC Rattlesnake 25-H: NLHE SC 17,500 Guaranteed [2x-Chance, 6-Max]
Saturday, May 23 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 25-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [2x-Chance, 6-Max]
Sunday, May 24 SC 110.00 GPC Rattlesnake 26-M: Main Event NLHE SC 60,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Sunday, May 24 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 26-L: Main Event NLHE SC 30,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Sunday, May 24 SC 218.00 GPC Rattlesnake 26-H: Main Event NLHE SC 120,000 Guaranteed [Deep]
Sunday, May 24 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 27-L: NLHE SC 6,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 8-Max, Turbo]
Sunday, May 24 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 27-M: NLHE SC 15,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 8-Max, Turbo]
Sunday, May 24 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 27-H: NLHE SC 25,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 8-Max, Turbo]
Sunday, May 24 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 27-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, 8-Max, Turbo]
Monday, May 25 SC 11.00 GPC Rattlesnake 28-L: NLHE SC 8,000 Guaranteed [8-Max, Deep]
Monday, May 25 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 28-M: NLHE SC 12,000 Guaranteed [8-Max, Deep]
Monday, May 25 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 28-H: NLHE SC 20,000 Guaranteed [8-Max, Deep]
Monday, May 25 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 29-L: NLHE SC 6,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, Turbo]
Monday, May 25 SC 22.00 GPC Rattlesnake 29-M: NLHE SC 15,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, Turbo]
Monday, May 25 SC 55.00 GPC Rattlesnake 29-H: NLHE SC 25,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, Turbo]
Monday, May 25 SC 5.50 GPC Rattlesnake 29-L: NLHE SC 5,000 Guaranteed [2R1A, Turbo]
Monday, May 25 SC540 Memorial Day Deepstack: NLHE SC100,000 Guaranteed
Sunday, May 31 SC 0.00 GPC Rattlesnake: SC Tournament of Champions

Six-figure Rattlesnake event added for Memorial Day

With so many big payouts already in the Rattlesnake, Global has added a massive Memorial Day tournament to the schedule. Set for May 25, the Memorial Day Deepstack comes with a SC540 buy-in and SC100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

That is quite an event for the holiday weekend and players get in via satellite for as little as SC5.50. Also available are: SC110 mega satellites as well as SC33 daily direct satellites.

If recent history continues, that guaranteed prize pool will also be elevated.

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Partypoker shifts gears into Mini-Series this week

Fresh off the Online Series last week, partypoker US launches yet another nice poker festival this week in New Jersey. The Online Mini-Series runs May 19-24 and is geared toward those looking for some bargain buy-ins and a nice payday.

The series is also available to players using the BorgataPoker.com and BetMGM skins as well. Entries start at just $0.25 and run as high as $20. The $10 Main Event is set for May 24 and features a guaranteed prize pool of $2,500.

The series kicks off Tuesday with a $5 NLHE event and $1,000 guaranteed. A $10 Six-Max event promises a $1,500 guaranteed. There should be plenty of action for players on a budget but looking for some fun. Here’s a look at the complete schedule:

2020 partypoker US Mini-Series

Date Event Buy-in Guarantee
5/19/2020 MINI-SERIES #1 - NLHE $0.25 $50
5/19/2020 MINI-SERIES #2 - NLHE $5.00 $1,000
5/19/2020 MINI-SERIES #3 - 6-Max R+A $10.00 $1,500
5/19/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1A $20.00 $10,000
5/20/2020 MINI-SERIES #4 - NLHE $5.00 $1,500
5/20/2020 MINI-SERIES #5 - NLHE Super Bounty 6-Max Turbo $5.00 $500
5/20/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1B $20.00 $10,000
5/21/2020 MINI-SERIES #6 - NLHE $0.25 $50
5/21/2020 MINI-SERIES #7 - PLO8 $10.00 $750
5/21/2020 MINI-SERIES #8 - NLHE R+A $10.00 $1,000
5/21/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1C $20.00 $10,000
5/22/2020 MINI-SERIES #9 - NLHE $5.00 $1,000
5/22/2020 MINI-SERIES #10 - 6-Max R+A $10.00 $1,500
5/22/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1D $20.00 $10,000
5/23/2020 MINI-SERIES #11 - NLHE $0.25 $50
5/23/2020 MINI-SERIES #12 - R+A $10.00 $1,000
5/23/2020 MINI-SERIES #13 - PLO Deepstack Turbo 6Max Rebuy $2.00 $100
5/23/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1E $20.00 $10,000
5/24/2020 MINI-SERIES #14 - NLHE $0.25 $50
5/24/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 1F Turbo Last Chance $20.00 $10,000
5/24/2020 MINI-SERIES #15 - NLHE Main Event Big Stack $10.00 $2,500
5/24/2020 MINI-SERIES #16 - NLHE Super Bounty 6-Max Turbo $5.00 $500
5/24/2020 MINI-SERIES PHASED MAIN DAY 2 (final day) $20.00 $10,000

Partypoker NJ adds $100K Phased Tournament and other events

Partypoker NJ has added a new $109 Phased Tournament running each week. The event features a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

Day 1 starting flights take place each day throughout the week, culminating with Day 2 on Sunday. Players can play one or all the starting flights and play their best stack.

Partypoker also recently added a few other regular events with nice guarantees including:

  • $10K Daily – Jump in this $109 event for a $10,000 guarantee.
  • Mega Tuesday – $12,000 guaranteed in this $535 six-max tournament.
  • Old School Tuesday – $35 buy-in with a $750 guarantee with no late entries.
  • Mega Thursday – $7,500 guaranteed for a $320 buy-in.
  • Sunday $35K – A $215 buy-in with $35,000 guaranteed.

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