The WSOP Spring Poker Series in Nevada
In Nevada, the SPS will feature eight tournaments and $100,000 in guaranteed prize pools.
The biggest tournament will be held on the second Sunday, April 17. That event is a $200 buy-in with rebuys, and $50,000 is guaranteed.
The next biggest tournament is this Sunday, also at 4 p.m. The reentry event guarantees $30,000, also at a $200 buy-in.
The WSOP Spring Poker Series in New Jersey
The Series is similar in NJ, with $90,000 in guarantees.
The main event is on the second Sunday at 5 p.m. with $40,000 guaranteed. On the first Sunday, there is a $30,000 event also at 5 p.m. Both events are $200 buy-ins.
If you are a new or existing player at either WSOP site, you can get an upgraded bonus promotion here.
Any impact on PokerStars NJ?
WSOP is trying to stem the tide of the entrance of PokerStars into the New Jersey market.
Since its launch, PokerStars has led the three NJ networks in cash-game traffic. With major tournaments scheduled for the next two Sundays, WSOP will attempt to rein in PokerStars’ lead.
Can a big tournament series make a difference in redistributing traffic in NJ, or generate new players? We will find out in a little over a week.