NJ Online Poker Tournament Guide & 2020 Schedule

NJ online poker tournaments have become just as popular as in-person, traditional poker tournaments. All of the big-time online poker sites have major poker tournaments. The buy-ins for these online poker tournaments vary extensively, but the payouts are often equally enticing.

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These tournaments take place entirely online which offers a unique, homey, and comfortable experience. There is no travel, no room, and board expenses, or time that needs to be taken out of your everyday life.

Online poker tournaments are literally taking your favorite game right to you, wherever you are within New Jersey. 

There are a host of annually hosted online poker tournaments taking place in New Jersey throughout the Spring of 2020.  

Check out all the NJ betting opportunities you have to engage with other New Jersey players in online poker tournament events taking place throughout the US: 

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Money May Tournament Series: May 1st- May 31st

World Series of Online Poker is currently hosting the Money May Tournament Series. This 93-game series started on May 5th and continues to run through May 24th. There are over $4 million in guaranteed prizes and, as if that isn’t enough, there is also an ongoing $20,000 Series Leaderboard. 

Each time you play, even if it is just the daily Warm-Up you earn points that will help you play your way to the top of the leaderboard.

The daily Warm-Up has a buy-in of $100, with succeeding buy-ins that range from $5 to $1000. 

PalaPoker Daily Tournaments: May 1st- May 31st

PalaPoker has a little something different up its sleeve; throughout the month of May, you can participate in daily tournaments every evening, with a $0 buy-in! 

The practice rounds start at 5 p.m. and the tournaments kick off at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Each tournament has a guaranteed prize of $50 and even if you are late for the tournaments, most of them have a convenient option for late registration.

Plus, you can play anywhere in New Jersey either on a desktop or on your mobile device.

XL Inferno: May 14th- May 24th

XL Inferno is hosted by 888 Online Casino and takes place from Thursday, May 14, 2020, until Sunday, May 24, 2020! 

The XL Inferno started off hot with three events that culminated in 3,869 entrants and awarded $152,090 in prize money. Every day, throughout May 24th, there will be at least two XL Inferno Main Event Qualifiers. These qualifiers do not require a ticket or minimum buy-in, so anyone who feels they have what it takes is welcome to enter. Of the qualifier entrants, the top 5 players from each event will be chosen to partake in a $250 seat at the XL Inferno Main Event on May 24th.

Borgata Online Poker’s $10K Daily Tournament

The Borgata Online Poker’s $10K Daily Tournament is offering hands of Texas Hold ‘Em that you simply cannot pass up!

Every day, you have the opportunity to play Texas Hold ‘Em For $10K! All you need is $100 buy-in, plus $9 to earn your seat at the virtual table. Game time starts at 7 p.m. but there is a late-entry acceptance of up to 120 minutes. 

World Poker Tour Online Series by Party Poker

The World Poker Tour Online Series by Party Poker is setting out to make online poker tournament history this month! From May 3rd until May 31st, 2020, 40 events will take place with a total of $30M in guaranteed prize money up for grabs. 

Be a part of history in the making by participating in one or more of the online events throughout this mega tour, which have a buy-in range between $55 – $25,500. This way, whether you are just starting out or you are a high-stake player, the WPT Online Series by PartyPoker has something for everyone.

Plus, every event throughout the series will be covered and streamed on partypoker.tv. Talk about an opportunity to get your name out there!

WSOP’s Player Appreciation Tournament: May 24th 

World Series of Poker (WSOP) is well-known for its awesome online poker tournaments. Due to its connection to Caesars, WSOP has a lot they can do throughout their online gaming platform. With that, they are giving back to their players with this year’s special WSOP’s Player Appreciation Tournament taking place on May 24th!

This tournament will have a $100 buy-in and boasts a beautiful $100,000 guarantee.

Plus, there will be an extra $5,000 prize pot drawing added on top of the $100,000 winnings, which you will be entered into, simply for participating in the game. Here are is the breakdown fo the extra $5K drawing:

  • 6 winners – $500 cash each
  • 4 winners – $250 cash each
  • 10 winners – $100 cash each

What To Look Forward To in 2021

Winter Series Main Event

If the PokerStars follow the same schedule for their Winter Series as they did in 2020, there should be a Winter Series starting up toward the end of January 2021. This year, Poker Star’s Winter Series Main Event took place between January 18th and January 26th. 

The event ended with a final count of over $300K in prizes!


The NJSCOOP tournament is likely to take place in April 2021, with seventeen days jam-packed with online poker playing mojo! 

In 2020, NJSCOOP started on April 11th and ran until April 27th, with an initial buy-in of $100 for High stakes and $10 for Low stakes. There were a total of 1.2 million dollars in prizes awarded. The high stakes game climaxed with the Main Event totaling $100,000 in guaranteed prizes and the low stakes Main Event totaling $25,000 in guaranteed prizes.

Hopefully, this list has helped you find a couple of NJ online poker tournaments that fit your comfortability and buy-in requirements. Also, remember, these online poker tournaments happen on an annual basis. If you found a tournament you want to take part in, but the buy-in is not in your budget this year, mark your calendar because you will have the opportunity to buy a seat at the digital table this time next year! 

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