WPT announces first-ever Main Tour online event in New Jersey
November 19, 2020
The World Poker Tour (WPT) will be back in New Jersey in December for the first-ever WPT Main Tour online event in the Garden State. The $3,500 buy-in WTP Online Poker Open Main Event with a $1 million guarantee will take place in December 27-29 on the Partypoker US Network, with the final table being live-streamed on December 29.
“The WPT Online Poker Open brings the most prestigious prize in poker to New Jersey and the Partypoker US Network. WPT’s continued pivot toward online will continue with another landmark for regulated online poker in the United States”, said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour. “WPT Online and the Partypoker US Network are pushing online poker in New Jersey and the United States to another peak with the WPT Online Poker Open Main Tor event. Following back-to-back record-setting event, this $1 million guarantee will push our partnership to new heights”, added Angelica Hael, Vice President of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour. “partypoker US Network welcomes the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup back to New Jersey for the WPT Online Poker Open. This event promises the opportunity for players of all bankrolls to compete for the most coveted prize in poker,” said Ray Stefanelli, Director of Poker for partypoker US Network. “Come December, we look forward to welcoming players from across the US to New Jersey for a chance to compete for their share of the $1 million guarantee.”
Players may participate in the series through either BorgataPoker.com, BetMGMPoker.com or NJ.PartyPoker.com, and must physically be in New Jersey to register and play in the series.