Another Option for PA Online Poker Players is on the Way

PennStakes.com

By Lou Monaco

Online gambling in Pennsylvania is expanding and getting another online poker platform.

WSOP.com, which is currently in Nevada and New Jersey, announced it will launch online poker in Pennsylvania on July 12, partnering with Harrah’s Philadelphia (Caesars Entertainment).

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Players are required to create a separate account for WSOP.com in Pennsylvania once live.

Pennsylvania now has three poker operators in the state: PokerStars PA (November 2019), which also operates an online casino in Pennsylvania, and partypoker USA via BetMGM and Borgata Poker (April 2021).

2021 WSOP Online Circuit Schedule

Here’s the remaining 2021 WSOP Online Circuit schedule:

  • Bally’s Online Circuit (July 16-27), 12 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: July 29
  • Rio Online Circuit (Aug. 20-31), 12 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: Sept. 2
  • Caesars Las Vegas Online Circuit (Sept. 15-26), 12 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: Sept. 28
  • Fall Online Super Circuit (Oct. 9-26), 18 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: Oct. 28
  • Paris Las Vegas Online Circuit (Nov. 10-21), 12 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: Nov. 23
  • Harrah’s Las Vegas Online Circuit (Dec. 8-19), 12 rings, $25,000 Freeroll: Dec. 21
  • $250,000 Year-End Championship Event (Dec. 28)

Online poker is currently live in five states: Delaware, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania with West Virginia and Connecticut still pending.

WSOP.com is available in Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Players in Pennsylvania will not be able to join the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement (MSIGA) currently in operation between those three states.

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Lou Monaco
Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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