PA Online Poker Players Get Gift From PokerStars: ’25 Days of Tournaments’

PA Online Poker Players Get Gift From PokerStars: ’25 Days of Tournaments’

For the holidays, PokerStars is offering Pennsylvania online poker players an early celebration that begins Monday.

Now that Pennsylvania shoppers have the first December weekend under their belts, PokerStars has a new tournament kicking off Monday. The tournaments will also be available in New Jersey and Michigan.

In the three states, the “25 Days of Tournaments” can be played until Dec. 30 with each day presenting a surprise tournament, a news release said. The “surprise” tournament won’t be included in the regular event schedule, but will occur daily at 7:30 p.m. EST.

To find out what “surprise” is coming on the next day of play, Pennsylvania online poker players can check the PokerStars’ site at 9 p.m. EST to see what event is coming up next.

There is a two-stake level for each event — a $50 buy-in version and a mini $10 buy-in version to different levels of players to participate in the tournament, according to the news release.

Those choosing to play have the chance to earn tournament tickets, Spin & Go tickets and tickets to daily $100 freerolls and weekly $1,000 freerolls in daily PokerStars Chest drops for any players in each state who participate in the “25 Days of Tournaments,” the release said. also offers tips on becoming a professional poker player. One piece of advice: Understand your skill level. Online tournaments can help you determine how you match up against other poker players.

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PokerStars Offers Video Advice

“Level Up With Lex” videos were introduced by PokerStars last week to help players if they want to participate in the holiday tournament. Ambassador Lex Veldhuis offers advice on videos based on a player’s real money Spin & Go game, helping to improve their skills and to possibly help them win, the release said.

Data from PokerStars’ learning platform, which reads and analyzes hand histories to detect mistakes, will help guide the advice for each player, according to the release.

Players need to opt in on “The Rail” in PokerStars software to create the videos. Players can view the videos on The Rail or they can be received through email or push notification if the players allow poker communication preferences in “settings.”

Fall Tournaments Just Ended

The PokerStars holiday events will take place at the same time in the three states, ending before the new year. PokerStars held Fall Fest in Pennsylvania, with “Fall Fest” tournaments in Michigan and New Jersey also going on from Nov. 20-29.

In addition to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Michigan, online poker is legal in Nevada, Delaware and West Virginia. Pennsylvania online casinos.



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 ( 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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