PokerStars Offer Tournaments in PA, N.J., Mich. and Ontario

PokerStars Offer Tournaments in PA, N.J., Mich. and Ontario
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

PokerStars gets into the holiday spirit with its “25 Days of Tournaments” for online poker players in a few of the jurisdictions that offer legalized internet poker.

Pennsylvania online poker is one of those jurisdictions, along with Michigan, New Jersey, and the province of Ontario. The tournaments starts Dec. 5 and runs through Dec. 29. The PokerStars’ announcement said the tournaments begin at 7:30 p.m. ET, with two-stake levels of a $10 buy-in and a $50 buy-in.

There are very few iGaming states in the nation. PA online casinos are legal.

There Is More Than Main Event

According to PokerStars, “there will . . . be side events available to play, featuring Half Price Sunday side events on Dec. 10, and High Roller Sunday events on Dec. 17.”

Like wrapped presents, there’s a surprise element to the event.

PA PokerStars explains it this way: The tournament will “feature daily chests that will unlock via challenges and a unique daily tournament revealed to players each evening at 9 p.m. ET. There will be extra prizes up for grabs where players have the opportunity to win tickets to sporting events, exclusive items from our Team Pros, and thousands in bonus tickets!”

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A longtime reporter and editor who began writing on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened, Bill covered the world Series of Poker and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for a decade.

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