February 8, 2023

The biggest sequence in BetMGM Poker historical past will happen later this month with 26 occasions and $2 million up for grabs for on-line gamers in New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

The inaugural BetMGM Poker State Championships, set to run Sept. 15-25, consists of the $1,000 buy-in Championship in every state, two-day occasions with ensures of $250,000 in New Jersey, $200,000 in Michigan, and $150,000 in Pennsylvania.PokerNews will preserve a operating weblog of outcomes, updates, and extra all through the sequence.

The three State Championships will happen just some months after the inaugural BetMGM Poker Championship at ARIA Resort and On line casino in Las Vegas, the place Joey Weissman triumphed by way of a subject of 343 gamers to win the BetMGM trophy and $224,236.

Examine Joey Weissman’s victory within the BetMGM Poker Championship!

“This has been a transformational yr for BetMGM Poker. Following a groundbreaking reside occasion at ARIA in June, the State Championships is the biggest on-line sequence in BetMGM Poker historical past,” Luke Staudenmaier, Director of Poker for BetMGM, stated in a press launch. “The momentum that we’ve skilled up to now three months has impressed us to push for brand spanking new heights.”

$2 Million in Prize Cash

Simply over $2 million in prize cash shall be up for grabs throughout the 26 occasions. Right here’s how the prize cash assure breaks down by state:

New Jersey: $795,000
Pennsylvania: $540,000
Michigan: $680,000

Buy-ins throughout the series start as low as $100 and climb up to over $5,000, including events such as the $2,500 High Roller, the $1,000 PLO High Roller and, of course, the $1,000 Championship, which will close out the series on Sept. 25.

Other highlights of the schedule include the $500 NLHE Kickoff on Sept. 15, the $500 NLHE 7-Max PKO event on Sept. 19, and the $500 NLHE 8-Max Championship Warm-Up event on Sept. 22.

Expect the BetMGM ambassadors to be involved in the action, including Darren Elias in New Jersey, Andrew Neeme in Michigan and Matt Berkey in Pennsylvania, who in March took down the BetMGM PA March Poker Mania Foremost Occasion for $31,250.

Matt Berkey

The total schedule for the BetMGM State Poker Championships in New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania is out there within the desk under.

BetMGM State Poker Championships Full Schedule

  DATE EVENT
  September 15 7:00p ET: NLHE Kickoff​ ($500 buy-in)
  September 15 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1 ($100 buy-in)
  September 16 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max PKO ($250 buy-in; $115 bounty)
  September 16 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 17 6:00p ET: NLHE ($500 buy-in)
  September 17 7:00p ET: 6-Max PLO ($250 buy-in)
  September 17 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 18 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Excessive Curler​ ($2,500 buy-in)
  September 18 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 19 7:00p ET: NLHE 7-Max PKO ($500 buy-in; $232.50 bounty)
  September 19 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 20 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max​ ($1,000 buy-in)
  September 20 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 21 7:00p ET: NLHE 6-Max PKO​ ($250 buy-in; $115xx bounty)
  September 21 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 22 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Championship Heat-Up​ ($500 buy-in)
  September 22 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 23 7:00p ET: NLHE 7-Max Turbo​ ($250 buy-in)
  September 23 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 24 6:00p ET: NLHE​ ($250 buy-in)
  September 24 7:00p ET: 6-Max PLO Excessive Curler​ ($1,000 buy-in)
  September 24 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 25 4:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 25 5:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Turbo Section 1​​ ($100 buy-in)
  September 25 6:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Championship​ – 2 Day Occasion ($1,000 buy-in)
  September 25 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Section 2​ (no direct buy-in)

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