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The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Spring Poker Series Begins

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This past weekend brought some excitement to New Jersey online poker players with the Spring Poker Series kicking off on WSOP.com NJ.

Steven "stevenmadara" Madara beat out a field of 97-players to win the Spring Poker Series Event #1 for $10,878. Kevin "SofcknsicKKK" Campbell not only finished in second place in this tournament for $7,282, but also took third place in the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com Daily $10K for $1,220 where he plays under the "sofcknsick" screenname.

Jesse "No_Xcape" Elliot also had a big day, winning $10,600 by finishing on top of a 211-player field in the WSOP.com/888poker NJ Sunday $40,000 Guarantee. New Jersey poker player "mingo14" won $6,200 for a runner-up performance in this tournament.

The weekly partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee attracted 277 players to pony up the $200 buy-in for this tournament with "numbnuts" coming out on top for $10,249. "Mercedes1951" finished in second place in this tournament to win $6,749. Daniel "leinad" Buzgon not only took third place in this tournament for $4,868, but also won another $3,200 when he finished on top of the 49-player field in the 888poker NJ $10,000 Big Sunday where he plays under the screenname "yeayeaflush".

Next weekend is expected to be another big week for online poker players in New Jersey with the Spring Poker Series wrapping up, and the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker II (NJCOP II) kicking off its 35-event schedule on Thursday, April 16.

Here's a full look at the New Jersey weekend results on partypoker NJ, BorgataPoker.com, WSOP.com NJ, and 888poker NJ:


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Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Apr. 1185$10,000

PlacePlayerPrize
1Michael "Manhat10ite" Lehr$2,250
2bobbyv64$1,545
3Kevin "sofcknsick" Campbell$1,220
4jim8888$1,010
5Chris "SLOWROLLED" Daniels$870
6Crazian89$740
7mks24$610
8crazynoob$490
9GoodLuckSir$380


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Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Apr. 12163$14,833

PlacePlayerPrize
1stopNmargot$3,160
2Ryan "hags021" Hagerty$2,151
3ChazzReinhold$1,617
4JMoney21$1,335
5conman$1,142
6DaHammer49$979
7talk5050$816
8Kevin "KevinRACKS" Racks$667
9ChicagoBears85$519


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Sunday $50K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Apr. 12277$51,245

PlacePlayerPrize
1numbnuts$10,249
2Mercedes1951$6,749
3Daniel "leinad" Buzgon$4,868
4MrGator$4,100
5DGZack$3,433
6jim8888$2,921
7RiverMan$2,409
8jdkim0113$1,896
9Ezzed$1,384


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$10,000 GTD Nightly [R&A]

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$27.50+2.50Apr. 11166$10,920

PlacePlayerPrize
1cuk11$2,948
2SAMMYASSMAN$1,720
3KB1GFY$983
4Alpha_King$764
5Jonathan "jetsfan14" Borenstein$655
6JimmyT74$546
7Joshua "BruceLeroy" Baer$415
8MRGOODLUBE$262
9Jack "Jaybone2315" King$186


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$40,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Apr. 12211$40,000

PlacePlayerPrize
1Jesse "No_Xcape" Elliot$10,600
2mingo14$6,200
3Jacob "Jakep474" Perry$3,540
4pocketquadz$2,720
5cjdstable$2,320
6oldmanRAD$1,920
7PoBoy1$1,440
8GaryGG1950$960
9William "WilliamJLH" Harding$680


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$10,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9Apr. 12132$12,012

PlacePlayerPrize
1Goodfellas2$3,303
2pokerypf0102$1,922
3Defender$1,093
4KilgoreTrout$853
5Michael "South732Paw" Haberman Jr$733
6Jake "Jakep474" Perry$613
7Bring_it$468
8Yong "LuckySpewy" Kwon$300
9Blazinjef07$216


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Spring Poker Series Event #1 - $30,000 GTD [Re-Entry]

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Apr. 1297$36,260

PlacePlayerPrize
1Steven "stevenmadara" Madara$10,878
2Kevin "SofcknsicKKK" Campbell$7,252
3Otr187$4,351
4boom81boom$3,445
5mag8500$2,901
6gamblegamble$2,176
7donkleader$1,813
8Dweezy1978$1,450
9Michael "LeftSid3" Haberman Jr$1,088


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The Big Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15Apr. 1249$10,000

PlacePlayerPrize
1Daniel "yeayeaflush" Buzgon$3,200
2AnthonyMason$1,800
3squeeftime88$1,250
4phantom25$1,050
5benthegreat$830
6Joshua "jerseyjosh" Baer$730
7jackhi20$620
8Yong "LuckySpewy" Kwon$520

Special thanks to PocketFives.com for some of the data in this article.

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