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The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big

New Jersey Online Poker

New Jersey's "smaulerg" was this week's biggest winner in the Garden State, outlasting the 141-player field in the WSOP.com/888poker NJ Sunday $40,000 Guarantee to win $10,800. The runner-up in this tournament was Baruch "gamblegamble" Krieger, who won $6,300 for his efforts.

"Smaulerg" is no stranger to winning big online tournaments. This NJ poker player is better known as "Mergulas" on PocketFives.com where he is currently in first place out of 711 players in the New Jersey Rankings. He is also currently sitting on top of thepokerdb.com 2015 National Leaderboard, which ranks players based on play from all regulated sites in New Jersey and Nevada.

Frank "fnasty97" Molinari also had a huge day winning an even $10,000 after finishing on top of the 261-player field in the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee. "Nawlins" was the runner-up in this tournament, winning $6,585.

Meanwhile, on 888poker NJ, it was "OnTheRun" beating out the 39-player field in the Big Sunday to win $3,500 with Bob "SLHalper13" Taylor taking second place in this tournament for $2,200.

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


The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 101

Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9May 1687$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1imjiraiya$2,250
2dolar1984$1,545
3Edwin "GiantGenius" Roman$1,220
4MBPage21$1,010
5CANILIVE$870
6iluvmollys55$740
7Thatgood45$610
8Sean "poopchute" Sisco$490
9Michael "JohnnyDrama" Haberman Jr$380

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 102

Daily $10K

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9May 17157$14,287
PlacePlayerPrize
1borgatareg82$3,043
2Sevilla21$2,072
3SmellsLikeIrish$1,557
4laumserg$1,286
5spraack$1,100
6pokeherchamp$943
7provvinx$786
8Ted "roystalin" Ely$643
9Shie1ds75$500

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 103

$50,000 Guarantee

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15May 17261$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Frank "fnasty97" Molinari$10,000
2Nawlins$6,585
3Birdz198199$4,750
4Billson$4,000
5solidrock$3,350
6chipriwin$2,850
7Jermz$2,350
8Mikey_TheKidd$1,850
9JAKA55$1,350

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 104

$10,000 GTD Nightly [R&A]

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$27.50+2.50May 16156$11,029
PlacePlayerPrize
1SizeLarge$2,977
2rockybest17$1,737
3Artim "ZhuKing" Zhuta$992
4Thrash123$772
5KoOp1585$661
6Ngudan777$551
7JTurn15$419
8deadlyobl$264
9AA545454$187

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 105

$40,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15May 17195$40,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1smaulerg$10,800
2Baruch "gamblegamble" Krieger$6,300
3mingo14$3,600
4juice$2,800
5Daniel "RedSoxNets5" Sewnig$2,400
6bt1977$2,000
7KevinDurant35$1,520
8rivermonsta$960
9whoameye$680

The New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: "Smaulerg" and Frank "fnasty97" Molinari Win Big 106

$10,000 GTD Weekly Sunday

Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9May 17129$11,739
PlacePlayerPrize
1Steven "stevenmadara" Madara$3,228
2Sean_naeS$1,878
3Shoregambler$1,068
4juice$833
5Brksy25$716
6Michael "LeftSid3" Haberman Jr$598
7castro78$457
8David "phatdaddy" Cheng$293
9DCOOP$211
Buy-inDateEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15May 1739$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1OnTheRun$3,500
2Bob "SLHalper13" Taylor$2,200
3Michael "FairyMary" St. John$1,500
4Str8yAAnkAAs$1,100
5HelloMcFly$900
6JohnyTyrene$800

If you play regulated online poker tournaments in New Jersey and would like your real name appearing in future articles, please contact this editor at jason.glatzer@pokernews.com.

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

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