This was partially due to the usual partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $50,000 Guarantee doubling in size to become the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com $100,000 Guarantee at the same $215 buy-in.
New Jersey's "OldSpice1968" advantage of the larger-than-normal flagship tournament by outlasting a field of 576 entrants to win a $19,895 top prize. Joseph "JOEYdaMUSH" Galazzo also binked a five-digit payday in the tournament by finishing second for $14,284, while Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan snagged $7,833 as a reward for his fourth-place finish.
Meanwhile, over in the WSOP.com/888poker NJ Sunday $30,000 Guarantee, "PompYouUp" banked $9,241 after claiming victory after beating "billstat12" in heads-up play. The runner-up collected $5,391 for his efforts.
Other well-known New Jersey online poker players featured at the final table included Jonathan "jetsfan14" Borenstein (4th place - $2,396), Charlie "seedload888" Zimmerman (5th place, $2,054), Alex "muckyou86" Losee (7th place - $1,301), and Jason "LuckDuck" Lawhun (8th place - $821).