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New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big

Yong Kwon - online poker NJ
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  • Huge win for "JPStones"! Ships the PokerStars NJ Sunday Special for $10,225!

  • What a day for "djroomba"! Ships the WSOP NJ/888poker NJ $50,000 Ultimate Warrior for $13,500!

  • Three final tables for Yong Kwon for $14K, including a win in the Sunday High Roller for $9,043!

  • Jason "RiverMan" Lawhun wins the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com Sunday $40k Championship Bonus for $8,320!

Sunday was a huge day for Yong Kwon, who appeared on three final tables in tournaments with at least a $10,000 prize pool to win almost $14,000.

Kwon's biggest score came on PokerStars NJ, where under the screenname "iFoldN0T" he shipped the Sunday High Roller [6-Max], $15,000 Gtd for $9,043. Also on PokerStars NJ, he took sixth place in the Sunday Special, $50,000 Gtd for $2,250 and added to his big day with a second place performance on partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com under the screenname "LuckySpewy" in the Sunday Seconds $10K Gtd to bank $2,278.

Meanwhile, "djroomba" racked up the single biggest score at New Jersey regulated online poker rooms over the weekend with a victory in the WSOP NJ/888poker NJ $50,000 Ultimate Warrior for $13,500. Also scoring big in this tournament were Justin "byeoz" Chmielarz taking second place for $7,875 and Kevin "SofcknsicKKK" Campbell snagging third place for $4,500.

New Jersey's "JPStones" took down the other five-digit score this weekend by finishing on top of a 226-entrant field to win the Sunday Special, $50,000 Gtd for $10,225. Jesse "ROU$EY" Elliot secured third place in this tournament for $5,650, while Steven "FadeOrHoldz" Madara grabbed eighth place for $1,250.

Jason "RiverMan" Lawhun was the big winner over on partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com with a win in the Sunday $40k Championship Bonus for $8,320. Other notable players on the final table included Brian "pure_reason" Wood (4th - $3,411), Pierre "P-aire_146" Deissler (7th - $2,122), and Ted "roystalin" Ely (8th - $1,706).

Joshua "YogaGrandma" Berardi and Dominick "kickdeej02" Lopresti agreed to a heads-up deal in the PokerStars NJ Sunday Warm-Up, $10,000 Gtd awarding them $1,873 and $2,095 respectfully. Also with wins on Sunday were Daniel "leinad" Buzgon (partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com Daily $10K - $2,850) and Daniel "centrfieldr" Lupo (WSOP NJ/888poker NJ $10,000 Fierce Warrior - $4,153).

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


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Sunday Warm-Up, $10,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$45.50+4.50246$11,193
PlacePlayerPrize
1Joshua "YogaGrandma" Berardi$1,873*
2Dominick "kickdeej02" Lopresti$2,095*
3Michael "KneadDaRiver" Bees$1,265
4ThatsJustBad$951
5deGrominator$649
6Jenger420$504
7StephGod30$392
8moose4life$280
9AllinScott8$213

*Reflects heads-up deal


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Sunday Special, $50,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$186+14226$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1JPStones$10,225
2inthahole$7,500
3Jesse "ROU$EY" Elliot$5,650
4NewJerseySux$4,250
5supremetny$2,900
6Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon$2,250
7AJSuited88$1,750
8Steven "FadeOrHoldz" Madara$1,250
9MacheteSpray$950

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big 103

Nightly Stars, $10,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91.80+8.20151$13,862
PlacePlayerPrize
1AnteUpPlease$2,980
2LCC102515$2,149
3SneakyPete85$1,629
4Spence1225$1,213
5FizzEdJohn$832
6cubsters$693
7Angel "Chr0meKing" Lopez$554
8ShallowH@l$416
9Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner$277

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Sunday High Roller [6-Max], $15,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$470+3052$24,440
PlacePlayerPrize
1Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon$9,043
2RequalsI$6,110
3mrblonde2020$3,666
4Heart Tree$2,444
5Fred "Scooby-D0O" Farrell$1,833
6Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner$1,344

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big 105

Sunday $40k Championship Bonus

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+15208$41,600
PlacePlayerPrize
1Jason "RiverMan" Lawhun$8,320
2deerpathdave$5,658
3ShutUPnDANCE$4,118
4Brian "pure_reason" Wood$3,411
5jjtes$2,954
6Donate_here$2,538
7Pierre "P-aire_146" Deissler$2,122
8Ted "roystalin" Ely$1,706
9KingofNJ$1,290

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Daily $10K

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+987$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Daniel "leinad" Buzgon$2,850
2shapshap42$1,850.
3ThunderFan1$1,350
4Kevin "sofcknsick" Campbell$900
5fnord_too$725
6harry24k44$575
7bobbyv64$450
8Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio$350
9Tinder$275

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big 107

Sunday Seconds $10K Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+1281$12,150
PlacePlayerPrize
1RackCityB1tch$3,584
2Yong "LuckySpewy" Kwon$2,278
3GaiusMarius$1,701
4Alvaro "Exit9Polarizer" Holguin$1,215
5Michael "MikeyCasino" Azzaro$972
6Rrggbb35$820
7Andrew "laumserg" Glauberg$668
8jqbpk772$516
9thegame501$395

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$10,000 Warriors’ Opening Strike

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$45.50+4.50187$13,241
PlacePlayerPrize
1supremetny$3,575
2groucho$2,085
3IAmDewman$1,192
4sri100k$927
5TULLYTIME14$794
6AdamS$662
7solidrock$503
8Edwawrd "Eddiegood86" Espino$318
9Jeremy "Jermz" Danger$225

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big 109

$50,000 Ultimate Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15194$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1djroomba$13,500
2Justin "byeoz" Chmielarz$7,875
3Kevin "SofcknsicKKK" Campbell$4,500
4Blacktomas$3,500
5BumbleBoom$3,000
6BigBang$2,500
7Dominiking$1,900
8KOS83$1,200
9DrDoom$850

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Yong Kwon Wins Big 110

$10,000 Fierce Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9123$14,833
PlacePlayerPrize
1Daniel "centrfieldr" Lupo$4,153
2Notheretowin$2,403
3Anthony "l0lflawless" Maio$1,379
4TemptMe$1,083
5Bob "SLHalper" Taylor$934
6Anna "JewJon" Antimony$786
7g4ads$623
8Michael "CharlesSmith" Azzaro$415
9higHDef$311

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 or on Twitter under @JaxonPoker.

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

*Lead image courtesy of parxpokerbigstax.blogspot.com.

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