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New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker

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  • The GSSS V runs Oct. 9-23 with 75 tournaments and over $1.1 million in guaranteed prize pools.

  • The first-ever NJCOOP kicks off next week and features at least $1.2 million in prizes.

  • "Imperator3" wins big, shipping the GSSS #2 - $75,000 GTD NLH for $14,033!

Sunday marked the start of the fifth edition of the Garden State Super Series (GSSS) on parytpoker NJ and BorgataPoker.com. The GSSS V takes place from Oct. 9-23 featuring 75 action-packed tournaments with over $1.1 million in combined guaranteed prize pools.

Thus far, "Imperator3" is the biggest winner in the poker festival by outlasting a field of 324 entrants to win the GSSS #2 - $75,000 GTD NLH for $14,033. Notable names on the final table in this event included Eric "alwaysliquid" Vanauken (3rd - $6,900),Jacob "jakep474" Perry (4th - $5,700) and Yong "OWNEDLOLUMAD" Kwon (6th - $4,125).

Usually the WSOP.com NJ/888poker NJ $50,000 Ultimate Warrior produces the biggest winner of the weekend in the Garden State. This weekend it fell just shy with "tooletime13" finishing on top of a 187-entrant field to win the $13,500 top prize. Three well-known players finished on the tail end of the final table in this tournament: Chris "cbinz" Bindshedler (7th - $1,900), Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio (8th - $1,200) and Anna "JewJon" Antimony (9th - $850).

New Jersey's "WoAtSnJoEs11" was the big winner over on PokerStars NJ, taking down the Sunday Special $50,000 Gtd for $10,225. Also on the final table in this tournament were David "coles93" Coleman (4th - $4,250), Jason "TiltedHard" Lawhun (7th - $1,750) and Joshua "YogaGrandma" Berardi (8th - $1,250).

Big Action Next Weekend!

Be sure to tune into next week's report as not only does the GSSS V head into its second weekend of action with many huge tournaments including the GSSS #36 - $100,000 GTD NLH with a $215 buy-in and the GSSS #37 - $50,000 GTD NLH High Roller Six-Max with a $535 buy-in, but PokerStars NJ will also be hosting its first-ever New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP).

The NJCOOP takes place from Oct. 15-31 and features 43 exciting tournaments with at least $1.2 million in guarantees, making it the biggest tournament series in the Garden State to date. The biggest tournament on the schedule this coming weekend will be the $250 NJCOOP Sunday Special SE which boasts a huge $100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

Players also have their eyes on the two day $500 NL Hold'em NJCOOP Main Event on Oct. 29-30, which features a huge $200,000 prize pool.

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


New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 101

Sunday Warm-Up, $10,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$45.50+4.50272$12,376
PlacePlayerPrize
1hummylun_plz$2,531.02
2TopDogCD$1,856.40
3Neimanator7$1,398.48
4Ren "BinkEquity" Cain$1,051.96
5bizzy31$717.80
6killsong214$556.92
7Devin "DangerFloof" Power$433.16
8FizzEdJohn$309.40
9sienna_07728$235.14

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Sunday Special, $50,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$186+14251$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1WoAtSnJoEs11$10,225.00
2hoodini10$7,500.00
3blackjack311$5,650.00
4David "coles93" Coleman$4,250.00
5supremetny$2,900.00
6Grindeir$2,250.00
7Jason "TiltedHard" Lawhun$1,750.00
8Joshua "YogaGrandma" Berardi$1,250.00
9SapofPine$950.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 103

Nightly Stars, $12,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91.80+8.20152$13,953.60
PlacePlayerPrize
1FizzEdJohn$3,000.15
2Varm$2,162.80
3LCC102515$1,639.54
4GUUUULP$1,220.94
5nwmdnj$837.21
6MrA.Iverson3$697.68
7chris31488$558.14
8loxonbagel$418.60
9Justin "L0ck1tUp" Wong$279.07

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

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$470+3039$18,330
PlacePlayerPrize
1BBQBill7$7,332.00
2tonyGspot69$4,949.10
3Joshua "YogaGrandma" Berardi$2,749.50
4SneakyPete85$1,833.00
5Jeremy "FunkyJesus" Danger$1,466.40

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GSSS #2 - $75,000 GTD NLH

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+15324$75,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Imperator3$14,032.50
2theborg123$9,690.00
3Eric "alwaysliquid" Vanauken$6,900.00
4Jacob "jakep474" Perry$5,700.00
5katarina$4,875.00
6Yong "OWNEDLOLUMAD" Kwon$4,125.00
7girlequity$3,375.00
8Bigfish99$2,625.00
9S7V7NS_F0LD$1,875.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 106

GSSS #4 - MAJOR: Daily $20,000 GTD NLH

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+9259$25,900
PlacePlayerPrize
1TheShirt456$5,180.00
2Daniel "leinad" Buzgon$3,626.00
3Alex "El-Chapo" Jim$2,447.55
4HenryIam$1,994.30
5James "KOB_ECG" Nadolski$1,554.00
6Michael "ManBearPig" Bees$1,295.00
7loco_motive$1,036.00
8Andrew "laumserg" Glauberg$815.85
9jqbpk772$647.50

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GSSS #5 - MAJOR: Daily $10,000 GTD NLH

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$50+5198$10,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Edwin "GiantGenius" Roman$1,915.11
2BrianFantana$1,490.31
3Joseph "joey1way" Fortuna$1,077.25
4Anthony "YouPayMyRent" Pagan$1,042.35
5HOYA86$610.00
6James "Bagels" Lillis$500.00
7Vinny "brownmagic" Pahuja$400.00
8Dennis "RicanPhenom" Lopez$315.00
9pinesap1$250.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 108

Sunday Seconds $10K Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+12115$17,250
PlacePlayerPrize
1wanda_praiseHIM$4,152.32*
2Michael "JohnnyDrama" Haberman Jr$3,825.83*
3Jamdizzi777$2,070.00
4Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan$1,509.37
5Colonel_Forbin$1,078.12
6Joshua "BingTheory" Berardi$862.50
7David "phatchoy" Cheng$690.00
8Crash930$560.62
9Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo$431.25

*Reflects heads-up deal


New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 109

$10,000 Warriors’ Opening Strike

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$45.50+4.50192$12,785.50
PlacePlayerPrize
1John "ChalkyWhite" Winter$3,452.08
2Bob "SLHalper" Taylor$2,013.71
3Nathan "whattupb" Engel$1,150.69
4Cody "OohKILLemmm" Cluff$894.98
5Anthony "Adversity45" Pagan$767.13
6Andrew "smaulerg" Glauberg$639.27
7dom_vito$485.84
8QIGONG$306.85
9diamondddb$217.35

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 110

$50,000 Ultimate Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$185+15187$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1tooletime13$13,500.00
2HelloFriend$7,875.00
3johnnygolf78$4,500.00
4mrsblonde6$3,500.00
5jmzit2u$3,000.00
6playitsmart$2,500.00
7Chris "cbinz" Bindshedler$1,900.00
8Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio$1,200.00
9Anna "JewJon" Antimony$850.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: GSSS V Kicks Off on partypoker NJ and BorgataPoker 111

$10,000 Fierce Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9106$13,741
PlacePlayerPrize
1KevDurant35$3,847.48
2Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio$2,226.04
3Fred "BiggDaddy" Farrell$1,277.91
4Ted "olmuggins" Ely$1,003.09
5David "phatdaddy" Cheng$865.68
6arose$728.27
7sps8710$577.12
8Matt "OMG_Obama" Iles$384.74
9Alex "AvonBarkz" Jim$288.56

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.

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