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New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over $14,000

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  • Michael "MikeyCasino" Azzaro ships the WSOP.com NJ/888poker $50,000 Ultimate Warrior for $13,500.

Michael "MikeyCasino" Azzaro was the biggest winner on Sunday in New Jersey's regulated online poker rooms after shipping the WSOP.com NJ/888poker $50,000 Ultimate Warrior for $13,500. Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan finished in second place in this tournament for $7,875.

This was Azzaro's second biggest cash, as three years ago in January 2014 he took second place in thepartypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com Sunday $100K for $19,285. To add to his Sunday haul, Azzaro also took fifth place in the WSOP.com NJ/888poker NJ $10,000 Warriors’ Opening Strike for $803.

Meanwhile, the PokerStars NJ Winter Series kicked off its 10 event series at PokerStars NJ from Jan. 22-29 with $275,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The highlight of the online poker festival is the NJ Winter Series 10 - Main Event: NL Hold'em, $75,000 Gtd on Jan. 29.

The first two events were this past Sunday. Mitchell "TrumpsDong" Friedberg won the NJ Winter Series 1: $75 NL Hold'em [6-Max], $15,000 Gtd for $5,918 after defeating Anthony "FlawlessBINK" Maio in heads-up. Maio banked the $4,330 runner-up prize.

The final three players agreed to a deal in the NJ Winter Series 2: $200 NL Hold'em [Sunday Special SE], $65,000 Gtd with "RvrCrdBING" winning the tournament for $10,719, "PupoStarsNJ" taking second place for $9,495 and "GivnUstrokes" snagging third place for $10,925.

Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon once again made headlines by shipping the PokerStars NJ Sunday High Roller [6-Max], $15,000 Gtd for $7,144.

Renata Colache in Event #10 at the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open
Renata "TaintedLady Colache

Renata "TaintedLady" Colache also won a big tournament this weekend, taking down the partypoker NJ/BorgataPoker.com Daily $10K for $3,276. While this represents her biggest online cash on New Jersey regulated online poker rooms to date, she has more than a dozen live cashes that exceed this amount including a second-place finish in the Borgata Poker Player's Series $560 No Limit Hold'em - Double Play for $26,408 in March 2015.

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: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 101

NJ Winter Series 1: $75 NL Hold'em [6-Max], $15,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$68.25+6.75423$28,869.75
PlacePlayerPrize
1Mitchell "TrumpsDong" Friedberg$5,918.62
2Anthony "FlawlessBINK" Maio$4,330.46
3sri100k$3,247.84
4slickcuk11$2,237.40
5medusamm$1,660.01
6s3lfreliance$1,082.61

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 102

NJ Winter Series 2: $200 NL Hold'em [Sunday Special SE], $65,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$186+14381$70,866
PlacePlayerPrize
1RvrCrdBING$10,719.41*
2PupoStarsNJ$9,494.53*
3GivnUstrokes$10,924.76*
40marComin$5,669.28
5Andrew "BreweRonnie" Glauberg$3,968.49
6ShrimplyPibs$3,011.80
7VicSr311$2,303.14
8Mnthn3$1,594.48
9Mike91680$1,176.37

*Reflects three-way deal


New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 103

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

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$470+3038$ 17,860
PlacePlayerPrize
1Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon$7,144.00
2HowieWelper$4,822.20
3David "coles93" Coleman$2,679.00
4AnteUpPlease$1,786.00
5Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon$1,428.80

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 104

Nightly Stars $100, $12,000 Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91.80+8.20174$15,973.20
PlacePlayerPrize
1Cass N Hoes$3,434.33
2$gt. Tibbs$2,475.84
3TremorzPB$1,876.85
4Frank "Frankboy111" Saraf$1,397.65
5Bigcakes$958.39
6hyerolla777$798.66
7BEINGGHOSTED$638.92
8Pokerphace77$479.19
9Sandeep "san52sara" Mathai$319.46

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 105

Sunday $40K gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+15225$45,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1crazeelf666$9,000.00
2PhilsFan1957$6,120.00
3Ryan "iLikeTo4betU" Hohner$4,455.00
4im_riley$3,690.00
5Itsluigi$3,195.00
6Jeremy "Jermz" Danger$2,745.00
7J-Money$2,295.00
8HygieneMan$1,845.00
9Michael "MikeDB7" DellaBarca$1,395.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 106

Daily $10K

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+9117$11,700
PlacePlayerPrize
1Renata "TaintedLady" Colache$3,276.00
2Michael "pay4medsch00l" Lavenburg$2,135.25
3focused$1,404.00
4Ryan "iLikeTo4betU" Hohner$1,023.75
5jameson$731.25
6LucaBrasi$585.00
7Donate_here$468.00
8Brandon "DoorKnob" Shane$380.25
9Justin "leveling" Wong$292.50

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 107

Sunday Seconds $10K Gtd

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+1277$11,550
PlacePlayerPrize
1Hashtag_Hashtag$3,407.27
2Frank "warmapplepyz" Pyzik$2,165.62
3Kanish29$1,617.00
4iamlegend$1,155.00
5Jacob "jakep474" Perry$924.00
6David "TheKing411" Coleman$779.62
7KINGDONK99$635.25
8Daniel "leinad" Buzgon$490.87
9Klaidi127$375.37

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 108

$10,000 Warriors’ Opening Strike

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$45.50+4.50196$13,377
PlacePlayerPrize
1Deezer$3,611.79
2cashking201$2,106.87
3LittleBug$1,203.93
4M94Nasty$936.39
5Michael "MikeyCasino" Azzaro$802.62
6jmzit2u$668.85
7Christian "ChiNiAM" Soto$508.32
8basedgod$321.04
9Frank "Binkedit88" Vulpis$227.40

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 109

$50,000 Ultimate Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+15174$50,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Michael "MikeyCasino" Azzaro$13,500.00
2Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan$7,875.00
3BabyBrunson3$4,500.00
41111_NiceGuy$3,500.00
5DrDoom$3,000.00
6Dobby22$2,500.00
7Michael "HankdaTank" St. John$1,900.00
8James "BagelBud" Lillis$1,200.00
9Michael "LeftSid3" Haberman Jr$850.00

New Jersey Online Poker Briefing: Michael 'MikeyCasino' Azzaro Wins Over ,000 110

$10,000 Fierce Warrior

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$91+9107$14,014
PlacePlayerPrize
1notyourfault$3,923.92
2VicSr311$2,270.26
3Craig "Ruby_" Rubinstein$1,303.30
4Cody "OohKILLemm" Cluff$1,023.02
5muckman$882.88
6Justin "byeoz" Chmielarz$742.74
7RandyMoss$588.58
8Anthony "l0lflawless" Maio$392.39
9RIP_Neiko$294.29

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