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NJSCOOP 2018 to Feature $1.3M in Guarantees, Two Platinum Passes

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  • PokerStars NJSCOOP will feature $1.3 million in guarantees and run April 14-30.

As the hopefully final snow storms of the winter die out across the United States, people across the country get excited for longer days and better weather. Poker players have an additional reason to get excited, though: it's New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker time again on PokerStarsNJ.

PokerStars released the schedule days ago for the prominent online tournament series, which will feature a hefty $1.3 million in guarantees across 80 tournaments as PokerStars continues to push the limits of the small but poker-crazy market. Tournaments will run April 14-30.

Twin Main Events will sport $500 (High) and $50 (Low) price points with guarantees of $200,000 and $30,000, respectively.

It's the third year that PokerStarsNJ will host the New Jersey version of their popular series, which takes second only to the World Championship of Online Poker in the pecking order of online tournaments. PokerStarsNJ opened for business in 2016 and rolled out the first NJSCOOP in short order, with the likes of WSOP bracelet winner Mike Wang among those taking down events in the $1.1 million guaranteed series.

Another running in 2017 followed with $1.2 million in guaranteed prize money, and players get the biggest series yet this year.

Additionally, PokerStars is throwing the New Jersey players a bone with two Platinum Passes added into the pool. Those $30,000 tickets to the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold'em Championship will be awarded to the winners of the High and Low Main Events.

PokerStars will also run a number of promotions to pump up the NJSCOOP prize pool. The $4 Spin & Go satellites to the High Main Event are already running. There will also be freerolls and ticket giveaways.

Here's a look at the full schedule:

DateEventTimeBuy-inGuarantee
April 141(High) NLHE [Nightly Stars - NJSCOOP Warm-Up]18:30$100$18,000
April 141(Low) NLHE [NJSCOOP Warm-Up]18:30$10$5,000
April 152(High) NLHE [Deepstack, 8-Max]14:00$200$20,000
April 152(Low) NLHE [Deepstack, 8-Max]14:00$20$7,500
April 153(High) NLHE [Progressive KO]15:30$150$25,000
April 153(Low) NLHE [Progressive KO]15:30$15$5,000
April 154(High) NLHE [Sunday Special SE]17:00$300$75,000
April 154(Low) NLHE [Mini Sunday Special]17:00$30$16,000
April 155(High) PL Omaha [6-Max]19:00$100$12,000
April 155(Low) PL Omaha [6-Max]19:00$10$2,500
April 156(High) NLHE [Sunday Supersonic SE, Hyper-Turbo]22:00$150$16,000
April 156(Low) NLHE [Mini Supersonic, Hyper-Turbo]22:00$15$4,000
April 167(High) NLHE [Win The Button]18:30$200$20,000
April 167(Low) NLHE [Win The Button]18:30$20$5,000
April 168(High) NLHE [4-Max, Progressive KO]20:00$100$15,000
April 168(Low) NLHE [4-Max, Progressive KO]20:00$10$4,000
April 179(High) NLHE [Super Tuesday SE]18:30$250$30,000
April 179(Low) NLHE [Mini Super Tuesday]18:30$25$10,000
April 1710(High) NLHE [Escalating Antes]20:00$150$15,000
April 1710(Low) NLHE [Escalating Antes]20:00$15$5,000
April 1811(High) 8-Game [6-Max]18:30$500$15,000
April 1811(Low) 8-Game [6-Max]18:30$50$7,500
April 1812(High) NLHE [Bubble Rush]20:00$200$12,000
April 1812(Low) NLHE [Bubble Rush]20:00$20$4,000
April 1913(High) NLHE [Thursday Thrill SE]18:30$250$25,000
April 1913(Low) NLHE [Mini Thrill]18:30$25$10,000
April 1914(High) PL Omaha [8-max, Win The Button]19:00$200$15,000
April 1914(Low) PL Omaha [8-max, Win The Button]19:00$25$3,000
April 2015(High) NLHE [Deep Hyper-Turbo]21:00$200$15,000
April 2015(Low) NLHE [Deep Hyper-Turbo]21:00$20$4,000
April 2116(High) NLHE [Deepstack, 6-Max]17:00$100$18,000
April 2116(Low) NLHE [Deepstack, 6-Max]17:00$10$5,000
April 2117(High) HORSE19:00$200$10,000
April 2117(Low) HORSE19:00$20$2,500
April 2118(High) NLHE [3-Max, Turbo, Zoom, Progressive KO]21:00$100$12,000
April 2118(Low) NLHE [3-Max, Turbo, Zoom, Progressive KO]21:00$10$3,000
April 2219(High) NLHE [Marathon]13:00$100$16,000
April 2219(Low) NLHE [Marathon]13:00$10$5,000
April 2220(High) NLHE [Progressive KO]15:30$150$20,000
April 2220(Low) NLHE [Progressive KO]15:30$15$5,000
April 2221(High) NLHE [Sunday Special SE]17:00$350$80,000
April 2221(Low) NLHE17:00$50$14,000
April 2222(High) PL 5-Card Omaha [8-Max]19:30$100$10,000
April 2222(Low) PL 5-Card Omaha [8-Max]19:30$10$3,000
April 2223(High) NLHE [6-Max, Turbo]22:00$300$25,000
April 2223(Low) NLHE [6-Max, Turbo]22:00$30$7,500
April 2324(High) NLHE [4-Max]18:30$300$35,000
April 2324(Low) NLHE [4-Max]18:30$30$10,000
April 2325(High) NLO8 [Rebuy, 8-Max]20:00$100$10,000
April 2325(Low) NLO8 [Rebuy, 8-Max]20:00$10$4,000
April 2426(High) NLHE [Progressive KO, Win The Button]18:30$200$22,000
April 2426(Low) NLHE [Progressive KO, Win The Button]18:30$20$6,000
April 2427(High) NLHE High Roller [6-Max]19:00$1,000$65,000
April 2427(Low) NLHE High Roller [6-Max]19:00$100$30,000
April 2528(High) NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO]18:30$200$22,000
April 2528(Low) NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO]18:30$20$6,000
April 2529(High) NLHE [8-Max, Turbo]20:00$100$10,000
April 2529(Low) NLHE [8-Max, Turbo]20:00$10$4,000
April 2630(High) PL Omaha [8-Max, Progressive KO]18:30$150$10,000
April 2630(Low) PL Omaha [8-Max, Progressive KO]18:30$15$3,000
April 2631(High) NLHE [Heads-Up, Progressive Total KO, Zoom]20:00$300$15,000
April 2631(Low) NLHE [Heads-Up, Progressive Total KO, Zoom]20:00$30$4,000
April 2732(High) NLHE [BigStack Turbo]20:00$150$15,000
April 2732(Low) NLHE [BigStack Turbo]20:00$15$5,000
April 2833(High) NLHE [Final Weekend Kickoff]18:00$200$20,000
April 2833(Low) NLHE [Final Weekend Kickoff]18:00$20$7,500
April 2834(High) Stud Hi/Lo [8-Max]19:00$200$7,500
April 2834(Low) Stud Hi/Lo [8-Max]19:00$20$2,500
April 2835(High) NLHE [3-Max, Hyper, Rebuy]21:00$50$10,000
April 2835(Low) NLHE [3-Max, Hyper, Rebuy]21:00$5$3,000
April 2936(High) Mixed NLHE/PLO [Progressive KO]14:30$200$16,000
April 2936(Low) Mixed NLHE/PLO [Progressive KO]14:30$20$4,000
April 2937(High) NLHE [Main Event, 2-Day Event]17:00$500$200,000
April 2937(Low) NLHE [Main Event, 2-Day Event]17:00$50$40,000
April 2938(High) PL Omaha [6-Max]20:00$150$15,000
April 2938(Low) PL Omaha [6-Max]20:00$15$3,000
April 2939(High) NLHE [Sunday Supersonic SE, Hyper-Turbo]22:00$100$15,000
April 2939(Low) NLHE [Hyper-Turbo]22:00$10$3,000
April 3040(High) NLHE [Wrap-up - Deep, Hyper-Turbo]21:00$150$16,000
April 3040(Low) NLHE [Wrap-up - Deep, Hyper-Turbo]21:00$15$5,000

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