Day 1 Completed
Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 Completed
A break from big-bet-only games came by way of NJCOOP-20: $200 8-Game, $12.5K GTD on Friday night, and it proved to be a hit.
The eight-game mixed event drew 81 entries (56 entrants and 25 re-entries), generating an overall prize pool of $15,066 that was paid out to the top 11 players.
When the dust settled, Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon was the last player standing, coming out on top after a nearly hour-long final table after he entered as the chip leader.
One by one, players fell until three remained, and just a mere 20 minutes then went by as Buzgon continued to pull away from the pack to take down the top prize of $3,674.77.
NJCOOP-20 Final Table Results
|1||Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||$3,674.77|
Players remained on their toes all tournament long as the eight-game rotation cycled through a different format of poker every six minutes. Fourteen players registered from the start, though that number was into the 40s halfway through the three-hour-and-five-minute late registration period, and it continued to climb steadily until its final resting point at 81.
When registration closed, 28 players remained and it took just over 60 minutes for the bubble to burst with the final 11 set to be paid. A few game rotations later, hand-for-hand was enacted as just eight remained, though some 20 minutes passed before "CrazylKilla" was eliminated in eighth place by "Drunk Spew" to reach the final table of seven.
"FlyinAlbo22" the first to bust the final table and did so during Limit-Hold'em, with "AxyAnderson" bowing out in sixth shortly thereafter during Omaha Hi-Lo.
By the time 2-7 Triple Draw was reached again, action was three-handed and "senor stinks" eliminated "p0k3rking33" from the tournament in third, only to fall to runner-up shortly after to Buzgon.
The NJCOOP series, which will run through October 26, features $1 million in total guarantees across 54 events.
If you need to download the client, PokerNews has you covered. Click on the applicable links below to get started.
The crown jewel of the series is of course the $300 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event, which boasts a $125,000 guarantee. That one takes place Sunday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. local time.
It'll be accompanied by a smaller $50 No-Limit Hold'em Mini Main Event, with a $25,000 guarantee.
Players who enjoy non-hold'em formats will also have plenty to choose from. There are several pot-limit Omaha events, including a $500 six-max high roller. There's even $100 Pot-Limit Badugi, $100 H.O.R.S.E. and $100 5-Card PLO.
PokerStars NJ is also committed to giving frustrated players extra value via freeroll tickets. Those who get eliminated shy of the money will be given tickets into events awarding more NJCOOP seats.
With blinds of 30,000/60,000 and bets of 60,000/120,000, Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon raised and "senor stinks" called to see a flop appear.
"senor stinks" check-raised Buzgon and was called bringing the turn. "senor stinks" checked to Buzgon who bet 60,000.
"senor stinks" raised to 120,000 and then called off their last 6,746 after Buzgon re-raised.
Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon:
Buzgon caught up after paring his ace on the turn and the river eliminated "senor stinks" in second place.
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||2,025,000||756,746|
2-7 Triple Draw
With blinds of 15,000/30,000 and bets of 30,000/60,000, "p0k3rking33" raised and then capped the betting after "senor stinks" re-raised, "senor stinks" called.
First draw went one and two.
"senor stinks" led out, "p0k3rking33" raised and then called off the rest of their 26,750 after "senor stinks" capped the betting.
"senor stinks" stood pat on the second draw while "p0k3rking33" took two and then did the same on third draw.
"p0k3rking33" showed but it would be second best to the of "senor stinks".
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||1,268,254||150,000|
If you're enjoying PokerNews live updates from this event, be sure to check out our sister site Oddschecker US, an all-inclusive sports betting portal offering odds, tips and offers from sports including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, and soccer. While the vast majority of sports are on hiatus at the moment, you can still check out one of the best sites in the business.
Who we are
Launched in the UK in 1999, Oddschecker is now the leading odds comparison site, and a betting destination enjoyed by millions of users around the world. As a trusted betting affiliate we only partner with the best and most trusted brands in the industry and support real-time price updates, offers and promotions. We give you, the user, the power and control to find the best bet for you. And, don’t forget, our site is 100% free to use. We don’t take a cent from you. We simply ensure you get the opportunity to place the right bet at the best value.
What we offer
- Sports Betting Odds: Real-time prices from all the top bookmakers. If a sportsbook has odds on an event, you’re likely to find them here. We've got every sport under the sun covered!
- Betting Offers: All the best promotions, including great sign-up offers for new customers, and exciting promotions open to all punters.
- Betting Tips: We help you pick winners by providing expert picks and previews from those in the know. Make sure you're always on the front foot with your betting and take advantage of our insights and stats.
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||1,118,254||572,502|
With limits of 20,000/40,000 and an ante of 4,000:
Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon was the bring in. "Drunk Spew" completed and off their last 3,101 after Buzgon raised.
"Drunk Spew": /
Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon: /
"Drunk Spew" was ahead until Buzgon caught running hearts to make the flush and "Drunk Spew" took their exit in fourth place.
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||545,752||145,851|
Do you either live in the Garden State or plan on visiting? If so, we recommend you download PokerStars for all your New Jersey poker needs. You can download from anywhere, but remember you must be located in New Jersey in order to play. Once you get started, you can receive $30 free play or a 100% deposit bonus up to $600.
Welcome to the Home of Online Poker
PokerStars is where you’ll find the best tournaments and games, secure deposits, fast withdrawals, and award-winning software. It is where champions are born, and you could be next. Practice your skills with Play Money or join real money games. There's no better place to learn and play poker. Please note that real money play is only possible when physically located in the state of New Jersey.
The Best Poker Tournaments
PokerStars is home to the best online poker events. Every year they run the best online tournament series in the world. They also host the best weekly tournaments, plus many more every day of the week. With a game starting every second, PokerStars is the only place to play tournament poker online.
Team PokerStars Pro
PokerStars is the only place where you can watch and play against Team PokerStars Pro - their group of elite pro players. Between them they have scores of World Series bracelets, EPT and WPT titles, and more, adding up to millions in winnings. And now you can join them at the tables with PokerStars.
With limits of 17,500/35,000 and an ante of 3,500:
"senor stinks" was the bring in with the . "p0k3rking33" completed, as did Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon and "LargeFarva99" moved all-in for 28,938.
"p0k3rking33" raised to 35,000 and Buzgon called for side pot action.
"p0k3rking33" bet every street and Buzgon called until the river, giving "p0k3rking33" the side pot.
"LargeFarva99" had a solid hand going into the final two streets but they just couldn't get lucky and they were eliminated in fifth place.
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||399,901||117,250|
With blinds of 8,750/17,500 and bets of 17,500/35,000, "AxyAnderson" raised and then called off their last 10,390 after Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon re-raised to 52,500.
Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon:
Both players held similar hands but "AxyAnderson" was behind needing help but the runout ended their night in sixth place.
|Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon||282,651|