$275k Winter Series Debuts on PokerStars NJ Jan. 22-29

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PokerStars arrived in New Jersey to much fanfare (with a $25,000 freeoll in tow) just under a year ago.

Finally returning to the United States after 5 years, poker players in the state were thrilled to see the familiar red spade again and returned to the site in good volume.

Within days it was the #1 poker site in New Jersey and it remains that way today coming up on its one-year anniversary in March.

Before they roll out the special promos to celebrate that, though, there's another big tournament series to indulge in - the $275,000 PokerStars NJ Winter Series.

8 Days, 10 Tourneys

After the $1.2m NJCOOP last fall the $275k Winter Series may be small by comparison but there's lots of value packed into the schedule.

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Newark is ready.

Ten events will be spread across eight days starting on January 22 with a $75 buy-in NL Hold'em Six-Max event. A $15,000 prize pool is guaranteed.

That same day sees the start of a Special Edition $200 Sunday Special as well. $65,000 is guaranteed in that one with a $200 buy-in.

A new tournament will begin each subsequent day with buy-ins from $50 and $100 up to $1,000. Guarantees run between $10k and $30k.

The $75K GTD Main Event starts on January 29 at 6 pm ET with a $400 buy-in and $75,000 guaranteed for the prize pool.

Register for the PokerStars NJ Winter Series by searching in the ‘Tournaments’ tab in the PokerStars NJ client.

Low buy-in satellites for all events are running now; if you live in New Jersey and have yet to sign up for a PokerStars account, head to our review to do so for a $600 bonus.

Check out the full PokerStars NJ Winter Series schedule below:

Event #TournamentBuy-inStart DateStart TimeGuaranteed Prize Pool
1 NL Hold'em 6-Max $75 January 22 16:00 $15,000
2 Sunday Special SE $200 January 22 18:00 $65,000
3 NL Hold'em 4-Max $100 January 23 19:00 $10,000
4 NL Hold'em High Roller $1,000 January 24 19:00 $30,000
5 NL Hold'em Rebuy $50 January 25 19:00 $10,000
6 Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) $250 January 26 19:00 $20,000
7 NL Hold'em Deep Hyper-Turbo $200 January 27 21:00 $10,000
8 NL Hold'em 1R1A $150 January 28 19:00 $20,000
9 NL Hold’em, Progressive KO, 6-Max $200 January 29 16:00 $20,000
10 NL Hold'em Main Event $400 January 29 18:00 $75,000
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