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Online poker players in New Jersey can take a shot at winning their way to a live WSOP Circuit event by competing in daily qualifiers that begin on Thursday, February 26 and run through Sunday, March 1.

The live tournament will be held at the Horseshoe Baltimore in Maryland with starting days on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. The Main Event prize package is a whopping $3,000 that consists of the $1,675 entry fee and $1,325 for travel and accomodation expenses.

The qualifiers take place four days in a row at 6:00 p.m. beginning today through Sunday. The buy-in is only $30 and the qualifiers feature the option to re-buy and add-on.

At stake in addition to thousands in prize money at the Horseshoe Baltimore Main Event is a coveted WSOP Circuit ring and a free entry into the WSOP National Championship.


WSOP.COM Welcome Bonus

Players in New Jersey who have yet to play at are in line for a Welcome Bonus of 100% up to $400. Just deposit at least $10 and play, and begin earning Action Player Points (APPs).

Every 100 APPs earned will allow $10 to be credited to your account. A full 60 days are permitted in which to earn the required APPs to release the bonus.

WSOP is the most recognized and trusted name in poker, providing exciting live tournament action for over four decades. With online poker regulation approved in the U.S. after the DoJ reclarified the 1961 Wire Act in 2011, WSOP has extended its offerings to the Internet in both New Jersey and Nevada.

The 100% up to $400 deposit bonus is also available to Nevada players. Unfortunately, the qualifiers to the Horseshoe Baltimore Main Event are restricted to players in New Jersey.

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Charles Rettmuller

Charles has been an avid poker player for a number of years, both live and online. He holds a degree in journalism and previously worked as a reporter for a Chicago-based newspaper. Charles joined the PokerUpdate team in early 2012 and writes daily news articles for the site.