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Online poker players in New Jersey hoping that Santa Claus will be good to them this year needn’t wish any longer. An awesome gift of up to $4,500 in bonus cash is theirs for the taking, and is playing the role of Santa Claus.

A new promotion called “The Grind” has just begun at the New Jersey poker room and will run until the New Year arrives. From now until midnite on December 31, players can earn 22 separate rewards that total $4,500 in cash and tournament tickets. How’s that for a stocking stuffer?

Grind Your Way to a Huge Cash Bonus

The promotion is quite simple. Just play lots of real-money online poker and earn as many iRewards Points (iRPs) as possible. The bonus cash will continue to roll in at every new iRP plateau reached along the way.

The bonus rewards begin with a $1 Tournament Ticket once 100 iRPs are earned and continue all the way up to $2,000 in cash for collecting 50,000 iRPs. Take a look at the rewards and the iRPs needed to achieve those rewards in The Grind:

iRPs Reward
100 $1 Tournament Ticket
150 $2 Tournament Ticket
200 $2 Tournament Ticket
300 $5 Tournament Ticket
400 $5 Tournament Ticket
500 $5 Tournament Ticket
600 $5 Cash
750 $10 Cash
1000 $15 Cash
1500 $20 Cash
2000 $40 Cash
3000 $40 Cash
4000 $50 Cash
5000 $60 Cash
6000 $70 Cash
7000 $80 Cash
8000 $90 Cash
9000 $100 Cash
10000 $150 Cash
20000 $750 Cash
30000 $1000 Cash
50000 $2000 Cash

It’s up to each player how much bonus cash he or she wants to earn. Grind a little or grind a lot, but the more you grind, the greater the rewards!

Think of it as a Christmas present from It’s like opening a new gift at every iRP level reached!

What are you waiting for? Start The Grind now to see how many iRP plateaus you can achieve! New players can click here for more information about depositing at

Happy Holidays $10,000 Sweepstakes

Running in conjunction with The Grind from December 23-29 is a special Holidays Sweepstakes promo that will giveaway a total of $10,000 in Bonus Dollars. Players at and are eligible, and 200 of them will share that $10K in Bonus Dollars.

Simply opt in to the $10,000 Holiday Sweepstakes from the ‘Promotions’ tab to receive a free entry. Additional entries are won for every 20 iRPs earned at a maximum of 10 per day during the promo.

A drawing will be held on December 30 to award $2,000 in Bonus Dollars to one lucky winner, and $8,000 more in Bonus Dollars of various denominations to 199 other players. Winners will be notified on New Years Eve, December 31.

Keep in mind that the Bonus Dollars must be used only at the online slots at The play through requirement is 1x the prize amount. In other words, for every $1 in Bonus Dollars won, $1 must be wagered before cashing out.

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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.