BetMGM Announces Inaugural BetMGM Poker Online Championships

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BetMGM Sep 14, 2022, 12:29 PM

Online championship event touts $2M guarantee, becomes largest series in BetMGM Poker history

JERSEY CITY, NJ (August 29, 2022) – BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, today announced the first BetMGM Poker Online Championships. The Championships will run 26 individual events simultaneously from September 15th – 25th across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, and will feature a $2M total guarantee.

“This has been a transformational year for BetMGM Poker. Following a groundbreaking live event at ARIA in June, the Online Championships is the largest online series in BetMGM Poker history. The momentum that we’ve experienced in the past three months has inspired us to push for new heights.”

Luke Staudenmaier - Director of Poker, BetMGM

The schedule features four events with buy-ins of $1000 or higher, including the $2,500 High Roller (September 18th), $1,000 PLO High Roller (September 24th), and $1,000 Championship (September 25th), and three popular PKO-themed events, including a $250 Super Bounty (September 19th). Series qualifiers run from September 10th – 25th, with buy-ins ranging from $5 to $100. Players can also take advantage of early registration and deposit bonuses beginning September 6th.

Guarantees

  • New Jersey: $795,000
  • Pennsylvania: $540,000
  • Michigan: $680,000
  • Total: $2,015,000

Schedule

  • September 15
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE Kickoff​ ($500 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $35,000
      • PA GTD: $25,000
      • MI GTD: $35,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1 ($100 buy-in)
  • September 16
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max PKO ($250 buy-in; $115 bounty)
      • NJ GTD: $20,000
      • PA GTD: $15,000
      • MI GTD: $20,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 17
    • 6:00p ET: NLHE ($500 buy-in)
    • 7:00p ET: 6-Max PLO ($250 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $20,000PA
      • GTD: $20,000
      • MI GTD: $20,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 18
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max High Roller​ ($2,500 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $100,000
      • PA GTD: $50,000
      • MI GTD: $75,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 19
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 7-Max PKO ($500 buy-in; $232.50 bounty)
      • NJ GTD: $30,000
      • PA GTD: $20,000
      • MI GTD: $25,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 20
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max​ ($1,000 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $50,000
      • PA GTD: $35,000
      • MI GTD: $40,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 21
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 6-Max PKO​ ($250 buy-in; $115xx bounty)
      • NJ GTD: $20,000
      • PA GTD: $15,000
      • MI GTD: $20,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 22
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Championship Warm-Up​ ($500 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $50,000
      • PA GTD: $35,000
      • MI GTD: $40,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 23
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 7-Max Turbo​ ($250 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $20,000
      • PA GTD: $15,000
      • MI GTD: $20,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 24
    • 6:00p ET: NLHE​ ($250 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $25,000
      • PA GTD: $15,000
      • MI GTD: $20,000
    • 7:00p ET: 6-Max PLO High Roller​ ($1,000 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $50,000
      • PA GTD: $25,000
      • MI GTD: $40,000
    • 8:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
  • September 25
    • 4:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 1​ ($100 buy-in)
    • 5:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Turbo Phase 1​​ ($100 buy-in)
    • 6:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Championship​ – 2 Day Event ($1,000 buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $250,000
      • PA GTD: $150,000
      • MI GTD: $200,000
    • 7:00p ET: NLHE 8-Max Phase 2​ (no direct buy-in)
      • NJ GTD: $100,000
      • PA GTD: $100,000
      • MI GTD: $100,000

As BetMGM continues to expand into new jurisdictions, responsible gaming education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly. The BetMGM Poker app is accessible on both iOS and Android, as well as via desktop. For more information about BetMGM, follow @BetMGM on Twitter.

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