While all of the Atlantic City casino poker rooms remain closed, don’t let the temporary unavailability of live poker deter you from taking part in the fun and excitement and big win opportunities that poker offers. WSOP.com is ready whenever you are to satisfy your poker cravings in a big way with NJ online poker. And in case you haven’t heard, it’s WSOP’s 50th anniversary.
So to celebrate the occasion, this online poker room that never closes and where the action never ceases invites you to participate in the WSOP 50th Anniversary Tournament Series.
These events promise to be every bit as exciting as the WSOP 2020 Online Bracelet Tournaments.
Everything You need to know about the WSOP Anniversary Series
The WSOP Anniversary Series started on Tues., Sept. 8 and continues through Sun., Sept. 27. The series consists of a diverse offering of 50 special online tournaments. It includes everything from old school freezeouts to deep and monster stack tournaments to a $505,050 Main Event.
So even if you missed the events the first week, there is still plenty of tournament action left to choose from, including the spectacular Main Event scheduled to begin on the final day, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m.
Another great feature is that regardless of your level of skill and bankroll, you should have no trouble finding a tournament calling your name. The WSOP 50th Anniversary Series offers everything from $10K GTD freerolls to High Roller events with buy-ins of $1,000 and up and $100K or $150 prize pools.
Virtually all of the events, including the Main Event, are No-Limit Hold’em. The Main Event comes with a hefty $555 buy-in. But it also offers by far the biggest prize pool.
Click here to see the complete schedule.
How to participate in the 2020 WSOP Anniversary Series Online Events
The 2020 WSOP Anniversary Series events are open to players in New Jersey and other states who have access to the WSOP website. In order to participate, you must be of the legal minimum age to gamble, which in New Jersey is 21. You must also be a registered WSOP.com player.
You don’t necessarily have to live in New Jersey to play on the NJ site. However, you must be physically situated in New Jersey during the entire time of your play.
Information for new players
If you haven’t already signed up with WSOP.com, before you can play in any of the WSOP Anniversary Series events or any other WSOP.com cash games or tournaments, you will need to join the site.
WSOP.com is compatible with current versions of both Windows and MAC as well as currently used Apple iOS and Android devices. However, before you can open an account, make your first deposit, and start playing, you must first download and install the software.
Here are the instructions you need to follow.
- Visit the Get Started section of the website to check if the computer or mobile device you will be using meets the minimum system requirements.
- Follow the instructions given for downloading the software. Mobile device players should click on Online Poker at the top of the website’s homepage and then select Mobile from the dropdown menu. Then use the link provided to download the appropriate app for your device.
If you have any questions or run into any problems, customer support is available 24/7 to help.
As soon as you have successfully downloaded and installed the software, the next thing you need to do is open an account. Simply open the Registration and Login tab in the Get Started section and complete the registration process as directed.
Special welcome package for new players
Then, once you receive the go-ahead, make your first deposit using the code 10 Bonus to receive a generous welcome package offered exclusively for new players. The package includes all of the following:
- 100 percent deposit match bonus up to $1,000
WSOP.com will release your bonus in segments based on the APPs you earn through your play on the site. Both cash games and tournament play count.
- An extra $10 bonus
Don’t forget to enter the code 10 Bonus along with your deposit. Otherwise, you won’t get the extra $10 bonus.
- Tickets to seven $100 freerolls
These freerolls are only open to new players, and they are valid for the first week of play only.
How to sign up for a tournament in the WSOP 50th Anniversary Series
If you would like to participate in any of the WSOP 50th Anniversary Series events, including the $505,050 Main Event on Sept. 27, we suggest you register as soon as possible
Go to the tournament lobby and click on the tournament you wish to enter. Next, click on “register” and then on “proceed.”
Be sure to wait for a confirmation that you have registered successfully.
If the tournament has already started, you will be seated immediately or as soon as a seat becomes available. Otherwise, you will be reminded when the tournament is scheduled to start, and you will receive your seat assignment then.
Summary and conclusion
It’s hard to believe that the World Series of Poker is now in its 50th year. But it is–its popular tournaments have been running yearly since 1970, long before online poker even existed.
But competing against other poker players who share your love for the game is now more readily available than ever since you can do so on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device from the convenience of your own home. So why not put your luck and skills to the test in the WSOP 50th Anniversary Series? You could be celebrating the occasion in a big way with a bundle of cash!