NJCOOP: Jason ‘JayRiv’ Rivkin Earns Second Title with Win The Button Victory

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Jason Rivkin picked up his second NJCOOP title of 2018 on Sunday.

Jason ‘JayRiv’ Rivkin is doing his best to use the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker to work his way up the New Jersey online poker rankings. For the second time in 10 days, Rivkin emerged victorious from an NJCOOP event, this time winning Event #44 ($100 No Limit Hold’em [Win The Button]) for $3,407.91.

Rivkin’s win came at the expense of ‘loosebad‘, who again had to settle for a runner-up finish. He does have a win to his credit but now has three second-place finishes. He earned $2,589.65 while ‘Tomasz199873‘ pocketed $1,967.92 for finishing in third.

There were three other events that wrapped up on Sunday. ‘Boney526‘ beat 178 other players to win Event #41 ($100 No Limit Hold’em [w/Big Antes]) and $3,533.00.

The biggest field of the day belonged to Event #43 ($50 No Limit Hold’em [Main Event structure]) which drew 587 runners. The final four players agreed to a deal with eventual winner ‘green str719‘ taking home $4,364.03. Runner-up ‘M66515906506942‘ earned $2,853.14 which narrowly eclipsed the $2,838.50 and $2,518.39 earned by respective third and fourth place finishers ‘Gaylord116‘ and ‘OrganicHG‘.

JTourney‘ took down Event #45 ($75 No Limit Hold’em [Sunday SuperSonic SE]) to earn $2,257.

The NJCOOP Main Event also started on Sunday with 305 players each putting up the $500 buy-in. Play was stopped Sunday night with 40 players remaining and ‘gruemoon’ holding the overnight chip lead. Action resumes Monday at 7 pm Monday.

Event #41: $100 No Limit Hold’em (w/Big Antes)
Entries: 179
Prize pool: $16,432.20

  1. Boney526 – $3,533.00
  2. Hammahead141 – $2,546.99
  3. You Are Tim – $1,930.78
  4. BENN DOVERR – $1,437.81
  5. jordanofpkr – $985.93
  6. Terranova996 – $821.61
  7. JohnnyMania – $657.28
  8. lacilobaid – $492.96
  9. green str719 – $328.64

Event #43: $50 No Limit Hold’em (Main Event structure)
Entries: 587
Prizepool: $26,708.50

  1. green str719 – $4,364.03*
  2. M66515906506942 – $2,853.14*
  3. Gaylord116 – $2,838.50*
  4. OrganicHG – $2,518.39*
  5. drose588 – $1,366.12
  6. ironmai747 – $1,002.30
  7. blev11 – $735.37
  8. TobogganM.D. – $539.53
  9. Malakia1212 – $395.84

Event #44: $100 No Limit Hold’em (Win The Button)
Entries: 187
Prizepool: $17,166.60

  1. JayRiv – $3,407.91
  2. loosebad – $2,589.65
  3. Tomasz199873 – $1,967.92
  4. buckk50 – $1,495.45
  5. toddchipman – $1,136.42
  6. WatchYouTilt – $863.59
  7. jordanofpkr – $656.25
  8. ISlowRollYou – $498.70
  9. JefferinoH – $311.76

Event #45: $75 No Limit Hold’em (Sunday SuperSonic SE)
Entries: 159
Prizepool: $11,209.50

  1. JTourney – $2,257.00
  2. BOnEheAd109 – $1,720.08
  3. jordanofpkr – $1,310.96
  4. betgo – $999.15
  5. YogaGrandma – $761.50
  6. DellaBarca7 – $580.38
  7. That Guy 609 – $442.33
  8. dkearn23 – $337.12
  9. CrittyJJones – $256.94