The Super Satellite, which has a $535 buy-in runs at 6:20 pm Sunday night and awards one WPT package, valued at $12,000, for every 24 players in the tournament. There is at least one seat guaranteed.
Players looking to get in on the cheap can play the $55 Turbo Qualifier at 5:20 pm where 1 in 11 players moves on to the $535 Super Satellite and, again, at least one seat is guaranteed.
The Five Diamond Poker Classic runs December 5 – 10 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. This marks the first time that New Jersey players have been able to qualify for a WPT event outside of their home state since regulated online poker launched.
“The ability to qualify New Jersey online gaming players into desirable land-based Borgata poker events has been an extremely valuable resource in helping our poker network grow and succeed within the market,” said Ray Stefanelli, Executive Director of Online Gaming for playMGMpoker.
Players have previously been able to qualify for WPT events held at Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel & Casino. Sending players to another MGM-owned property makes perfect sense to Stefanelli.
“We are thrilled with the opportunity to extend this to a national offering, with playMGMpoker sponsoring our online satellite program into the WPT Bellagio Five Diamond Poker Classic; allowing for participants in New Jersey to compete amongst the best players at an MGM Resorts Destination in Las Vegas.”
The WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic is one of the most prestigious and long-running events on tour. Previous winners include Joe Hachem, Antonio Esfandiari, Gus Hansen and Mohsin Charania.
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