In the state of New Jersey, WSOP.com is one of the top online poker rooms in operation. A group effort of Caesars Entertainment and 888 Holdings, the WSOP.com poker site offers poker fans within the state of New Jersey the opportunity to compete in real money game play. From cash games to tournaments this particular online poker room offers it all.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement licensed and regulated the site to be available to anyone inside the borders of New Jersey. The state uses geo-location services to detect the location of a player before game play can begin. The standalone site is one of the more popular options and is available on the second largest network in the state.
Dragonfish, the proprietary software of 888 Holdings is the power behind the WSOP.com NJ site. As 888 has provided poker software for many years, the quality is not lacking. Players have the option of downloading the client to the desktop and this option is available on both Mac and Windows operating systems. The software is also available via mobile device and can be downloaded for iPhone, iPad or the Android. The mobile application makes it easy for players to take part in poker gaming while on the go.
In the state of New Jersey, players will find a steady stream of cash game traffic at the WSOP site. According to PokerScout reports, the 24 Hour Peak of players is 275 with 130 on a 7 Day Average. The site does not have huge numbers as of yet, but the option is still relatively new. Game selection is nice at the site with the following variants available:
No Limit Hold’em
Pot Limit Omaha
Omaha 8 or Better
Seven Card Stud
Seven Card Stud 8 or better
Stakes range in price from $0.01/$0.02 to $5/$10 in cash game play. Six-handed and nine-handed tables are available at all times for cash games. Buy-ins for tournaments start at $1. You will find both Sit & Go as well as multi-table tournament options at the New Jersey site.
Bonuses and Promotions
The WSOP New Jersey site is not lacking when it comes to bonuses and promotions. Not only do players have the option of a nice welcome bonus, there are also continuous promotions, leaning heavily towards World Series of Poker events.
The 1st-time player welcome bonus of the site is worth 100% up to $400. The WSOP site will match your first deposit for as much as $400. Players have 60 days after the first deposit before the bonus expires and the bonus is cleared in $10 increments. The bonus is a solid offering but does take some time to clear. Players must earn 100 Action Player Points for every $10 in bonus money cleared.
As far as regular promotions go, the WSOP NJ site offers many options. From WSOPC Championship Freeroll to Sit & Go Leader Boards and Sunday Guarantees, the site offers a nice selection of tournaments and contests for fun as well as for the chance to pad your bankroll. The Promotions page of the site makes it easy for you to keep track of the latest WSOP offerings.
The VIP program of the WSOP NJ site is called the Action Club. The Action Club is a tiered loyalty program that allows you to earn Action Player Points and then convert the points into cash at the site. The Action Club has four monthly levels and then two yearly levels. Players can earn 2 Action Player Points for every $1 rake paid. Based on the VIP level, you will earn WSOP points which can then be redeemed for cash or prizes.
Monthly Tier Options
- Silver offers 4x WSOP Point Multiplier requires 200 Action Player Points
- Gold offers 5X WSOP Point Multiplier requires 400 Action Player Points
- Platinum offers 6x WSOP Point Multiplier requires 1,200 Action Player Points
- Diamond offers 7.5x WSOP Point Multiplier requires 3,500 Action Player Points
Yearly Tier Options
- Elite offers 10x WSOP Point Multiplier requires 50,000 Action Player Points
- Seven Starts offers 15x WSOP Point multiplier requires 400,000 Action Player Points
Players have the option of redeeming WSOP points at any time. The value of points are $1 for every 100 points earned.