No hiccups for PokerStars during New Jersey launch. Harrison Gimbel adds a WPT title to his resume at Thunder Valley. A glimpse at online poker 10 years ago. And more.
You’re not going to find too many negative write-ups when it comes to yesterday’s soft launch of PokerStars in New Jersey. Overall things went about as well as they possibly could for both PokerStars and the state of New Jersey’s regulators overseeing the testing phase.
Today will see PokerStars up and running from 4 PM to midnight (the same as yesterday) and if things continue to go well the site will be online from 8 AM to midnight on Friday, before two days of 24 hour testing over the weekend, at which point the site will be up and running on a full-time, around the clock basis in the Garden State.
Over the course of the next few days Part Time Poker will post several columns on PokerStars New Jersey, starting with today’s breakdown of the signup process. And if you’re looking for the site’s daily MTT schedule, PokerNews.com has that information.
- USA Today is posting a ton of poker content (mostly Global Poker League related), and one series of articles you might want to check out is Kevin Taylor’s interviews with GPL team managers, the latest of which was San Francisco Rush captain Faraz Jaka.
- David Huber takes you for a trip down memory lane in his latest submission to Poker Update, as he details what was going on in the world of online poker a decade ago, hitting on everything from Bax & Sheets to Tuff_Fish to UIGEA.
- The latest WPT tournament was the at the Rolling Thunder Casino in California, and the Main Event featured a pretty classic heads-up matchup as two of the game’s top talents battled it out for the title: Harrison Gimbel and Mohsin Charania. In the end it was Gimbel, the 2010 PCA Champ, who captured the WPT tile. Gimbel is now a WSOP victory away from poker’s Triple Crown.
- Part Time Poker’s Alex Weldon engaged in a bit of horsing around in his latest column, posting what I think is his first satirical column on the site where he gives some tips on how you can be certain your opponent is in fact a human and not something else altogether.
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