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November 28, 2013 16:06 ET

Thanksgiving Present: Party in the USA Exclusive! partypoker Hosts $50k Guaranteed Online Tournament for New Jersey This Sunday

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY--(Marketwired - Nov. 28, 2013) - During this first weekend of online poker in the Garden State, nj.partypoker.com will host an eyebrow-raising $200 buy-in poker tournament with a $50,000 Guaranteed prizepool! The tournament starts at 7.30pm ET on Sunday, and players can either buy-in directly or qualify online in satellites that cost as little as 10 cents!

This will be the richest poker tournament ever held by a licensed online poker site in New Jersey.

"partypoker is posting the 50k guaranteed this weekend and we are sure you will not find better value anywhere else this weekend," said Poker Hall of Fame Legend Mike Sexton, who is also the founding father of Team partypoker. "It is hard to forecast how many players will take part - if it isn't very many the chances to win are going to be even better. We are boldly sticking our neck out, and saying to our players: Happy Thanksgiving!"

Amongst those expected to play are Team partypoker's most recent New Jersey recruits: Jamie Kerstetter from Monroe; Bobby Oboodi from Morris Plains; and Scott Baumstein from Atlantic City.

"After moving back from Mexico this will be my very first Sunday online session back home in New Jersey," said Kerstetter. "The $50k is likely to provide great value, and I am going to do my best to win!"

That's not all that is on offer, however, as qualifiers for January's WPT Borgata Winter Open are also in full flight and a $5,000 package is guaranteed. Bobby Oboodi, a two time big tournament winner at the Borgata is one of those looking for a package. "It's going to feel so great to try and qualify for my home event at home this weekend. It will feel kind of surreal!" Scott Baumstein is currently completing his move to New Jersey from NYC. "There's only one place to be this weekend and its New Jersey," said Scott.

For full details of Sunday's schedule see: https://nj.partypoker.com/whats-going-on/tournaments/sunday-50k-guaranteed.html

For online qualifiers to WPT Borgata Winter Open see: https://nj.partypoker.com/whats-going-on/tournaments/wpt/borgata.html

partypoker launches with 24-hour, 7-days-a-week real money online tournament and cash games as well as FastForward, our high-velocity fast-fold poker game. partypoker will have a great range of poker tournaments on offer in New Jersey every day, with buy-ins ranging from $0.10 to $500 and guaranteed prize pools to attract poker players of all skill levels.

https://nj.partypoker.com will also offer online casino games, where slots and casino table enthusiasts in New Jersey will be able to play the very best games online and go for a jackpot that will starts at $1 Million, and grows from there. The partypoker casino games lobby includes online versions of some of the biggest player favourite slots and casino table games seen on the casino floors of Atlantic City.

About partypoker

We will offer partypoker pursuant to a contractual relationship with our partner in New Jersey, Borgata Casino, who have been licensed by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement as an internet gaming operator. Borgata also intends to launch poker and casino games under its own brands. Launched in August 2001, the partypoker brand is one of the pioneers of the online poker industry and is one of its most recognised brands. Outside of the US, partypoker is also a core brand of bwin.party digital entertainment plc (LSE:BPTY), a global online gaming company. bwin.party is a constituent member of the FTSE 250 Index and the FTSE4Good Index Series, which identifies companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. For more information about bwin.party, visit: www.bwinparty.com.

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