Articles by: Will O'Connor

New Jersey Begins To Recover, Vegas High Roller Earns ‘Mr_McSpewins” Massive Score

Will O'Connor | June 29, 2015

While the last few weekends have been filled with massive overlays in New Jersey, that trend seemed to subside slightly this weekend, as the biggest partypoker/ $50,000 Guaranteed field came together since the start of the World Series of Poker. Those numbers should likely continue to climb until the end of the summer series, but the regulars […]

Father’s Day Weekend Continues Recent Online Poker Trends

Will O'Connor | June 22, 2015

Another summer weekend and the same trends that New Jersey and Nevada have been seeing have continued, with prize pools and guarantees failing to match up in New Jersey, with numerous overlays. The complete opposite is happening in Nevada though, as nearly every major event is crushing their guarantees creating massive prize pools and big […]

New Jersey Guarantees Continue To Struggle, WSOP Helping Nevada Crush

Will O'Connor | June 15, 2015

Both the World Series of Poker and’s Online Championships hit their more or less midway points this weekend, with another handful of bracelets being awarded in Las Vegas and a handful of rings being awarded in New Jersey and Nevada. While the hardware awarded in both of those states has been consistent, the […]

“MikeyMillz” Wins Big in Nevada While partypoker’s Jamie Kerstetter Chops in New Jersey

Will O'Connor | June 8, 2015

It had been nearly a month since either Nevada or New Jersey had a five figure winner but that stretch is no more, as the Online Championships boasted two such cases in Nevada along with one of the bigger prizepools in the history of the state this weekend. While New Jersey didn’t have winners […]

WSOP In Full Swing, Online Championships Adds To Sunday Major Schedule

Will O'Connor | June 1, 2015

With the 2015 World Series of Poker in full swing as it entered it’s first weekend, the online poker world is also ramping up for a huge summer. With close to $750,000 in guaranteed prize pools spread over 180 events in both New Jersey and Nevada, the Online Championships look like it could be […]

Memorial Day Weekend Keeps Overlay Trend Alive

Will O'Connor | May 25, 2015

Holiday weekends mean one thing for the New Jersey online poker schedule, overlays. The last major wave of overlays was during Easter weekend and Memorial Day Weekend was no different, as the ‘Jersey Shore’ beaches and bars drew better than partypoker or ever could. It will be interesting to see if this overlay trend, which […]

“smaulerg” Continues NJ Dominance As Weekend’s Biggest Winner

Will O'Connor | May 18, 2015

Two weeks ago, the Sunday Major action was headlined by first time winners. Last weekend, the big names in New Jersey online poker dominated the action. This week was a combination of the two, with some unknown players making huge scores and NJ Online Poker Player of the Year leader “smaulerg” notching two final table […]

2015 NJ Online POY Contenders: Jesse “NoXcape” Elliott

Will O'Connor | May 14, 2015

Throughout the year brings the 2015 Online Player of the Year races for New Jersey and Nevada front and center with features on the players competing for top honor in online poker in the United States. Next up is Jesse “NoXcape” Elliott.  Every online poker player remembers April 15, 2011, the date dubbed ‘Black Friday’. […]

“NoXcape” Continues Run, Big Names Dominate Sunday Major Action

Will O'Connor | May 11, 2015

There has been a prevailing trend on the New Jersey sites since both the partypoker NJCOP and Spring Poker Series ended two weeks ago. After those series helped create back-to-back historical weekends, the bigger Sunday Major events have now fallen well short of their guarantees over the last two weekends. For the second week […]

Little Movement In NJ OPOY Rankings; “smaulerg” Still Leads

Will O'Connor | May 7, 2015

This year, on top of comprehensive online Sunday Major coverage from regulated sites in New Jersey and Nevada, also brings you weekly Player of the Year rankings and player features, highlighting some of the best online players in the country as they compete for the 2015 POY titles in their respective states. After almost a month of NJ Online […]

First Time Winners Headline Sunday Major Action

Will O'Connor | May 4, 2015

After partypoker’s New Jersey Championship of Online Poker and’s Spring Poker Series created two weekends that boasted massive fields and even bigger prizepools, the New Jersey Sunday Major scene returned to it’s regularly scheduled programming this week. While there weren’t any $100,000 guaranteed events like the ones that created back-to-back historical weekends in terms of overall prizepools, there […]

“deerpathdave”, “LuckySpewy” Among Biggest NJCOP Winners

Will O'Connor | May 1, 2015

The partypoker New Jersey Championship of Online Poker culminated this past weekend with the biggest Sunday Major schedule in New Jersey online poker history, a record broken on back-to-back weekends, as over $350,000 of the $1,000,000 guaranteed series prizepool was up for grabs. The NJCOP series offered 35 guaranteed events with something for everyone, freezeouts, rebuys, six-max, bounty events, heads-up […]

NJCOP Delivers Big On partypoker, Darren Elias Delivers On

Will O'Connor | April 27, 2015

The biggest weekend in New Jersey online poker history didn’t keep it’s place in the record books for very long, as partypoker’s New Jersey Championship of Online Poker again rolled out a massive Sunday Major schedule, guaranteeing close to $350,000 through six events. That schedule was headlined by the biggest single guaranteed prize pool that the […]

Recapping The First Half of partypoker’s NJCOP

Will O'Connor | April 23, 2015

The partypoker/ New Jersey Championship of Online Poker is in full swing, They’re just past the midway point of the $1,000,000 guaranteed series, and they’ve hit the mark with huge fields and even bigger payouts during this weekend’s Sunday Major action – so much so that the action in New Jersey was the biggest in the […]