PokerStars PA has been launched almost a month ago and until now there has been a good start in regards to the online poker room. It has seen a steady increase in traffic numbers in the last few weeks. PokerStars has been one to introduce online poker in Pennsylvania and had a record of 800 players signing up for it. This is much more than the number of players that had signed up for PokerStars NJ when it had been launched in 2016.
At present, the PokerStars PA figure shows that it is still performing well in regards to the traffic number as it has reached an average of 450 players from the previous week’s 413. There has been a gradual increase since the time it had been launched. Moreover, PokerStars PA has been able to surpass the regulated market of the US, irrespective of the fact that it is still to join the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement, presently a place between Delaware, Nevada, and New Jersey.
The remaining market is now attracting a 7-day average of 300 players. The number is much less than what is seen during the time when PokerStars PA was yet to be launched. This shows a crossover in the prospective players.
Improving PACOOP Numbers
The moment turned out to be intense after the announcement that Pennsylvania is going to have its own account of a tournament series of Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP) sponsored by PokerStars.
The PACOOP has been scheduled to start from the 30th of November and 16th December. PokerStars Pa hopes to have a strong start as it will help in grabbing the attention of more players for the forthcoming tournament. It is the first primary tournament in the online poker market of Pennsylvania. It is expected that the series is going to attract a large number of players, taking into account that the punters who are a resident of the state will take a chance and play for the large prized without moving elsewhere.
PACOOP shows a schedule consisting of 50 events with a total of $1 million guaranteed prize money up for grabs. The primary highlight of the series is $300 Main Event which is going to be a 2-affair that features a total prize pool of $100,000.
To attract more people, PACOOP is offering 25 tickets PACOOP Main Event through free-roll that will take place on 5th December. The participants who will be eliminated in a PACOOP event without making any money is going to be given a second chance through Second Chance Freerolls that will run daily from 1st to 16th December. In the event, the Satellite seats will be worth $1250 along with the tickets to PACOOP being on offer.
The PACOOP schedule is filled with several events in various formats which include Progressive KO, Deepstack, Turbo, and Hyper-Turbo. Based on the result of this PACOOP, PokerStars can decide to run several other tournaments in the future in the Keystone State.