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MEGASTACK to make New Jersey debut at Resorts Casino

25 September 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Resorts Casino Hotel hosts the state's first ever three-day Sunday Special Live tournament, MEGASTACK, sponsored by PokerStars New Jersey, from Friday, 6 October 2017 to Sunday, 8 October 2017. With poker action at the heart of the boardwalk and more than $100,000 in tournament guarantees on offer, MEGASTACK is an event you cannot miss.

Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel, said, "We are thrilled to host PokerStars MEGASTACK in the U.S. Situated on the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk, the exciting live poker event is arriving in New Jersey for the first time, giving players the chance to enjoy an unforgettable gaming experience here at Resorts Casino Hotel."

PokerStars MEGASTACK kicks off with the $220 Sunday Special Live tournament to coincide with the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP), a two-week online series taking place at, making the Garden State the place to be for poker in October.

NJCOOP, which will run from Sunday, 30 September until Monday, 16 October at, is one of New Jersey's richest online tournament series, with $1.2 million in guaranteed prize pools.

Many players have already qualified for the Sunday Special Live through $20 and $30 online satellites, but special offers, including $2.50 Spin & Gos and daily freerolls awarding free satellite tickets, are now available to help players attend this unique event.

Players will compete for a chance to win a share of the $125,000 guaranteed prize pools on offer at great tournaments: the $220 Sunday Special Live and the $120 NLH Cheap and Deep tournament. Chess champion, author and Team PokerStars Ambassador Jen Shahade and Team PokerStars Pro Chris Moneymaker have both confirmed their attendance.

"This is an everyman event suitable for everyone's pocket," said Team PokerStars Pro Chris Moneymaker. "As well as the excellent organization that goes hand in hand with a PokerStars event, the promise of a decent tournament structure and a $125,000 guarantee makes this a must-play event."

For complete details on all happenings at Resorts Casino Hotel, visit the website.

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