Online poker company PokerStars has announced they have quickly become the biggest poker site in New Jersey, holding 42% of the cash game market in just their first month in operation.
The PokerStars site went live on March 21st, and saw an average of 180 in cash players over a 7 day average, beating WSOP/888 Poker with 150 players, and PartyPoker with 100 players on average. The launch also boosted poker traffic in New Jersey by 30%.
Commenting on the success Amaya Interim CEO Rafi Ashkenazi said, "I'm very proud of our employees, including those we have hired in New Jersey, who have worked diligently to prepare for the launch of a robust, stable platform backed by great customer service. We hope to continue our early positive momentum in the market as PokerStars NJ continues to roll out additional marketing and promotions."