PokerStars Finally Brings Spin & Go to Pennsylvania

When it comes to online poker gaming, there are certain things that players expect. We know that most sites will offer cash games and tournaments. There will be multi-table options, sit & go’s, and other options. In today’s market, one of the most popular formats found at top-rated online poker sites are lottery sit & go’s. The lottery style tournaments are quick and easy and can be quite profitable.

The popularity of the games is what made is surprising that PokerStars had been in operation in Pennsylvania for over a year and had yet to offer its Spin & Go option. Why it took so long is anyone’s guess, but players can rejoice as the Spin & Go is now live and available in the Keystone State.

Spin & Go

With the Spin & Go, players can enjoy a hyper-turbo event between three players. The tournaments are winner take all and the prizes are configured at random when the event begins. The games are great for casual players and can be accessed via mobile and desktop device. Players can compete for just minutes in the hopes of winning a prize that is up to 1,000x the buy-in!

The Spin & Go option is so popular due to its quick gameplay and possible prizes. Right now, players in Pennsylvania can compete in events with buy-ins from $1 to $25. At the highest buy-in, the top prize would be worth $25,000!

Players at PokerStars in PA are going to be excited to have the new option and it will not be surprising to find these tables busy 24/7.

More Details about Spin & Go

The structure of the Spin & Go at PokerStars is broken down into First, Second, and Third place payouts. In some instances, the winner takes all. In other cases, the winner will earn a portion of the prize pool while second and third place do as well.

To win the max amount, there is a 1 in 100,000 chance of players claiming the prize. In the largest possible win, first place takes home 1000x the buy-in. Second place earns 100x and third place does as well. The total prizes are 1200x the buy-in.

PokerStars takes a 7% rake from the prize pool and of course, games are played in hyper-turbo mode, so they don’t take long to finish up. Players are given 500 chips to start and the levels last only three minutes.

The Spin & Go option has been live in New Jersey since 2016 and when the brand launched in Michigan, they offered the option straight away. Now, players in Pennsylvania have access to the same quick-handed action.

The lobby of PokerStars is filled with plenty of online poker options for players in Pennsylvania. Along with the Spin & Go, there are also cash games, guaranteed events, special options and much more. Players located in the state can easily review the lobby via an app or desktop and find gaming options that suit gameplay style and budget needs.

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Conor Stack
Conor is one of our main writers on USGS focusing on a wide range of industry coverage across sports, casino and poker.