Borgata Poker Blog – Online Poker Community, News & Events
So if you’re a loyal grinder you probably have a lot of questions. You know, like “What’s the tournament schedule?” “When are the satellites?” “How can I follow all the action?”
Well, check this out—our new Borgata Summer Poker Open micro-site. It’s basically everything you would want to know about the Borgata Summer Poker Open from schedules and results to links to our live tournament blog.
From Event 1, the $300,000 guaranteed three-day $350 + $50 opener starting June 10, through the $500,000 guaranteed Borgata Summer Poker Open Championship on June 21 to the final daily main event on June 27 — it’s all there.
The Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot has hit for $221,518. The hit came at 1pm May 29 at a $1/$2/No Limit table in the Borgata Poker Room. Famed comedian and actor George Burns won the bad beat when his straight flush of hearts, three to the seven, was tripped up by Larry Small’s heart straight flush […]
You can never be completely sure when a poker celeb is going to show up in the Borgata Poker Room. From James Woods to Brad Garrett and Michael Phelps—not to mention virtually every poker pro you’ve ever heard of—celebs have always been seen in the poker room grinding away.
But here’s a chance to know when the celebs will be there as former NFL’er Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton of WFAN sports radio in New York host the WFAN $20,000 Guaranteed Tournament June 6 starting at 11am in the Borgata Poker Room.
The Re-entry, No-limit Hold’em tournament carries a $300 + $40 buy-in and starts players with 20K in chips. Antes kick in at Level 5 and levels last 30 minutes. Get structure here.
On-Site Registration begins Friday, June 6 from 9am until the end of Level 6. Re-entries are allowed through Level 6.
Online registration for the Borgata Summer Poker Open, is now open and for most Borgata grinders, it’s about time.
After all, it’s been, like, three weeks since the Borgata Spring Poker Open ended and people have been getting a little antsy.
The summer open offers up 19 main events including a combined $1.1 million in guaranteed prize pools over its 18-day run.
The opening event—always the biggest field, so online reservations are recommended—is a $300,000 guaranteed, $350 + $50 Deep Stack No Limit Tournament that kicks off June 10. The tournament has three opening sessions with one on June 10 at 11am and two on June 11 at 10am and 8pm respectively.
Big news at BorgataPoker.com. This Sunday, May 18, we’ve decided to double the prize pool of our Sunday $50K Guarantee. For the same standard $200 buy-in, you’ll get to play for a piece of at least $100,000. That guarantee could climb even higher if more players show up to fight for it.
We’ll shuffle up and deal at 5pm, so register early if you want a seat. But you don’t need to shell out the entire $200 to reserve your spot. Qualifiers run leading up to it for just a few bucks, so it’s easy to feed your way into it. No matter how many players take a seat, we’ll make sure the final prize pool is at least $100,000. And it could grow even higher, so if you love poker, register now.
Why are more and more people choosing BorgataCasino.com and BorgataPoker.com than any other regulated New Jersey gambling site? Maybe our player-focused, rewarding promotions have something to do with it. Maybe it’s the fact that we don’t add confusing terms and conditions to our promos or tangle them with all kinds of hoops to jump through.
Maybe it’s the fact that we’re the only online casino in New jersey with 1x wager requirements. Or maybe it’s because really big casino jackpots keep getting popped (we’re talking six figures). Or that our poker guarantees always exceed expectations.
There are tons of reasons why Borgata is a top choice for online gaming in New Jersey. But this month is extra special, just like Mom (we’ve even got a couple things lined up for her). Here’s a look at what we’ve done and what we’re doing to make every second of your online experience more rewarding.
May is shaping up to be a huge month for tournament events in the Borgata Poker Room. Or should we say a deep month, as in deep stacks?
All grinders like to see a big stack of chips in front of them, especially at the start of a tournament (and even more so at the end of a tournament).
Well, next week, starting Monday, May 12, your greatest deep-stack dreams will be answered as Borgata presents a six-day, Deep Stacks Challenge. That’s six days of deep stacks (25,000 in tournament chips), deeper stacks (35,000 in chips) and deepest stacks (40,000 in chips).
The Borgata Spring Poker Open and the World Poker Tour Championship—held for the first time at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City—are in the books, winding up more than two weeks of championships, big money and the best poker action on the East Coast.
Kevin Stammen took home his biggest payday ever winning the WPT Championship and $1.3 million. Stammen, of Coldwater, Ohio and no stranger to the Borgata Poker Room, runs his total tournament winnings to $3.6 million.
It’s a Bad Beat Jackpot Frenzy we tell you – an absolute frenzy.
Which basically means a lot of people are making a lot of money in the Borgata Poker Room.
Seven days ago we told you about the first Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot Frenzy hit for $50,000 in the poker room and now we’re back with the second $50K hit… and the third $50K hit. That’s $150,000 paid out in little more than a week of the Bad Beat Jackpot Frenzy promotion.