As many of you know, over the past few years I’ve gone from just strictly playing poker as a career to dividing my efforts between playing poker, coaching poker students, working with poker rooms to promote and improve their products, and most importantly doing more charity work. In 2014 I founded the Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) and over the past three years we’ve raised $150,000 for Habitat for Humanity, food banks and Brad Garrett’s Maximum Hope Foundation which provides financial assistance to the families of terminally ill children.
Glamour and great food awaits you at Savor Borgata‘s popular Academy Awards’ event, A Night on the Red Carpet at Wolfgang Puck American Grille, on Sunday, February 26. Hours before your favorite film stars indulge in Wolfgang’s culinary creations at the Governor’s Ball, you can enjoy them right here at Borgata!
After kickin’ off 2017 with Winter Music Week, Premier decided to continue the party. With big acts such as Markus Schulz and Dash Berlin headlining on Saturdays, the nightclub turns up the volume for the end of the month with Valentino Khan and Morgan Page!
If you’re a fan of truTV’s The Carbonaro Effect, the outlandish hidden camera TV program, you’re in luck. Borgata will be bringing the show’s award-winning star, Michael Carbonaro, to The Music Box for one-night only on Saturday, February 4 at 9PM.
If you’re looking for a pampering and relaxing way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other, Borgata offers a unique treat that’s perfect. Our couples spa treatments – available at both Spa Toccare at Borgata and Immersion Spa at The Water Club – are a wonderful way to detoxify, unwind, and enjoy a special moment of peace with your loved one, all while enjoying world-class spa facilities.
Imagine a chic taste of summer all year round without having to venture south of the boarder. The Water Club, Borgata’s signature 43-story hotel and resort, has been a favorite for those who want a tranquil getaway while still enjoying the excitement of Atlantic City’s premier entertainment destination just footsteps away.
BorgataPoker.com may have its famous $40,000 Guaranteed Sunday Major, but BorgataCasino.com takes the spotlight this week after surprising one player with more than $50,000 at the online slots. It was a rewarding week at both Borgata online gaming sites as dozens of players won at the slots, conquered the felt, and qualified for a multi million-dollar land-based tourney. Here’s a look at our big online gaming winners for the week of January 8th.
If you’re a fan of playing Borgata’s wide assortment of slot machines, we have some very interesting information for you. A new infographic shows just how successful Borgata players were in 2016, and might give you some motivation to visit the East Coast’s premiere gaming and entertainment destination.
In 2016, Borgata awarded $329,733,889 in jackpots! That’s a lot of coins! Better yet, we had 121,667 hand pays throughout 2016. Our biggest jackpot of the year? One lucky winner on February 13, 2016 walked away with $510,379.
With the incredibly popular $560 buy-in, $2 million guaranteed opening event of the 2017 Borgata Winter Poker Open upon us, I figured now would be a good time to give the readers of the Borgata Blog a few pointers on how to approach tournaments with fields so large they almost seem insurmountable. You’ll frequently hear players refer to big field tournaments as lotteries, luck fests, and other names that imply that skill somehow isn’t a factor like it is in tournaments with smaller fields.