Feb 29

Over $150K Paid Out on Opening Day of GSSS IV

GSSS 2016Garden State Super Series IV is now underway and it’s proving to pay off massively for poker players in New Jersey.  All five tournaments on Sunday’s opening day schedule featured more prize pools exceeding all guarantees.

Here’s a look at what happened in last night’s five big tournaments:

  • GSSS #1 featured a final prize pool of $14,100, eclipsing the $7,500 that had been guaranteed.  The NLH Slow Grind saw PunisherPete claim the first place prize of $2,820.
  • GSSS #2, our biggest tournament of the night with $75,000 guaranteed, paid out an impressive $94,400.  A four-way final table deal distributed $43,829 among ninjaG0 ($11K), ABH70 ($11K), floppynuts ($11K) and jakep474 ($10,829).
    If the name ninjaG0 sounds familiar, it’s because he’s found significant success in a number of BorgataPoker.com tournaments, including several Sunday $50k Guaranteed tournaments and Daily $10K Guaranteed events.  His total earnings prior to last night’s big win approached $18,000.
  • GSSS #3 saw a final prize pool of $32,500, well above the $20,000 that was promised. A final table deal saw Big_Daddy and treetrap split $10,643 almost down the middle.
  • GSSS #4, a $7,500 guarantee, got fairly close to doubling its guaranteed prize pool, paying out $13,750.  Deezer took first place, adding $2,675 to his bankroll.
  • GSSS #5 paid out $16,000—that’s $6,000 above the $10,000 that was guaranteed.  Congrats to jmzit2u on his first place finish.

The Garden State Super Series IV runs through March 13th with several tournaments on the schedule each day.  Head to the GSSS IV tournament page for all the info and discover which events you’ll conquer next.  Remember, there is over $1 million in guaranteed prize pools for GSSS IV events!

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Feb 29

Savor Borgata Presents Spring Sugar & Easter Sweets March 19

Thaddeus DuBois Spring Sugar Easter SweetsFor most of us, sugar is just something we keep in a bowl on the kitchen table. The extent of our creativity with it usually involves simply putting it on corn flakes or in our coffee.

For cooks and bakers, however, sugar is an ingredient and behind every decadent dessert and sweet treat there is. But it’s still pretty basic. Make dessert, add sugar.

Then there are master chefs, like Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s Executive Pastry Chef Thaddeus DuBois. For him, sugar isn’t something you keep in a bowl or sprinkle on cereal. Well, maybe it is if he’s having a quick breakfast, but for DuBois, sugar is also a medium, a material that can make exquisite art and a substance of profound beauty.

What we’re talking about are sugar works or sugar sculpture. It’s the art of spinning sugar into exquisitely intricate and delicate creations. The techniques have been featured on about a gazillion cable TV food shows, yet for most of us they are still as mysterious as Kanye West’s Twitter feed.

On Saturday March 19, however, Dubois and the Savor Borgata Series present “Spring Sugar & Easter Sweets“ at 1pm in Studio 1 at the Event Center.

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Feb 28

Get Your Leap Day Guaranteed Bonus

Leap Day Bonus PromotionHappy Leap Day from everyone at BorgataCasino.com. We want you to remember today in a big way. After all, there won’t be another February 29th until 2020. So we’re doling out the Bonus Dollars like never before.

To get your hands on your guaranteed Bonus Dollars prize, just sign in to your BorgataCasino.com account from your Mac or PC on February 29th. Then, click the Promotions tab and opt in to the Leap Day Bonus promotion.

We’ll present you with a Leap Day card. Click it to find out what you’ve won. It could be worth as much as $1,000 Bonus Dollars.

New to BorgataCasino.com? Create an account and get $20 free to play with, right off the bat.  Then opt in for even more Bonus Dollars and have the best February 29th ever.

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Feb 26

Borgata’s 29 Things to Do on Leap Day

Leap Day only comes around every four years, and we at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa think everyone should take advantage of Monday, February 29.

After all, it’s a whole extra day—part of a 366-day year. Ok, it’s an extra Monday, but don’t let that get you down. There’s only 52 Mondays in 2016, just like most years.

But there’s only one February 29, and Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa wants to help you make the most of it with these 29 ideas to make Leap Day special. At Borgata, we try to make every day special, but hey, Leap Day has inspired us.

Here’s our suggestions and Happy Leap Day!

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Feb 26

Big Money on Tap this Weekend as GSSS IV Kicks Off

GSSS 2016Who says you have to go big or go home? For the next 15 days, you’re invited to go big from home. Garden State Super Series IV kicks off this Sunday with $120,000 in guaranteed prize money on the table. And that’s just the beginning of our schedule of big guaranteed tournaments.

The online tournament series, which guarantees over $1 million, features five big events on the schedule this Sunday alone:

4:00pm -> GSSS #1 – $7,500 GTD NLH Slow Grind – $50+5 Buy-in

5:00pm -> GSSS #2 – $75,000 GTD NLH (Re-entry) – $200+15 Buy-in

7:00pm -> GSSS #3 – $20,000 GTD NLH (Re-entry) – $100+9 Buy-in

7:30pm -> GSSS #4 – $7,500 GTD NLH (Re-entry) – $50+5 Buy-in

8:00pm -> GSSS #5 – $10,000 GTD NLH Turbo (Re-entry) – $100+9 Buy-in

The action continues daily until March 13th with between three and five big events on the schedule every day. You’ll find satellites into your favorites in the BorgataPoker.com software right now, so join the rest of the Garden State in the biggest poker series around.

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Feb 26

Jump Over to BorgataCasino.com for the $5,000 Leap Year Sweepstakes

$5,000 Leap Year SweepsFebruary 29th comes once every four years, so we’ve decided to mark the occasion in a big way by giving away $5,000 in cash and Bonus Dollars.

It’s the Leap Year $5,000 Sweepstakes and this weekend is your big chance to enter it over and over again.

Just log in to your BorgataCasino.com account between February 26th and 28th. From the Cashier tab, make a deposit of just $10 or more using bonus code LEAP2016. As soon as you do, we’ll enter you into our drawing for $5,000 in cash and Bonus Dollars.

If you want even more entries, just play your favorite online slots. For every 20 iRewards Points you earn, you’ll receive another entry into the drawing. You can earn as many as 10 entries per day, so go nuts.

On February 29th, we’ll draw 100 big winners. Our Grand Prize winner will pocket $1,000 in cash, so don’t miss out on the best February 29th yet.

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Feb 25

Borgata Nightlife Weekend Guide 2/26 – 2/29

Brooke EversFriday Night – Brooke Evers

Australian DJ, model, and TV personality, Brooke Evers is not only at the top of the socialite and glamour world but has now successfully gained traction in the DJ world. She became the face of Audio Technica Australia and after dominating super-clubs in her native land Brooke has set her eyes on North America and beyond.

Soundcloud

Facebook

Twitter: @BrookeEvers

Instagram: @BrookeEvers

Tickets: Admission available at the door.
Guest List: Register online
VIP Table Service: For inquiries call 609.317.7249 or fill out the request form.

 

Lil JonSaturday Night – Lil Jon

The King of Crunk better known by his stage name Lil Jon has been a prominent name in the music industry for years. The Grammy winning hit-maker popularized the southern movement and lifestyle known as Crunk and has since transitioned back to his roots as DJ. He was named Las Vegas Resident of the Year and has performed alongside Afrojack, Steve Aoki, and Sydney Samson to name a few.

Soundcloud
Facebook
Twitter: @LilJon
Instagram: @LilJon

Tickets: Advanced tickets available + Admission available at the door.
Guest List: Not Available
VIP Table Service: For inquiries call 609.317.7249 or fill out the request form.

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Feb 24

Savor Borgata Presents A Night on the Red Carpet at Wolfgang Puck American Grille February 28

Night on the Red CarpetOn February 28, all eyes will turn to the Academy Awards presentations in Los Angeles as the whole country goes on a “beautiful people” watching spree.

And as everyone knows, the most fun comes before the awards are even handed out. We’re talking, of course about the red carpet, where we can all say things like, “Gee, not sure Jennifer Lawrence should have gone with the taffeta,” and “Leo’s tux just looks soooo much nicer than Bryan Cranston’s (yeah, it’s the tux).”

Ah yes, the beautiful people. Now most people around the country will be watching this glamour extravaganza in plaid pajama bottoms while eating a pint of ice cream. But here at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, we think the red carpet should be even more of a big deal.  And most of all, we think you should be on a red carpet as well.

That’s why the Savor Borgata Culinary Series will present A Night on the Red Carpet at Wolfgang Puck American Grille starting at 6:30pm February 28, otherwise known as Oscar night.

Think about it. You get to watch the red carpet while taking in all the elegance of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa at one of our premier dining establishments, Wolfgang Puck American Grille.

By the way, guess who’s providing the food for the post Oscars Governors Ball? Just a chef named Wolfgang Puck. Which means you’ll be able to sample the same food the big shots will get after the awards—before the awards.

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Feb 22

REVIEW: America’s Drag Stars Present an Entertaining and Naughty Night

Americas Drag Stars at BorgataIf you liked variety, you clearly weren’t disappointed at this past Saturday’s raucous evening of drag at Borgata’s Music Box featuring the talents of Sherry Vine, Katya, Pandora Boxx, and Ginger Minj. The queens presented what can best be described as a naughty variety show for Atlantic City audiences, featuring everything from a partying Elsa from Frozen to a stripping Adele.

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Feb 22

Qualifiers for Garden State Super Series IV are Now Live

GSSS 2016Practice your mad bluffing skills because the one you’ve been waiting for is almost here. We’re just under one week away from the next installment of New Jersey’s biggest online poker tournament series.

Garden State Super Series IV gets underway on February 28th at BorgataPoker.com and jam-packs over $1 million in guaranteed prize pool money into two weeks of serious poker action.

The series kicks off in bold fashion with a massive $75,000 NLH tournament on Day 1. The following Sunday, there’s a $100K guarantee. And on the final Sunday of the series, you can look forward to the $150K Guaranteed Main Event.

Sandwiched in between those hallmark events are tournaments with hundreds of thousands in prize money. Throughout the schedule you’ll find all your favorites —No Limit Hold’em, PLO8, Fixed Limit Hold’em, High Rollers, Slow Grinds, Turbos, and more.

While the series doesn’t kick off until February 28th, satellites for many of the big tournaments are already live. You can check out the full tournament schedule on our promotions page, or open the BorgataPoker.com software to find a qualifier for your favorite events.

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