Monday, May 20, 2013
Borgata Poker Room will celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend with special tournament action throughout the holiday. Borgata will hold one-day tournaments Saturday through Monday, May 25 - 27.
Saturday, May 25 - 11am
$500 + $60 + $100 Black Chip Bounty
No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)
Sunday, May 26 - 11am
$350 + $50 Big Stack No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)
Monday, May 27 - 11am
$150 + $30 + $100 Black Chip Bounty
No Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)
Saturday and Sunday's events start players at 20,000 in tournament chips. Monday's event starts players at 15K. Registration starts at 9am the day of each tournament.
Where better to spend the holiday weekend than at Borgata?
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot was on a torrid pace this week ( a sign of a packed Borgata Poker Room), gaining nearly $50K since last Friday. This Friday (May 17), it comes in at $254,335, with the small Bad Beat Jackpot at its customary $50K.
How's the rest of 2013 going to go? Who can say? But you can start here by checking out Borgata's live action cash games.
The Borgata Poker Room is also preparing for two major tournament events.
The Memorial Day Weekend brings a special Holiday Tournament Schedule featuring three big tournaments.
And the Borgata Summer Poker Open runs June 4-21. Online reservations are open.
Spring weather has finally hit Atlantic City - perfect for a poker road trip to Borgata.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
You can earn Bonus Comp Dollars, which are redeemable for food, drink and entertainment at Borgata, by playing in these cash games:
NO LIMIT HOLD'EM NLH & PLO
Play a minimum of 30 hours from May 15-31, 2013 at one of the limits above and earn $25 BONUS COMP DOLLARS - or -
Play a minimum of 50 hours from May 15-31, 2013 at one of the limits above and earn $40 BONUS COMP DOLLARS
Customer must activate June 4-21, 2013.
Meanwhile, tournament players have the Holiday Weekend Tournament Series coming up Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27.
Three big tournament events are on tap, one each day, highlighted by a $500 + $60 + $100 Black Chip Bounty No Limit Hold'em tournament May 25.
Here are the full details.
Monday, May 13, 2013
FINAL RESULTS - $100K GUARANTEED SATURDAY SERIES
NO LIMIT HOLD'EM
BUY-IN: $350 + $50
TOTAL BUY-IN: $168,350
1 ONOFRIO REINA, CARTERET, NJ - $41,724
2 CHRISTIAN GORIS, BRONX, NY - $24,087
3 KEITH HERSKOWITZ, NEW YORK, NY - $14,697
4 PATRICK CANIZIO, STATEN ISLAND, NY - $11,839
5 JONATHAN CARASICK, SMITHVILLE, NJ - $9,308
6 CHRISTOPHER JU, EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - $7,757
7 SCOTT SHOYER, FLOURTOWN, PA - $6,205
8 ELVIS BEACH, FORT WASHINGTON, MD - $4,736
9 JOHN OLIVERI, EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ - $3,266
10 EDWARD CYBULSKI, LAUREL SPRINGS, NJ - $2,123
11 MICHAEL PAVESE, SOMERVILLE, NJ - $2,123
12 JOSHUA SISAK, BARNEGAT, NJ - $2,123
13 JOSEPH GOLDBERG, JERICHO, NY - $1,633
14 ALEXANDER ROZHITSKY, BROOKLYN, NY - $1,633
15 SHAWN NOBAKHT, GREENSBORO, NC - $1,633
16 ELDA ESTEVEZ, JAMAICA, NY - $1,290
17 RICHARD ALBRO, OAKLAND, NJ - $1,290
18 VLAD POPESCU, CHICAGO, IL - $1,290
19 LOUIS CLYBOURN, SICKLERVILLE, NJ - $1,012
20 MICHAEL MOLINA, BRONX, NY - $1,012
21 FEDERICO OTTENIO, BROOKLYN, NY - $1,012
22 CARLESS BOATWRIGHT, WOODBRIDGE, VA - $1,012
23 DANIEL LUPO, PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - $1,012
24 MING ZHOU, SILVER SPRING, MD - $1,012
25 RONALD ZWEIBAUM, MEDFORD, NJ - $1,012
26 DANIEL ORGIL, STATEN ISLAND, NY - $1,012
27 STEVEN FREIFELD, NEW YORK, NY - $1,012
28 SATISHKUMAR HARIDASS, PONDECHERY, IND - $898
29 PETER HEROLD, NEW YORK, NY - $898
30 KATAYON KHATERZAI, LEVITTOWN, NY - $898
31 KEITH DODD, ANAHEIM, CA - $898
32 CARLOS ALVARADO, FREEPORT, NY - $898
33 JASON LAESER, FAIRFAX, VA - $898
34 VASKO GULEVSKI, MATAWAN, NJ - $898
35 NEELESH KALANI, MULLICA HILL, NJ - $898
36 CHARLES MICALIZZI, JERSEY CITY, NJ - $898
37 MICHAEL JONNY , NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - $817
38 CRAIG JOHNSON, MOORESVILLE, NC - $817
39 SETH COHEN, NEW YORK, NY - $817
40 GAIANE PETROSSIAN, NEW YORK, NY - $817
41 LEONARD HECKER, OCEANSIDE, NY - $817
42 ANTHONY VILLANO, MANALAPAN, NJ -$817
43 BENJAMIN NIGRI, BROOKLYN, NY - $817
44 DAVID HODGKINS, NANUET, NY - $817
45 PAUL COBLENTZ, SALEM, NJ - $817
Friday, May 10, 2013
There are some big doings going on in the Borgata Poker Room this weekend, starting with tomorrow's Saturday Series tournament event.
$350 + $50 No Limit Hold'Em tournament starts at 11am. Players get 15K is starting chips. Re-entry is allowed through Level 6 (30-minute levels).
On-Site Registration for this event begins Friday, May 10th from 6pm – Midnight and re-opens on Saturday, May 11th from 8am until the end of Level 4 .
Check out the results from Borgata's last Saturday Series event in March to get an idea of how these events usually roll.
Meanwhile, the Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot is back over $200K at $207,411 going into today's play. That brings the Borgata Small Bad Beat Jackpot up to its usual $50K limit.
May is also a Bonus Comp Dollar month in the poker room. Well, half of May anyway.
Keep track of all the action in the Borgata Poker Room with our live game report and tournament action on our daily tournament schedule.
Oh, and most importantly, Happy Mother's Day from Borgata.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Along with special tournament events, such as this weekend's $100,000 Guaranteed Saturday Series tournament (online reservations are open), the Borgata Poker Room regularly offers up the best tournament prize pool guarantees on its weekly schedule than in any other poker room in Atlantic City.
We ease into our guarantees with a $5,000 guaranteed, $65 + $15 +20 Yellow Chip Bounty tournament every Monday at 11am. It's a semi-turbo tournament starting players with 15K in chips and levels lasting 20 minutes.
If that whets your appetite, Wednesdays are the biggest day for prize pool guarantees on the schedule with two $15,000 guaranteed tournaments at 11am and 7pm respectively. Both tournaments are $100 + $20 No Limit tournaments starting players at 12K in tournament chips. Again levels are 20 minutes (re-entry allowed through Level 6).
Fridays at noon features the biggest regularly scheduled prize pool guarantee of the week with a $25,000 Guaranteed $270 + $30 Big Stack No Limit Hold'em tournament. Players get 20K in chips with 25-minute levels.
So that's four pretty quickly paced tournaments each week backed by a Borgata guarantee. Only the Borgata Poker Room does it like that.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The main event schedule for the Borgata Summer Poker Open (June 4-21) has been released and includes $1.275 Million in prize pool guarantees covering seven of the open's 19 events.
$300,000 Guaranteed Deepstack Double Play Tournament on June 4.
The Borgata Summer Poker Open Championship is a $1/2 Million Guaranteed $2,500 + $200 Deepstack Double Play tournament June 16-20.
Four other events carry $100,000 guarantees and Event 17 has a $75,000 prize pool guarantee.
Event 11 is also noteworthy as a $500 + $50 Ultimate Satellite tournament. Approximatelyu one in 28 players will win a $14,000 Prize Package ($3,500 entry into WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship – September 2013; and $10,500 CASH for travel/entry into Main Event in Las Vegas).
The open also features both a Seniors (50+) tournament and a Ladies tournament this time out. Here's the full schedule.
Online reservations for the Borgata Summer Poker Open are now open. Entry into the special drawing to win a seat at the Summer Open Championship is scheduled to open Tuesday, May 17.
And in the meantime, there's always much going on in the Borgata Poker Room.