Friday, August 30, 2013

Enter for a Chance to Win a Seat

Enter for a chance to win a seat into the televised $3 Million Guaranteed WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship

Enter now through Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:59 pm (EST).

$3,500 entry into televised $3 Million Guaranteed WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship event (September 15-20, 2013*)

*Winner must choose starting date for tournament:      -  Sunday, September 15 (Day 1A) or
     -  Monday, September 16 (Day 1B)

Thursday, August 29, 2013

11th Annual Borgata Poker Open Tournament Series

Welcome to the 11th annual Borgata Poker Open tournament series
September 3 - 20, 2013

This year's Borgata Poker Open tournament series kicks off with a $2 Million Guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em event on Tuesday, September 3 (Day 1A) and Wednesday, September 4 (Day 1B) in the Event Center, and concludes with the televised  $3 Million Guaranteed WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship (September 15-20).

Borgata continues to maintain its signature tournament structures (20,000 in starting chips for the $560 buy-in opening event; 30,000 in starting chips for the $3,500 buy-in WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship event), featuring Double Play and Re-Entry formats for events (see schedule).

The 55-event/18-day series will showcase a wide array of tournaments, including No Limit Hold’em, Deep Stack, Bounty, Seniors (50+), Ladies, Heads Up, and Six-Max No Limit Hold'em, along with H.O.R.S.E. and Omaha events. In addition to our signature Main Events, Borgata is offering several Championship Qualifiers (Borgata Poker Open Schedule of Events).

On-Site Registration:
  • September 2: 9AM until Midnight (Poker Room) 
  • September 3 - 18: 8AM until Midnight (Event Center) 
  • September 19-20: 9AM until 9PM (Poker Room)
    * Wed, Sep 4:  Midnight until Midnight (Event Center)
The featured WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship event (with 30,000 in starting chips) will be filmed from Day 1 through the final table and televised on Fox Sports Net.
$3,300 Buy-In + $200 Entry
September 15 - 20
  • Day 1A - Sunday, September 15 - 11AM 
  • Day 1B - Monday, September 16 - 11AM 
  • Day 2 - Tuesday, September 17 - 12PM 
  • Day 3 - Wednesday, September 18 - 12PM 
  • Day 4 - Thursday, September 19 - 12PM 
  • Day 5 (Final Table) - Friday, September 20 - 3PM

Be a part of history and join the list of Borgata Poker Open Champions:
  • 2012: Benjamin Hamnett
  • 2011: Bobby Oboodi
  • 2010: Dwyte Pilgrim
  • 2009: Olivier Busquet
  • 2008: Vivek Rajkumar
  • 2007: Roy Winston
  • 2006: Mark Newhouse
  • 2005: Al Ardebili
  • 2004: Daniel Negreanu
  • 2003: Noli Francisco
Follow the Borgata Poker Blog, as Gorilla (Jeff Shurilla), Kaelaine Minton), Aaron Hendrix, and MaXelroD (Matthew Axelrod) - along with invited guests - provide insights and coverage of this year's Borgata Poker Open.  The core team of Jeff, Kaelaine, Aaron and Matt are compensated by Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa to provide coverage. Other guests are not directly compensated by Borgata.

Bring your game and be a part of