World Poker Tour® Returns to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa with $3 Million Guarantee
Televised WPT® Borgata Poker Open Runs Sept. 20-25 in Atlantic City, NJ
Los Angeles, CA (August 27, 2015) – For a 13th consecutive season, the World Poker Tour® heads to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for the WPT® Borgata Poker Open. The $3 million guaranteed televised Main Event kicks off on September 20 with the first of two starting flights, and concludes on September 25 at 4:30 pm with the televised final table. The final table will also be live streamed on Twitch – be sure to subscribe to the World Poker Tour channel here.
The 22-event poker festival at New Jersey’s premier casino resort begins on September 8 with a $2 million guaranteed, $560 buy-in event, and satellites to the Main Event start as low as $400.
“Borgata is thrilled to welcome back the World Poker Tour for what is sure to be an incredibly successful fourteenth season,” said Joe Lupo, Borgata Senior Vice President of Operations. “The long-standing marriage between the East Coast’s preeminent poker destination and the premier name in televised gaming has been exceedingly beneficial and we are looking forward to another fantastic main event.”
WPT President Adam Pliska adds, “Home to some of the largest fields in World Poker Tour history, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has awarded more than $80 million in prizes since Season II. With the ability to generate massive prize pools, draw the biggest names in poker, and qualify players to events on both partypoker.com and BorgataPoker.com, Borgata offers tremendous value to all players.”
Borgata Poker Open Schedule
|11 am & 6 pm
10 am & 7 pm
|Event #1: Borgata 2 Million||$500 + $60||$2,000,000|
|9/10/15||1 pm||Event #2: Deep Stack Bounty||$350 + $50 + $100||–|
|9/10/15||3 pm||Event #3: Omaha Eight-or-Better||$450 + $50||–|
|9/11/15||11 am||Event #4: Super Stack Elevator||$500 + $60||$100,000|
|9/11/15||2 pm||Event #5: H.O.R.S.E.||$450 + $50||–|
|9/12/15||11 am||Event #6: Deep Stack NLH Re-entry||$350 + $50||$100,000|
|9/12/15||4 pm||Event #7: Crazy Pineapple||$300 + $40||–|
|9/13/15||10 am||Event #8: 2nd Annual Mike Sica Memorial Seniors Event||$300 + $40 + $10||–|
|9/13/15||11 am||Event #9: Ladies NLH Re-entry||$260 + $40||–|
11 am & 6 pm
10 am & 7 pm
|Event #10: Almighty Million||$350 + $50||$1,000,000|
|9/16/15||12 pm||Event #11: NLH Re-entry||$260 + $40||$100,000|
|9/17/15||11 am||Event #12: 40 Big Blinds NLH Re-entry||$500 + $60||–|
|9/17/15||3 pm||Event #13: Heads Up (64 Max)||$1,000 + $90||–|
|9/18/15||11 am||Event #14: Six-Max NLH||$1,000 + $90||$200,000|
|9/18/15||3 pm||Event #15: Seven-Card Stud||$500 + $60||–|
|9/19/15||11 am||Event #16: Deep Stack NLH Re-entry||$350 + $50||$100,000|
|9/19/15||1 pm||Event #17: Turbo NLH Re-entry||$1,500 + $80||–|
|Event #18: WPT Borgata Poker Open||$3,330 + $200||$3,000,000|
|9/22/15||11 am||Event #19: Super Survivor, Single Re-Entry (1 in 10 wins $5,000)||$500 + $60||–|
|9/22/15||11 am||Event #20: Deep Stack NLH Re-entry||$260 + $40||$100,000|
|9/22/15||11 am||Event #21: Deeper Stack NLH Re-entry||$300 + $40||–|
|9/22/15||11 am||Event #22: Deepest Stack NLH Re-entry||$200 + $30||$50,000|
With 2,000 luxurious guest rooms and suites; an expansive 161,000-square-foot casino; a variety of nightlife options including Gypsy Bar, B Bar, and MIXX; and countless world-class restaurants including Old Homestead Steakhouse, Bobby Flay Steak, and Wolfgang Puck American Grille, Borgata has something for everyone.
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About Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Located in Atlantic City’s Marina District, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features 2,000 guest rooms and suites; 161,000 square feet of gaming; 184 table games; 3,038 slot machines; a 75+ table poker room; 10 retail boutiques; 5 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by renowned chefs; 9 casual dining options; a 54,000 square foot spa; 70,000 square feet of event space; 4 signature nightlife experiences; and parking for 7,100 cars. The market-leading resort also features Atlantic City’s first cosmopolitan hotel experience, The Water Club at Borgata, with 800 guest rooms and suites; a 36,000 square foot spa; 18,000 square feet of meeting space; 6 designer retail boutiques; and 5 heated indoor and outdoor pools. Borgata also offers online gaming within the state of New Jersey through its real-money gaming sites, www.BorgataCasino.com and www.BorgataPoker.com. For more information on Borgata, please visit www.theborgata.com or follow www.twitter.com/
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