Posted by Carolyn on Oct 02, 2017 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Legal Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Player News, US Poker News | No Comments »

Poker pro Phil Ivey has fought long and hard to keep his winnings of $9.6 million which he won in 2011 playing four sessions of baccarat with Cheng Yin Sun at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. The MGM owned Borgata filed a lawsuit against Ivey back inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 25, 2009 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

The experiment that was the Borgata Poker Open Main Championship has come to close with Frenchman Oliver Busquet walking away with the coveted title, and around $925,000. Busquet went into the final table with a commanding chip lead (nearly 2-to-1 on his nearest competitor) and was able toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 24, 2009 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

When officials announced the buy-in for the WPT Borgata Main Event had been reduced from $10,000 to $3,500 they knew attendance would be up. What they weren’t banking on was seeing a field of 1,018 players vying for the coveted WPT title. With 1,012 of those players nowRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 21, 2009 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

When the dust settled it appears the organizers of the Borgata Poker Open made a great decision by dropping the buy-in for the Main Event (a WPT Championship tournament) from $10,000 to $3,500. When the final tally came in on day 1b, a whopping 1,018 had entered theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 20, 2009 Posted in WPT News | No Comments »

Tournament officials for the Borgata Poker Open took a calculated risk by dropping the entrants-fee from $10,000 to $3,500, and guaranteeing a $2 million prize-pool. And after day 1a the results the verdict would be: So far so good for the organizers of the Borgata Poker Open. DayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 11, 2009 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

The Philadelphia Daily News ran a story today on a couple of changes at the Borgata Poker Open. The paper stated the buy-in for the Main Event (a WPT tournament) would be set at $3,500 with a guaranteed prize-pool of $2 million. While online poker players may beRead Full Article