Good turnout for World Poker Tour Borgata Open

September 24, 2017

The World Poker Tour Borgata Open has concluded with a $789,058 triumph for pro player Guo Liang Chen – by far the biggest cash of his entire career. The $3,500 buy-in NLHE event attracted a field of 1,132, including respected players like Cliff Josephy and Matthew Perry. On the final day of the competition Chen […]

Poker pro loses Borgata case

October 22, 2016

Phil Ivey has lost in his four-year legal tussle with the Borgata over baccarat winnings; on Friday a US federal judge ruled that he and a companion violated New Jersey state gambling regulations in the manner in which they won nearly $10 million playing at the Atlantic City casino. U.S. District Court Judge Noel Hillman […]

WSOP Main event runner-up scores in Borgata poker event

September 24, 2016

Four years ago the poker world watched as Jesse Sylvia and Greg Merson fought it out in the heads up of the World Series of Poker main event (see previous  report), with Sylvia narrowly defeated but taking home a second placing pay check for $5,292,889. Since then the poker pro has enjoyed a few more […]

Partypoker and borgata invest a million dollars in the next garden state super series poker tournament

September 17, 2016

Next month will see the kick-off of the fifth annual Garden State Super Series of Poker, and this year the PartyPoker-Borgata online partnership has invested a million dollars in guarantees across its 75 events starting October 9. Satellite qualifiers for the series are already running on PartyPoker.nj, with a games roster that includes Texas Hold’em, […]

Will Pala Interactive replace Partypoker in Borgata alliance?

February 28, 2016

Bwin.Party has not confirmed speculation this week that its PartyPoker subsidiary may be ousted later this year from the New Jersey online gambling alliance with Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Whilst the Borgata online gambling enterprise is the market leader, its poker numbers are reportedly lagging behind the Caesars-WSOP-888Poker venture, which may be a motivating […]

Poker ace launched multi million dollar counter action against Borgata

July 24, 2015

In a sequel to the accusation by the Borgata casino that he had cheated to win large amounts of money in 2012 (see previous  reports), poker ace Phil Ivey has launched a $10 million counter-suit. In a filing with a New Jersey court Wednesday, Ivey claimed that Borgata destroyed the cards that were used during […]

Judge rules that Borgata case against Phil Ivey should continue

March 26, 2015

The $9.6 million civil law suit launched against poker pro Phil Ivey by the Borgata Atlantic City is to continue, federal judge Noel L Hillman ruled this week in denying an Ivey request that the case be dismissed. Our readers will recall that the Borgata is suing Ivey for what it claims was card manipulation […]

Good turnout for Borgata poker tournament

January 31, 2015

Philadelphia poker pro Aaron Mermelstein (27) took home the winner’s prize of $712,305 and his first WPT title this weekend after besting an entry field of 989 players in the 2015 World Poker Tour Borgata Winter Poker Open. The large field ponied up $3,500 apiece in buy-ins, taking the prize pool well over the guaranteed […]

PartyPoker and Borgata working on site crashes

January 13, 2015

Online poker managers at PartyPoker and Borgata online gambling sites have used forum posts to assure New Jersey players that every effort is being made to sort out the system crashes that have caused a furore recently. Discussions around the MFC (Microsoft Foundation Class) errors this week suggest that the faults occur when something happens […]

Garden State Super Series Poker returns

January 9, 2015

The PartyPoker and Borgata online Garden State Super Series Poker returns for its second season in the regulated New Jersey online poker market this Sunday (January 11) with Six Max and Full Ring No Limit Hold’Em events. Following player comments, steeper payout structures have been added to all events in the $1 million online tournament […]