BORGATA ANNOUNCES NEW JERSEY CHAMPIONSHIP OF ONLINE POKER

 

Largest Guaranteed Online Poker Series in New Jersey Awarding $600,000 in Tournament Guarantees

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (March 13, 2014) – New Jersey’s leading online gaming operator, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced today the unveiling of the inaugural New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOP), featuring 15 events and $600,000 in guaranteed tournament money to BorgataPoker.com players.

 

Beginning on April 19th with a $50,000 Freeroll tournament, and running through April 27th, the NJCOP will offer players the opportunity to compete in the largest guaranteed online poker series since internet gaming was legalized in New Jersey.

 

“We are pleased to launch the state’s largest guaranteed online poker series to-date,” said Senior Vice President of Operations Joe Lupo. “Having experienced a 14% or $3.1 million gain in overall internet gaming revenue for the month of February, Borgata continues to stay aggressive in implementing innovative and intriguing virtual gaming options such as the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker that we believe will appeal to our customers and further strengthen our position as a leader in online gaming.”

 

A myriad of events will be presented throughout the nine-day series including Freezouts, 6-max, Rebuys, Deepstacks, a High Roller tournament with at least $20,000 for first and $10,000 for second, and even a special Player’s Choice tournament on April 24th. The championship culminates with the $200,000 Guaranteed NJCOP Main Event on April 27th with $50,000 guaranteed for first place.

 

Players on BorgataPoker.com and BorgataCasino.com qualify for loyalty rewards that can be redeemed at Borgata. iRewards points earned on both sites can be redeemed for cash, bonuses, entertainment, retail shopping, and world-class room accommodations at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.


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; 182 gaming tables; 3,094 slot machines; an 80+ table poker room; 10 retail boutiques; 5 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by renowned chefs; 8 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, BorgataCasino.com and BorgataPoker.com.

 

For more information on Borgata or to obtain a copy of this press release, please visit www.theborgata.com or twitter.com/BorgataAC.

 

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For more information about Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa,, please contact: Brian Brennan (609-317-7160; brianbrennan@theborgata.com)

or Liza Costandino (609-317-7759; lizacostandino@theborgata.com).

 

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