BORGATA HOTEL CASINO & SPA ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL BORGATA POCKETFIVES POKER TOURNAMENT

 

Online Qualifiers Available on BorgataPoker.com for $150,000 Guaranteed Tournament

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 30, 2014) –  Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa today announced details of its first ever Borgata PocketFives Open, taking place on July 27-29 in the Poker Room. The $150,000 guaranteed tournament features a $350 + $50 buy-in and allows online players the opportunity to qualify at for the chance to participate in the on-site event.

 

today announced details of its first ever Borgata PocketFives Open, taking place on July 27-29 in the Poker Room. The $150,000 guaranteed tournament features a $350 + $50 buy-in and allows online players the opportunity to qualify at for the chance to participate in the on-site event.

 

“The upcoming Borgata PocketFives Open signifies an important synergy between our online and land-based,” said Borgata Sr. VP of Operations Joe Lupo. “We are happy to partner with a great online poker community such as PocketFives to extend to our customers this unique and momentous tournament.”

 

Starting on July 18 and running through July 25, BorgataPoker.com will offer online satellite tournaments, giving players the opportunity to win a total of twelve guaranteed seats into the Borgata PocketFives Open. The tournament will feature two starting days and several bounties including Adam Small, Dan Cypra, and Cal Spears from Pocketfives, all culminating in the championship in which the winner will receive prize money and a badge on Pocketfives.com.

 

“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to present an event like this for our members,” said Pocketfives co-founder Adam Small. “As the market leading casino property in Atlantic City, Borgata is the perfect place for us to host a live poker tournament. The PocketFives New Jersey community has been incredible since the launch of internet gaming and this event, along with the party, will be a great way to show our appreciation and give back to them.”

 

On Monday, July 28 Borgata will host an exclusive PocketFives member party at Gypsy Bar where players can interact with the company’s management team and fellow community members. 

 

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 on Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, please contact Brian Brennan (609-317-7160; brianbrennan@theborgata.com) or Liza Costandino (609-317-7759, lizacostandino@theborgata.com). To obtain a copy of this press release, please visit www.theborgata.com.

 

 

 

 

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