SECOND ANNUAL NEW JERSEY CHAMPIONSHIP OF ONLINE POKER RETURNS TO BORGATA APRIL 16 – 26

 

 BorgataPoker.comPresents $1 Million Guaranteed Online Tournament Series

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (March 31, 2015) –  New Jersey’s premier online poker platform, BorgataPoker.com, presents the second running of one of the state’s largest tournaments, the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOP II) beginning Thursday, April 16, and including $1 million in guaranteed prize pools. The online tournament series runs through Sunday, April 26, 2015, and conveniently takes place alongside the Borgata Spring Poker Open tournament series at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, featuring the televised World Poker Tour World Championship. Together with the land-based event guarantees, the combined prize pool is over $4.5 million – offering customers the ability to hone their skills online, in the poker room, or both.

 

The exciting online NJCOP II consists of 34 varied events with buy-in levels ranging from $50 - $1000. The series opens on Thursday, April 16 at 6pm with a $100 buy-in Player’s Choice with a $20,000 Guaranteed prize pool, and at 7pm with a $150 buy-in Six-Max PLO8 with at $10,000 Guaranteed prize pool. The series culminates on Sunday, April 26 with the $200 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Main Event featuring a $150,000 Guaranteed prize pool, and a $1000 buy-in NLH with a $75,000 Guaranteed prize pool.

 

Qualifiers for customers to win entry into the online events for a fraction of the cost continue to run every day on BorgataPoker.com with buy-ins starting from just $0.25. In addition, bounty and rebuy NLH tournaments are spread generously throughout the diverse schedule, which also features Deepstack, PLO, Seven Card Stud and Fixed Limit tournaments. This is in addition to the online daily tournament schedule, providing incredible accessibility and options for BorgataPoker.com players. Players on BorgataPoker.com can earn valuable tournament leaderboard points during the month of April by participating in daily online tournaments and NJCOP II events.

 

With the NJCOP II and the renowned Borgata Spring Poker Open land-based tournament series, New Jersey, U.S., and international players can participate in two-weeks of incredible poker action with Borgata. Fire up the laptops, mobile devices or put on your sunglasses to enjoy then events!

 

On April 25, the televised World Poker Tour Championship event kicks off at Borgata. Players may qualify online at BorgataPoker.com for the $15,400 buy-in tournament, as well as the $1 Million Guaranteed Borgata Spring Poker Open Kick-Off event (April 14 – 18) featuring a $560 buy-in.

 

“I am looking forward to the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker providing more options for the New Jersey online poker market,” said Joe Lupo, Borgata Senior Vice President of Operations. “This exciting series provides additional opportunities for poker enthusiasts to participate in both online and land-based events.” 

 

To view the event schedule or for more information visit poker.theborgata.com and follow all of the action on Twitter @BorgataPoker.

 

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; 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, 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).

 

 

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