Borgata Preparing For Live Poker Tournament Series Return

By Kwame
Published October 5, 2022

Waiting for the Atlantic City poker scene to pick up steam?

The wait’s almost over. as reported by PlayNJ, Poker pros have confirmed big live events will be returning to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

The Borgata, along with two other casinos in Atlantic City will showcase live poker games taking place in New Jersey. Games will run 24/7 at the following casinos:

  • Borgata (52 tables)
  • Harrahs Resort (28 tables)
  • Tropicana Atlantic City (10 tables)

An anonymous Borgata employee tipped that the casino plans to host a live series January 2023. The event schedule, including tournament buy-ins, have not yet been released but Garden State poker players are ready:

Borgata & BetMGM are expected to come together with an online poker series too, coinciding with January’s events. More details to come.

The Borgata’s Super Survivor Series will run from Oct 17 – Oct. 21 and include six different tournaments. The buy-ins range from $1,000- $4,000.

The Borgata’s Special Event Tournament Weekend begins with the Borgata Big Chip Bounty, Oct. 23 – a Super Play, Super Deep, Purple Chip Bounty ($500+$60+$500).

The Borgata Walk-Away Winning, Oct. 24, is a $2,500 Semi-Turbo Survivor ($250+$30).

Daily poker tournaments are taking place every weekday in October:

Borgata Atlantic City High Hands

  • $200 every 30 minutes Sunday through Thursday 11:00 – 12:00
  • $250 every 15 minutes Fridays & Saturdays

For the Oktober-Best High Hand Weekend, Oct. 14 – Oct.15, Borgata will be giving away $55,000:

  • $500 every 15 minutes with $1,000 Power Hours at noon, 15:00, 18:00, and 21:00.
  • $1,500 bonus to the first Royal Flush dealt each day

The Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot stood at $100,000 as of Monday afternoon. To qualify for a bad beat, players must have quad 10s or better. Also, the player must use two cards in their hand. The loser of the hand receives 40% of the jackpot. The winning hand gets 20% and 40% goes to the remaining players dealt into the hand.

Harrah’s Rakeback

Rakeback allows players to earn monthly cash for the number of hours logged at the tables.

  • 50-79 hours: $50
  • 80-99 hours: $100
  • 100-149 hours: $150
  • 150-199 hours: $250
  • 200 plus hours: $300

Tropicana Atlantic City Poker Club

Tropicana’s Rakeback details are as follows:

  • 50-89 hours: $75
  • 90-129  hours: $15
  • 130+ hours: $300

Standout bonuses include:

  • $300 High Hand every hour with one rollover (12:00 – 02:00) with Aces full of Kings minimum
  • Royal Flush anytime using two cards in hand earns a $100 comp
  • Bad Beat Jackpot

Their Bad Beat Jackpot was $10,000 as of Oct. 2. To qualify, you must have four of a kind, eights or better. You must also use two cards in your hand.

More news to come…