Following the massive success of its Borgata Spring Poker Open, the top gaming venue in New Jersey has announced yet another tournament series that is set to go down in the summer. Getting underway just before the conclusion of the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP), the forthcoming poker tournament will feature another $1 million guaranteed main event which makes it one of the biggest tournaments of the year.
Known as the Borgata Summer Poker Open, the summer tournament series will be the third of the five flagships lives series held at the renowned Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa every year. Players can expect to enjoy a whole two weeks of immense poker fun once it kicks off on July 9, which is about two months away – you had better mark your calendar for the ultimate series.
What We Know So Far
Even though Borgata is yet to officially release the full schedule of the tournament event, a few details are already in the public domain and you can expect it to offer all poker players the opportunity to win life-changing amounts of money, just like a mega poker event should. The series is set to kick off with the traditional $600 buy-in Open event on July 9. This event will run for five days, that is, between July 9 and July 13 and will feature three days of Day 1 starting flights as well as a $500,000 guarantee thus kicking off the tournament series on a very high note.
The Borgata Summer Poker Open Championship event is set to take place from July 21 to July 26 and will feature two Day 1 starting flights. Just like the recently concluded Borgata poker series, the Championship event will feature a $1 million guaranteed prize pool with a $2,700 buy-in.
The rest of the details will be announced by the operator soon. In the meantime, players can begin preparing to try their luck at the online qualifiers that will be running on BorgataPoker.com as from June 23 to July 21. On the same note, players will also be to qualify for the land-based events for as little as $5.
More Events Lined Up for May and June
As mentioned earlier, the Borgata Summer Poker Open is still two months away but this does not mean that the operator’s customers will be short of exciting poker events to indulge in. Borgata has announced a number of live tournament series and promotions for online players which will be held in May and June. For instance, there is the Sit & Go Leaderboard promotion that has been extended to run throughout the month of May and June.