After a really profitable plunge again into the world of massive buy-in poker tournaments with the aptly-named The Return, which introduced in 1,142 $5,300 entries, the Boragta poker site is maintaining the momentum going with the Almighty Million poker occasion in Might.
The $800 buy-in $1 million assured prize pool tourney has 4 beginning flights: Solar., Might 7, Mon, Might 8, Tues., Might 9, and Wed., Might 10. Day 2 begins Thurs., Might 11. Gamers begin with 100,000 chips.
“Almighty has been synonymous with Borgata Poker for almost a decade,” said Kellie DeCelis, Borgata’s Supervisor of Poker Operations. “It’s been three years since Borgata provided this sort of occasion as a part of the Borgata Winter Open, and Almighty is all the time probably the most anticipated occasions on the calendar that brings the identical pleasure with a $1,000,000 assured prize pool.”
In a twist, this can be a finest stack ahead occasion. Meaning gamers can play in all Day 1s, even when they discovered a bag yesterday. In the event that they bag greater than as soon as, they may take their largest stack into Day 2.
Similar to January’s The Return, the Borgata partnered with BetMGM Poker to run the Almighty Million and likewise present on-line qualifiers. Gamers in New Jersey, Michigan, and Pennsylvania will be capable of attempt to get within the occasion for affordable by means of on-line qualifiers.
Gamers will start to vie for the $2,000 satellite tv for pc package deal on BetMGM and Borgata’s on-line skins beginning April 23. The package deal consists of entry into the Almighty Tens of millions, lodge keep, and $500 money.
“The success of on-line qualifiers and the incredible response to The Return reveals that gamers need extra of those omni-channel occasions that join these nice manufacturers,” mentioned Director of Poker BetMGM Luke Staudenmaier. “BetMGM is worked up to proceed to companion with Borgata Poker to provide gamers one other probability to play on the East Coast’s premier poker vacation spot.”
Sure, extra omni-channel tournaments, please, Luke.
Gamers can register by means of the websites beginning Might 1. In-person registration begins Might 5.
Making a return
The Borgata is the house to Atlantic Metropolis’s largest poker site and has been a part of modern poker historical past because it opened in 2003. It was on the second season of the now 20-year-old World Poker Tour, and for the subsequent 15 years, the Borgata Poker Open was a significant cease.
In all, 11,749 entries had been generated by the WPT made-for-TV occasions in these years. A number of the champs embrace Daniel Negreanu (season three), Darren Elias (season 13), Anthony Zinno (season seven), and Mark Newhouse (season 5).
Like most companies, COVID nuked the Borgata’s event schedule. That was till January, when it returned in an enormous manner with a $5,300 buy-in occasion that simply beat it’s $3 million assured prize pool, thanks partly to those that received their manner in by means of on-line qualifiers.
Bin Weng ended a six-month downswing by taking down the event and it’s $1 million prize. Former Important Occasion champion Joe McKeehan completed third, and the ultimate 9 gamers all cashed for six-figures.
Search for The Almighty to have related entry numbers regardless of the decrease assure. Will probably be a superb warm-up for gamers who plan on making the pilgrimage to Las Vegas on the finish of Might to play in World Sequence of Poker occasions and can give one among them a really good bankroll going into the summer season.