New Jersey poker players are eagerly looking forward to the Borgata Spring Poker Open, which will be played from April 14 to May 1 at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City.
The event comprises 17 exciting poker tournaments, including the Borgata WPT World Championship and the Borgata Spring Poker Open Kick-Off, which promises a guaranteed prize of $1 million. Borgatapoker.com is now running daily online satellites to give players the opportunity to take part in these tournaments for as little as $20 for the Borgata WPT World Championship and $7 for the Borgata Spring Poker Open Kick-Off.
The satellites will be held in several steps and players can buy-in at any point. For example, the Kick-off tournament has a buy-in of $560, but Step 1, which comprises two satellite qualifiers held daily at 18:45 ET and 19:45 ET, has a buy-in of only $7 and the winners will get two seats to the next step.
Of the players who take part in Step 1, 10% will get the opportunity to take part in the Step 2 tourneys, which will be held on Sundays at 17:45 ET till April 12. Then 10% of those players will take part in the Borgata Spring Poker Open Kick-Off, which will be played from April 14 to April 18. Players can enter directly into Step 2 for an entry fee of $60.
Players can qualify for the Borgata WPT World Championship 2015 in three steps. The buy-in to this tournament is $15,400, but players can buy-in for as little as $20. Players can take part in Step 1 for a buy-in of $20 and win a seat to the next step. Step 1 satellites will be played at 19:15 ET and 18.15 ET. Step 2 tournaments are played on Sundays at 17:15 ET till April 12. Players can directly take part in Step 2 tournaments for a buy-in of $175.
The third and last step will be played at 17:15 ET on April 19. The direct buy-in for those who would like to skip the first two steps is $1,620. The last man standing of the Step 3 event will win a free seat to the $15,400 buy-in Borgata WPT Championship, which will be played from April 24 to April 29.
The event includes deep stack, big stack, deepest stack, re-entry, re-buy, seniors, and other tournaments. The World Championship will be played in the original freeze-out format.