Feb 18, 2015 |

The Last Hours of the Taj Mahal Poker Room

Once the epicenter of poker in Atlantic City, the Taj Mahal poker room is no more. Over the weekend the room closed “indefinitely” and this is a chronicle of the final hands and the people that played them. This past weekend, if only for a day or two, was a glimpse into the past. A glimpse into […]

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Jan 18, 2014 |

Chip Scandal Forces Cancellation of Borgata Winter Poker Open Event

The New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement officially cancelled the opening event of the 2014 Borgata Winter Poker Open after determining that a “significant number of counterfeit chips” had been introduced during the first two days of play. The tournament, which had a $2 million guaranteed prizepool, was suspended prior to play beginning on Friday with […]

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Apr 23, 2009 |

Borgata Hosting $500,000 Guaranteed Tournament in May

There’s little question these days that the Borgata in Atlantic City is the East Coast’s premier destination for poker, but its reputation will only get stronger when it plays host to another $500,000 guaranteed prize pool event this May. The $1,650 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournament will be held in the spacious 85-table Borgata poker room from May […]

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Mar 25, 2009 |

Canadian Wins Borgata $500,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack

When the Borgata throws a guaranteed prize pool tournament, there’s another guarantee: the turnout will be enormous. That was the case once again this past weekend, as the Atlantic City poker mecca drew 919 players for its $1,500 buy-in Deep Stack tournament. Only 284 played Day 1A, but the field ballooned with another 635 entrants […]

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Feb 12, 2009 |

N.J. Man Wins $122,487 in Borgata Bad Beat Jackpot

borgata Michael Richard of Ocean City, N.J., lost an $800 pot in Atlantic City yesterday, but you won’t hear him complaining about it anytime soon. At about 9 p.m. last night Richard and William Stewart of Brigantine, N.J., were both dealt into a $2-5 no limit hold’em game at the Borgata poker room. Both men […]

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