Borgata Pragmatic Play Open Tournament at Borgata Casino Hotel

The Borgata Pragmatic Play Open poker tournament is an annual poker tournament at the Borgata Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  It is a young tournament, first held in 2003, the year the Borgata opened.  The inaugural Borgata Poker Open tournament drew 235 players and had a prize pool of $1,175,000.

The Borgata Poker Open takes place in September and is an official stop on the Word Poker Tour.  The Borgata poker room is spacious, comfortable, and one of the classiest locations on the World Poker Tour.

The Borgata Poker Open consists of eight individual no limit Texas Hold’em poker tournaments, with the final tournament being the $10,000 buy-in ($300 entry fee) World Poker Tour tournament.  Buy-ins for the preceding tournaments range from $500 to $2,500 (plus entry fees of $20 to $100).

The 2005 Borgata Poker Open will begin September 11, with a $500 buy-in no limit Texas Hold’em poker tournament.  The final poker tournament, the $10,000 WPT tournament, is a four day poker tournament that will take place September 19 – 22, 2005.

The Borgata will hold Super Satellites to the $10,000 WPT tournament both before and during the Borgata Poker Open tournaments.  Super Satellites are one day poker tournaments typically with 13 levels, each level lasting about 40 minutes, and each Satellite will award as many seats to the $10,000 WPT tournament as possible.

Ultimate Bet

Ultimate BetUltimate BetUltimate Bet has been around since 2000 and various poker pros have lent their name to the operation including Annie Duke, Phil Hellmuth, Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, and Jack McClelland.  The software is easy to play and has good graphics.  Ultimate Bet has developed a strong core of players and this poker room is in the top group of poker rooms that are worth a serious look.

Ultimate Bet Poker Games

Ultimate Bet has the popular poker games including Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud, as well as 2-7 Triple Draw, and A-5 Triple Draw.

Ultimate Bet Poker Tournaments

Ultimate Bet Poker has daily sit & go poker tournaments mostly dealing Texas Hold’em with some occasional Omaha and Stud games.  The tournament buy-ins are typically in the $1 to $100 range but do include some less frequent higher limit poker tournaments.Ultimate Bet Poker is also a member of the World Poker Tour and sponsors the annual Ultimate Bet Poker Classic tournament in Aruba.  In 2004, the UltimateBet Poker Classic had a guaranteed prize pool of $4 million and a main event first place prize of $1 million.

Ultimate Bet Poker Payments

Ultimate Bet Poker takes deposits by Visa, MasterCard, Visa Electron, Solo, Delta, Switch, FirePay, Citadel, and check.

Ultimate Bet Poker Player Promotions

Players at Ultimate Bet accumulate Ultimate Points.  These points can be redeemed for poker tournament entries or prizes such as clothing items, poker strategy books, electronics, and other items.

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