WPT Borgata Poker Open Attracting Great Number of Players

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WPT Borgata Poker Open Attracting Great Number of Players
15:06
14 Sep

It’s really good to know that poker players have big hearts behind their often expressionless poker faces and there is a big number of players always involved in charity events.

In the last 2 days, Borgata Poker Open featured two charity events, with one honoring long-time friends of Borgata Poker and the poker world in general, and the other from the newly formed Charity Series of Poker. Champion of CSOP event is Amanda Musumeci (TheRealMander), professional poker player from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her total tournament winnings are $831,260.

Winner of 1 Million dollar Guaranteed Tournament - anonymous Sergio Vigano

Sergio Vigano hails from Santo Andre, Brazil. The Brazilian claimed the trophy and first-place money in the event 10 at Borgata Poker Open. All started with pocket nines- the hand that fared well at this Poker Open. Vigano takes home $ 168,875 and this is his life-changing win. Before this win, his total tournament earnings were only $12.000 and coming into the final table with a below average stack nobody expected the Brazilian currently residing in Marlton, New Yersey to make much of an impact, but how wrong they were. Congratulations Sergio!

Borgata Poker Open - $3 Million Guaranteed Tournament Today

Day 1A of one of the World Poker Tour’s most popular events, the WPT Borgata Poker Open, started today at 11 AM and the field is packed with some of the best players in the world. Phil Laak, Vanessa Selbst, Sean Jazayeri, Mike Linster, Shawn Cunix, Andrew Frankenberger, Matt Salsberg, Jonathan Little, Andy Hwang, Jeff Gross, Christina Lindley, Matthew Waxman, Bryan Sumner, Marvin Rettenmaier, Athanasios Polychronopolus and Kara Scott are some of the poker pros playing in this tournament right now.

Day 1B is taking place tomorrow, September 15, at 11 AM and we will keep you up to date on the progress and the eventual winner.

World Poker Tour Announces Five Additional Season 8 stops in 2015

If you are planning to be a part of the next WPT season, you can easily get organized, get to these tournament stops and play great poker! Check out these locations:

-WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open (Seminhole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, February 5 - 11, 2015)

-WPT L.A Poker Classic (Commerce Casino, February 28 - March 5, 2015)

-WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star (Bay 101 Casino, March 9 - 13, 2015)

-WPT Rolling Thunder (Thunder Valley Casino Resort, March 14 - 18, 2015)

-$5 million guarantee WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino , April 16-22, 2015)


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Nela is a young poker player from Bosnia and Herzegovina who's been playing professionally for about a year now. Her interest for poker brought her to PokerTube, where she further pursues here interest in this ever changing game.Read more

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