Borgata Poker Review
Borgata is the highest grossing casino in Atlantic City. While most Atlantic City resorts have dealt with a substantial downturn in revenue, Borgata has managed to keep its gross revenue steady. In addition to being the largest winner in Atlantic City on its casino floor, Borgata earns substantial ancillary revenue from its hotel and restaurants.
Borgata is owned by a partnership of Boyd Gaming and MGM Resorts. Borgata partnered with bwin.party to provide online poker software to its players. The interactive company is 65% owned by bwin.party, 25% by MGM Resorts and 10% by Boyd Gaming.
Borgata Poker Games
Borgata is power by Party Poker software, which also has a skin on the network. The two sites share cash games and many tournaments. Each site has some exclusive tournaments and promotions. The Borgata/Party Poker partnership is the largest regulated online poker site in the U.S.
Borgata Poker games include:
- No Limit Texas Hold’em
- Fixed Limit Texas Hold’em
- Pot Limit Omaha
- Seven Card Stud
- Seven Card Stud/High Low
There are many levels of sit and gos available. All sit and gos are No Limit Texas Hold’em.
Borgata Poker offers a multi table tournament every 15 minutes. The formats include standard freezeouts, turbos, super turbos and rebuy and addons. There is a $10,000 guaranteed tournament nightly at 8pm. The buyin is $100. Every Sunday at 7:30pm there is a $50,000 guaranteed tournament with a $200 buyin. All Borgata tournaments are No Limit Texas Hold’em.
Borgata offers a VIP program that returns 3-5% in cash back to players depending on the level. Players will receive better returns when exchanging points for Borgata comps. This return rate is 10-13%.
Borgata Poker Bonus
Borgata offers a 100% up to $600 first deposit bonus. The bonus clears at a rate of 50% rakeback. It releases in 10 equal installments.
Borgata Poker offers a reload bonus every month. The amount is typically 100% up to $300. It clears at a rate of 20% rakeback.
Borgata’s casino games are powered by Amaya Gaming, which operates the Ongame Network. Amaya operates online casino software for several New Jersey online sites. Borgata’s New Jersey casino site offers four table games:
- Texas Hold’em Bonus
Video poker and slots are also available. VIP points are earned while playing Borgata online casino games. These points may be redeemed for cash, bonuses and comps at Borgata in Atlantic City.
Borgata Banking Options Available
New Jersey internet gaming regulations require casino cage deposits for online players. Borgata Poker and Casino players may deposit and withdraw cash directly at its cage in Atlantic City. Visa, Mastercard, Skrill, PayNearMe, Borgata Prepaid Card and bank transfers are also accepted for deposit, although most Visa deposits are declined.
In addition to casino cage withdrawals, players may withdraw by Skrill, Borgata Prepaid Card, bank transfer and bank wire.