Poker Coverage: Poker Legislation Poker Business Poker Tournaments

Borgata Allowing I-Poker Signups Ahead Of Launch

State's Largest Casino Preparing For Kicking Off Games This Month


The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa has unveiled two domains — and — and is allowing signups before its launches online gambling on Nov. 26.

“Sign up now and be the first to know when the excitement of the Borgata Casino comes online,” the website says. The casino will offer a handful of games, in addition to poker.

The Borgata is owned by Marina District Development, a joint venture between Boyd Gaming and MGM Resorts International. It is the largest casino in New Jersey.

“It’s always nice to be first in the queue,” the Borgata told the Associated Press after it was licensed for online poker. "Borgata and are aggressively pursuing our objective of being among the first to launch online gaming in the state. We believe online gaming is an exciting growth opportunity for New Jersey’s gaming industry, one that will generate significant benefits for the state as New Jersey assumes a leadership role in this emerging form of gaming entertainment.”

Borgata was the first to receive a license.

New Jersey has 12 casinos and most are expected to be involved with the Internet gambling industry right away. Dozens of tech firms will also be involved.

Only Nevada and Delaware have legal web poker running right now.



9 months ago

How are these poker websites going to prevent collusion among players be they on computers or mobile phones or both in the same room and playing at the same poker game?


Most Viewed Articles

1 Report: Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail For Fellow High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua, Son Darren Phua
2 Aces Crack Aces In $1 Million Buy-In Poker Event
3 2014 World Series of Poker ESPN TV Schedule
4 Hellmuth Dresses Like Giant Baby For Poker Game
5 During L.A. Traffic Jam, Drivers Get Out Of Their Cars And Play Poker
6 Atlantic City Struggling To Maintain Status As Top Poker Destination
7 Online Poker Player Wins One Billion Play-Money Pot
8 Man Who Allegedly Robbed Bellagio Appeared In Court Wrapped In A Blanket And Wearing A Spit Mask
9 Online Poker: Viktor Blom Cuts 2014 Deficit In Half
10 Poker Strategy With Dusty Schmidt: Preflop Open Folding