WPT Removes Borgata Poker Open From Schedule


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The World Poker Tour has announced that they have removed the Borgata Poker Open from the Season Seven schedule. The Borgata Poker Open WPT event was originally scheduled to take place near the end of January. Rumors have been circulating about the possible removal of the Borgata Poker Open from the schedule for several weeks, and with the World Poker Tour’s confirmation these rumors are now fact.

With the removal of the WPT event the Borgata has announced that they will have a replacement event at the Borgata Winter Poker Open. The details of the schedule for the Borgata Winter Poker Open are still being hammered out, but the most recent version of the schedule includes a four-day event, a $3000 + $200 tournament scheduled to begin on January 25 and have a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000.

The remainder of the World Poker Tour’s Season Seven schedule looks like this:

Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

December 13-19, 2008

Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada

Southern Poker Championship

January 14-17, 2009

Beau Rivage, Biloxi, Mississippi

LA Poker Classic

February 21-26, 2009

Commerce Casino, Commerce, California

WPT Celebrity Invitational

February 28 – March 2, 2009

Commerce Casino, Commerce, California

Bay 101 Shooting Star

March 16-20, 2009

Bay 101, San Jose, California

Foxwoods Poker Classic

April 4-9, 2009

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut

WPT World Championship

April 18-25, 2009

Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada

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