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BetMGM and PokerOrg join forces for Borgata Winter Poker Open coverage

BetMGM has recently announced a partnership with poker news outlet PokerOrg, as the official media collaborator for the Borgata Winter Poker Open.

The Open holds a $10m guaranteed prize and is scheduled to take place at the East Coast's 'prime poker hub,' aiming to create the first poker millionaire of the year. 

PokerOrg will offer coverage via its Instant Live feed, delivering event insights, player narratives and highlights across various social platforms.

Luke Staudenmaier, BetMGM Poker Director, said: “Players are at the core of everything BetMGM Poker does and PokerOrg amplifies poker players’ stories. The Borgata Winter Poker Open will create countless stories across 22 trophy events and we know PokerOrg is going to bring those stories to life. This is just the start of a thrilling year of omnichannel poker events ahead.”

PokerOrg CEO Eric Hollreiser said: “Hot off the heels of our coverage in Las Vegas, PokerOrg is excited to be heading East to bring poker fans all the action from the Borgata Winter Poker Open. Players and fans will be able to follow along as PokerOrg’s independent,Free games player-focused, social-media style of reporting brings all the characters, hands, bad beats and hero calls to life via our Instant Live feed and our social channels”.

In November 2023, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced it would host the Winter Poker Open and will offer multiple avenues for player qualification through BetMGM Poker, providing online qualifier packages and exclusive online registration for event seats. 

PokerOrg previously partnered with events like the WSOP Circuit Tour to become its official media partner and offer real-time reporting.