Monthly Archives: January 2012

Philly-area Women
Still in Borgata ME

A pair of Philly-area women poker players are still in the hunt as the Borgata Winter Poker Open championship event heads into Day 2 on Tuesday.  Bensalem’s Jamie Kerstetter and Northeast Philly’s Amanda Musumeci are among the field of 391 survivors from first-round play that was spread over two days....
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Golden Nugget Holds
Super Bash on Sunday

The Golden Nugget will hold a free Super Bowl viewing party and sweepstakes on Sunday in The Grand ballroom.  Super Bash will feature jumbo TV screens, stadium-style food and drink and sexy promo models. There will even be blackjack tables if the football action slows down. Plus, guests can win autographed...
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Former HPT Hostess
Had 60K Chips after Day 1B

Cherish Andrews, who is from south-central Pennsylvania, is also still alive in the Borgata Winter poker Open Championship, but she’ll have to shake off some bad vibes from late on Day 1B—at least according to her Twitter account. Here’s what Andrews tweeted at the end of her first day. Brutal...
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Countdown to Revel:
Azure’s Med Style

VIDEO: The French Riviera in Atlantic City.  That’s the promise of Azure, a restaurant that was recently announced for Revel, the luxury hotel-casino scheduled to open in May.  Over that last few weeks, revel has been unveiling restauranteurs  who will be headlining the dining rooms there. The chef at Azure...
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Bethlehem’s Queen Leads
Day 1A at Borgata Championship

Alex Queen of Bethlehem, Pa., finished with the biggest stack after Day 1A of the Borgata Winter Poker Open championship event, a $3,500 buy-in with a $2 million guarantee. Queen bagged 215,125 chips and that earned him a $5,000 bonus for being the first-day chip leader. Day 1B is being...
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Devon’s Layton Cashes at Borgata Winter Poker Open

A retired reading specialist from Devon, Pa., finished sixth on Saturday in the $300 buy-in, plus $100 bounty Event No. 21 at the Borgata Winter Open. Harvey Layton, an Atlantic City tournament regular and the winer of the the seniors event at the Borgata Spring Poker open, won $4,486 in...
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Some Bad Beats Feel Good — The Jackpots

Here’s the latest available information on Bad Beat jackpots in local poker rooms in Atlantic City, Southeast Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware. If you’re not familiar with a Bad Beat, it occurs when a good poker hand is beaten by an even better one. And if the losing hand is especially...
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Vegas SuperBook Posts
Super Bowl Prop Bets

One of the treats that sports gamblers eagerly await every year are the dozens of prop bets for the Super Bowl put out by the SuperBook at the LVH, Las Vegas Hotel & Casino – formerly the Las Vegas Hilton. LVH sports and race book director Jay Kornegay and his...
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Sixers Still Crushing But Real Test Starting

The Philadelphia 76ers have been perhaps the greatest story in the NBA this season as they lead the Atlantic division with a 16-6 record. That outstanding record has also translated through the betting windows here in Las Vegas making several impartial bettors huge 76ers fans. Philadelphia is currently 15-6-1 against-the-spread,...
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Bensalem’s ‘Jambox’
Pockets $22.8K at Borgata

Bensalem’s Jamie Kerstetter, whose poker nickname is Jambox, finished  fourth for $20,370 and added $2,500 in bounties on Saturday in the $1,650 buy-in plus $500 bounty no-limit hold’em Event No. 20 at the Borgata Winter Poker Open in Atlantic City. The Borgata’s winter poker series includes 28 events and runs...
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