Terms & Conditions FAQs Leaderboard Schedule

FAQs

The MGM East Coast Poker Tour features events at MGM National Harbor, MGM Springfield, and Borgata. By participating in any of the qualifying events, players will receive points towards the leaderboard.

Leaderboard prizes consist of the following: entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship on November 15-20, 2020 ($3,500 value), complimentary overnight stays, $250 room credits, Cartier watch ($2,500 value) and $500 MGM Resorts promotional gift cards.

You will automatically be entered when participating in any of the MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour qualifying events: MGM National Harbor Potomac Winter Poker Open, Borgata Summer Poker Open, MGM National Harbor Potomac Summer Poker Open and MGM Springfield Armory Classic.

Participation Points
Participants will receive .25 points for every $50 in buy-in. Buy-in amounts will be rounded up to the nearest $50. For each tournament re-entry, .25 points for each point awarded for the initial buy-in for that same tournament will be issued.


Entry Points
Entry points are based on the total number of entries for any qualifying event. Entry points will not be awarded for events with less than 25 entries. A maximum of 10 entry points will be awarded per participant per tournament.


Placement Points
Placement Points are issued when participants reach the final table of a qualifying event and are in a prize determined position. The amount of points awarded to each participant is based on the number of entrants in the qualifying event and the participant’s finishing place.


Please refer to the terms and conditions for points calculation charts.

For each tournament re-entry, participants will receive .25 points for each point awarded for the initial buy-in for that same tournament.

In the event of a tie between two or more participants for the final place designated as a winner for any prize, that tie will be settled by a comparison of total placement points of the tied players. If total placement points are also equal, a comparison of the field size of events in which placement points were earned for tied players.

The top 90 participants (minimum) on the MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour leaderboard will receive entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship scheduled on November 15-20, 2020 ($3,500 value) and complimentary 2 Night overnight stay in a classic room type at Borgata (any 2 nights from November 15 – 20, 2020).


The winner of each qualifying tournament series championship event (5) will receive entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship on November 15 - 20, 2020 ($3,500 value), and a complimentary 2 night overnight stay at Borgata (any 2 nights from November 15 – 20, 2020).


One randomly selected winner of each qualifying tournament series (5) will receive entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship on November 15 - 20, 2020 ($3,500 value), and a complimentary 2 night overnight stay at Borgata (any 2 nights from November 15 – 20, 2020).

When participants buy-in into any qualifying events, participants will earn Buy-in Points and Entry Points. Participants that reach the final table of a qualifying event and are in a prize determined position will receive additional points, Placement Points.

Qualify for the MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour leaderboard from February 5, 2020 – August 24, 2020.

Leaderboard will be posted to MGMECPT.com and updated daily when qualifying events are occurring. Points for the leaderboard will be finalized on August 25, 2020.

Yes. Prizes cannot be transferred and no substitutions. If for any reason you can not attend the Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship, your stack will be blinded out and the buy-in will go into the prize pool.

Any MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour leaderboard participant can only receive one entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship.

If a participant receives entry into Borgata Fall Poker Open / MGM Resorts East Coast Poker Tour $2,000,000 Guaranteed Championship based on leaderboard position, and plays in a tournament qualifier and qualifies for a seat, the entry obtained via the leaderboard will be awarded and the participant will receive the cash value in lieu of the entry obtained through the tournament qualifier.

  • MGM NATIONAL HARBOR POTOMAC WINTER POKER OPEN I February 5 – 17, 2020
  • BORGATA SUMMER POKER OPEN I July 7 – 24, 2020
  • MGM NATIONAL HARBOR POTOMAC SUMMER POKER OPEN I July 22 – August 3, 2020
  • MGM SPRINGFIELD THE ARMORY CLASSIC I August 12 – 24, 2020