Golden Nugget Las Vegas will host the Grand Poker Series for the 12th time. The series will commence on May 28 and will last until July 8. The venue where all the games will take place will be the Grand Event Center. There will be more than 90 poker tournaments which will last for 42 days and which will range in terms of buy-ins and poker games.
The most popular poker variant, No Limit Hold’Em, will be available across 21 events, with stand-alone events such as Omaha 8 or Better, Stud, Pot Limit Omaha, Short Deck, and Big-O. Moreover, visitors will have an opportunity to mix it up a bit and enjoy mixed game formats such as Stud 8 or Better, Pot Limit Omaha, Omaha 8 or Better, Stud, Razz, 2-7 Triple Draw, and more.
Andy Rich is the Director of Poker Operations at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, and he stated that they were excited to host the 12th anniversary of this great poker event at Golden Nugget. Furthermore, Rich commented on the entire tournament, stating that there would be something for everyone, including affordable buy-ins and exciting mixed events with daily guaranteed prize pools which are over $3 million. In other words, this year’s Grand Poker Series will probably be the biggest event of this kind to date. Finally, Rich stated that there would be a limited number of free parking spaces, and urged people to arrive on time before the lot is full.
Buy-ins for this tournament start at $100. There will be three events every day, with each event starting at 11 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm. Therefore, make sure to choose the time which suits you the best and enjoy some high-quality poker games located in a pleasant environment. You should pay attention to $150 buy-in events that have guaranteed prize pools of $25K and will happen every day at 1 pm in June.
Of course, apart from the daily events, there will be several highlighted ones which are definitely worth your attention if you are a poker lover.
The 9 Flight $200 buy-in event that will start on May 30 and end on June 1 will offer $300K in guaranteed prizes up for grabs. The same event was set at $150K last year, and it drew a record number of entrants. 2,516 poker player joined this event and managed to create a prize pool of $276K. The entire thing turned out to be quite successful, and the winner managed to win $20,000. This year, even more entrants are expected to join this event.
You should also pay attention to the 9 Flight ‘Ultimate Re-Entry’ event which requires a $200 buy-in. There will be $250K guaranteed prize pool and the event will actually take place three times, on June 6-8, June 20-22, July 4-6. In other words, there will be two events, which means that players will have three times more opportunities to compete for the first prize. This event was also very popular last year as it managed to offer players a prize pool of $400K created by a total of 2,781 players. The winner of the event won $90,000.
Finally, you should pay attention to the 3 flights Championship Event which will last June 27-30. The buy-in for this event is $600, and the guaranteed prize pool is $600K. This was also a popular event that managed to attract 1,577 players last years who created a prize pool of $788K, with the winner taking $132,000.