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Golden Nugget Las Vegas Welcomes 11th Annual Grand Poker Series May 29 – July 3, 2018

May 7, 2018 by  

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Welcomes 11th Annual Grand Poker Series May 29 - July 3, 2018
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
proudly presents the eleventh annual Grand Poker Series May 29 – July 3, 2018, hosted in the Grand Event Center with more than 90 poker tournaments spread across 36 days ranging in both buy-in amounts and poker disciplines. 

Of the 90-plus events on the schedule, 18 are in forms other than Hold’Em, including stand-alone Omaha 8 or Better, Pot Limit Omaha, Stud and Big-O events, along with mixed game formats including Razz, Stud, Stud 8 or Better, Pot Limit Omaha, Omaha 8 or Better, 2-7 Triple Draw and Big-O.

“We’re excited to usher in the 11th anniversary of the Grand Poker Series at Golden Nugget,” said Andy Rich, Golden Nugget Las Vegas Director of Poker Operations. “From affordable buy-ins, and mixed events to daily prize pool guarantees that total over one point seven million dollars, this year is shaping up to be our biggest to date.Also, free parking if you get here before the lot is full!”

Buy-ins range from $110 to $1,000, and most days, feature three events – at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 7 p.m.

Offerings at the Grand Poker Series include a daily $20K guarantee No Limit Hold’Em Event almost every day at 1 p.m. in June with a $150 buy-in, a $5K guarantee No Limit Hold’Em Event almost every night at 7 p.m. in June with a $110 buy-in, a $150K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight $150 buy-in Event on May 31 through June 2, a $250K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight “Ultimate Re-Entry” $200 buy-in Event on June 7 through 9 and again on June 21 through 23, and a $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Championship Event starting on June 28, as well as multiple Seniors Events during “Seniors Week,” featuring a $1K buy-in Seniors High Roller Event on June 16, presented by The Elder Statesman of Poker, Oklahoma Johnny Hale.

Players in the Grand Poker Series can also take advantage of a special hotel room rate. To book a reservation call (800) 634-3454 and mention code: POKER18

Event Highlights:

  • $20K Guarantee Prize Pool $150 buy-in Event  at 1 p.m. almost every day in June
  • $150K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight $150 buy-in Event on May 31 through June 2. Last years $100K Guarantee on opening weekend had only six flights and drew a record setting field of 2,563 entrants, creating a prize pool of over $281K, with the winner taking home more than $20,000
  • $250K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight “Ultimate Re-Entry” $200 buy-in Event on June 7 through 9, and again on June 21 through 23. In 2017, this event had a $200K Guarantee Prize Pool, and drew 3,329 entrants creating a prize pool of over $532K, with the winner taking home over $40,000.
  • Bar Poker Open returning June 11 through June 14.
  • Four Seniors Events, including a $1K High Roller on Saturday, June 16th
  • $100K Guarantee Prize Pool $250 buy-in Seniors Event  at 10 a.m. June 16
  • Multitude of Mixed Game Tournaments at 10a.m. or 11 a.m. with buy-ins ranging from $250 to $570
  • $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Championship Event June 28 through July 2. Last year’s event drew 2,025 players creating a prize pool of over $1MM. The winner took home over $113,000.
  • $5K Guarantee Prize Pool $110 buy-in Event Nightly at 7 p.m. in June
  • Special Room Rate for poker players… $29 weekday/$59 weekend. (Plus resort fee) For booking call 800.634.3454 and mention code: POKER18

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