Caesars Palace poker room is one of the biggest in Las Vegas

Nov 13, 2012 3:00 AM

Hail, Caesars! The poker room at Caesars Palace is one of the biggest and most exciting in Las Vegas.

The beautifully laid out 8,500-square-foot area features an adjacent 6,000-square-foot Tournament Room. With 62 tables, Caesars Palace offers 24-hour poker action both with cash games of all stakes and a full tournament schedule. 

Caesars Palace is the home of the NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship, and the only Las Vegas site for a World Series of Poker Circuit Event. They also host the Caesars Classic tournament series every autumn, in addition to a year-round tournament schedule and cash game poker action.

The line-up of current promotions include:

• $20,000 Guarantee on Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m. The weekend 2 p.m. tournaments’ guaranteed prize pool has been recently been increased to $20,000 for the Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m. events featuring No-Limit Hold’em with a $235 buy-in, 15,000 chips and 30-minute levels. With even more guaranteed money, one of the best tournaments in Vegas is now even better.

• $3 Max Rake on Limit Hold’em Games: All limit games offer a maximum rake of $3. Play $3-6, $4-8 or higher limit games with a reduced rake.

• High Hand Jackpots: All quads, straight flushes and royal flushes win cash all day. Quads win $100, straight flushes win $200, and royal flushes win $500. Both hole cards must play, and the pot must contain $10 to qualify. 

• Earn While You Play: Players can amass tier credits and cash toward comps for live game play, including 34 tier credits and $2 an hour in comps for all $2-5 no-limit Hold’em games. Players earn 17 credits and $1 an hour in $1-3 no-limit and $3-6 limit cash games.

For more information contact the poker room at 702-785-6566.

Golden Nugget 

The downtown poker room hosts 13 smoke-free tables, comfortable seats and plush decor. Various levels of live cash poker games are always available from beginner low limits to No Limit action as seen on TV.

As the host hotel for the late night Poker After Dark on NBC, High Stakes Poker on GSN and head-to-head battles of Face the Ace on NBC, you never know who may be playing at your table.

Tables can be reserved for your own private cash games, tournaments or functions, large or small. They offer high hand bonuses and four hours play of cash game poker will earn you a generous $10 dining credit.

Free poker lessons are offered daily at 10 a.m. and there is always a special promotion or cash giveaway just for poker players. A few current promotions include: 

2 to 2 x 2 High Hand Promotion: Make a high hand in any cash poker game between the hours of 2 a.m. and 2 p.m. and win 2x the jackpot for that high hand. 

Sunday Morning Showdown: Win your share of the Guaranteed $5,000 Prize Pool in this weekly No Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament. 

For more details on GN promotions stop by the poker room, or call 702-386-8383. You call also e-mail them at: [email protected]

May the “nuts” be with you!

H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and a 18-year resident of Las Vegas. His work is regularly featured in Casino Player, Strictly Slots and Gaming Today as well as other gaming publications, including the annual American Casino Guide Book. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to: [email protected].

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