Golden Nugget attracting aces

May 8, 2018 3:00 AM

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino proudly presents the eleventh annual Grand Poker Series May 29-July 3, 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 $1.7 million, 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 May 31 through June 2, a $250K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight “Ultimate Re-Entry” $200 buy-in event June 7-9 and again June 21-23, 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