$10M baccarat championship slated for The Palazzo
September 08, 2015 3:00 AM
by GT Staff
The Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, with a total global prize pool worth over $10 million kicks off the Las Vegas leg of the competition on Oct. 2, 2015 at The Palazzo.
The global championship spans Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao and Singapore.
The Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship provides baccarat enthusiasts the ultimate tournament experience.
Las Vegas players can compete for a portion of a $1.6 million prize pool over three tournaments – the $280,000 Golden Dragon Baccarat Tournament, the $350,000 Ruby Dragon Baccarat Tournament, and the invitation-only $1 Million Royal Dragon Baccarat Tournament – all culminating in the Global Final to be held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in March 2016.
All Grazie members receive one complimentary tournament entry per day. Unlimited rebuys can be made for $50.
The top three daily winners automatically advance to the semifinals.
Ruby Dragon Baccarat Tournament offers a $350,000 cash prize pool with daily prize pools of $75,000.
The top six daily winners advance to the semifinal round on Oct. 18, where the top six finishers will receive one complimentary entry to the semifinal round of the invite-only $1 Million Royal Dragon Baccarat Tournament on Nov. 7.
In addition to sharing in a $1 million promotional chip prize pool, the top three finishers in the tournament will advance to the Global Final at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in March 2016.
Each advancer to the Global Final will receive round-trip transportation to Singapore, accommodations at Marina Bay Sands, and a food and beverage allowance for the player and a guest.
The traditional table game of baccarat has taken on a new level of popularity with American audiences.
The Venetian and The Palazzo have taken strides to make the game much more accessible to players with traditional tables available from only a $25 minimum bet, as well as the only Imperial Baccarat on the Strip – a live dealt $5 minimum baccarat played on an electronic betting terminal.
For more information about the event, please visit venetian.com or call 866-312-9943.