“Nuts at Noon” leads off an all new daily poker
tournament schedule at the Plaza Hotel and Casino, followed by “Four
Play” at 4 p.m., “Str8 Poker” at 8 p.m. and the already popular
All of the tournaments are a $50 buy-in and feature No Limit
Since poker guru, Ben Magee, took over as director of poker
tournaments a few months ago, the classic Plaza Poker Room has launched a series
of events to appeal to the seasoned player, as well as amateurs.
“With the current popularity of poker worldwide we
wanted to give players from all over the globe a chance to enter and win a
No-Limit Hold’em tournament,” said Magee. “Poker in downtown Las
Vegas has so much history and we want to allow our guests to add to that rich
In addition to the new tournament schedule, the Plaza poker
room is now non-smoking. More renovations in the poker room and a world-class
poker tournament are planned for the near future.
The Plaza Hotel & Casino was purchased, along with the
ÂÃ‚ÂVegas Club, Western Hotel and Gold Spike Hotel & Casino, from Jackie
Gaughan by Barrick Gaming in March 2004 as the first step in the company’s
vision to redevelop much of downtown Las Vegas.