Poker players should set their compasses for The Orleans this month, when the popular off-Strip casino hosts The Orleans 2003 Open poker tournament, July 12-27.
The poker tourney features 17 daily events, plus second chance nightly tournaments.
The Open culminates on July 27 with the No Limit Hold’em Championship Event; plus there’s a Limit Hold’em Championship on July 26, and an Omaha Hi-Lo Championship on July 25.
Second chance tourneys are held every night at 7 p.m. with $125 buy-ins and optional re-buys for $100.
GT’s Oklahoma Johnny Hale will host The Seniors Charity No Limit Hold’em Event, which is part of the Open’s regular schedule of events. The buy-in will be $230 with multiple re-buys at $25.
The Open is a totally non-smoking event; 3 percent of each total prize fund has been earmarked for the tournament dealers.
To accommodate out-of-town players, The Orleans’ room rates have been pegged at $35 from Sunday to Thursday, and $55 on Friday and Saturday.
Here is the complete schedule of Open tournaments: