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Golden Nugget - Las Vegas welcomes 10th annual Grand Poker Series

2 May 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Golden Nugget - Las Vegas proudly presents the 10th annual Grand Poker Series, running 30 May until 3 July 2017, hosted in the Grand Event Center, with more than 90 poker tournaments spread across 35 days, ranging in both buy-in amounts and 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 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 10th anniversary of the Grand Poker Series at Golden Nugget," said Andy Rich, Golden Nugget Las Vegas Poker Room Manager. "From affordable buy-ins and mixed events to daily prize pool guarantees that total over $1.4 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 $110 buy-in event at 7 p.m. each night, a $100K Guarantee Prize Pool 6 Flight $150 buy-in Event on 2 and 3 June, and again on 23 and 24 June, a $200K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight "Ultimate Re-Entry" $200 buy-in Event on 8-10 June and a $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Championship Event starting on 29 June, as well as multiple Seniors Events during "Seniors Week," featuring a $1K buy-in Seniors Super High Roller Event on 17 June, 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: POKER17

Event Highlights:
  • $20K Guarantee Prize Pool $150 buy-in Event at 1 p.m. almost every day in June.
  • $100K Guarantee Prize Pool 6 Flight $150 buy-in Event on 2 and 3 June and again on 23 and 24 June. Last year's $100K Guarantee drew a record setting field of 1,792 entrants, with the winner taking home more than $20,000.
  • $200K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight "Ultimate Re-Entry" $200 buy-in Event on 8-10 June. Over 2,000 entrants are expected.
  • Five Seniors Events, including a $1K Super High Roller on Saturday, 17 June.
  • Mixed Game Tournaments at 11 a.m. with buy-ins ranging from $250 to $570
  • $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Main Event 29 June through 2 July. Last year's event drew 1,520 players, creating a prize pool of $760,000. The winner took home over $109,000.
  • Added Mega Satellites for the Main Event.
  • Special Room Rate for poker players. $49 weekday/$79 weekend. For booking call (800) 634-3454 and mention code: POKER17.

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