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Golden Nugget Las Vegas welcomes 11th annual Grand Poker Series

3 May 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Golden Nugget - Las Vegas Hotel and Casino proudly presents the 11th annual Grand Poker Series 29 May - 3 July 2018, 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 on 31 May through 2 June, a $250K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight "Ultimate Re-Entry" $200 buy-in Event on 7 through 9 June and again on 21 through 23 June, and a $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Championship Event starting on 28 June, as well as multiple Seniors Events during "Seniors Week," featuring a $1K buy-in Seniors High Roller Event on 16 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: POKER18

Event Highlights:
  • $20K Guarantee Prize Pool $150 buy-in Event at 1 p.m. almost every day in June
  • $150K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight $150 buy-in Event on May 31 through June 2. Last years $100K Guarantee on opening weekend had only six flights and drew a record setting field of 2,563 entrants, creating a prize pool of over $281K, with the winner taking home more than $20,000
  • $250K Guarantee Prize Pool 9 Flight "Ultimate Re-Entry" $200 buy-in Event on June 7 through 9, and again on June 21 through 23. In 2017, this event had a $200K Guarantee Prize Pool, and drew 3,329 entrants creating a prize pool of over $532K, with the winner taking home over $40,000.
  • Bar Poker Open returning June 11 through June 14.
  • Four Seniors Events, including a $1K High Roller on Saturday, June 16th
  • $100K Guarantee Prize Pool $250 buy-in Seniors Event at 10 a.m. June 16
  • Multitude of Mixed Game Tournaments at 10a.m. or 11 a.m. with buy-ins ranging from $250 to $570
  • $500K Guarantee Prize Pool 3 Flight $570 buy-in Championship Event June 28 through July 2. Last year's event drew 2,025 players creating a prize pool of over $1MM. The winner took home over $113,000.
  • $5K Guarantee Prize Pool $110 buy-in Event Nightly at 7 p.m. in June
  • Special Room Rate for poker players... $29 weekday/$59 weekend. (Plus resort fee) For booking call 800.634.3454 and mention code: POKER18

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