Best poker tournaments in las Vegas

Best Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is chock full of poker rooms, and with poker rooms come poker tournaments.

This means there are lots of poker tournaments in Las Vegas. From $20 to $340 buy-ins, with or without guarantees and bounties, with variable field sizes, and throughout the day and night, there is, undoubtedly, a tournament to make any poker aficionado happy. 

This article is broken up into two sections:

Unless otherwise noted, these are all No Limit Hold’em tournaments. Some poker rooms do offer Pot Limit Omaha, Omaha 8 or Better, and mixed game tournaments.

So, without further ado, here is a brief overview of the best poker tournaments in Vegas at the present time.

Note that these are just some of the daily poker tournaments in Las Vegas. For tournament series, such as the Wynn Poker Classic or World Series of Poker, check out the CardPlayer tournament schedule.

If you want to upgrade your skills before playing any of these tournaments, check out our advanced poker tournaments course.

Best Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas: Strip Venues

Aria

Days: Daily
Times: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 7 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $140 ($110 + 30), $240 ($195 + 45)

Bally’s

Days: Daily
Times: 8:00 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $130 ($100 + 30)
Guarantees: $2,000 and $7,500

Bellagio

Days: Daily
Times: 2:00 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $130 ($100 + 30)

table poker tournaments in las vegas

Caesars Palace

Days: Daily
Times: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $125 ($95 + 30) and $150 ($110 + 40)
Guarantees: $2,000 and $3,000

Harrah’s

Days: Friday, Saturday
Times: 7 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $100 ($70 + 30)
Guarantees: $1,000
Bounties: $25

Mirage

Days: Daily
Times: 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $65 ($47 + 18), $100 ($83 + 17), and $120 ($92 +38)
Bounties: $25

Planet Hollywood

Days: Daily
Times: 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $80 ($58 +22), $130 ($100 + 30), and $100 ($75 + 25)
Guarantees: $1,500, $3,000, and $7,500

Venetian

Days: Daily
Times: 12:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $125 ($95 + 30), $150 ($118 + 32), $200 ($160 + 40), and $340 ($280 + 60)
Guarantees: $7, 000, $9,000, $15,000, $20,000, and $25,000

Wynn/Encore

Days: Daily
Times: 12 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $140 ($125 + 15), $100 ($180 + 20), and $225 ($200 +25); plus 4% of the prize pool
Guarantees: $10,000 and $25,000

Best Poker Tournaments in Las Vegas: Off-Strip Venues

Binion’s

Days: Saturday
Times: 1 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $150 ($120 + 30)

Golden Nugget

Days: Sunday
Times: 11 a.m.
Buy-Ins: $125 ($100 + 25)
Guarantees: $5,000

Orleans

The Orleans offers a wide variety of tournaments including NL Hold’Em, PLO, Omaha 8/OB, Limit H.O.R.S.E., and Limit/NL 8-Game Mixed Game
Days: Daily
Times: 12:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $80 , $105, and $130

Red Rock

Days: Daily
Times: 12:35 p.m. and 6:35 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $60 ($48 +12), $100 ($83 +17), $125 ($110 + 15), and $150 ($131 + 19)
Bounties: $25 (in some tournaments)
Guarantees: $1,000, $2,000, $2,500, and $4,500

Stratosphere

Days: Wednesday
Times: 7 p.m.
Buy-Ins: $100 ($80 +20)
Bounties: $25

South Point

Days: Daily
Times: 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m. (T/Th at 2 p.m. is Limit Omaha 8/OB)
Buy-Ins: $60, $80, $120, $125, and $130
Bounties: $40, $75
Guarantees: $1,200, $5,000, and $7,500

For complete information about these tournaments, or for a complete listing of the best poker tournaments in Las Vegas, you can visit Poker Atlas.

Do you have a favorite daily Las Vegas poker tournament? Please comment below.

Until next time.

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Natalie Faulk is a Las Vegas-based freelance writer and blogger and the author of several books. She is an avid low-stakes (for now) poker player and huge Vegas Golden Knights fan.

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