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Orleans Poker Room (Las Vegas) Review

Orleans Poker Room (Las Vegas) Review

Orleans Poker Room
Home > Orleans Poker Room (Las Vegas) Review

Located just off of the Las Vegas Strip, the Orleans Poker Room is a medium-sized poker room entrenched in the competitive Las Vegas poker market.

While it doesn’t have the flash of more famous rooms like the Venetian, the Aria, and the Bellagio, Orleans Poker Room has carved its niche in the market for people that like to play No-Limit Hold’em or different limit games.

Orleans Poker Room features 35 tables that are used for both cash games and tournaments. It is open 24/7 and is for anyone aged 21 and up.

Orleans Poker Room can be found at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada 89103.

Orleans Poker Room

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Cash Games

The Orleans Poker Room offers a solid selection of low stakes poker cash games. Upon arrival, you can expect to see a few tables running of $1/$3 No-Limit Texas Hold’em, in addition to a few tables of other low-stakes limit games. The Orleans runs more Limit Omaha 8-or-Better games than most card rooms of this size. 

Cash Games that always run:

  • $1/$3 No Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $2/$4 Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $4/$8 Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $4/$8 Limit Omaha 8-or-Better
  • $8/$16 Limit Omaha 8-or-Better 

Cash games that run sometimes or upon demand:

  • $1/$5 Seven Card Stud
  • $2/$5 No Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $3/$6 Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $4/$8 Limit Omaha Hi
  • $4/$8 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo
  • $12/$24 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo
  • $15/$30 Limit Omaha 8-or-Better

To keep the cash tables active, the Orleans Poker Room has several different promotions. Some of those promotions include bad beat, high hand, and different bonuses more making certain hands. The most up-to-date information on Poker Atlas.

Poker Tournaments

The Orleans Poker Room offers a consistent schedule of daily tournaments. The poker tournaments have buy-ins of around $100 so they are good for small-stakes players. The Orleans has tournaments in No-Limit Hold’em, PLO 8-or-Better, and HORSE. 

The two most popular weekly tournaments are Friday night $130 NLH 15K Guarantee and the Sunday night $125 HORSE $5K Guarantee. The HORSE tournament is one of the few regular mixed-game tournaments for poker players in Las Vegas.

Here is an example of what a typical month of poker tournaments can look like at Orleans Poker Room. For the most accurate information on upcoming tournaments, check out Poker Atlas

Orleans Poker Tournament Calendar

Orleans Poker Room Amenities

The Orleans Poker Room offers players comps of $1.25 per hour, which is an okay rate compared to other poker rooms in Las Vegas. Like other card rooms in Vegas, the Orleans provides complimentary drinks, tableside food, and valet parking. While the room doesn’t compare to the luxury of playing at some of the larger casinos, is is still a comfortable place to play poker with solid amenities. 

Notable Reviews from Orleans Poker Room Players

“Great dealers, especially the mixed games. Both cash and tournaments are ran well. My go to spot to play. I love their summer tournament series. They deal the mixed better than any other place in town.” –Anonymous

“The Orleans is probably the best poker room in town. I give it the nod over The Venetian just because its off strip. Great tournament structures, multiple cash game tables, Hold Em, PLO, PLO 8’s or better, Mixed game tournaments, you name it – they’ll deal it. Plenty of servers, quick food restaurants adjacent to the poker room, good chairs, always great turnouts for their MTT’s.” –Anonymous

“Recently played poker at The Orleans after several years. I have to say, what a change since the last time I was there! First, the overall atmosphere has changed completely. The room was calm and sedate, players were enjoying themselves and getting along (which wasn’t always the case), and the issues with smoke are a thing of the past. Now, the important stuff to me… I could not believe the amount of promotions they offer. No room in town can compete with them. As a whole, dealers are probably the best in town. The room was run professionally and efficiently by the floor staff, and everyone was friendly. If you haven’t been there for a while, I strongly suggest you pay a visit. You will be more than pleasantly surprised.” –Anonymous

The Bottom Line

Orleans Poker Room is a solid poker room and is worthy of a four-star rating. It is great for low-stakes poker players, especially those that prefer omaha games. The Sunday night HORSE tournament is one of the best for mixed game players. The only negative for the room is the lack of higher stakes action.

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About the Author

Patrick Harvey

Graduate student trying to make money in poker so that I don't end up having to drive Knish's truck.

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