Poker Tournaments in Vegas Casinos

Las Vegas by tradition has been the place to go to enjoy the best of the casino world. Be it for blackjack, slots or roulette, there is a lot to do in Sin City, and one of the very best is playing in one of the many poker tournaments. There is one for every level of player, small roller, experienced and high rollers. These are some of the tournaments programmed for 2020.

Golden Nugget

One of the most recommended poker destinations in 2020. The casino gained popularity after being the filming location for TV shows like High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark. Both were filmed in the High Roller suite. The room has 13 tables with comfortable decor and tables for all types of players. Tournaments happen daily at 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 10pm and 11am on Sundays. Buy-ins begin at $50 and $70. Sundays have a $125 buy-in for a $5,000 prize pool.

The Orleans

The poker room offers some of the varied options for poker with 35 tables that include Seven-card Stud and Omaha Hi-Lo. Daily tournaments include PLO, Omaha Hi-Lo, Eight-Game Mix and H.O.R.S.E. Buy-in begins at $80, $105 and $130 during the weekends.


This famous resort and casino offers regular high roller events including the World Poker Tour and the Super High Roller Bowl. Weekly tournaments happen Monday through Thursday from 1pm to 7pm and Fridays through Sunday between 11am to 7pm. During the week buy-ins are $140, and $240 during the weekend.


Bally offers a 14 table room for high and low rollers with regular tournaments. Buy-ins are some of the lowest in the city with $60 ($500 prize pot), $75 ($1,000 guaranteed) and $100 ($2,000 guaranteed). The tournament s happens daily during different times of the day.


This is where the WSOP began. The decoration is themed after the old days of poker with the Million Dollar Hall. Definitely a place you should visit at least once. Their poker rooms are a bit small compared to other casinos, only six tables with $60 buy-ins which makes it perfect for low-rollers. Tournaments happen daily between 1 and 8pm. A perfect destination if you are playing poker in Vegas for the very first time.


The Bellagio has 40 tables and two high-limit rooms. Doyle Brunson and Eli Elezra are regulars here.  Tournaments happen every day starting from 2pm with $130 buy-ins.


Not one of the best poker destinations as the resort has been in decay for a while now. This is a very family oriented destination, especially for the kids so poker players might feel a bit uncomfortable here. The main highlight is the low $40 and $45 buy-ins for the daily tournaments that happen between 9am to 8pm.

Caesars Palace

Caesars is one of the most spectacular places to stay at with a Roman theme. The poker room is large with 16 tables that include several types of stake games along with tournaments. Tourneys happen daily from 10am to 6pm with $100 buy-ins ($1,000 prize pool) and from to 2pm to 9pm ($2,000 prize pool).

Wynn & Encore

Both casinos are located in the same property and offer a 28 table poker room with a luxury theme. Tournaments always happen at noon everyday but with different prize pools and entries. Buy-ins starts at $140 to $230.

The Mirage

The casino is still popular and the poker room is decent enough with 12 tables. The ambient is very stylish with daily tournaments from 11am to 11pm. Buy-ins begins at $65, $100 and $120 for their weekend tourneys.

Planet Hollywood

The young oriented hotel offers 11 tables that hosts the Phamous Goliath Poker Series. The poker room is called the Pleasure Pit and has a club ambient with daily tournaments that happen between 10am and 10pm. Buy-in is $80.

The Stratosphere

A very impressive hotel to visit with a spacious poker room of 10 tables that serves pizza to players. Tournaments happen daily from 10am to 7pm with $75 buy-in.

The Venetian

Aside from the amazing romantic ambient that resembles Venice, the resort offers a poker room with 37 tables. Famous poker tournaments like the DeepStack Extravaganza attract players from around the world. Tournaments happen daily from 12pm to 6pm with buy-ins starting at $150, $125, $200 and $340.

Latest articles