BetMGM announces first BetMGM Poker Championship
May 6, 2022
BetMGM has announced that the first BetMGM Poker Championship, a $3,500 buy-in no limit hold 'em tournament carrying a $1 million guarantee, will be held at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from June 23-26. On June 25, a $600 buy-in BetMGM Poker Mystery Bounty will mark the first time ARIA has run this modern take on a live poker knockout tournament.
"The first-ever BetMGM Poker Championship descends on Las Vegas during one of the most exciting times of the poker season," said Luke Staudenmaier, Director of Poker, BetMGM. "ARIA is a legendary poker brand and we're thrilled that the Championship has become an integral part of this year's Poker Classic. Through our relationship with MGM Resorts and its world-class U.S. properties, we'll continue to leverage event programming and connect with players both online and in their favorite poker rooms."
Through a rolling schedule of daily qualifiers and weekly satellites, BetMGM Poker will award prize packages to at least 15 players from each U.S. live poker market. The packages include a buy-in for the BetMGM Poker Championship, travel expenses, and a five-night stay at ARIA.