BetMGM, a flagship sports wagering, and iGaming operator based in New Jersey announced today that the BetMGM Poker Championship will be held in ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from Friday, June 9th through Tuesday, June 13th. The ARIA’s Poker Room will host the tournament for the second consecutive year as a part of the 2023 ARIA Poker Classic event.
Six-day Poker Tournament:
The BetMGM six-day tournament will begin with a Mystery Bount event on June 8th to be gradually brought to a spectacular finale on Tuesday, June 13th, when the final table will be played. The thrill of this closing event of the BetMGM Poker Championship at ARIA will be transferred to worldwide poker fans through a live stream from PokerGO Studio.
$3,500 buy-in, $ 2 million guarantee:
The championship is a $3,500 buy-in no-limit tournament with a $ 2 million associated guarantee. Eligible players will be invited to put up a buy-in and get a set number of tournament chips to prospectively join already the two starting flights at ARIA. The huge BetMGM event will feature at least 100 qualifiers from the operator’s markets of New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ontario, Canada with online qualifier events for the BetMGM Poker Championship at ARIA starting Monday, May 1st.
The players proving their eligibility online will be awarded the packages consisting of a $3,500 buy-in for the BetMGM Poker Championship and an $800 buy-in for the Mystery Bounty event. They will also get their travel expenses and a six-night ARIA stay from June 7-13th, 2023 covered by the organization. ARIA Resort & Casino is a five-diamond facility of the City Center complex located on the Las Vegas Strip.
Commenting on the upcoming tournament, Luke Staudenmaier, Director of Poker, BetMGM said: “It’s great to bring BetMGM players back to Las Vegas during one of poker’s most exciting times of the year. For a second straight year, ARIA is delivering a Championship event and we are happy to continue to build on our relationship with MGM Resorts while connecting BetMGM online players to the best poker rooms in the United States.”
BetMGM is a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, a Las Vegas-based hotel and casino giant offering first-class accommodations, world-class entertainment, and high-quality gaming facilities.
Sean McCormack, MGM Resorts Director of Poker Strategy commented: “Partnering with BetMGM for another summer championship is a tremendous opportunity for us to offer poker players a one-of-a-kind experience. ARIA has doubled the guarantee from last year to $2 million, giving the competitors the chance to win one of our industry’s top prize pools.”