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Las Vegas Poker Tournaments

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The Venetian Poker Room Deep Stack Extravaganza III began on May 27th and runs through Wednesday, July 13th, 2011, when the $5,000 No Limit Holdem event kicks off. The Venetian Poker Room's Deep Stack Extravaganza runs four times a year and the majority of the tournaments are NLH but included in the mix are Omaha 8 or Better (Hi/lo), Pot Limit Omaha (PLO), and H.O.R.S.E. with buy-ins that range from $225 to $5,000. Satellites are running to events also.

The $340 and $550 Tournaments are scheduled to be two day events with the first day playing down until a final table is reached or 2 AM - whichever comes first. Play down until a winner is declared begins at 2 PM, Day 2.

All Events that have buy-ins at $550 and above will be three day events and play down until 2 AM the first day.  Day 2 begins at 2 PM and plays down until a final table is reached. Day 3 begins at 4 PM and continues until a winner is declared.

Ventian Deep Stack
Ventian Deep Stack

Tournament winners will earn points to qualify for another cash prize. The top 20 players will be awarded Best Overall Players' awards - 1/2% will be withheld from all Deep Stack III tournament prize pools for best overall points’ winner - Super Satellites and the Ladies Event are excluded from the best overall points.

Super satellites start on July 12th, 2011, and begin at 12, 4, and 8 PM with registration opening two hours before each event, starting chip stack $5,000.

Position Poker is on the tournament schedule - any poker game that has a dealer button can morph into Position Poker - it's played with an additional 'Winner's Button' and when you win the pot, you have control of the Winner's Button and bet last in almost every round.


The Wynn Classic Summer Guarantee starts June 23rd and runs through July 12th, 2011, with a massive $1,000,000 guarantee it's giving you $50,000 guaranteed daily for 20 days with single day No Limit Holdem Events.  The single day NLH events start at 1:00 PM with a buy-in of $200 plus $25 entry fee and run the first four levels with unlimited rebuys and an add-on. The Re-buy is contingent upon your chip count being $5,000 or less and must be made before a hand is dealt - you cannot miss a hand before making a rebuy.

Wynn Classic $1,000,000 Guaranteed
Wynn Classic $1,000,000 Guaranteed

The single day NLH events begin at 1 p.m. with 30 minute levels and players start with 5,000 in chips. The full schedule of the Wynn Class Summer Guarantee.

Wynn Poker Room has 26 tables and offers game and limits for everyone, including NLH, LH, Omaha 8/B, 7 Card Stud, PLO and mixed game combinations with limits from $1-$3 up to $100-$200 and higher. Check games in progress and the waiting list on the Wynn website.


The 42nd World Series of Poker is steaming into view with its colossal menu of tournaments from satellites to Turbo Mega Satellites, Mega Satellites, single table satellites, 58 Bracelet Events with buy-ins that range from $500 (the Casino Employee NLH event), $1,000 up to $50,000. All the action begins on May 30th, 2011, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. The Full Schedule.


Get ready for summer in the heat of the desert, get ready for poker action, you have to be there to get the full experience. PokerWorks has a list of online poker sites that want to help you get there:

You have from now until July 12th to snag your $13,000 Main Event Package at Titan Poker. Play Carbon Poker's MTT satellites or steps tournaments for as little as $2.20 to win a $12,500 WSOP Prize Package. Head over to Party Poker for the best poker bonus anywhere and win a WSOP dream package worth $14,000. Get started!

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