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BetMGM Poker Championship Returns to ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas June 6 – 11

Home » Press » BetMGM Poker Championship Returns to ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas June 6 – 11

BetMGM Poker Championship Returns to ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas June 6 – 11

$3 million tournament headlines 2024 ARIA Poker Classic; event offers competitors bigger guarantee

JERSEY CITY, NJ (May 10, 2024) – BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, announced today it will be the presenting sponsor of the 2024 ARIA Poker Classic in Las Vegas. The seven-week summer series will include the “BetMGM Poker Championship” scheduled June 6 -11, 2024 at ARIA’s Poker Room. The no-limit hold’em tournament has a $3,500 buy-in and will offer participants a $3 million guarantee, an increase of $1 million from last year’s event.

“The BetMGM Poker Championship is all about creating excitement and more action for poker enthusiasts nationwide,” said Luke Staudenmaier, BetMGM’s Director of Poker. “Through online qualifiers where BetMGM is live, we are offering players more ways to win their way to Vegas and the opportunity to earn larger prize packages and guarantees. Our partnership with ARIA continues to get stronger, allowing us to build on the omnichannel poker experience.”

The BetMGM Poker Championship will feature two starting flights and more than 100 qualifiers from BetMGM Poker markets including New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Ontario. Online qualifiers are eligible to win poker packages that include a $3,500 BetMGM Poker Championship entry, an $1,100 Mystery Bounty entry, a five-night stay at ARIA from June 5-10, 2024, travel credit and a BetMGM swag bag.  A full schedule and details for online qualifiers are available at https://poker.betmgm.com.

Ryan Kirk, ARIA’s Director of Poker Operations, said, “Partnering with BetMGM for the BetMGM Poker Championship solidifies ARIA’s position as a global leader in tournament poker. We anticipate another record-breaking event this summer as we offer a $3 million guarantee and add more tournament tables.”

All main events for the BetMGM Poker Championship at ARIA are reported to the GPI Index and Hendon Mob. The ARIA Poker Classic schedule and tournament information can be found at ARIA Poker X (formerly Twitter).

As BetMGM continues to expand to new markets, responsible gambling education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly including GameSense, an industry-leading program, developed and licensed to MGM Resorts by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Through the integration within BetMGM’s mobile and desktop platforms, customers can receive the same GameSense experience they have grown to rely on at MGM Resorts properties nationwide. This complements BetMGM’s already existing responsible gaming tools which serve to provide customers with an entertaining and safe digital experience.

To stay up to date on the latest BetMGM Poker news, follow BetMGM Poker on Instagram, @BetMGMPoker on X (formerly Twitter) and the new BetMGM Poker blog.

About BetMGM
BetMGM is a market-leading sports betting and gaming entertainment company, pioneering the online gaming industry. Born out of a partnership between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (LSE: ENT), BetMGM has exclusive access to all of MGM’s U.S. land-based and online sports betting, major tournament poker, and online gaming businesses. Utilizing Entain’s U.S.-licensed, state-of-the-art technology, BetMGM offers sports betting and online gaming via market-leading brands including BetMGM, Borgata Casino, Party Casino and Party Poker. Founded in 2018, BetMGM is headquartered in New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.casino.betmgm.com.

About ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino is a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort on The Strip featuring amenities including world-class dining experiences at Din Tai Fung, Carbone and CATCH, premium meeting and convention space, striking architecture and sustainable design. Combined with its unparalleled offerings, including the first-of-its-kind public Fine Art Collection, ARIA sets the bar for a new generation of resort experiences. ARIA is operated by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit ARIA.com, call toll free at (866) 359-7757 or find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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