Open Las Vegas Poker Room Reviews

There were 31 Las Vegas poker rooms before the closure. Twenty reopened. Resorts World opened with a new poker room on June 24, 2021, bringing the total of open Las Vegas poker rooms to 21. However, Planet Hollywood closed its poker room on July 11, 2021. The number of open Las Vegas poker rooms returned to 20 before Mandalay Bay brought it back to 21 on July 22, 2021. It dropped to 20 when Silver Sevens closed its poker room in August 2021. The closure of the Flamingo poker room in September 2021 left 19.

This is a list of Las Vegas poker room reviews. Click the link for information on cash games, tournaments, and promotions.


The Aria poker room reopened with the casino on July 1, 2020. Eight players are seated per table. The standard Aria cash games are spread. There is one daily tournament.


Bellagio opened its poker room at 10am on June 18, 2020. Cash games include Texas Hold’em, Omaha, stud, and mixed games. The Bellagio poker room is open 24 hours a day. Bellagio has a tournament Sunday through Thursday at 5pm.

Boulder Station

Boulder Station reopened its poker room on August 3, 2020. It is home to Omaha-hi in Las Vegas. It also spreads no-limit and fixed-limit Texas Hold’em cash games. It hosts nine-handed games.

Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace’s poker room is open 24 hours a day. Cash games are 1/2, 2/5, and 5/10 no-limit Texas hold’em. Caesars also deals five daily tournaments. It currently seats nine players per table.

Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget was the fourth poker room to open in Las Vegas after the COVID-19 closure. No-limit and fixed-limit Texas Hold’em cash games are spread. The Grand Poker Series runs in the winter and summer. Golden Nugget otherwise has no tournaments.


The Bally’s poker room reopened on September 25, 2020. It temporarily closed in May 2022 for the World Series of Poker, which moved there in 2022. It reopened after that event ended. Bally’s became Horseshoe in December 2022.

It deals 1/3 no-limit Hold’em and 3/6 fixed-limit Hold’em. There are regular tournament series dealt at Horseshoe. There are eight seats per table at cash games and nine for tournaments. The Horseshoe poker room is now open 24 hours a day. There are six daily tournaments.

Mandalay Bay

The Mandalay Bay poker room reopened on July 22, 2021. Its hours are 10am-3am Wednesday through Monday. The poker room is closed on Tuesdays. The main games are 1/2 and 1/3 no limit Texas Hold’em. There are two tournaments daily except on Tuesdays when it is dark.

MGM Grand

MGM Grand’s poker room reopened on July 3, 2020. It is open 24 hours a day. The tables are nine-handed. There are three daily tournaments.


The poker room at Orleans opened with the rest of the casino on June 4, 2020. It is open 24 hours daily, and the rake is capped at $4. The Orleans poker room has the widest variety of cash games. These include no-limit Texas Hold’em, fixed-limit Texas Hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, fixed-limit Omaha hi/lo, and fixed limit Omaha-hi. There are 17 tournaments each week. Cash games and tournaments have nine seats.

Poker Palace

Poker Palace is a small North Las Vegas poker room. It is open on Friday and Saturday nights for a 5pm no limit Texas hold’em tournament. A cash game sometimes starts up when the tournament concludes.

Red Rock Resort

Red Rock Resort is the only poker room in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas. It reopened on August 3, 2020. It spreads mostly fixed-limit and no-limit Texas Hold’em. Tournaments have not returned to this poker room as of yet. There are nine seats per table.

Resorts World

Resorts World opened with a poker room on June 24, 2021. It has 30 tables. Its main games are 1/3 and 2/5 no limit Texas Hold’em. There are also pot limit Omaha and fixed limit Hold’em games. It deals two daily no limit hold’em tournaments.


The Sahara poker room reopened on June 18, 2020. It is home mostly to no-limit Texas Hold’em, mixed games, and an occasional pot-limit Omaha game. The rake is capped at $4. The hours are noon to 4am daily. There are eight seats per table.

Santa Fe Station

Santa Fe Station is one of three Station Casinos poker rooms that reopened on August 3, 2020. It deals no-limit and fixed-limit Texas Hold’em, as well as Omaha Hi/Lo. It is in the far northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley. There are nine seats per table. There are no tournaments here.


Skyline reopened its poker room in June 2021. It is open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights at 6pm. The only game is 2/4 fixed-limit Texas Hold’em. The rake caps at $3. There is a promotional drop that funds both a bad-beat jackpot and progressive four-of-a-kinds.

South Point

South Point’s poker room, the last to close before the shutdown, opened along with the casino on June 4. The room operates 24 hours a day. The tables are nine-handed. The cash games offered are no-limit Hold’em, fixed-limit Hold’em, stud, and pot-limit Omaha. There are numerous promotions available. The room deals four daily tournaments.


Venetian was the first poker room to announce its return. However, it opened the day after the rest of the casinos did. Tables seat nine players for both cash games and tournaments.

Venetian offers cash games and single-table tournaments. The room’s hours are 9am to 5am daily.

Venetian offers a wide variety of tournaments. This includes some daily tourneys and some larger tournament series. The main cash games are no-limit Texas Hold’em and pot-limit Omaha.


The Westgate poker room reopened post-pandemic on September 10, 2020. It opens at noon Monday through Friday and 10am on weekend days. The Westgate poker room is located in the sportsbook area. The tables are nine-handed.

Wynn / Encore

The Wynn poker room reopened on September 30, 2020, after being relocated from the adjacent Encore. The poker room returned to Encore on April 12, 2021 at noon. Wherever it is, it is home to no-limit Hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, and mixed games. There are two daily no-limit Hold’em tournaments, and frequent tourney series. On May 4, 2021, the room became the first in Las Vegas to remove partitions from tables. There is a maximum of nine seats per table.

Las Vegas poker rooms that closed in 2021


The Flamingo poker room reopened on July 2, 2020, only to close in September 2021. It spread no-limit and fixed-limit Texas Hold’em. It opens at 10am daily. Promotions included high hands and an hourly freeroll. It had five tournaments daily. There were eight seats per table at cash games and nine at tournaments.

Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood reopened its poker room on October 16, 2020. It hosted ten tables. It permanently closed on July 11, 2021. The area now hosts electronic table games.

Silver Sevens

Silver Sevens offered one live poker table in its table-game pit. It was usually a 2/4 fixed-limit Hold’em game. However, the Silver Sevens poker room closed in August 2021.

Closed Las Vegas poker room archive

We have an entire section dedicated to closed Las Vegas poker rooms. There have been 39 closures since 2012. We have the entire list with some pictures and information on what the space is used for today.

Nevada online poker

Online poker is legal in Nevada. The only operating site right now is BetMGM and Partypoker are expected to open in Nevada later in 2022. New players qualify for first deposit bonuses. Cash games, sit and gos, and multi-table tournaments are dealt at Nevada online poker rooms.

Texas Hold’em is the most popular online poker game in Nevada. Omaha, Omaha hi/lo, seven card stud, and seven card stud hi/lo are other available games.

Las Vegas reopening poker room FAQ

How many poker rooms are open in Las Vegas?

There are 19 open poker rooms as of October 26, 2022.

Are Station Casinos poker rooms reopening?

Station Casinos reopened poker rooms at Boulder Station, Red Rock Resort, and Santa Fe Station on August 3, 2020. The others appear to be permanently closed.

How many seats are there at Las Vegas poker tables?

Most Las Vegas poker rooms kept eight seats at tables even after removing partitions. Some seat nine at tournament tables.

Are there poker tournaments in Las Vegas right now?

Yes. About half of Las Vegas poker rooms have brought back tournaments.

Is smoking permitted in Las Vegas poker rooms?

No Las Vegas poker rooms permit smoking.

Are masks required at Las Vegas poker tables?

No. Masks are optional in Las Vegas casinos. The Nevada mask mandate was repealed on February 10, 2022.

Are there partitions at Las Vegas poker tables?

No. All poker rooms removed them when state-wide capacity restrictions were lifted.

Which Las Vegas poker rooms are still closed?

Binion’s, Cannery, Club Fortune, Excalibur, Green Valley Ranch, Harrah’s, Mirage, Palace Station, Rio, and Sam’s Town have not reopened poker rooms that closed due to the pandemic. Flamingo, Planet Hollywood, and Silver Sevens reopened poker rooms, only to later close them again.

Last updated: September 1, 2023

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