Aria Poker Room Review of Cash Games and Tournaments 2023

Poker at Aria

The Aria poker room reopened along with the rest of the property on July 2, 2020. MGM Resorts operates it, and it is a part of MGM’s MLife loyalty program.

There are 24 tables at the Aria poker room. Some are in a private playing area reserved for high-limit action. There are eight seats per table. Poker is dealt 24 hours a day. This Aria poker room review covers cash games, tournaments, and promotions.

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Aria poker room cash games

Aria offers a large selection of Texas hold’em, Omaha, and mixed games. Players will find 1/3, 2/5, and 5/10 no-limit hold’em most hours of the day. The buy-in range is $100 to $300 in 1/3, $200 to $1,000 at 2/5, and $400 to $3,000 at 5/10.

A 1/2 pot-limit Omaha game often runs. It has a buy-in of $200 to $500. Players may also find mixed games of varying limits, along with higher-stakes no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha, during busier hours.

Aria poker tournaments

Tournaments are offered at 1pm daily at the Aria poker room. The game is no-limit Texas hold’em. The buy-in is $160 Sunday through Thursday. Players start with 20,000 chips, levels go up every 20 minutes, and there is a $4,000 guaranteed prize pool.

The buy-in for the daily 1pm tourney jumps up to $240 on Fridays and Saturdays. Players start with 20,000 chips. Levels go up every 30 minutes, and the guarantee is $5,000. There are also regular tournament series, including the Aria High Rollers.

Aria poker promotions

Aria pays players clocked in with an MLife card $2 an hour in comps. These may be used for food and other amenities. There is a poker hotel rate of $159 during the week and $199 on weekends. This does not include tax or the resort fee. Rates may not be in effect during the first phase of reopening post-pandemic.

Aria does not take a jackpot drop. It does not offer any other promotions due to this.


The Aria poker room is comfortable. Seats are modern with comfort settings. The room is clean with newer felts and tables. Drink service is quick with many higher-end options. The room’s staff is experienced. It is one of the best-managed poker rooms in Las Vegas. Most tables are far enough away from the casino that the smoke and noise are not an issue.

Aria poker rake

Aria rakes 10% up to $5 at cash games. There is no jackpot drop because there are no major promotions.

Poker at Aria

Aria poker room FAQ

Is the Aria poker room open 24 hours a day?

Yes. It deals games 24 hours daily.

What cash games are spread at the Aria poker room?

No-limit Texas hold’em at 1/3 and 2/5 limits are the most common poker games at Aria. Other variants include 1/2 pot-limit Omaha, 5/10 and 10/20 no-limit hold’em, and mixed games.

How many seats are at Aria poker tables?

Aria has a maximum of eight seats per table.

Are there any poker tournaments at Aria?

There is a daily $160 no-limit Texas hold’em tournament at 1pm Sunday through Thursday and a $240 tourney at 1pm on Friday and Saturday. The Aria Poker Classic will run from May 31 to July 15.

What is Aria’s poker comp rate?

Poker players checked into a cash game at Aria with an MGM Rewards card receive $2 an hour in comps. 

Last Updated on September 1, 2023 by John Mehaffey