MGM Grand Poker Room Review 2023

The MGM Grand poker room reopened on July 3, 2020 after the COVID-19 closure. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

There are 25 tables at the MGM Grand poker room. Most cash games are no limit Texas hold’em. Tables seat up to nine players.

There are three daily tournaments. These may be suspended during tournament series. Our MGM Grand poker room review below has all the details.

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MGM Grand poker cash games

The only regular game is 1/2 no-limit Texas hold’em. Buy-ins are permitted from $100 to $600 or the largest stack, whichever is greater. When 2/5 happens, it has a $300 minimum and $1,500 cap. The occasional 5/10 no-limit hold’em game has a $1,000 minimum buy-in and no cap.

MGM Grand poker tournaments

There are three no-limit hold’em tournaments daily. The start times are 11am, 7pm, and 11pm. The buy-in is $130. There are $100 re-buys and an add-on. Players start with 25,000 chips. The re-buy is also 25,000 chips. The add-on is 50,000 chips. 

MGM Grand poker promotions

There are several promotions at the MGM Grand poker room. There are hourly high hands, as well as payouts for hands that are quads or better. There are freerolls for active cash game players.

Players clocked in with an MGM Rewards card receive $2 per hour. A $2 jackpot drop is taken from cash games to fund MGM Grand poker promotions. There is a poker rate at the hotel.


The MGM Grand poker room is between a sportsbook and bar. It has 25 tables that are spacious. The chairs are among the most comfortable in town at a poker table. Many dealers and floor people have years in the business. This helps create a professional poker-playing environment. It is far enough away from the casino floor that noise and smoke are generally not an issue.

MGM Grand poker rake

MGM Grand rakes 10% up to $5. It caps at $3 for games with four or fewer players. There is also a $2 promotional drop.

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MGM Grand poker FAQ

Is the MGM Grand poker room 24 hours a day?

Yes. It is now open 24 hours a day.

What cash games are spread at the MGM Grand poker room?

The main cash game at MGM Grand is 1/2 no limit Hold’em. You may find larger no limit games during busier hours.

How many seats are at MGM Grand poker tables?

There are nine seats at MGM Grand poker tables.

Are there any poker tournaments at MGM Grand?

There are three daily tournaments. The start times are 11am, 7pm and 12am.

What is the hourly comp rate at the MGM Grand poker room?

Players clocked in with an MGM Rewards card at a cash game receive $2 an hour in comps.

Last Updated on September 1, 2023 by John Mehaffey