Joining the bandwagon of casinos reopening during the pandemic with live poker is Sahara Las Vegas that just made the big announcement about their live poker tournament. Furthermore, the facility has been preparing itself since June to reinstate poker, and the early measures have been a success.
The Poker room will be hosting No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments that will now run every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. In all, the weekly event features 24 levels. The ante will be generated based on the big blind and it will be only pasted before the big blind as well. The small blind begins at 100 but will start going up as soon as the forth level. Each tournament player will begin with 20,000 tournament chips and a $100 buy-in, that will go directly to the prize pool.
Weekend Tournament every Saturday and Sunday at 1p!
$120 No Limit Hold 'Em
$100 Single Rebuy
20,000 Chips – 20 minute levels pic.twitter.com/u1h2qZUr65
— SAHARA Las Vegas (@SAHARALasVegas) September 12, 2020
Meanwhile, though the casino have reopened, casino safety and all safety standards at the poker tables have been intact. Guests must maintain social distancing norms and everyone has to compulsorily wear masks. Only seven people would be allowed per table. The poker room itself has seven dedicated poker tables, wherein 49 players can play simultaneously. Plexiglass dividers and seven handed to eight handed games are almost prevalent in all the casinos in Las Vegas.
Presently, the Sahara Las Vegas poker room has been operating throughout the week. The recently innovated poker room is a part of the 60,000 square foot casino gaming space that features over 50 dedicated table games. Currently, Sahara is working throughout the week and general casino rules will be applicable.
The Venetian was the first casino on the Las Vegas strip to begin live tournaments in the covid-19 phase. Las Vegas has been forging ahead as all the casinos are taking utmost precautions and are ready to get back with live tournaments! Fore more updates about casinos across the globe and live tournaments, keep reading GutshotMagazine.com
Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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