With the Westgate Las Vegas poker room finally set to reopen after being shuttered for half a year, we speak with the poker room manager Mark Selby to get a more detailed look at what to expect.
Mark gives us the exclusive and shares his thoughts on what it’s like for him and his staff to be back to work after all this time.
Poker live reporter and Las Vegas local Tim Duckworth reflects on what the city has been like with the casinos closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also shares what he has and hasn’t missed. Bottom line: Las Vegas isn’t just all about the Strip, like millions of tourists might think.
With Las Vegas poker rooms shuttered down for the COVID-19 pandemic, Mike Patrick couldn’t help but put together an ode to what he misses most about them.
This beautiful expression of poker love will surely resonate with any visitor to Las Vegas who loves playing in the city.
“What to do about food” is always a popular topic for poker players at the WSOP, but for those who keep a strictly kosher diet, knowing the available options is absolutely critical. There are plenty of great kosher restaurants throughout the city of Las Vegas, as well as a number of kosher supermarkets at which to purchase a wide variety of kosher food items.
Here, then, is the ultimate guide to keeping kosher in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker (as well as throughout the rest of the year), including a complete listing of all kosher establishments and marketplaces.
Remember those days when any half decent player could walk up to a poker table and pretty much start printing money? Some people had such an easy time winning that thought they were good enough to turn pro! Well, times change, and what might’ve seemed easy as pie poker-wise has gotten a lot harder to accomplish over the years.
Here’s a personal story that illustrates just how vivid a vision for poker success might seem, only to have it come crashing down. Indeed, sometimes man plans and the poker gods have a good laugh.
The Rio will be bustling with WSOP poker activity once again this summer, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only place to play poker in Las Vegas. In fact, almost all of the city’s poker rooms are packed to the gills during WSOP time and there are plenty of reasons to step away from the Rio and check them out.
While there’s nothing like winning a bracelet, there’s still plenty of poker to enjoy that doesn’t by necessity have to be WSOP-branded. Here, then, are our five top reasons to play non-WSOP poker events around Las Vegas during the summer.