Plexiglass No Extra: PokerNews’ Room-By-Room Look Into Las Vegas Poker
Chad HollowayJesse Fullen
Initially of Could, Wynn grew to become the first property to remove Plexiglass dividers from their poker site. Now, on June 1 after they had been allowed to return to one hundred pc occupancy, most different properties have adopted swimsuit
On Tuesday, PokerNews social media supervisor Jesse Fullen visited almost each poker site in Las Vegas as to if or not they nonetheless had Plexiglass dividers and gauge the present state of affairs.
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Below is a room-by-room look at what PokerNews learned on our journey.
The first property PokerNews visited was Red Rock, and they had no Plexiglass dividers at their tables. The room was very busy and has stayed that way all day. They currently have 10 tables running and a list for most games. $1-$2 NLH, $2-$5 NLH, $3-$6 Limit Hold’em, and $4-$8 Limit Hold’em with a $1-$2 kill are currently sat. All tables are sat with a maximum of eight players.
The Orleans Poker Room is hosting cash games and tournaments. Plexiglass has been completely removed.
Next, we headed to South Point. They currently have 18 tables running plus their daily tournaments. Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated guests at the South Point. The room was so full and busy when we stopped by. Tables in both cash and tournaments appear to be eight-handed but we have heard of nine-handed tournaments up and down the Strip starting as early as two weeks ago.
MGM Poker Room
Some poker rooms are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays including MGM Poker Room and Planet Hollywood. We didn’t make the trek to the latter, but we ran over to MGM. The room was closed but all plexiglass was removed. Based on what we can see here, tables are prepared for eight-handed action when the room reopens on Thursday.
ARIA Poker Room
Aria Poker Room is open 24 hours with no Plexiglass and masks optional for fully vaccinated guests. Daily tournaments are suspended until June 16th.
We stopped by Bellagio Poker Room next. Plexiglass was completely removed and masks were optional for fully vaccinated guests. Daily Tournaments are still on hold at Bellagio but that isn’t stopping the players from stopping by. Bellagio is back to 100% occupancy and currently has 16 games running.
Keeping the Uber driver busy, we headed to Wynn next. Plexiglass is long gone and the Wynn Poker Classic is running strong. It was another very busy property with a full tournament area and tons of cash tables running. 18 games are currently running along with the full Wynn Poker Classic schedule.
Sahara Poker Room
Next, we stopped by the poker room at Sahara. Today is their first day with no Plexiglass and tables appear to be eight-handed. The Poker Room at Sahara is running daily tournaments at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. plus their weekly $3k GTD Saturday tournament.
Venetian Poker Room
The Venetian Poker Room, which this week will play host to an MSPT Main Event, is one other property that eliminated all of their plexiglass dividers. Tables look like eight-handed for now and 10 money video games are at the moment working.
Bally’s Las Vegas
We headed to Bally’s Las Vegas subsequent. All Plexiglass has been eliminated and masks are usually not enforced for totally vaccinated visitors. 5 video games are at the moment working alongside the 5 p.m. each day event. Tables look like eight-handed.
Westgate Poker Room
We took a break from the strip and headed east to Westgate subsequent. Their room is at the moment closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. All Plexiglass dividers have been eliminated. When the poker site reopens on Thursday, gamers could have the extra leisure from “Tremendous Karaoke” within the Westgate Sports activities Ebook simply throughout from the poker site.
Our remaining room earlier than calling it a day was the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. All Plexiglass has been eliminated and masks are usually not enforced for totally vaccinated visitors. 5 video games had been working throughout our go to and tables had been eight-handed.
PokerNews didn’t go to Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, Boulder Station, and Santa Fe Station. Even so, it seems poker has basically returned to pre-pandemic requirements.