First-ever US Poker Open to be held at Aria Casino

The stage is set for the U.S. Poker Open to begin. The high-stakes tournament series will kick off on 31 January at Aria Resort & Casino. The U.S. Poker Open is another addition to Poker Central’s top-tier tournament, others being the Super High Roller Bowl and Poker Masters.

The 10-day poker event will feature $10k, $25k and $50k tournaments. There will be two $10k no-limit hold’em events, a $10k pot-limit Omaha tournament, three $25k no-limit hold’em tournaments, the USPO $25k Mixed Games Championship and the $50k no-limit hold’em Main Event.

By the end of the tournament, the player netting the most earnings over the series will be declared the U.S. Poker Open Champion and takes home the championship trophy.

Joe Kakaty, the president of Poker Central, announced the marquee tournament positioned to kicking off the high-stakes tournament calendar. Expressing delight during the announcement, he said, “Our lineup of quarterly majors give PokerGO subscribers year-round access to some of the best high-stakes poker in the world.”

Sean McCormack, the director of poker operations at Aria, stated that ARIA is thrilled and looking forward to kick off the 2018 poker season with the U.S. Poker Open. He also added that the high-stake events like these would bring great excitement to the poker industry.


The series will stream live on PokerGO.

The schedule of U.S. Poker Open Tournament is as follows:

1 Feb – Event No. 1: $10,000 no-limit hold’em

2 Feb – Event No. 2: $10,000 pot-limit Omaha

3 Feb – Event No. 3: $25,000 no-limit hold’em

5 Feb – Event No. 4: USPO $25,000 Mixed Game Championship: 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw, Limit Texas Hold’em, No-Limit Texas Hold’em, Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, Pot-Limit Omaha, Razz, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better.

6 Feb – Event No. 5: $10,000 no-limit hold’em

7 Feb 7 – Event No. 6: $25,000 no-limit hold’em

8 Feb – Event No. 7: $25,000 no-limit hold’em

9 Feb – Event No. 8: $50,000 no-limit hold’emMain Event


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