BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, announced an agreement with PokerGO, the world’s largest poker content company, to host the BetMGM Poker Championship final table and a $25K freeroll tournament in the PokerGO Studio at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
The Championship live final table will feature six players on Sunday, June 26, during the 2022 ARIA Poker Classic. The newly added no-limit hold’em freeroll will take place on Wednesday, June 22, and is available exclusively to BetMGM Poker Championship online qualifiers.
“PokerGO delivers the best in poker content to fans around the world, and we’re thrilled to welcome them as a valued partner of the BetMGM Poker Championship. Through this relationship, the first-ever Championship final table and freeroll participants will play some of the most important hands of their lives in PokerGO’s iconic studio. With Jeff Platt and Jamie Kerstetter on the mic, players will have the opportunity to claim poker glory that will live on PokerGO’s platform for years to come,” Luke Staudenmaier, Director of Poker at BetMGM, said.
Headlining four days of branded poker events and carrying a $1M guarantee, the $3,500 buy-in no-limit hold’em BetMGM Poker Championship begins Thursday, June 23. On Saturday, June 25, a $600 buy-in BetMGM Poker Mystery Bounty will mark the first time ARIA has run this modern take on a live poker knockout tournament.