by Steve Zolotow | Published: Mar 21, 2012
For years before online poker, I played cash games in Las Vegas at Bellagio. Since Black Friday, I have added several other cash spots. Aria has now captured a lot of the high stake mixed-game action. The Wynn and the Venetian are both excellent spots for medium to big no-limit hold’em. $2-$5 blind no-limit often has a minimum and maximum buy-in. For those who like to play very deep stack poker, Wynn sets its max at $1500 and Venetian at $1000. Most of the other places in town cap their buy-ins at $500. Both the Wynn and Venetian often have more tourists than pros in their games. All four venues are clean, spacious well run poker rooms, and I recommend them highly both for locals and for visitors. The Station Casinos, especially Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock also offer some good, smaller no-limit games. While it may take longer ...
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