Circus Circus Las Vegas Closes Poker Room
Latest Closing Sees Five Poker Tables Disappear
The poker room at Circus Circus Las Vegas just closed recently, according to reports. Card Player spoke on the phone with an individual from the casino and she said it has been shuttered “indefinitely,” but declined to provide any other information.
The poker room was located near the entrance of the main casino and offered just five cash-game tables. The casino itself was most recently renovated in 2013.
Circus Circus Las Vegas is a hotel and 126,000-square-foot casino located on the Las Vegas Strip. It opened in 1968 and now is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International.
MGM Resorts plans to launch online poker through a partnership with Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment. MGM owns other Strip properties such as Bellagio and Aria.
The news from Circus Circus comes not long after M Resort in Las Vegas closed its poker room, despite having a very successful tournament series recently.
Live poker in Nevada brought in $123,253,000 in 2012, which was a 6.54-percent decline from 2011. It was the smallest amount since 2004, according to research from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Nevada Poker revenues have been declining since 2008.
A significant decrease in the number of card rooms most likely contributed to the revenue plunges for Silver State unrestricted gaming licensees. Other poker room closings in recent years include the Gold Coast, Tuscany and Fitzgerald’s (re-branded as “The D").
|1||Bilzerian Eyes Prop Bet To Recover Poker Losses|
|2||Judge: Ivey Didn't Commit Fraud Against Borgata|
|3||ESPN: Kassouf Coolered From WSOP Main Event|
|4||Bieber Spotted Playing In Poker Cash Game|
|5||Warriors Accomplish Rare Gambling Feat|
|6||Poker Hand of the Week: What's Your Play?|
|7||Hollywood Park Casino's Grand Opening Oct. 21|
|8||Poker Strategy: Taking Advantage Of Loose Play|
|9||Poker Strategy: Effectively Using Pot and Implied Odds|
|10||NJ Passes Bill To Block Taj Mahal Reopening|
|1||Josephy Calls Kassouf A Clown On WSOP Broadcast|
|2||Bilzerian Eyes Prop Bet To Recover Poker Losses|
|3||Judge: Ivey Didn't Commit Fraud Against Borgata|
|4||Zachary Smiley Wins WPT Maryland Live! Main Event|
|5||Poker Strategy: Which Hands To Reraise|
|6||Wynn Says Berman Beat Him Up At Poker|
|7||Poker Strategy: The Preflop Checklist|
|8||Rules Guy: Did William Kassouf Deserve A Penalty?|
|9||ESPN: Kassouf Coolered From WSOP Main Event|
|10||Maryland Poker Rooms Rake $2.7M In September|