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MGM National Harbor To Host Second Annual Potomac Poker Open

Tournaments Run Aug. 3-13 In Maryland


MGM National Harbor is giving poker players from across the country a major reason to visit the nation’s capital in August.

The world-class casino will hold the 2018 Potomac Poker Open from Aug. 3-13. The series will feature 11 tournaments, including the $2,700 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Championship that guarantees a prize pool of $500,000. In 2017, David Israelite won the series’ flagship tournament for $175,000.

There is also a $300,000 guarantee with a buy-in of just $365, which starts on Aug. 3. Poker players will find tremendous value at the second annual Potomac Poker Open.

Altogether, there’s more than $1 million in guaranteed prize money up for grabs.

There are also several Omaha events for players interested in more than hold’em. Visit for more details.

MGM National Harbor is situated near Interstate 495 and north of National Harbor’s waterfront district. It is located near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and approximately 10 miles from Washington, D.C. The casino opened in late 2016.