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Grand Sierra Resort to Host State of Nevada Poker Championships

The First-Annual Event Includes 32 Tournaments and Will Run Sept. 25-Oct. 5


The schedule for the first-annual State of Nevada Poker Championships in Reno, Nevada, at the Grand Sierra Resort has recently been announced, and the 32-event series will run Sept. 25-Oct. 5.

Three events will run per day during the series at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. There will be 11 State Championships — one per day and always taking place in the 11-a.m. timeslot. The buy-ins for the State Championships are all $400 with the exception of the $1,000 no-limit hold’em State Championship and the $200 ladies State Championship sponsored by the Ladies International Poker Series. In addition to first-place prize money, winners of State Championship events will receive a Card Player Cruise for two to Mexico. All other non-State Championship events are no-limit hold’em and have buy-ins ranging from $120-$340.

A complete schedule of events can be found in the Schedule and Results section under the Tournaments tab on

Grand Sierra offers poker room rates for as low as $30 a night. For more information, contact the Grand Sierra poker room at (775) 789-2000.



11 years ago

i think there should be tournys in every state and the winners of them should have a showdown on tv, in vegas or one of the big casinos on the east coast. then poker would boom even more!! what u think card player, can u make it happen?