Bellagio Kickoff Classic Offers Will Start From Aug 31 With $800K in GTD

Last Updated on July 28, 2023 Author:Juan Blanco

Bellagio Kickoff ClassicSummary:

  • The Bellagio Kickoff Classic gets underway on August 31 at Bellagio Las Vegas
  • The series features $800K in guarantees, with $500K going to the Main Event
  • The venue will host $400 satellites to the Main Event

Major live poker action continues in Las Vegas, with the Bellagio Resort & Casino running a major tournament series that gets underway this August.

The “Bellagio Kickoff Classic” offers $800,000 in guarantees spread across 12 events, with the schedule headlined by a $500K GTD Main Event.

Bellagio Kickoff Classic – Main Highlights

The Bellagio Kickoff Classic runs from August 31 to September 10 at Bellagio Las Vegas. The festival culminates in the $3,500 buy-in Bellagio Classic No-Limit Hold’em Main Event which features a $500,000 guarantee. The tournament takes place from September 7-10 and has two Day 1 flights running on September 7 and 8.

Players sit down with a 50,000 initial chip stack played to one-hour levels. Re-entry is available up to the start of Level 10 for each of the two starting flights. Day 2 is scheduled for September 9, with the final table playing out on September 10.

Bellagio will be hosting three $400 buy-in milestone satellites into the Main Event which will run on September 5 (5 p.m.) and September 6 (12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m.). Each satellite will award five seats to the Main Event.

The schedule includes other key events, such as two mystery bounty events, each with a guarantee of $50,000. The first one, which will be played in Pot-Limit Omaha format with a buy-in of $800, will be the opening event on August 31. The other one is a No-Limit Hold’em mystery bounty with a $600 entry fee that runs on September 5.

There are three $600 No-Limit Hold’em events taking place on September 1, 2, and 4, each guaranteeing $30,000. A $600 Seniors event, scheduled for September 3, also offers $30,000 in guarantees. It is open to players aged 50 or older.

About the Bellagio Poker Room

Bellagio is one of the main venues in Las Vegas with a busy poker schedule. Since its launch in 1998, it has paid out over $596 million in poker tournament prizes.

Bobby’s Room” at the Bellagio was named after 1978 World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event champion Bobby Baldwin. It was renamed in November 2020 to “Legends Room”.

Bellagio is a partner of the World Poker Tour (WPT), with the venue well-known for hosting the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic.

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