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Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series Set for Summer; Over $3M in Guarantees

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The Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series returns this summer and will run from May 31-July 3, featuring 81 events and offering over $3 million in guaranteed prize money.

Aligning nicely with other tournament series' in Las Vegas this summer, including the 2022 World Series of Poker and Wynn Summer Classic, the Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series will feature poker variants including Pot-Limit Omaha, Big O, Mixed Triple Draw Lowball, Limit 2-7 Lowball, H.O.R.S.E. and Triple Stud.

Here's Everything You Need to Know about Poker at the Golden Nugget!

A Look At the Schedule

The series will kick off with four tournaments on May 31: Event #1: $250 Dealer's Choice - 6 Handed $5K Guarantee, Event #2: $150 Daily No Limit Hold'em $10K Guarantee, Event #3: $200 Big-O and Event #4: $125 Nightly No Limit Hold'em $3K Guarantee.

Action continues the next day with Event #5: $250 H.O.R.S.E. $5K Guarantee and Event #6: $200 Pot Limit Omaha - Fire Til You're Tired! — which features $100 re-buys — as well as daily and nightly No-Limit Hold'em events.

An early highlight in the summer series will be Event #10: $200 No Limit Hold'em $250K Guarantee, which has an astonishing nine starting flights for players to choose from. The starting flights will take place June 2-4 and Day 2 will play out on June 5.

Golden Nugget
Golden Nugget

A few days later, Event #26: $200 NL Hold'em $250K Guarantee will take place, another tournament with nine starting flights. The tournament will run from June 9-12 and will allow unlimited re-entry.

Mystery bounty tournaments are as popular as ever, and this year's Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series will provide players their fix with Event #39: $300 Mystery Bounty NLHE $250K Guarantee, which will run from June 17-20 with nine starting flights.

Another big highlight will be Event #55: $1,100 NLHE, which has three starting flights and a massive guarantee of $1 million. The tournamentwill kick off on June 24 and wrap up with Day 2 on June 27.

The series will culminate with the $600 No-Limit Hold'em Championship, which kicks off on June 30 and will wrap up on July 3. The event will have three starting flights for players to choose from as they look to become the next champion.

All tournaments will be one-day events except for Events #10, 26, 30, 39, 55 and 73.

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Last Year's Winners

Last's year's Grand Poker Series Championship winner was Utah's John Gardner, who navigated through a field of 1,096 runners to take down the event for $100,266. Gardner defeated Mark Harraka during heads-up play, who in turn took home $66,570 for his runner-up finish.

John Gardner
John Gardner

Other players who made deep runs in the Championship event included Danny Dagostino (3rd - $44,325), Jesse Jaurigue (6th - $17,095) and Phillip Latimer (8th - $12,390).

2021 Grand Poker Series Championship Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1John GardnerUnited States$100,266
2Mark HarrakaUnited States$66,570
3Danny DagostinoUnited States$44,325
4Ken HuynhUnited States$31,025
5Jason BartholomewUnited States$22,515
6Jesse JaurigueUnited States$17,095
7Benjamin JacobsUnited States$13,615
8Phillip LatimerUnited States$12,390
9Greg KoutelidakisUnited States$9,545

Earlier in the series, California's Justin Hagan took down Event #10: $200 NLH Ultimate Re-Entry to win $28,402, while Arizona's Jenyue Chiang emerged victorious in Event #19: $200 NLH $100K GTD to win $23,550.

Other players who came out on top at last year's series include Derek Bugg, who won Event #14: $250 Mixed PLO/8, Omaha 8/B, Big-O for $7,240, as well as Joe Konstan, who took down Event #16: $200 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball Limit for $4,796.

Click here to see all 2021 Grand Poker Series winners

The full schedule for the 2022 Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series is available in the table below.

2022 Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series Full Schedule

 DateTimeEvent #TournamentBuy-In
 5/31/202211am1Dealer's Choice - 6 Handed $5K Guarantee$250
  1pm2Daily No Limit Hold'em $10K Guarantee$150
  6pm3Big-O$200
  7pm4Nightly No Limit Hold'em $3K Guarantee$125
 6/1/202211am5HORSE $5K Guarantee$250
  1pm6Daily No Limit Hold'em $10K Guarantee$150
  6pm7Pot Limit Omaha - Fire Til You're Tired! ($100 Rebuys)$200
  7pm8Nightly No Limit Hold'em $3K Guarantee$125
 6/2/202210am9Omaha Hi/Low 8 or Better $10K Guarantee$250
  11am10ANo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight A)$200
  3pm10BNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight B)$200
  7pm10CNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight C)$200
 6/3/202211am10DNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight D)$200
  3pm10ENo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight E)$200
  7pm10FNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight F)$200
 6/4/202211am10GNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight G)$200
  3pm10HNo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight H)$200
  7pm10INo Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE (Flight I)$200
 6/5/202211am11Omaha Hi/Low 8 or Better / Stud 8 $20K Guarantee$300
  12pm10Day2No Limit Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE - DAY 2 
  1pm12Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm13Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/6/202211am14Mixed PLO/8; Omaha 8/B; Big-O $20K Guarantee$300
  1pm15Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm16Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/7/202211am17Mixed Triple Draw Lowball Limit (A-5; 2-7; Badugi)$300
  1pm18Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  6pm19Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw$200
  7pm20Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/8/202211am21Pot Limit Omaha 8-Handed $10K Guarantee$300
  1pm22Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  6pm23Night HORSE $5K Guarantee$200
  7pm24Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/9/202210am25No Limit Hold'em 6 Handed $10K Guarantee$300
  11am26ANL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  3pm26BNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  7pm26CNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
 6/10/202211am26DNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  3pm26ENL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  7pm26FNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
 6/11/202211am26GNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  3pm26HNL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
  7pm26INL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE Ultimate Re-Entry$200
 6/12/202211am27Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better $10K Guarantee$300
  12pm26Day2NL Hold'em $250K GUARANTEE - DAY 2 
  1pm28Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm29Cheap and Deep No Limit Hold'em$125
 6/13/202211am30A.1Bar Poker Open Championship Day 1A (Flight 1)Invitational
  5pm30A.2Bar Poker Open Championship Day 1A (Flight 2)Invitational
  7pm31Tag Team No Limit Hold'em$200
 6/14/202211am30BBar Poker Open Championship Day 1BInvitational
  1pm32Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm33Green Chip Bounty No Limit Hold'em$125
 6/15/202211am30Day2Bar Poker Open Championship DAY 2Invitational
  1pm34Daily No Limit Hold'em $50K Guarantee$300
  7pm35Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/16/202211am36Black Chip Bounty No Limit Hold'em $10K Guarantee$300
  1pm37Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  2pm30FTBar Poker Open Championship FINAL TABLEInvitational
  7pm38Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/17/202211am39AMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight A)$300
  3pm39BMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight B)$300
  7pm39CMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight C)$300
 6/18/202211am39DMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight D)$300
  3pm39EMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight E)$300
  7pm39FMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight F)$300
 6/19/202211am39GMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight G)$300
  3pm39HMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight H)$300
  7pm39HMystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE (Flight I)$300
 6/20/202211am40Black Chip Bounty Pot Limit Omaha $10K Guarantee$300
  12pm39Day2Mystery Bounty NLHE $250K GUARANTEE - DAY 2 
  1pm41Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm42Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/21/202211am438 Game Mix (NLH, LH, R, ST, ST8, PLO, O/8, 2-7TD) $10K Guarantee$300
  1pm44Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  6pm45Mixed PLO/8; Omaha 8/B; Big-O $5K Guarantee$200
  7pm46Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/22/202211am47BIG-O $20K Guarantee$300
  1pm48Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  6pm49Limit Hold'em$200
  7pm50Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/23/202211am51NLHE Mega Satellite - 10 Seat Guarantee$200
  1pm52Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm53Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/24/202210am54Seniors No Limit Hold'em (50+) $100K GUARANTEE$400
  11am55ANLHE $1,000,000 Guarantee Day 1A$1,100
  3pm56Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm57Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/25/202211am55BNLHE $1,000,000 Guarantee Day 1B$1,100
  1pm58Daily No Limit Hold'em $50K Guarantee$400
  7pm59Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/26/202211am55CNLHE $1,000,000 Guarantee Day 1C$1,100
  7pm60Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/27/202211am61Mixed NL Hold'em / Pot Limit Omaha 8-Handed $20K Guarantee$300
  12pm55Day2NLHE $1,000,000 Guarantee DAY 2 
  1pm62Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm63Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/28/202211am64Ladies No Limit Hold'em $10K Guarantee$200
  1pm65Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  2pm55FTNLHE $1,000,000 Guarantee FT 
  6pm66Omaha Hi/Low 8 or Better $5K Guarantee$200
  7pm67Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/29/202210am68Super Seniors (60+ or played Seniors) $50K Guarantee$400
  1pm69Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  6pm70Triple Stud$200
  7pm71Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 6/30/202210am72Seniors Championship NLHE (50+) $50K Guarantee$600
  11am73AChampionship NL Hold'em $500K Guarantee Day 1A$600
  1pm74Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm75Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 7/1/202211am73BChampionship NL Hold'em $500K Guarantee Day 1B$600
  1pm76Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm77Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 7/2/202211am73CChampionship NL Hold'em $500K Guarantee Day 1C$600
  7pm78Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
 7/3/202211am79Super Deep Stack Turbo No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$200
  12pm73Day2Championship NL Hold'em $500K Guarantee DAY 2 
  1pm80Daily No Limit Hold'em $25K Guarantee$200
  7pm81Nightly No Limit Hold'em $5K Guarantee$125
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