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The Poker Room

For the safety of our guests, we have made changes to our Poker Room experience.
  • Guests will be requested to sanitize their hands when joining the table.
  • The Poker Room will have a maximum of 7 guests per table.
  • All food offerings within the Poker Room have been suspended along with eating in the room. Regular cocktail service will still be available.

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is your destination for poker games, tournaments, and promotions.

Are you an avid poker player or a novice just trying to learn the ropes and the cards? We have a game for everyone in our live poker room. The Poker Room proudly offers $1/$2 No Limit, $3/$5 No Limit, $3/$6 Limit, and $4/$8 Limit Hold ‘Em daily.

Poker Tournaments

Freeze Out Hold’em Tournamnet

  • $35 Freeze Out Hold’em Tournament
  • Monday – Friday at 11am
  • 2 table limit
  • Participants start with 8,000 in tournament chips
  • Optional $5 dealer appreciation at the start of the even for an extra 2,000 in chips.

Sit-N-Go Tournament

  • $20 buy-in
  • Up to 7 participants
  • $100 prize, winner takes all
  • Offered all day, every day.
  • See the Room for complete details

Play Poker the Grand Way

  • Open Monday-Sunday daily at 10:00am
  • $2 per hour comp rate for live play. See poker supervisor for details.
  • Free play earnings for Club Grand members
  • VIP-level treatment for all guests

New Game!

  • $2 – $10 Spread Limit Texas Hold’em.
  • Every Friday starting at 7pm.
  • Call the room anytime during the week to reserve a seat.

$100 Hot Seat Drawings

Starting at 6:00pm on July 31 and all day on August 1, we will be drawing one lucky Hot Seat winner every hour in celebration of reopening. See the Poker Room for complete details.

Grand Bad Beat

First Sunday Poker Tournament

Poker Room Daily Tournament

Poker Room Promotions

Meet Your Poker Host

Joshua Matheus, GSR Poker Room Manager

Joshua is a Reno native and UNR graduate. He was a member of the Nevada Air National Guard for nine years, where he served as a C-130 Loadmaster on multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and worked on a special DoD project testing new aircraft equipment. In doing this, Joshua flew to nearly every continent and roughly 40 countries.

Joshua began his career as a table games dealer at Harrah’s Reno when he was 22, and has been in gaming ever since. He has held several roles in the industry, including teaching numerous dealing classes for all game types. He started at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino as a pit supervisor and was promoted to Assistant Casino Manager a short time later. Now he has the opportunity to bring a unique perspective to Grand Sierra Resort’s poker room. His goals are to provide the best poker experience in Nevada and to leave every guest feeling like a VIP every time they visit.

Need more info? Want a seat at the table? You can reach us by phone at 775.789.2313.