Poker Tournament

FM Eugene Yanayt is the 2024 Vegas Chess Festival Poker Champion. In addition to the coveted Chess Festival Poker Bracelet Eugene won $1,450 in cash.

Enjoy the action of our No Limit Hold’em Tournament. This is a private tournament for participants and guests of our Chess Festival. Play for cash and a commemorative bracelet any poker player would be proud to wear. Knock out any member of our staff for a $25 bounty.


  • The Caesars Palace Poker Room, an easy walk from Flamingo


  • No-Limit Tournament
  • $10,000 Starting Chips
  • Blinds start at 100/100 and increase every 20 minutes.
  • Details Subject to Change.


  • At Caesars Poker Room
  • Late Registration and re-entries are available until the end of first break.

Entry Fee

  • $130 in cash or Caesars chips only
  • Includes $5 dealer bonus.


  • Cash Prizes $100 of each entry/re-entry goes to prize fund
  • Commemorative Bracelet for the Winner.
  • $25 bounty on Festival staff members.
  • Deals are not permitted.

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