BetMGM Michigan Running Qualifiers For $2 Million Poker Championships In Vegas

Written By Anthony Cicali on May 17, 2023 - Last Updated on May 31, 2024
BetMGM Poker Championship qualifiers

Michigan poker players have something big to look forward to this month. This summer in Las Vegas, players have the chance to win big without risking much.

BetMGM and ARIA have teamed up to offer a thrilling opportunity for poker players to compete in the live BetMGM Poker Championship event, with a guaranteed prize pool of $2 million.

“It’s great to bring BetMGM players back to Las Vegas during one of poker’s most exciting times of the year. For a second straight year, ARIA is delivering a Championship event and we are happy to continue to build on our relationship with MGM Resorts, while connecting BetMGM online players to the best poker rooms in the United States,” said Luke Staudenmaier – Director of Poker, BetMGM.

Participate in daily mega-qualifiers for as low as $2 throughout May, and stand a chance to win a valuable $6,500 Las Vegas Poker Package. Michigan online poker players can join the action now and grab this opportunity to score big.

$6,500 BetMGM Poker Championship prize package up for grabs

If Michigan players win a qualifier on BetMGM Poker, they will receive a fantastic package that includes the following benefits:

  • $3,500 BetMGM entry June 9-13
  • $800 Mystery Bounty tournament entry June 8
  • 6 Night Hotel Stay at Aria June 7-13
  • BetMGM Travel Swag Bag
  • Travel Expenses

“Partnering with BetMGM for another summer championship is a tremendous opportunity for us to offer poker players a one-of-a-kind experience. ARIA has doubled the guarantee from last year to $2 million, giving the competitors the chance to win one of our industry’s top prize pools,” said Sean McCormack – MGM Resorts Director of Poker Strategy.

To participate, players must log in to their BetMGM account and register for qualifier tournaments using cash buy-ins or Tournament Dollars. To be eligible, players must be 21 years of age or older and located within Michigan’s state borders while playing. Players can also take advantage of special deposit codes to get more free seats into the qualifiers.

How To Participate:

  • Sign in to your BetMGM Poker account May 15-20 and May 20-27.
  • Deposit $100 using the code VEGASBABYVEGAS from Monday through Saturday all month long in May to qualify for the $10,000 ARIA Depositor Satellite.

When are BetMGM Poker Championship qualifiers in Michigan?

Michigan players, whether residents or not, can join the series qualifiers through the BetMGM Poker client, provided that they are physically present in the state while playing.

BetMGM has scheduled daily satellites to provide access to their weekly Sunday online $600 qualifier tournaments, granting winners a direct $6,500 package.

“BetMGM is excited to offer players online with a live experience in Las Vegas this summer,” said BetMGM Poker representative Will O’Connor. “It allows for poker players a chance to get into the Aria Championship for as little as $2.”

$600 qualifiers run every week, upcoming tournaments include:

  • Sun. May 21: 5 Packages GTD
  • Sun. May 28: 10 Packages GTD
  • Thurs. June 1: 2 Packages GTD

According to the site, The ARIA poker packages are non-negotiable, non-refundable, and non-transferable. Unused ARIA lodging will not be credited, and travel expenses ($500) will be credited directly to the player’s account.


Online qualifier scored big in 2022 BetMGM Championship

A Michigan online poker player could be the next big winner in the upcoming championship event, just like last year’s qualifier, Benji Felson. Felson secured his participation by joining a $500 online tournament, out of 343 entries, where 68 players, including Felson, qualified online.

He earned $51,587 for his 5th place finish in the championship. This year, the guaranteed prize pool has been increased to $2 million, raising the stakes even higher. Don’t miss your chance to win big in this prestigious event.

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