06 August 2019

BILOXI, Miss. – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino presents the 12th Annual Gulf Coast Poker Championship Sept. 5 – 16, 2019.  The record-breaking event will heat up with four seats guaranteed to the Main Event in the nightly Super, $100 Buy In with $50 Rebuys Sept. 5-7, followed by the three-day $300,000 No Limit Hold’em Guaranteed event.  The championship will continue with 13 other events, culminating in the $1,350 Buy In all day two players cash Main Event on Sept. 14 and 15.

“We are expecting a wonderful event this September at the Gulf Coast Poker Championship,” said Beau Rivage Poker Room Manager Henry Garrison. “We saw a 50 percent uptick in entries from ‘17 for the opening $300,000 Guarantee event last year. The Main has event also swelled to almost a half-million dollar prize pool and our new Heads Up event was a success and sold out early, so we’re happy to bring this back.”

The Gulf Coast Poker Championship will include $100 Supers and $300 Mega Satellites. Other game formats include No-Limit Hold’em, Big O, Pot Limit Omaha, Limit Omaha 8 or Better, and a Monster $50,000 Guaranteed.  The new and popular Heads Up No Limit Hold ‘Em event is Monday, Sept. 9 with a $300 Buy In. Seniors can enjoy their very own $300 No-Limit Hold’em event at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

The Gulf Coast Poker Championship has a unique tournament format designed to offer multiple day events.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. on Sept. 5, and will continue daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Poker players can play and stay with a special $69 weekday and $119 weekend hotel rate. For blind structures and other details, visit www.beaurivage.com.  For reservations, call 1-888-567-6667.




Already known as the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino continues to raise the bar. Named one of the “South’s Best Resorts” by Southern Living, MGM Resorts International’s AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort features 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, nine restaurants, exciting nightlife and an 85,000-square-foot gaming area including TAP Book Bar & Bistreaux, Mississippi’s full-service sports betting and entertainment destination. The resort also offers live entertainment in its 1,550-seat theatre, an upscale shopping promenade, a world-class spa & salon and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. For more information and reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com.


CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, 228-386-7134, mspain@mgmresorts.com