Opened in 1973, this established casino resort sits in a great location in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. The Horseshoe, (Bally’s) was the original MGM Grand and is physically connected to the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino which is also Caesars-owned. As well as ownership changes, name changes and renovations, Bally’s also endured a devastating fire in 1980 which still remains as the most deadly disaster in Nevada.
Bally’s Sportsbook itself be tucked away in a corner well away from any poker rooms, the main casino or any elevators.
Overall, Bally’s betting odds and facilities are fairly average but on the up side it’s less crowded than most Las Vegas sportsbooks and they also offer discount drink vouchers.
Poker at Bally’s, Vegas
Bally’s Las Vegas is a popular destination for no-limit hold’em players. The brand is familiar to players and industry as a provider of software and technology to gaming companies Worldwide.
Tables are 9-handed, and Bally’s offers 10 tables of limit and no-limit hold’em, generally running at stakes between $1-$2 and $3-$6.
Bally’s runs daily multi-table-tournaments (MTTs), and offers players comps of $1 for every hour of play, which can be redeemed for delicious meals.
Currently due to Covid-19, games are 9-handed with plexi-glass.
Update: The owner of Bally’s is in the process of transforming the property and renaming it with the legendary Horseshoe brand, which brings the World Series of Poker back to Horseshoe, where it began!