The Best 5 Places to Play Poker Outside of Las Vegas

Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio, where Doyle Brunson still plies his trade grinding out wins in the highest-stakes cash game in Sin City.

Table 1 at the Aria, home to a revolving cast of characters like Jean-Robert Bellande and Phil Galfond competing for six-figure pots.

The Wynn Poker Classic, the Venetian DeepStack series, and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio.

These iconic Las Vegas poker rooms set the standard when it comes to style and setting, attracting hundreds of thousands of players annually who flock to the Texas Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha tables en masse.

Las Vegas’ status as the world capital of poker remains undisputed to this day, some five decades after the Binion’s Horseshoe casino in the Downtown district played host to the very first…