Support JA By Having Fun

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada has events throughout the year that offer attendees the opportunity to have fun, while making a big difference in our community.  Check out our upcoming events below! 

2018 JA Poker Flyer

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8th Annual Junior Achievement Poker Tournament & VIP Party

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Registration begins at 11am
Cards in the Air at Noon

Featuring Event Emcee Traci Kesisian

Due to gaming regulations poker player registrations cannot be processed online. 

Please fill out the registration form here to reserve your seat in the tournament.

A Junior Achievement representative will call you to process payment.


 Player Details

Players will enjoy drinks and gourmet food prepared by Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino with exclusive access to the VIP Party. Players have the opportunity to win a seat in the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event valued at $10,000 (or $7,500 cash option, winner choice). Ante up and play in the most exclusive Poker Tournament in town as you support a great cause!

 General Rules

No Limit Hold’em

$250 w/Optional $100 Re-Buys and 1 Optional Add-On

Re-buys available through the first five levels

Add-on offered at the end of level five

  1. Each level will last twenty (20) minutes.
  2. Players will start with $5,000 in tournament chips. Re-buys will be $5,000 in tournament chips. The add-on will be $10,000 tournament chips.
  3. Players may buy-in through the end of level five (5). Re-buys also conclude at the end of level five (5).
  4. Players may add-on one (1) time at the end of level five (5).
  5. Thirty (30) minute break at the end of the first five (5) levels. Ten (10) minute break every three levels subsequent to the level five (5) break.
  6. Management reserves the right to cancel or change tournaments.
  7. Residents of foreign countries without a U.S. tax treaty will be subject to withholding.
  8. This tournament is subject to NRS 463.362.

**All participants must be 21 years or older.

 2018 Tournament Player Prizes

1st Place:         2018 WSOP Seat at the Main Event or $7,500 Cash
2nd Place:        $2,000
3rd Place:         $1,000
4th Place:         $750
5th Place:         $500
6th Place:         $400                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7th Place:         $400
8th Place:         $300
9th Place:         $300
10th Place:       $300

General Admission (Spectator)
(In advance) $100  (At the door) $150

Enjoy a front row seat for all the action without playing in the Poker Tournament.  Dine on gourmet food while sipping on cocktails during the event. All food and drinks inside London Club are included in ticket price.

**All participants must be 21 years or older.

Silent Auction
Don’t miss out on the FANTASTIC packages at our auction. Not able to attend the event? No worries, you can now still win fabulous prizes by being part of the auction. We will be using technology where silent auction participants will bid on items through either their cell phones or on site systems.  With GiveSmart you will get a text message sent straight to your phone if you are outbid on an item!

Silent Auction will open on June 1st. Stay tuned for details on some of the fantastic packages along with the link!


For More Information Contact Gina Cassaro at 702-888-0511 or