Big Game (poker)

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This article refers to a well known cash game in Las Vegas. For the television program of the same name sponsored by PokerStars, see PokerStars Big Game.

The Big Game is a high-stakes poker cash game played in "Bobby's Room", a cardroom named after Bobby Baldwin, at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The table features no-limit and pot-limit games with wagers up to $100,000 per hand. Limit games as high as $4,000/$8,000 are often played but $800/$1,600 is normal.

The table features a variety of poker games played in rotation and changing every 8–10 hands. The games are selected from a list of the players' choices, including:

Usually players buy in for $200,000–300,000, but anyone with the minimum buy in of $20,000 is welcome to play.[1]

In addition to the occasional drop-in player, the following players have been known to play regularly in the Big Game over the years: