BILOXI, Miss – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino presents the seventh annual Million Dollar Heater Jan. 4-15, 2018. The Million Dollar Heater is a poker players’ paradise with $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools and 65 tables. The schedule starts with a $600,000 guaranteed event with an entry fee of $300 +$45 + $10, and the main event features a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool with an entry fee of $2,500 + $200.

There will be 14 tournament events with buy-ins from $155 up to $2,500. During the Million Dollar Heater, there will be daily No-Limit Hold’em tournaments for $100 + $25 and daily events with exciting game formats including 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em, Limit Omaha 8 or Better, Limit Hold’em, and Pot Limit Omaha. There will be $300 + $45 + $10 Mega Satellites Jan. 12-14, and $120 + $30 Super Satellites with $100 re-buys Jan. 7-13 at 7 p.m. with two main event seats guaranteed. A special Seniors $50,000 Guaranteed tournament ($250 + $40) will take place on Jan. 9 at 11:00 a.m. The Jan. 12 PLO Championship has a $1,000 buy-in with a freezeout format, and is set up as a Mega Satellite for the event.

With 2,739 entries, the 2017 Million Dollar Heater broke the Mississippi state record for the highest number of entries in a single event. Beau Rivage Poker Room Manager Henry Garrison is excited about the growth the 2018 event presents. “The new format has been a big winner. All players making the second day of any event are guaranteed to be in the money. This just makes perfect sense to all of the players we have spoken to about it, and have seen major poker series follow suit,” says Garrison.

Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. Jan. 4 and is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Level times increase as the tournament advances. Play and stay with a special $59 weekday and $119 weekend room rates. Call 1.888.567.6667 for reservations.

For blind structures and other details, visit MDH 2018 Schedule of Events. For reservations, call 1-888-567-6667.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM Resorts International’s 1,740-room destination resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers AAA Four-Diamond accommodations, 10 restaurants, a spa & salon, an upscale shopping promenade, 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a 1,550-seat showroom and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed golf course. Visit or call (888) 567-6667.