The room has been closing for a few hours overnight since reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, but it will go 24 hours again starting Friday.
The prominent poker players have become friends away from the table, but their rivalry dates back about 18 years. They will play in a heads-up match Wednesday.
The public celebration of life for the poker player and broadcaster will be held on the World Poker Tour’s social media channels.
The logger from Maryland won his seat into the 2009 Main Event in a satellite tournament. He went on to take second for more than $5.1 million.
The poker room inside Encore will reopen Sept. 30 at noon, the company said Friday.
An Arizona woman has been arrested on suspicion of stealing approximately $1 million in cash, gambling chips and jewelry from an international poker champion and his father.