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Savage speaks on WPT and the state of Poker

By Barbara Engler Matt Savage first came to the Poker world’s attention about 15 years ago when he helped organize and found the Tournament Director’s Association...

Vayo is 2016 NorCal Nov. Niner

By Barbara Engler San Francisco’s Gordon Vayo, a veteran of online and live poker at the age of 27, annually plays a full slate of events at the World Series of Poker...

Gimbel wins Rolling Thunder

By Barbara Engler When Harrison Gimbel came in fourth place at the 2015 WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, he undoubtedly had his eye fixed...

The Cardroom launches new website

By Barbara Engler In January The Cardroom’s new and improved website was up and running. After some adjustments were made, consider this the “grand opening”...

2015 POY title goes to Malabanan

By Barbara Engler Twenty-four years ago when Ian Malabanan moved to South San Francisco from the Philippines he never dreamed he would wind up playing poker for a...

West victorious on HPT for $154K

Back in January, Tom West finished third in the Heartland Poker Tour Main Event at Thunder Valley Casino Resort for a score of over $64,000. It’s not easy to improve...

Casinos remain closed

By Barbara Engler In the last issue of The Cardroom we reported that Casino Royale in Sacramento and Chukchansi Gold Casino in Coarsegold had both been closed by...

NorCal sees 2 casino closures

By Barbara Engler Casino Royale On Nov. 3 the Sacramento Bee reported that the California Bureau of Gambling Control had on that day forced the closure of Sacramento’s...

Baron is NorCal tops at WSOP Main Event

By Barbara Engler Maybe we’ve been spoiled by the spectacular success of our Northern California poker players at the WSOP Main Event in recent years. Last year we had...

Tran exits 5th at Main Event

By Barbara Engler Sacramento’s J.C. Tran entered the World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Nov. 4 the chip leader, but after playing for over seven hours...

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