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Category: January/February 2016

Bay 101’s Shooting Stars return

Bay 101 Casino, “Silicon Valley’s Place to Play” will be hosting the 20th Annual Shooting Star Tournament March 7 to March 11. It will remain a $7,500 buy-in and...

Table Mtn. adds deep stack tourney

Poker players will ring in the New Year in winning style at Table Mountain Casino as 2016 ushers in even more fun and excitement in their Poker Room. Poker players can...

Limit vs. no-limit

By Kenny Smith About six months ago I began talking with a number of different poker players that I know and asked them if they prefer playing limit or no-limit...

Blumenfield is 3rd at WSOP Main Event

By Arnold Warner When the World Series of Poker’s November Nine sat down on Nov. 8, 2015 to finish the tournament they started back in July, San Francisco’s Neil...

Good, bad & ugly

By Randall Rapp If you want to compare your poker life to a movie, it’s best if it follows a script like An Officer and a Gentleman (happy ending—poker is always...

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...

Living the poker dream pt. 1: The road to the Main Event

By Neil Blumenfield On June 20, 2015 I cashed for $2,452 in the WSOP Seniors event finishing 268th. It was my ninth trip to the WSOP and my first cash in the Seniors in...

Chukchansi Casino re-opens

At 10:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, Chuk­chansi Gold Resort & Casino was open once again after being closed for over a year amidst controversy and tribal infighting....

M8trix co-owner could lose license

Judge Mary-Margaret Anderson recommended in mid-December that Casino M8trix partner Eric Swallow have his gambling license revoked and suffer a fine of $430,000. Last...

Judge says governor must negotiate with North Fork Rancheria over proposed casino

The North Fork tribe is continuing to pursue their desire to build a 305-acre casino and hotel north of Madera, despite the fact that California voters rejected the...

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