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Chao wins over $71,000 at Thunder Valley’s Sweet 16

The Sweet 16 Tournament Series at Thunder Valley Casino Resort concluded last month and was a tremendous success. With a $270,000 prize pool at the Main Event, the Poker...

“The Grinder” and DeepStacks return to Turlock Poker Room

By Barbara Engler The third annual Central California Summer Poker Classic will be held at the Turlock Poker Room on May 24 to 26. This tournament, with a buy-in of $450...

Lucky Chances Gold Rush has record field

The Lucky Chances Casino in Colma held its Gold Rush series of tournaments in November, breaking a record for the number of players in the Main Event and sending plenty...

Shooting Star returns to Bay 101 in March 

The 17th Annual Marko Trapani Bay 101 Casino Shooting Star Tournament will be held March 4 to 8 with a change in the buy-in to $7,500. Bay 101 is pleased to announce...

Lacey Jones turns heads at Colusa

By Raymond T. Akers When poker pro, model and TV personality Lacey Jones came to Colusa Casino Sept. 29 and 30 for a special poker tournament, the potential to win part...

Grinder plays in Turlock

By Barbara Engler One of the biggest names in poker came to the Turlock Poker Room on Oct. 13 for a special event named after him. Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi was...

Lucky Chances puts bounty on POY Sigua

By Arnold Warner On Oct. 28 The Cardroom’s 2011 Player of the Year, Rellie Sigua, was celebrated at his “home” casino with a tournament named in his honor. Lucky...

Final WSOP notes

By Arnold Warner Northern California’s big hope for the 2012 WSOP Main Event, Sacramen­to’s Steve Gee, had a disappointingly brief stay at the final table on Oct.29...

DeepStacks a hit at TPR

By Barbara Engler On Friday May 4 DeepStacks Live came to the Turlock Poker Room for a one-day seminar, followed by a tournament with all the pros on Saturday and...

2012 NorCal POY race half done

The contest to be named the 2012 Northern California Poker Tournament Player of the Year began on Jan. 1 and runs until the end of November, so we’re just over halfway...

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