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CGA Pres. Kirkland releases statement re: COVID-19 closures

On July 1, California Gaming Association President Kyle Kirkland released the following statement regarding the governor’s order after the recent surge in COVID-19...

Meet the new game. Same as the old game.

By Pat Lyons Now that we’re knee deep into the Coronavirus pandemic and can see a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, let’s take a look at what has changed in the...

Gambling in San Jose

By Raymond T. Akers In an excellent journey from the not-always-so good old days through the present, author Ted Ramos gives us a special view of regional history in his...

2020 WSOP postponed

On April 20, 2020, the World Series of Poker released the following: The 51st running of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), set to begin Tuesday, May 26 from the Rio...

Shooting Star finishes just in time

By Arnold Warner Just before COVID-19 shut down most of the world, including Northern California’s casinos, Bay 101 Casino managed to complete the 23rd Annual Shooting...

A little bit of discipline

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos This time of year brings some of my favorite events. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) marks the start of the religious fast known as Lent...

Postle lawsuit continues

Mike Postle stands accused of cheating approximately $250,000 from players during streams of Stones Live at Stones Gambling Hall in Citrus Heights during 2018 and 2019....

Lucky Chances presents Battle of the Bay

The Battle of the Bay comes to Colma’s Lucky Chances Casino April 18 to May 4. These three big events all feature multiple days and will have a total of $850,000 in...

Stones files for dismissal of lawsuit

NorCal Casino Ambassador By Randall Rapp Before we get to the meat of the issue here, I would first like to point out (for those that didn’t notice up top) that yours...

30-min. poker prescription

Book Review By Raymond T. Akers The vast majority of instructional books on poker are simply much bigger bites than you or I are likely to be able (or want) to chew....