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Gold Rush motherlode at Lucky Chances

November’s Gold Rush no-limit Hold’em tournament series at Lucky Chances Casino in Colma had three big events with three big winners. Event #1 had a $610 buy-in and...

More of everything else

NorCal Poker Ambassador By Randall Rapp Now in its 16th year, The Cardroom has been your source for news about poker players from, and poker games in, Northern...

There’s room in the game for everyone

Life in the Streets By Vincent Olmos On Wednesday, Dec. 18, I was fortunate to attend the Sacramento Bureau of Gambling Control’s workshop hearing on proposed changes...

The fine art of folding

Prop Tales by Bill Patty On several occasions, someone has asked to sit behind me to learn and see how I play. The average amount of time they sit there is somewhere...

Maximizing marginal hands

By Jonathan Little I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Prague for both the World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour events. Compared to the players in the United...

Shooting Star arrives at Bay 101

The 23rd annual Shooting Star is coming to Bay 101 Casino in San Jose March 8 to 14. It consists of three events, with many mega satellites held beginning Jan. 18. The...

Player’s Rewards come to Livermore Casino

Livermore Casino is making a call to all card players as they have introduced a new rewards program. You can take advantage of their Player’s Rewards program (where...

Proposed rules would restrict cardroom table games

The California Bureau of Gambling Control is planning to proceed with new rules drastically affecting how cardrooms provide games such as blackjack, pai gow and...

Tribes back sports betting initiative

An initiative for the 2020 ballot in California, sponsored by a coalition of Native American tribes, would legalize sports betting at licensed racetracks and Indian...

Expansion planned at Corning’s Rolling Hills Casino

The announced multi-million dollar remodel and expansion of the Paskenta Band of the Nomlaki Indians’ Rolling Hills Casino in Corning was timed to coincide with the...