Capitol holds annual KSFM celebrity tournament

Local radio personalities Waynee Wayne and Juan Valdez along with other KSFM 102.5 crew members are hosting the fifth annual celebrity poker tournament at Capitol Casino on Sept. 27. The buy-in for this event will remain at a popular $102. Along with a great prize pool, Bounty prizes will be offered on pre-selected radio staff. Some of the great prize packages in the past included a Nintendo Wii, Ipods, Sacramento Kings tickets, and Sacramento River Cats tickets.

Tournament poker is going strong at Capitol Casino with the addition of two seats added daily to their weekday $30 buy-in event. The winner of the weekday event receives a free $220 entry into the popular $220 2nd Saturday Deep Stack event and the second place finisher receives a free $100 Entry to the 1st Saturday $100 buy-in event. These seats are added by the Casino and do not come out of the prize pool. Sunday tournaments at Capitol Casino have a guaranteed prize pool of $5,000 for a $120 buy-in.

Capitol Casino has enjoyed one of their best summers ever in live action poker including Omaha Hi-Low. Omaha Hi-Low has been a popular game at Capitol Casino every day with multiple $4/8 games. On Mondays get ready for some monster pots with up to two tables of $8/16 half-kill Omaha Hi-Low. Texas Hold’em is still the big dog with $4/8, and $6/12 limit and $1/3 and $2/5 no-limit rounding out the remaining tables.

Your Capitol Casino players reward card earns you a straight dollar per hour in cash poker games with their no-hassle cash-out at any time. Also, with a qualifying full house you receive raffle tickets for the next Summer Sizzle promo drawing to be held Oct. 25. The more full houses you get, the more raffle tickets you receive, therefore improving your chance of being drawn on this fun day.

Congratulations to all the players who hit the big Jackpot B on Thursday Aug. 14, paying out $67,000. Jackpot A hits quite often in Hold’em, and Omaha jackpots are hit on a regular basis as well. Royal flush bonuses, $200 high hand bonuses per shift in Hold’em and $50 Omaha High hand per shift are among some of the many benefits of playing at Capitol Casino.

Capitol Casino offers Blackjack, EZ Baccarat and Pai-Gow poker in the Dragon room if table games are more to your liking.

For more information on tournament schedule, promotions, and all other events please visit their website at or phone 916-446-0700 and speak to a floor manager.