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Category: September/October 2018

PokerStars sending 2 NorCal winners to the Bahamas

By Arnold Warner PokerStars is planning to run the biggest $25,000 buy-in event ever held Jan. 6 to 10, 2019, plus they were looking to commemorate Chris Moneymaker’s...

Palo Alto’s Hellmuth wins WSOP bracelet 15

By Barbara Engler The man with more World Series of Poker Bracelets than anyone else picked up another towards the end of this year’s festivities. Phil Hellmuth, Jr....

Big blind antes the latest at tourneys

By Randall Rapp The hot new trend in poker tournament play is the big blind ante. If you haven’t come across it yet, it simply consists of the big blind paying the...

All-in is all in a day’s work

Prop Tales The Prop Life, Part 2 By Bill Patty It’s 8 a.m. Tuesday and I have been at work for an hour. The overnight crowd leaving has outnumbered the morning crowd...

Expect a showdown playing limit

Life in the Streets Play limit Hold’em, Part 2 By Vincent Olmos In the last edition of The Cardroom I talked about the benefits of playing limit Hold’em. This may...

Checking for value

By Jonathan Little This hand I was told about from a $500 buy-in tournament clearly illustrates an important concept you must master if you want to succeed at poker....

It ain’t a friendly game — it’s war!

By Kenny Smith I saw my friend Joe get highly steamed after he folded what would have been the winning hand while playing $4/8 Omaha. The pot had over 11 big bets in it...

Bay 101’s Fall Poker Classic is back

Bay 101 Casino in San Jose is holding its annual Fall Poker Classic tournament series Oct. 15 to 22 with six events on the bill. First up on Monday, Oct. 15 is the $350...

Livermore Casino holds Little Hills picnic

Livermore Casino closed their doors on Aug. 6 for a fantastic company picnic at The Ranch at Little Hills in San Ramon. The casino’s dedicated employees and their...

Big money comes to Stones GH at Fall Classic

Overall the guarantee is $250K; Main Event $150K The Fall Classic tournament series returns to Stones Gambling Hall in Citrus Heights. Held Oct. 12 to 21, it features...

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