Category: WSOP

Two bring home WSOP gold

By Arnold Warner With 54 of 65 events completed at the 2014 World Series of Poker as of press time, poker players from Northern California have once again laid claim to...

Thunder Valley sending 12 to WSOP

Now that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) qualifying season has passed, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is gearing up for the WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas. This year,...

Tran exits 5th at Main Event

By Barbara Engler Sacramento’s J.C. Tran entered the World Series of Poker Main Event final table on Nov. 4 the chip leader, but after playing for over seven hours...

WSOP satellites starting at Aviator

The Aviator Casino in Delano—the valley’s newest casino—will be hosting World Series of Poker Main Event satellites starting in January 2014. Players get a...

J.C. Tran is Main Event chip leader

By Arnold Warner For the second year in a row a professional poker player from Sacramento has made the World Series of Poker’s Main Event final table. In 2012 Steve...

Two NorCal WSOP winners so far

By Arnold Warner It took a while, but by Event #50 of the 2013 World Series of Poker two Northern California players had claimed bracelets. First to accomplish the feat...

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...

Steven Gee makes final table; Esfandiari wins The Big One

By Arnold Warner Players from Northern California cashed in almost every event to cap off a great 2012 World Series of Poker. Antonio Esfandiari, who grew up in San...

NorCal players win WSOP bracelets

By Arnold Warner Northern California has once again been well-represented at the annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. With 46 events completed as of press time,...