Insiders win big at Livermore

Livermore Casino’s Insider Main Event on Oct. 13 capped off the most recent four-month tournament series. The Main Event started with 40 hungry players who battled their way to the final table, all in hopes of taking home the $5,600 first place prize.

After a contentious four-hour tournament, the top 10 players chopped the pot, each walking away with $1,450. Stay tuned for their next big tournament series—some exciting changes are in store for Livermore Casino.

Recently, Livermore Casino launched their Tournament Chip Bonus, where $5 gets you an extra 1,000 in tournament chips. They also updated the daily tournament schedule.

Note that there is no longer a Tuesday evening tournament. Please check the tournament listing in the back pages of this issue (or on their website at for full details.

Livermore’s 10 tournaments per week—more than any other Bay Area cardroom—have buy-ins ranging from $45 to $175, all with $1,000 first place guarantees (minimum 20 players). Note that any special event tournament will supersede regularly scheduled weekly tournaments. For more details, contact their tournament directors at 925-447-1702 x205.

Double points can be earned in all Sunday 11 a.m. tournaments, the $120 buy-in Bounty Tournament (which is the last evening tournament of the month), and the monthly Deep Stack Tournament (which is on the third Saturday of the month). The buy-in for the Deep Stack is $175 with a start time of 10 a.m. (sign-ups at 9 a.m.). It has 20-minute rounds, 15,000 in starting chips, and a $2,000 first place guarantee.

Livermore Casino’s cash game promotions include three daily High Hand Bonuses, Royal Flush and Aces Cracked, along with Bad Beat Jackpots in Omaha and Hold’em. Live action games include $3/200 spread-limit Hold’em, $4/8 limit Hold’em, $6/12 Omaha Hi-Low with a $10/20 kill, and Pan. Their Cal Games include EZ Baccarat, Three-Card Poker, and Pure 21 Blackjack—all with no player collection.

The kitchen at Livermore Casino delivers outstanding fare, including the Friday evening Prime Rib Dinner Special. Don’t forget to visit their Sports Bar, which has Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. All of this in Downtown Livermore–the Tri-Valley’s only Poker destination.