The Miscellaneous Rantings of Marie-Lizette

The 2010 Los Angeles Poker Classic May Rival the World Series of Poker

December 30, 2009

Tags: lapc, commerce, tournaments, savage, WSOP, WPT.

Commerce Casino and Matt Savage have put together a tournament schedule that may prove to be even better than that of the World Series of Poker.

The 2010 Los Angels Poker Classic (more affectionately known as the LAPC) boasts 50 events over 43 days, including a $10,000 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship. In addition, the LAPC will host the only WPT Celebrity Invitational on the tour. Read the full article for a printable schedule of events and more information...

Dream Team Poker Has Teamed Up with the Bicycle Casino for a Unique Poker Series

November 25, 2009

The Bicycle Casino continues its fall promotion, “Monday Night Football at the Bike” in the spirit of the 2009 football season as a Dream Team Poker League. Read more about the Dream Team Poker events here

The Bicycle Casino's Turkey Shoot-out and Ho Ho Holdem Series Start on Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2009

On November 26, 2009, the Bicycle Casino will host its annual Turkey Shoot-out to kick off the Ho Ho Hold'em holiday tournament series. Read more details

Annie Duke's Celebrity Poker Night 2009 benefiting DEF

November 17, 2009

Tags: savage, poker, fundraiser, annie duke, charity, commerce.

Annie Duke hosts her Celebrity Poker Night at Commerce Casino on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at the Commerce Casino, as part of the L.A. Poker Open. Popular tournament director Matt Savage will emcee the home-style $330 No Limit Hold'em tournament event which offers one optional add-on and rebuys for $100. The schedule of events and more details...

Another Twenty-Seven Poker Players Get Their Shot at the L.A. Poker Open $500K Guarantee

November 07, 2009

Tags: NLH, Holdem, savage, poker.

Another thousand plus poker players entered Day 1b of the opening L.A Poker Open tournament series event on Friday, November 6, 2009. Commerce Casino's $500K guaranteed prize pool event continues to draw large fields with the irresistible payout. For the second day in a row, 99 places were paid with the top 27 entrants moving on to Day 2 on Sunday, November 8, 2009. To find out who advanced to day 2, read on...

Opening $500K Event of Commerce Casino's L.A. Poker Open is Well Underway

November 07, 2009

Tags: savage, commerce, tournaments, NLH, Holdem, Poker.

On Thursday, November 5, 2009, Commerce Casino commenced the L.A Poker Open tournament series with its an eye opening $500K guaranteed prize pool event. To find out who gets to the final day, read more.

Commerce Casino's L.A. Poker Open runs from Nov. 5 to Nov. 22, 2009

November 04, 2009

Tags: commerce, savage, Poker, tournaments, NLH.

Commerce Casino's L.A. Poker Open begins Thursday, November 5, 2009 with a whopper of an event. A huge success during the Hold'em Series, Commerce Casino is bringing back the 4-day $500,000 Guarantee for the first event of the L.A. Poker Open. Read more...

The National Championship of Poker offers as Seat to the 2010 WSOP Championship

October 14, 2009

Tags: Holdem, NLH, WSOP, tournaments, poker.

Hollywood Park Casino presents the National Championship of Poker beginning on October 21, 2009, which will include a World Series of Poker Satellite Shootout. Read more...

The Oktoberfest Fall Poker Classic Returns to the Hustler Casino

October 08, 2009

Tags: tournaments, poker, Hustler Casino, Holdem.

The annual Oktoberfest Fall Poker Classic has returned to the Hustler Casino as an ‘Xtreme Stack Series!’ Featuring over $300,000 in guarantees and extreme chip counts; this fall event will be a classic to be remembered. Keep reading...

Are Poker Robots the Real Deal and Do They Impact the Odds?

October 05, 2009

Tags: Holdem, Full Tilt, poker.

Poker bots are banned from almost all gaming websites. While they may be increasingly common they are really just poker calculators that run on auto pilot continuously, calling, folding, and or betting based on preset scenarios. While hardly artificial intelligence, the advantage is that the software never tires and can play consistently for days on end in multiple games and sometimes even multiple sites, therefore giving the user an unfair advantage over legitimate players.
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I want to run a special game on @liveatthebike on Feb 14. Either a $5K heads-up cash game -or- $1K turbo 6-max S&G #WinnerTakesAll