The Miscellaneous Rantings of Marie-Lizette

The Bicycle Casino to Host Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Tournament on April 3, 2010

March 14, 2010

Tags: Hoe, commerce, The Bike, Bicycle Casino, tournaments.

The Annie Duke Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament to Benefit 1736 Family Crisis Center will be held on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at the Bicycle Casino Event Center to raise money for domestic violence victims and homeless youth. Festivities will begin at 2:30 p.m. commencing with registration and a Meet & Greet with Annie Duke. [READ MORE]

Michael Kamran Takes Down the $345 Heads-Up NLH Event at the 2010 LA Poker Classic

February 05, 2010

Tags: tournaments, commerce, poker.

Well known poker players such as David "Chino" Rheem, Maria Ho, and John "The Razo" Pham sat face-to-face across the felt with the good, the bad, and the ugly on February 4, 2010, for a shot at being declared a heads-up champion. Both rank amateur and celebrity poker pros alike turned out for the affordable Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em tournament during the 2010 LA Poker Classic held at Commerce Casino and competed for the $71, 680 prize pool. [Read more]

$1 Million Guarantee Opens the 2010 LA Poker Classic

January 06, 2010

Tags: commerce, lapc, tournaments, savage.

The 2010 LAPC schedule that Matt Savage has put together is mind blowing, and the opening event is no exception. On January 21, 2010, card players from around the world will converge upon Commerce Casino to play the $335.00 No-Limit Hold'em 4-Day Opener for a chance to win a portion of One Million Dollars. The first place winner of this historical event will take home a trophy and at least $2.... read more

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...

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...

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 Ironman Tournament: More Genius than Gimmick

September 22, 2009 1 comments

Tags: tournaments, savage, poker, commerce.

The Commerce Hold'em Series, which runs the last two weeks in September, is well underway, and the buzz around town revolves around one unique event and Matt Savage is poised for more accolade because on September 23rd, the Commerce Casino will host the Ironman Tournament event. In the end, the Ironman Tournament may prove to be more than a test of endurance to establish which of its participants is the Ironman of poker; it may finally put to rest the question of what tournament structure should be versus what tournament players what them to be.
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The Commerce Hold'em Series Offers a Slice of Heaven

September 09, 2009

Tags: poker, tournaments, commerce, savage.

This week, world renound tournament director Matt Savage is returning to Los Angeles to host Commerce’s next big poker tournament event: The Commerce Hold’em Series. Read more...



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