Jun 4, 2014 |

Key California Tribes Reach Agreement on Online Poker Bill

A joint letter and unified online poker bill was sent to the California legislature on Tuesday, signed by 13 of the state’s most influential gaming tribes. Predictably absent from the letter and bill draft was the signature of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, as the unified bill would disqualify their chosen online poker partner, PokerStars. […]

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Apr 23, 2014 |

PokerStars Partners with Morongo and Three California Card Rooms

Timing is everything and PokerStars, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, and three key California card-rooms just pulled off one of the best timed press releases in poker history. Just moments before the Chairman Robert Martin of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians spoke at California’s online poker hearing PokerStars, the Morongo Tribe and the […]

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Sep 24, 2013 |

Kris Tong Victorious in Commerce Poker Series Main Event

The first stop of the Heartland Poker Tour’s Gold Rush Series brought the action to the Commerce Casino, drawing a strong field of pros and talented locals. The final table had two World Series of Poker bracelet winners and several others with considerable career tournament earnings. Five of these nine players had WSOP final table […]

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May 26, 2013 |

Tournament Tracker: Brent Hanks Wins in Lead-Up to WSOP

The 2013 World Series of Poker is officially upon us. With the majority of tournament action moving to Las Vegas for the next seven weeks, tournaments series’ were held all around the United States as players got ready to go bracelet hunting. One of the biggest winners this week was Brent Hanks, who won the […]

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Feb 24, 2013 |

A Q&A with Sam Quinto, Tournament Coordinator at Commerce Casino

Sam Quinto took over hosting duties during the 2012 WPT LA Poker Classic. He and Matt Savage are behind several of the most successful tournament series' in the world. (Photo c/o Jay Newnum/WJ Media) Matt Savage is a world-renowned Tournament Director for tournaments around the world, in addition to being the Executive Tournament Director for […]

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Nov 23, 2012 |

2013 BLUFF Reader’s Choice Nominees: Favorite California Room

The poker landscape has seen a litany of changes in 2012, and as the year winds toward a close it’s once again time for the BLUFF Reader’s Choice Awards. Your votes will decide the winners in 14 unique categories covering all of the players, personalities, locations and content the poker world has to offer. California […]

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Mar 13, 2012 |

POY: LA Poker Classic Shakes Up The Ranks

Kelly is one of two new additions to the POY top ten This year, the LA Poker Classic once again assembled some of the best in the game in one of the toughest $10,000 events of the year. There were plenty of notable names who scored big at the Commerce and also scored big in […]

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Mar 2, 2012 |

By The Numbers: The 2012 LA Poker Classic

The poker world is full of facts, figures, stats and records. With so many numbers being crunched day in and day out, sometimes it is tough to see what they all add up to. That is why BLUFF brings you some of the more interesting numbers related to the big tournaments, big stories, and big […]

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Mar 2, 2012 |

Tournament Tracker: Hellmuth, Selbst Among LAPC Winners

Hellmuth’s last live win was almost five years ago For anyone doubting that the LA Poker Classic draws the toughest competition and the biggest names in the game, a glance at this year’s winners will change your mind.  Sean Jazayeri may be the guy with the biggest payday, but there were several notable names who […]

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Feb 29, 2012 |

WPT: David Sands Takes Big Stack into First WPT Final Table

Sands chopped the $100K Bellagio event back in December This year’s LA Poker Classic final table is once again a stacked one and it features three young up and comers making their World Poker Tour final table debut. Dan Kelly and Jason Somerville already have WSOP bracelets to their credit. Now both are vying for […]

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