The Gardens Casino drew widespread criticism after adding flights to poker event last minute to avoid paying overlay on its $1 million guarantee.
The Gardens Casino in California is hosting another big-guarantee, low buy-in event, this time with the help of the Poker Night in America cameras.
Phil Hellmuth came up just short of his first WPT title, taking second at the Bike, but the tour had no problem hittings its billion-dollar benchmark.
DOJ officials issued an emergency closure of the 500 Club in Clovis, CA after a raid discovered the card room had more chips in use than cash on hand.
In a recent meeting of tribal leadership and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the tribes said something must change about card room table games.
The historic Elks Tower is a few steps away from being the first card room in downtown Sacramento, but other casinos are fighting hard to stop them.
The only change on the online poker front is a shuffling of tribal and card room coalitions. Online poker, meanwhile, is going nowhere fast.
Federal agents shut down the Bike in California for almost 20 hours. Local reports suggest players have used the casino to launder money.
The crowded poker tournament calendar in California moves from Commerce Casino to the Bicycle Casino for the upcoming World Series of Poker Circuit series.