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The 2018 WSOP Main Event is the second largest in WSOP history, thanks to 1,009 players from California, who helped bring entry numbers up to 7,874.

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Gaming law expert and writer I. Nelson Rose says online poker will see a boom thanks to this year’s Supreme Court decision on sports betting.

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Californians Take 2018 WSOP Seniors Events By Storm

June 28th, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

Californians dominated the Seniors events at the 2018 WSOP, with wins for a 50-year-old teacher and the 83-year-old mother of a three-time bracelet winner.

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Two Californians Capture World Series Of Poker Gold

June 19th, 2018 by Marty Derbyshire

Two California poker players won World Series of Poker gold bracelets leading up to the half-way point of the annual tournament series in Las Vegas.

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A total of 31 California online poker players were among those cashing in the first 2018 WSOP online bracelet event, including a multiple bracelet winner.

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Pechanga Resort & Casino table games dealer Jodie Sanders finished second in the 2018 World Series of Poker opening event in Las Vegas last week.

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After dominating the first half of the season, winning two of the first six World Poker Tour events, Glendale poker pro Art Papazyan held on to capture WPT Season XVI Hublot WPT Player of the Year honors.

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With the Supreme Court paving the way for all 50 states to legalize sports betting, whether the issues of legal and regulated online poker and sports betting can now be married in California has become a legitimate question.

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California-based poker player Gordon Vayo is suing the world’s largest online poker site, claiming PokerStars refused to pay him almost $700,000 he won in last year’s Spring Championship of Online Poker.

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Global Poker is an oasis for California online poker players, presenting an option with sizable prize pools. Events like its recent Rattlesnake Open continue to impress.

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