Tag Archives: Commerce Casino
- Commerce sponsors Card Player Player of the Year; Bryn Kenney takes early 2017 lead with PokerStars Championship $50k title
Commerce Casino in California is the new sponsor for the Card Player Player of the Year, and the early leader in the 2017 race is Bryn Kenney. The Global Poker League, New York Rounders manager, won the $50,000 Single Day High Roller at the PokerStars Championship in the Bahamas. Card...
- Jeff Madsen Wins the HPT Californian State Poker Championship
Jeff Madsen wins the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Californian State Poker Championship after overcoming a field of 584-players at the Commerce Casino. The former darling of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), Jeff Madsen, will be walking into the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino full of beans after his...
- Hastings, Conrad earn WPT wins; Chattha takes GUKPT Luton; Karr wins Parx
Brian Hastings has taken the World Poker Tour Regional Summer Splash title at the Hard Rock Seminole casino in Hollywood, Florida. It’s the first live tournament trophy for the Pot Limit Omaha online star, who outlasted 390 opponents to earn just shy of $214k. Griffin Malatino finished second, earning $117k,...
- Poker Players Alliance Responds to Commerce Casino Opposition of HR 2267
August 31 – Since the passage of HR 2267, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, a great deal of attention has turned to the proponents and opponents of online poker. One unusual foe stands out, namely Commerce Casino’s Tom Malkasian. Following his critical testimony before the House...
- Commerce Casino exec responds to PPA attacks
After the Poker Players Alliance launched a petition to chastise Commerce Casino’s Tom Malkasian for his ‘don’t legalize online poker’ testimony during Barney Frank's HR2267 hearings, Malkasian wants to set the record straight. When he said legalizing online poker would be the wrong move, what he meant to say was...
- Commerce Casino Risks Player Boycott, Opposes Online Poker Bill
August 27 – In a move that has drawn the ire of the poker-playing community, California’s Commerce Casino has publicly aired its opposition to the current efforts to legalize and regulate online poker. Labeled as self-serving, the stance has put the casino in a heads-up battle with the very poker...
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