The Bicycle provides the perfect ride for gamblers
August 22, 2017 3:01 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in Bell Gardens, The Bicycle Hotel & Casino brings a four-star luxury boutique experience to casino gaming in Southern California.
The new seven-story hotel offers 99 elegantly appointed modern rooms and signature suites, each designed as tranquil retreats, including the 2,040 square-foot Presidential Suite. The hotel also features a full resort spa, an elevated outdoor pool deck with private cabanas, multi-purpose event and private meeting space, a VIP gaming area, and innovative dining concepts such as The Bike Brewery with 28 beers on tap and the Asian-fusion Phoenix Cafe.
The casino’s elegant 100,000 square-foot sophisticated gaming facility provides 185 tables of poker and card games such as Texas Hold’em, Omaha, 7-Card Stud, Baccarat, Ez Baccarat, No Bust 21st Century Blackjack, Chinese Poker, Pai Gow Poker and Blackjack to name a few. The casino is a featured host of the largest poker tournaments in Southern California, including the World Series of Poker Circuit Event and World Poker Tour.
The casino’s luxurious amenities include a spectacular entertainment center as well as 24-hour welcome desk, massage service, gift shop, café brewing Starbucks Coffee, exclusive VIP gaming lounge, smoking atrium with gaming and valet parking.
With a Classic Club membership card, players earn points every time they stay in the hotel or play in the Bike’s games. The more points earned, the more perks received, including indulgences like fine dining and hotel discounts and room upgrades.
Just for joining, you’ll receive exclusive text and email notifications about the latest promotions and giveaways. Earn one point for every hour you play; then spend your points toward: cash, hotel rooms, The Bike Brewery, Phoenix Café, Spa, Coffee & Bakery House, casino floor menu and gift shop.
Cash outs will be paid in increments of $50 only, with a maximum of $250 per month. Points will not rollover for cash. Points are accumulated from the first of the month at midnight until the last day of the month at 11:59 p.m. Any uncashed monies will be added to the player’s rewards account. Players will have seven days into the new month to cash their monies earned.
The Bicycle Hotel & Casino hosts the WPT during its annual Legends of Poker 2017 tournament. The main events of the month-long tournament run August 22-29 and are set to feature two of pokers most notable superstars, Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari. Hellmuth will play the WPT Main Event on Aug. 25, and Esfandiari is playing Mega Millions Day 2 on Aug. 22.
This marks the 16th season of the WPT Legends of Poker tournament at the Bike, which has hosted the tour since its inception in 2002 and is one of just three chartered members of the tour. The Main Event runs through Aug. 31. Last year the prize pool was over $2.5 million with the champion’s take at approximately $600,000 in addition to winning a luxurious Hublot watch and an automatic $15,000 entry into the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions.
The $4,000 buy-in televised event features three starting flights, and players who are eliminated during Day 1A, 1B, or 1C may re-enter the following day. Players who are unable to bag chips during one of the three starting flights may also buy in before the start of Day 2. Season 16 of the WPT Legends of Poker at the Bike is scheduled to air in May 2018 on FOX Sports Regional Networks.
Stay and play with the pros during the Legends of Poker tourney. Enter promo code WPTLEGEND to receive 20% off best available rates. For more information about The Bicycle Hotel & Casino, call 562-806-4646 or visit TheBike.com.