Patricia Chavira

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Patricia Chavira is a freelance writer and social media consultant specializing in gaming. She has played poker professionally for over 10 years.

Happy first anniversary to Hollywood Park Casino

Happy first anniversary to Hollywood Park Casino

posted on October 24, 2017 by

Poker Scene | Hollywood Park Casino celebrated its one year anniversary this Saturday and Sunday with a $100,000 Poker Weekend.

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Life as a Prop Poker Player

Life as a Prop Poker Player

posted on October 17, 2017 by

A prop poker player is hired by a casino to start games and keep games going. I asked my husband, Robert Turner, who manages props, what it takes to become one.

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The annual Big Poker Oktober event at Bicycle Club

The annual Big Poker Oktober event at Bicycle Club

posted on October 10, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The annual Big Poker Oktober is currently underway at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California. The first event was a $350 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament held on Sunday, Oct. 1. 

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Tourney was no Garden of Eden

Tourney was no Garden of Eden

posted on September 26, 2017 by

Poker Scene | Last week I wrote about The Gardens Poker Classic getting off to a great start by smashing the $100,000 guarantee in its first event. But this week the Gardens finds itself in the middle of a poker controversy.

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$185K No-Limit Gardens Poker Classic underway

$185K No-Limit Gardens Poker Classic underway

posted on September 19, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The Gardens Poker Classic kicked off last Friday with a $100,000 guarantee No Limit Hold’em Deepstack. The $175 buy-in event smashed the guarantee with a $185,580 prize pool and 817 entries.

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