Patricia Chavira is a freelance writer and social media consultant specializing in gaming. She has played poker professionally for over 10 years.
Poker Scene | If you have played poker in Los Angeles for any length of time, you are familiar with the tent that was known as Hawaiian Gardens Casino. That tent has been demolished, and the new Gardens Casino is now one of the most beautiful card rooms.view
Poker Scene | I had the most amazing time in the Big O tournament at Hollywood Park Casino this Saturday. I made the final table with two other women, Chellie Campbell and Lulu Flippin, who ended up in second and first, respectively.view
Poker Scene | Card rooms all over Los Angeles have been stepping up their game the past year, – whether it was the new $50-million hotel at the Bicycle Casino or the $90-million expansion of the Gardens Casino – I was impressed.view
The Poker Scene | After the World Series of Poker concludes in mid-July, the next series I always look forward to is the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino that starts in late July.view
Poker Scene | The 47th Annual WSOP $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship played down to the November Nine on Monday. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on October 30 to begin play to crown this year’s World Champion.view