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.

Grand opening celebration at Hollywood Park Casino was top notch

Grand opening celebration at Hollywood Park Casino was top notch

posted on October 25, 2016 by

Poker Scene | Hollywood Park Casino’s Grand Opening Celebration kicked off this past Friday. Los Angeles now has a poker showplace to rival any in the world, and this weekend Hollywood Park Casino firmly established itself at the top of the list of the best places to play poker in L.A. or anywhere for that matter.

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SoCal Poker Championship heating up as Day 2 comes to a close

SoCal Poker Championship heating up as Day 2 comes to a close

posted on October 11, 2016 by

Poker Scene | The SoCal Poker Championship continued at the Bicycle Hotel and Casino last week with eight days of Day 1B’s ending with the final flight played this past Saturday. Day 2 with a direct buy-in of $4,500 was held a day later.

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A need for more women like Carolyn in poker

A need for more women like Carolyn in poker

posted on October 04, 2016 by

Poker Scene | It’s a fact that women are underrepresented in poker. Whether at the tables or on the casino floor, seeing a woman is still the exception rather than the rule, so when I see a woman in a card room, I am always curious about her journey. This is Carolyn Uzeta’s story.

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Four LA card rooms host $3M guaranteed poker tournament

Four LA card rooms host $3M guaranteed poker tournament

posted on September 20, 2016 by

Poker Scene | In a rare casino collaboration, four Los Angeles card rooms are hosting a $3,000,000 guarantee poker tournament for a mere $350 buy-in. First place is guaranteed $500,000 and a Mercedes.

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Commerce Casino hosts poker series

Commerce Casino hosts poker series

posted on September 13, 2016 by

Poker Scene | The Commerce Poker Series is currently underway at Commerce Casino. Tournament director and 2016 Poker Hall of Fame nominee Matt Savage always puts a good mix of games on his schedule, and this series is no different.

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