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Сasino chips What safety measures are there for Casinos and Cardrooms for Coronavirus?

What safety measures are there for Casinos and Cardrooms for Coronavirus?

THE PLAYER EXPERIENCE WHEN CARDROOMS REOPEN. On June 5, California’s Governor issued State guidelines for the re-opening of cardrooms.  The guidelines address sanitizing, hand washing, distancing or alternative measures such as plexiglass barriers, the wearing of masks, and other safety procedures.   Before re-opening, cardrooms will need to be in a County that has met State […]

Bay area card room When Will California Card rooms Open?

When Will California Card rooms Open?

When will California Card Rooms Open? In mid-March, California’s cardrooms voluntarily closed due to the Coronavirus.   Now many are hoping to re-open following published guidance from the Governor’s office on June 5, and in consultation with local public health authorities.  Before re-opening, cardrooms will need to be in a County that has met State readiness […]

Bay Area News Group Award Best of the East Bay Casino Near Richmond, CA

Casino Near Richmond, CA

The Bay Area has so much to offer that the City of Richmond is often overlooked. The climate is the Goldilocks climate of the Bay Area, not too hot and not too cold. That weather makes the turn along 35 mile long Richmond Bay trail excellent for Hikers, Bikers, Walkers and Photographers. The bay views […]

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Casino Near Walnut Creek, CA

Activities in Walnut Creek Walnut Creek in San Francisco’s East Bay is full of outdoor sports opportunities, cultural activities and nightlife.  This fun, family friendly town just minutes from San Francisco has great weather, great restaurants as well as The Lesher Center of the Arts, outdoor parks, open spaces and many golf courses and hiking […]

Poker table with cards WHAT IS HOT ACTION BLACKJACK?

WHAT IS HOT ACTION BLACKJACK?

The old gambling saloons of the Barbary Coast played a French game called “Vingt Et Un” or “21” which gave every advantage to the dealer.   The dealer could require the players to double their wagers after the dealer saw his or her first card.  The dealer could decide whether to stand, hit or split after […]

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TEXAS HOLD’EM: CHECK-RAISING IN POKER WITH NOTHING … REALLY?

Often when you are out of position and check after the flop the player who took the lead pre-flop will bet into you.  You think “should I call or fold?”  One thing that separates good players from beginners is their willingness to take aggressive action when the situation warrants it.  You should consider also asking […]

Poker table with cards California Grand Casino: Poker Games with the Best Jackpots!

California Grand Casino: Poker Games with the Best Jackpots!

California Grand Casino: Poker Games with the Best Jackpots! If you want to go after some really big jackpots, you want to play poker games at California Grand Casino! Check out all of our chances to win, and note that the jackpots increase daily, so the excitement is always building! Take advantage of the great […]

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Premier East Bay Casino

Play all your favorite games! California Grand Casino is your Best Bet in the Bay Area! Ever wonder which casino in the Bay Area is the best one to play? From 2013 to 2019 the California Grand Casino has been voted Best Casino in the San Francisco East Bay by the Bay Area News Group, […]

Baccarat table and players How to play EZ Baccarat

How to play EZ Baccarat

What is EZ Baccarat: Baccarat is one of the most popular table games in American Casinos, and the undisputed king in Macau.  Many variations of the game exist worldwide, varying by region.  At the California Grand Casino we play EZ Baccarat, a variant popular in all of California and the East Bay and all across […]

Couple in the casino How to Play Pai Gow Poker

How to Play Pai Gow Poker

California Grand Casino, located in the San Francisco East Bay, hosts an exciting Pai Gow poker game.  It is one of the most popular games at the California Grand. Our Pai Gow Poker game is very simple–you can learn to play it in less than a minute. Pai Gow Poker, also called double-hand poker, is […]

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Go For the Green Promotion

Come down to the California Grand Casino this weekend for our Go For The Green Promotion! From 12pm to 3pm this Thursday, Friday and Saturday you can enjoy $7 burgers and beer, watch golf, and be entered for your chance to win tickets to a Professional Golf Tournament in Napa California! August 13-16: http://www.pga.com/pgachampionship/ October […]

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Learn To Play Event

Learn To Play Poker With 97.3 The Game’s John Lund – October 9th Right now is the best time to be a poker player. Poker fever is running high. Poker is among the most popular card games in the world. New players are entering into the game every day in large numbers. As a result […]

A Poker Life – Part 2

A Poker Life At California Grand Casino – Part 2 Hey everyone glad to have you back for the second installment of my journey from learning how to play poker to being one of the many familiar faces at the California Grand Casino in San Francisco’s East Bay! In Part 1 of A Poker Life […]

Why You Won’t Find Slots

Why You Won’t Find Slots at California Grand Casino I hope you are all enjoying your summer as much as I am! We’re very lucky to be living in a great area with amazing weather and so many wonderful recreational options. My friends that are new to the Bay Area are always amazed when they […]

learning the game Poker Table Etiquette

Poker Table Etiquette

Poker Table Etiquette – The Flow Is Good For The Game I’m sure you’ve all experienced playing at a poker table where everyone is having a great time. People are in good spirits cracking jokes (okay not all are funny) and enjoying each other’s company (and money) all while playing the game that we love […]