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Cardroom Safety and 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 […]

When Will California Cardrooms Open?

When will California Card Rooms Reopen? 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 […]

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 […]

What To Do In Concord California

Concord California Concord California, located in the East San Francisco Bay Area, is a city with a rich history and charming downtown area. Todos Santos Plaza is the center of the action in Concord, with a charming farmer’s market twice a week, live music on summer evening’s, and a collection of excellent restaurants and bars […]

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 […]

Preflop Play in Omaha 8 or Better Part 2

Best Omaha Preflop Hands In part 1 we discussed different types of A2 hands, and what qualities we look at when comparing them. In this part we will look at some other types of hands, and consider when and how they might be played. Wheel Aces with High Potential These are the bread and butter […]

PreFlop Play in Omaha 8 or Better Part 1

Omaha Preflop Strategy Omaha 8 or Better (frequently written shorthand as O8) is a Hi-Low split the pot version of Omaha poker played fixed-limit, meaning you can only bet in fixed increments.  The low hand must be five cards of 8 or less, including Aces. As with most poker games, preflop decision making is a […]

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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 […]