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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

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 hands […]

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 […]

ADVANCED PAI GOW POKER STRATEGIES

Our Pai Gow (Double-Hand) Poker game is fun and exciting to play.  In our Pai Gow Poker game, the Joker is fully wild — it can be any card — and can be used to make any hand, not just as an Ace or to complete straights or flushes, giving you more ways to make […]

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 […]

David Okimoto

David Okimoto (or “Oki” as his friends call him) is a semi professional poker player living in the East Bay and currently works in many different capacities for the California Grand Casino. His interests are many, but his passions are sports, sports, and sports! Oki is a long suffering San Jose Sharks fan and season […]

Macau

Macau: “Vegas” of the East? Hi there everyone, it’s been a while! Summer is winding down and school is back in session. Some of you may have a bit more free time now, and others may have a bit less. As for myself, I have had more free time recently and took advantage of that […]