Archive for August, 2009

$200k guarantee reaches target

Monday, August 17th, 2009

The Bike breathed a sigh of relief when it made its last guarantee despite a late change in the schedule from rebuy to no rebuy. The event paid 69 including bracelet winner Eric Baldwin. The final ten moved to the newly positioned FT with Legends backdrop around 6:30pm tonight. The ten with chip counts were: […]

Eo takes an early out

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

The scheduled tournament for today, at the Legends at the Bike, the $500 eight or better, will finish tonight as only fifty two players entered. Fortunately, Jerry Buss and Frank M arrived back in town, from Hawaii, otherwise it would have been two less.I was told eleven players have a pretty decent last longer on […]

L.A. on a Friday

Friday, August 14th, 2009

A reminder that you have two options at the Bike tomorrow. A 3pm Eight or better tournament with a $500 buy in and also at 3pm (oops) a $300 NLHE with a gurantee of $200k that concludes on Sunday. For confused players tomorrow if you are dealt four cards then you are in the Omaha8. […]

Omaha8 FT by Matthew Snodgrass

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Thomas Jordan has been playing various types of poker since he was a child, but it was not until he started playing on-line three years ago that he started playing Omaha Hi-Lo.  His favorite game has now become Omaha and especially tournament play.  Thomas feels that the key to this tournament was to ease up […]

Bike gallery

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Tournament at Del Mar on Thursday + Wed Bike blog

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

A charity poker tournament will take place at the Del Mar Hilton tomorrow (Thursday). The charity will be connected with placing retired racehorses in good homes/ stables. The event starts at 6pm so you may have to miss the last race. Lots of loose horses running around there today. The sea air must be making […]

LimitHoldEm results

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

I have just received the results (1pm) as I was leaving, for yesterdays LHE final. BIOGRAPHY Satish Vitha is a businessman from Cerritos, CA where he has been playing for many years off and on.  His favorite game is Limit Texas Hold’em and he enjoys both the tournaments and cash play.  He feels one should […]

Peace restored at the Bike

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

After a powder keg day yesterday peace was restored at the Bike. Just over 100, including many ladies, entered the LHE tournament. 53 returned from 263 entries in the  $300 NLHE tournie. This included Men the Master who was eliminated in 11th place without any “hate towards the dealer”. He gave out some marriage advice […]

Men the Master holds FUNdraising dinner.

Monday, August 10th, 2009

I am pleased to announce the second Men the Master fundraising dinner/tournament to help the American Legion in Bell Gardens cover its operating expences. The dinner will be held at the Legion on Eastern Ave just a stones throw from the Bicycle Club on Wednesday 19th March. Guests will include Lou Diamond Philips and hopefully […]

Important change in the Bike schedule

Monday, August 10th, 2009

After a somewhat disappointing turnout for the rebuy tournament the Bike has shown its flexability and changed next Saturday’s rebuy tournament into a no rebuy. The $200k guarantee stays but Friday 14th will be a DAy1. The $500 Eight or better tournament scheduled for Friday will go ahead, as planned, almost certainly played as a […]