Archive for June, 2010

Monday is Bike night

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

The Bike showed it is all heart and gave players Fathers Day off.Maybe TNT wasn’t aware of this when he was eliminated in 38th place. That resulted in the final day of the $40k Guarantee restarting,with 40 minute rounds, at 7pm Monday. The prize pool was over $50k resulting in a very useful $18k first […]

Weekend update

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

As I write Men Nguyen is heads up in the $5k NLHE six handed. This would be a milestone as Men doesn’t have a bracelet in NLHE in his collection. A joke he isn’t in the WSOP Invitational. Almost as bad as Scott Diamond and myself not being in the WPT Invitational at the Commerce. […]

Very brief poker news

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

The richest man in poker, Matt Savage, just added another six figure job to his resume.Matt Savage will be assuming a role of executive tour director. Will be interesting to see how warm a welcome he receives at the Bellagio and especially the Bike who are the main L.A. competition for Matts Commerce casino.This sees […]

The road to the WSOP starts at the Bike

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Johan Ramirez told Chris Ferguson recently he would see him at the WSOP. Today Johan, warmed up with a third in a $100 buy in $57k prize pool event at the Bike in Bell. On Thursday Johan, the other half of Lizette Acoba, will attempt to be one of five players the Bike are sending […]

Extra event added to WSOP schedule

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Don’t worry it will not affect your budget. The added event is the WSOP academy tournament. It is an invite only one table shootout with the prize being a seat in the WSOP tournament of Champions. The tournament will take place on Thursday,10th June at Noon. All events at the WSOP are free to watch,although […]

Poker + Basketball at the Bike

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Most of L.A. was a ghost town tonight as everyone watched the Lakers lose to the Celtics. However, the Events center at the BikeĀ  was busy although most of those present paid as much attention to the TV screens as their cards. It was final day of the $100 with a $60k guarantee. The 4pm […]

Many return for a short Bike ride

Friday, June 4th, 2010

The Bike reopened the events center tonight for a $50 buy in .The tournie attracted 600 hopefuls for a pool of $29k beating the guarantee by $9k. The winner was Sam Gahshan who took home $8915 assuming he went home!!! I would probably ask one of the chip runners out to dinner but I am […]

Bike TD alive in TD

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Clever headline for 2:30am! The Bike’s tournament director, Mo Fathipour, is alive in the WSOP triple draw. He is due back on duty at the Bike tomorrow evening at 6pm taking charge of a $50 buy in (with a $20k guarantee.) First prize is $180k although Mo has a lot of work to do before […]