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Thomas Beckstead Wins The 2013 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Casino Main Event

California Poker Pro Earns $102,010 For Topping 369-Entry Field

by Erik Fast |  Published: Jun 26, 2013


The Bicycle Casino, located about 10 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Bell Gardens, California, has long been known as one of the best places for poker action in the world. With 175 tables, it’s one of the largest poker rooms in the world, but it is the player-friendly service that truly sets it apart. It only made sense that the Bike would become the first-ever California stop on the Card Player Poker Tour, hosting a series of nine events from May 23 to June 5. The highlight of the whole series was the marquee $1,100 Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Casino no-limit hold’em main event, which featured a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool, with first place assured a payday of at least $100,000. There were three starting days, each drawing more than the previous. Players who were eliminated on day 1A were allowed to reenter the following day, ...

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