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Lucky Chances Casino: A Poker Player Paradise In the Bay Area

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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Nov 09, 2016

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If you’re looking for poker action and Las Vegas-style casino games in the Bay area, check out Lucky Chances Casino. The 17,587-square foot casino offers a wide variety of poker and casino games, low rake, and an equally impressive number of tournaments and player promotions. The facility opened June of 1998 in Colma, California, just 10 miles from downtown San Francisco. The town, known for its large concentration of cemeteries, boasts a plaque at city hall reads, “It’s great to be alive in Colma,” but poker players also agree it’s great to have the 60-table casino so centrally located in the Bay Area. Lucky Chances was the last card room to open in California before the state-wide moratorium took effect. Rene Medina, the son of a Filipino farmer who immigrated to the United States in 1971, used his last $100 to start a company, Lucky Tours, with a single, leased ...


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