After Ben Affleck took the championship at last year's California State Poker Championship (CSPC), making him the first Hollywood celebrity to win a major poker tournament, the three-week tournament series has gathered a good measure of anticipation for this year's event.
The CSPC starts on September 6th at the Commerce Casino, which boasts having the world's largest poker room.
In previous years, CSPC has attracted big names such as Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, Men “The Master” Nguyen, and David “The Dragon” Pham, and this year should be no different. World Poker Tour Champ Tuan Le is already on the expected poker pro guest list.
Buy-ins for preliminary events vary between $330 and $2000, while the buy-in for the September 23rd championship is $5,100.