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Old 10-10-2017, 04:39 PM   #1126
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Apparently the WPT and the Bay101 Shooting Star Tournament have parted company.

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Old 10-11-2017, 01:49 AM   #1127
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Does anyone know if they are still running their tournaments?
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:22 AM   #1128
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No tournaments - for now...
Nobody can really explain what "for now" means.
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:44 AM   #1129
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Apparently the WPT and the Bay101 Shooting Star Tournament have parted company.

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I figured that would happen with the de-emphasis on poker and smaller space. They would have a hard time putting it on without losing a bunch of tables for that week. Plus it was that old owner's baby - he liked hanging out with the tv pros. After he died I'm surprised they kept doing it as long as they did. It cost them a lot of money for the week.

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No tournaments - for now...
Nobody can really explain what "for now" means.
I don't know if tournaments made money for them or not, but Bay is the last casino that needs them. There's no lack of traffic in there. I think a lot of players played the tournies to win Shooting Star points, and with that gone...
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Old 10-11-2017, 10:54 PM   #1130
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Whats the PLO action like in NorCal?
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:23 PM   #1131
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Closer to San Jose now so looking for some info. What are the main differences between the 1/2/3 and 2/3/5 games? What are the minimum bets?

I'm not too concerned about the larger buy-in, just interested in how the playing styles might differ.
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Old 10-13-2017, 10:47 AM   #1132
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Same as any other 2/5 NL, more aggro. The Deepstack 2/3/5 is much more so, sometimes crazy.
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Old 10-15-2017, 12:37 AM   #1133
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How long is the wait now on weekdays and weekends?
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:02 AM   #1134
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Shorter than the amount of time you're going to wait for a non-sarcastic answer on this thread.

If you want to improve your odds, start by asking about specific games and specific times of the day. You might wait hours for a 80/160 LHE seat if the game is good at peak hours but you'll probably walk into an 8/16 LHE or 1/2/3 NL if you show up at 11 pm.
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Old 10-17-2017, 12:54 AM   #1135
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Re: Bay 101 Casino (San Jose, CA)

Friday evening is a cluster****. The wait is an hour to hour an a half for 4/8 LHE+ to 2/3/5 NL. After 11PM it gradually gets better.

20/40 varies depending on the number of tables and the size of the list. I would advise to call in advance and put your name in for 20/40+. 80/160 really depends if there's one game or two. If there's two games you could get a seat right away. If there's one you might be locked out.

Saturdays are more reasonable but still bad IMO for low limits.
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Old 10-17-2017, 12:07 PM   #1136
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Friday evening is a cluster****. The wait is an hour to hour an a half for 4/8 LHE+ to 2/3/5 NL. After 11PM it gradually gets better.
Wow, that's pretty good. It used to be much worse. 3 and 4 hour waits for 1/2/2 were not uncommon.
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Old 10-17-2017, 12:59 PM   #1137
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Wow, that's pretty good. It used to be much worse. 3 and 4 hour waits for 1/2/2 were not uncommon.
That's because 40% of the 1/1/2 players can't find the new building.
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Old 10-17-2017, 04:44 PM   #1138
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That's because 40% of the 1/1/2 players can't find the new building.
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