California Gambling News

Identity of $2 Billion Powerball Winner From California Revealed

February 16, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

A California man named Edwin Castro has been identified as the winner of the record-setting $2.04 billion Powerball drawing from November 2022. The multi-state lottery jackpot winning ticket was sold at a retail location in Altadena on Nov. 7, 2022. Joe Chahayed, owner of Joe’s Service Center in Altadena, has been awarded a $1 million […]

Handicapping the Holiday Horse Betting Weekend at Santa Anita Park

February 16, 2023 | By: Dave Bontempo

California gamblers can embrace a four-day holiday weekend horse-racing package at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. The lineup includes a Friday card with seven races, followed by nine-race programs and a $100,000 stakes race Saturday through Monday. California horse race betting enthusiasts also can play the popular Coast to Coast Pick 5 in the $1 […]

Chumash Casino Resort Hands Out $225K Blackjack Progressive Jackpot

February 16, 2023 | By: Matthew Bain

One lucky Southern California gambler scored a major Valentine’s Day jackpot at Chumash Casino Resort. That gambler, whom the casino identified as Jan C., won a Bonus Spin Blackjack progressive jackpot of $225,091 just before midnight, in the waning moments of Valentine’s Day on Tuesday. “At first my wife didn’t know what was going on,” Jan […]

Takeaways: CNIGA Chairman’s State of California Tribal Gaming Speech

February 15, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

Calling California Indian Tribes “as resilient as ever,” California Nations Indians Gaming Association Chairman James Siva delivered a message of unity and strength in his annual State of the Tribal Nations speech earlier this week. Siva spoke in the general session portion of the Western Indian Gaming Conference held at Sycuan Casino Resort on Feb. […]

LuckyLand Slots Debuts New Progressive Jackpot: Enchanted Elixirs

February 15, 2023 | By: Matthew Bain

There’s a new progressive jackpot online slots game at LuckyLand Slots, one of California’s most popular social casinos. Enchanted Elixirs is a gorgeous game designed in-house by LuckyLand, with crisp graphics and a background of an old bookcase with potions and candles that Merlin would proudly own. This is LuckyLand Slots’ 92nd game. It’s a six-reel […]

We Won 304,500 GC on Chumba Casino’s New Game Fire Blaze: Tundra Wolf

February 15, 2023 | By: Matthew Bain

Earlier this week, Chumba Casino added the 146th social online casino game to its portfolio. Fire Blaze: Tundra Wolf is a classic five-reel online slot game with a snowy mountain theme. Created by Rare Stone, Fire Blaze: Tundra Wolf allows Chumba customers to play two versions — Fire Blaze Classics and Fire Blaze Golden. More on the differences between […]

Handicapping the $100,000 Sweet Life Stakes at Santa Anita Park

February 9, 2023 | By: Dave Bontempo

Santa Anita Park bettors will observe two significant trends before the Friday-Sunday cards at the Arcadia oval, just north of Los Angeles. Speed has returned. Frontrunners are again doing well as the track has appeared to drain from the rain deluge of December and January. That’s a handicapping tool bettors will put into their assessments. […]

How San Diego Changed the Super Bowl Experience 35 Years Ago

February 8, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

Visitors to San Diego enjoy the downtown and Gaslamp Quarter. Both amenities make the downtown area a joy for locals and tourists. San Diego also frequently tops list of best places to live or vacation in the US. But here’s a little-known fact: Many of the great attractions in San Diego wouldn’t exist if it […]