Piranha Season 14 continuing online

It’s becoming more clear that live in person poker will not be possible in the near future.  So the committee has decided to try holding Piranha tournaments online.  If you are not already aware, Piranha has maintained a Home Games club at Pokerstars for many years where games are played for Piranha Bucks that can … Read more

Bharad does it again

Having previously won tournaments 4 and 9, Bharad can now add tournament12 to his list. Season 14 is being very kind to Bharad. 10 players showed up in Foster City to do battle. By late afternoon wewere down to 4 players. Bharad, Ilya, Andy, and Gerry. AndyPress finished as the bubble boy. Gerry finished 3rd … Read more

Drake catches some flops

Event 11 went down in San Pablo on the first weekend of February, with 11 players. The results and standings have been updated. Just a reminder: Keep in mind that the last tournament of the year is another double-points tournament, which counts as two events. We can play a maximum of 12 events in the … Read more

Mid-season update

We had a couple of smaller events in January, taking place in Mountain View. We had a little computer trouble during event 10, and don’t yet have the full bust-out order, but the points scorers were counted and the standings are now up-to-date as of the end of event 10. The 10th tournament was held … Read more

Dominic Dominates the double points tournament

The double points tournament is over, and it had a huge effect on our points standing for the season. Dominic Chan took it down, and launched into first place overall with a whopping 103 points. Madhav Goyal placed second, starting him out in 5th place after his first ever Piranha event, and season newcomer Ilya … Read more

Syd runs the table

Andy Press, Dennis Kim, Ken Tramiel, Jan Klimala, Gordo, Rod Flora, Ilya Matyukhin, and Syd Shaber gathered around the final table.  Andy, Dennis, and Ken were gone first. Five players remained. Three would win coveted Piranha points. It was not yet the bubble, or so we thought…. Jan, Gordo, and Syd got all their chips … Read more

Back To Back for Amo

Not much of a write-up today. We had 19 players trying out our new Foster City venue. Really nice place to play! Final table was Sheng, Ryan, Jeannette, Patrick, Haisam, Bill, Jeanne, and Amo. Points scorers were Ryan in 5th, Patrick in 4th, and Bill in 3rd. Jeannette and Amo (who had a huge dominant … Read more

Amo Attains Victory

Tara Hills in San Pablo hosted 18 players in Piranha’s 5th tournament of Season 14.  Starting with 3 tables, we were down to 2 tables in Level 3 after Dom, Jan, and Bill got knocked out.  About halfway through Level 4 Tony Robinson’s AK lost to Sheng’s pocket 66 when Tony did not improve after … Read more

Bharad is Back

Piranha Event 4 took place in our new Mountain View venue, Game Kastle. This turned out to be a pretty nice place to play, with plenty of space and food nearby. We got a couple of brand new and new-this-season players and seated 19. The final table consisted of (left to right): Ryan, Joe, Ilya, … Read more

Dennis’s Day

We held event 3 in San Pablo on 21-Sep. We had 19 participants and a pretty early final table. Clockwise: Dennis (new player, second Piranha event), Dominic, Gerry, Amo, Tony, Sandi, Andy, and Syd. Sandi was first out from the final table, then Syd when JJ failed to hold up to AK when an A … Read more