Sacramento Poker Rooms

Sacramento Poker RoomsWhen most think of Sacramento, they think of government, Sacramento State or the Kings. Most don’t think of the as a hotbed for poker activity. The reality is that there are 11 active casinos in the Sacramento area offering plenty of poker action for cash game grinders and tournament enthusiasts alike. If you have never played poker in Sacramento, we invite your to check out one of the casinos listed below.

Also, please vote for which casino you would like to offer online poker. A major issue to be debated in the state legislature in Sacramento in 2015 will be whether the state should offer online poker. If legalized, it would allow poker to be spread online for California residents.


Best Sacramento Poker rooms

There are eleven card rooms within an hour’s driving distance from Sacramento. The majority are smaller rooms but most offer up both cash games and poker tournaments. Below is a chart with the card rooms near Sacramento along with general information such as hours of operation, contact information and website address.

No.Poker Room NameDetails
1Black Sheep Casino
Black Sheep Casino
# of Tables: 3
Address: 3181 Cameron Park Drive
Shingle Springs CA, 95682
Phone: (530) 676-4251
Distance: 34.5 Miles
2Capitol Casino
Capitol Casino
# of Tables: 10
Address: 411 North 16th Street
Sacramento CA, 95811
Phone: (916) 446-0700
3Cordova Casino
Cordova Casino
# of Tables: 9
Address: 2801 Prospect Park Dr
Rancho Cordova CA, 95670
Phone: (888) 693-9808
Distance: 13.9 Miles
4FLB Casino
FLB Casino
# of Tables: 5
Address: 511 East Bidwell St
Folsom CA, 95630
Phone: (916) 983-4411 Ext. 24
Distance: 23.4 Miles
5Jackson Casino
Jackson Casino
# of Tables: 6
Address: 12222 New York Ranch Rd
Jackson CA, 95642
Phone: (209) 223-8469
Distance: 50.1 Miles
6The Lime Light Card Room
The Lime Light Card Room
# of Tables: 7
Address: 1014 Alhambra Blvd
Sacramento CA, 95816
Phone: (916) 446-2208
7Ranchos Club Casino
Ranchos Club Casino
# of Tables: 9
Address: 10499 Folsom Blvd
Rancho Cordova CA, 95670
Phone: (916) 361-9186
Distance: 14.6 Miles
8Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino
# of Tables: 7
Address: 1 Red Hawk Pkwy
Placerville CA, 95667
Phone: (530) 672-5939
Distance: 37.1 Miles
9Rogelios Casino
Rogelios Casino
# of Tables: 4
Address: 34 Main Street
Isleton CA, 95641
Phone: (916) 777-5878
Distance: 38.2 Miles
10Stones Gambling Hall
Stones Gambling Hall
# of Tables: 17
Address: 6508/6510 Antelope Rd
Citrus Heights CA, 95621
Phone: (916) 735-8440
Distance: 15.1 Miles
11Thunder Valley Casino
Thunder Valley Casino
# of Tables: 24
Address: 1200 Athens Ave
Lincoln CA, 95648
Phone: (877) 468-8777
Distance: 27.4 Miles

What’s special about Sacramento Poker

Most card rooms in the Sacramento area offer poker tournaments with many offering daily tournaments. Most are in the $30 to $50 range with a few boasting a $100 buy-in on the weekend. While most are NL Hold’em, there are a few casinos offering mixed tournaments. Thunder Valley casino offers a $40 H.O.R.S.E. Event on the first Wednesday of each month. Every other Wednesday, they offer a $40 Omaha Hi-Lo Event. The Jackson Rancheria Casino in Jackson has a pair of non-Hold’em tournaments weekly. On Tuesday, they spread a $40 Omaha Hi-Lo Event and Thursday they hold a $30 NL Crazy Pineapple. They’re the only casino in California to offer a weekly Crazy Pineapple tournament.

Thunder Valley Casino is the only casino in the Sacramento area to host an annual poker series. The Heartland Poker Tour is considered one of professional poker’s “minor league” franchises. Amateur and professional poker players from all around the United States compete in series designed to draw in the average grinder. Some HPT Main Events have exceeded six-figured in prize pools.