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World Poker Tour kicks off at Nagaworld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

World Poker Tour kicks off at Nagaworld in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The World Poker Tour holds its first ever festival in Cambodia, starting today in Phnom Penh’s award-winning Nagaworld entertainment and leisure complex. A lot is expected of this 10-day festival in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Action is taking place from 16th to 25th...

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WPT Cambodia 2019

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PokerStars LIVE Manila Super Series 12

November 19 - December 24

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Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

We have teamed up with 888poker! The poker room will be offering exclusive $100 freerolls to Somuchpoker followers every Sunday! The field size is expected to be small, you have a great chance to get your hands on some easy money. You do not have to make any sort of...

$4,500 Crazy Freeroll – free road to J88PT Millionaire $100,000 GTD

$4,500 Crazy Freeroll – free road to J88PT Millionaire $100,000 GTD

J88PT is a series of live events organised by J88Poker which is growing in popularity in Asia.  On 1st December 2019, J88Poker is going to host the online series J88PT Millionaire. Highlights will consist of two tournaments: 20:00 (CST) Main Event ₵10,000,000 GTD (USD...

J88poker kicks off high GTD online series – J88PT Millionaire

J88poker kicks off high GTD online series – J88PT Millionaire

J88PT is a new series of live events organised by J88Poker which is growing in popularity in Asia. Four events have already taken place in Taiwan and Shanghai, with the tournament in Shanghai attracting 860 entries Previous events: Dec. 2018 – J88PT Taiwan, Main...

INTERVIEWS

Interview with WSOP Main Event Runner-Up Dario Sammartino

Interview with WSOP Main Event Runner-Up Dario Sammartino

A few weeks ago, Dario Sammartino finished runner-up of the WSOP Main Event pocketing $6M in the process.  Our reporter Gaelle Jaudon had the chance to talk with him about this incredible performance. Somuchpoker: First, congratulations on the nice suit you wore at...

Interview with WSOP bracelet winner Danny Tang

Interview with WSOP bracelet winner Danny Tang

WSOP 2019: Huge celebration at the World Series of Poker 2019 with one of Asia’s leading pros, Daniel Tang, achieving the dream at Event #90: US$50K Final Fifty No Limit Hold’em High Roller. Tang overcame the 123 strong field to capture his first-ever bracelet and a...

STRATEGY

Everything you should know before making a deal in a tournament
Everything you should know before making a deal in a tournament

Over the years, deal making has become an increasingly popular and important factor in tournaments. It allows players to flatten the payouts in the late stages which decreases the variance which can make tournament grinding difficult to manage as a profession. Most...

Are re-entries and late registrations hurting the poker economy?
Are re-entries and late registrations hurting the poker economy?

There once a time when poker tournaments involved one buy-in, one stack and one shot. In the simpler days of a freezeout you’d only ever see a player bust once. But these days, professionals can fire bullet after bullet until they finally build a big stack they can go...

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Five key areas for strengthening your Short Deck game
Five key areas for strengthening your Short Deck game

With Hold’em having been puzzled over and analysed under a microscope for over twenty years, the strategic elements of the game are beginning to follow a choreographed tightrope of game theory. Increasing numbers of players are playing almost every situation optimally...

FEATURED ASIA

Florencio Campomanes clinches the APPT Manila 2019 Main Event

Florencio Campomanes clinches the APPT Manila 2019 Main Event

After four days of heated competition that included a final day that ran for 13 hours at Okada Manila, semi-retired Filipino player Florencio Campomanes railroaded the latter half of the final table to become the newest APPT Main Event champion. He pocketed his...

Mid-year update on GPI Asia’s top 10: Daniel Tang takes the lead

Mid-year update on GPI Asia’s top 10: Daniel Tang takes the lead

With the summer’s biggest poker event all wrapped up, it’s time for a mid-year review on the Global Poker Index Asia rankings. Since our last update significant changes have taken place; only six players secured their top ten standing and Hong Kong’s Daniel Chi Tang...

WSOP 2019: Highlights of the Asian contingent

WSOP 2019: Highlights of the Asian contingent

Every year the World Series of Poker drags in players from all around the globe each one aspiring to become a world champion and bring home one of the iconic gold bracelets. This year, a large contingent from Asia sought that dream. Many ran well however only four...

Edward Chun Ho Yam breaks world record of most cashes in a year

Edward Chun Ho Yam breaks world record of most cashes in a year

Every year we see poker players achieve huge milestones such as reaching the top of the GPI country ranking, turning a satellite ticket to a goldmine, winning that first life changing million dollars, and for some, breaking a world record. Last week Hong Kong pro...

REST OF THE WORLD

Five stories that built Billy Baxter’s legacy

Five stories that built Billy Baxter’s legacy

When it comes to legends of poker, Billy Baxter is certainly not spoken of as much as he should be. Not only has he accumulated 7 WSOP bracelets and been cashing at the WSOP for over forty years, but he also paid Stu Ungar’s 1997 Main Event entry because he was having...

Five untold stories about the genius that was Stu Ungar

Five untold stories about the genius that was Stu Ungar

When it comes to poker legends and the story of their lives, none can match Stu Ungar’s in terms of genius and degeneracy. Born with incredible intelligence and a photographic memory, Ungar was surrounded by gambling from the time he could walk. He won his first Gin...

Six little known stories from the life of Doyle Brunson

Six little known stories from the life of Doyle Brunson

Poker may have existed long before Doyle Brunson was around, but in terms of competitive poker for big money and the WSOP, Brunson was one of the founding fathers of the game. An all-rounder of exceptional ability he amassed ten WSOP bracelets in his career, including...

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