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Victorian Poker Championships: Jonathan Karamalikis wins Main Event; Zach Tay is High Roller Champion
Crown Melbourne’s Victorian Poker Championships (VPC) has been bringing a dash of drama to the Australian live tournament scene over the past week, with the festival in full swing and champions being crowned daily. With the final events now wrapping up,...
Poker fans in India have been treated to the best of WPT India in the last few days as the Main Event and High Roller have been busy concluding. With the crest of that wave having now broken and the WPT title hopes of almost all those involved having gone the same...
APT Taiwan 2019 closes with Jinho Hong claiming the Championships Event; Mike Takayama wins Player of the Series
Another Asian Poker Tour festival wrapped up with APT Taiwan 2019 awarding the last of its champions this past Sunday.The event ran from October 9 to 20 at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association. Days ago we published the early winners. For the second half,...
Crown Melbourne has prided itself on being one of Australia’s premier locations for tournament poker in recent times. This month sees the Victoria Poker Championship hosted there, bringing yet more tournament action to Melbourne. Here is a recap of the early events....
APT Taiwan 2019: Zong Chi He ships the Main Event; early winners include Daniel Tang and Mike Takayama
Poker is buzzing in Taiwan with the Asian Poker Tour hosting their ninth festival of the year at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association. APT Taiwan 2019 kicked off on October 9 and is scheduled to conclude on October 21. At this time, half of the games have been...
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According to a British gambling consultancy, Singaporeans are the second biggest gamblers in the whole world and this is despite very strict laws against gambling in the country.
The recent creation of a Global Poker League in India with teams representing cities located all over the country is also a favorable indicator of Poker’s development in India, whilst local clubs attract more and more players.
With the future opening of casinos in Japan, experts predict that the country could become the world’s third largest land-based gambling market behind Las Vegas and Macau.
Although poker cash games are illegal in China, operators and organizers have been innovative in their offerings of poker tournaments to address the growing population of poker players in the country.
Since 2009, numerous foreigners have been coming to the Pearl of the Indian Ocean for sightseeing and tourism. In 2010, gambling became officially legalized, aiming, in particular, at casino-starved Chinese and Indians.
Poker is legal in Vietnam. Many cities and provinces have established their own clubs, but as poker cash games are generally prohibited, business models are based on tournaments.