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.
Mainland Southeast Asia
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.
Over the past few years, Thailand has become the top spot in Asia for professional online poker players to spend their time, especially during the European/US winter.
Gambling and poker is well spread out across the country with establishments in no less than 13 different cities in Cambodia. Locals enter the casinos freely without any fuss whatsoever.