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WPT Asia Online Series: Abhinav Iyer “OBellaCiao”, Loris51, DontWantARiver, BetAddict, Xiasong Zhu “zgheinan”, & clockmaker lift WPT trophies; China wins Nation’s Cup 1st Week Leaderboard; btones1 wins the freeroll

Another week of thrilling action at the WPT Asia Online Series taking place at online platform Natural8 – GG Network. Of the 17 remaining trophies, six were claimed this past week. Israel took home two – DontWantARiver and BetAddict -, two for China – Xiaosong Zhu “zgheinan” and Loris51 -, one for clockmaker and Abhinav Iyer […]

Bodog88 ceases operations in Asia

In spite of the increasing action seen in online poker games, the Asian region has lost yet another platform offering real money gaming. Bodog88 online poker room, casino and sportsbook which previously catered to players from China, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and India has reportedly ceased operations in the whole of […]

China Poker Games Championships continues to draw the biggest field in Asia

While players worldwide clicked away online for a chance at golden glory, in China the action was in Sanya, Hainan Island for the 2020 China Poker Games Championships. Featuring a RMB 10,000,000 (~US$ 1.4 million) guaranteed MAIN EVENT (Repechage) and 17 side games, the 8th annual festival ran from August 21 to 28 at the […] exits three Asian online poker markets including China

With the poker industry currently transitioning to the online poker scene more heavily than before, it would seem that available options and new alternatives would simultaneously arise to satisfy overall market demand. Unfortunately for players residing in China, Taiwan and Macau, this is not the case as online poker’s leading gameplayer, PokerStars announced its exit […]

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

It was a dizzying year of poker in Asia with barely a break in the live tournament scene. Players had plenty to choose from as festivals sometimes overlapped. Vietnam and the Philippines were consistently busy with nonstop events both local and international. Coming on strong was newcomer Taiwan adding more to everyone’s plate. In India, […]

CPG Masters 2019 Schedule

The CPG Masters 2019 will be held from December 14th to December 20th at the Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay, China. Please send us a direct message if you are interested in more information Date Time Event Name Buy In 14th Dec Sat 14:30 Side Event – Champion Team Event Team Event Voucher 19:00 Side […]

J88PT concludes two successful festivals in Taipei and Shanghai

J88Poker’s new live tournament series, J88PT got underway with two festivals in a two-week period:  J88PT Ultra Stack Taipei and J88PT Shanghai. Everything you should know about both festivals: J88PT Ultra Stack Taipei: Huang Wei claims the title The Ultra Stack having taken place between September 18th and 23rd at the Ace8 International Poker Association. This […]

Boyaa bank accounts seized by Chinese government

China’s government has made it very clear in recent years that online poker is not something they want Chinese citizens to be getting involved in. In order to prevent online poker operators from targeting Chinese nationals, the government has gone to great lengths. The story of Boyaa’s frozen assets and its imprisoned CEO are just […]

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