Tag: China

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 […]

China pressures Cambodia and the Philippines to tighten online gambling practices

China is continually toughening its stance against online gambling. Many people have already been arrested in crackdowns on the online gambling industry, which paves the way for a dark future in China as far as online gambling is concerned. Chinese authorities are now pressuring Cambodia and Philippines to take down gaming operators targeting Chinese nationals. […]

China implements more restrictions on poker apps

While most Asian countries have a more liberal approach, China maintains strong restrictions on poker, especially its digital versions. Online giants like Tencent, Alisports (Alibaba), and Ourgame, all had their own apps in the market but ended up shutting them down last year. This week, Techcrunch reported on a new wave of restrictions aiming to […]

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