Japan, Singapore: Casino operators pull back on development plans and expect delays on expansion following global health crisis

As the most powerful of nations feel the negative effects of the pandemic, numerous plans are now being altered to adapt to the unexpected changes. Being one of the hardest hit regions, economies in Asia are struggling to recover from the devastating impact the whole coronavirus situation has brought to light. The gaming industry has […]

2020 WSOP Online – Natural8: The Opener sets new record but bugs out; two events postponed; Shoma Ishikawa “pp_syon” captures his first WSOP bracelet

What was anticipated to be an exciting opening day at the 2020 World Series of Poker hosted on the GG Network – Natural8, turned out to be a brutal disappointment for many players. Out of the three bracelet events up for grabs, only the $ 525 Super Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed reached completion. […]

WPT Asia Swing coming in September

When it comes to poker tours, few can match the might of WPT. Top quality events attracting the best players in the world to some of the most beautiful locations on earth is what WPT has always provided and the tour shows no signs of slowing up. If anything, WPT is becoming even more diverse […]

A new era for the Japanese poker scene?

For a country such as as Japan with very strict gambling laws, the red flag on poker has been lifted. This past summer, the Japanese Parliament approved the development of up to three integrated casino resorts and among the games given meticulous consideration was poker. It is likely that as early as mid-2020’s, poker players […]

Shingo Endo wins WPT Japan 2018 – the first stop in WPT Asia Swing

WPT Japan came to an end just a few days ago on September 17th in Tokyo at Bane Bagus Shibuya Poker Club. This was the first stop of a 20-day period called “Asia Swing” – a succession of events taking place beneath the WPT banner in different Asian countries, providing all players with the perfect opportunity to visit Asia. […]

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