Tag: Macau

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, […]

Macau gaming revenue continues to plummet

Macau casino industry growth once seemed unstoppable, with high rollers flocking to its casinos on a weekly basis. These latest pictures show the past calendar year has been gloomier. This week saw Macau announce the latest of six revenue drops in the last ten months which indicate that Macau’s allure as a gambling hub is […]

Macau to implement Tourist Tax?

Macau in seems to be becoming too popular for its own good. 2018 saw 35.81 million visitors, a 9.8% rise in numbers compared to 2017. According to forecasts, 2019 could bring this number up to 38 million. Communities in Macau have raised concerns about the increasing number of visitors and are calling for measures that […]

Macau’s new super development: Hengqin Island

Hengqin is an island west of Macau and south of Zhuhai, also known under its Portuguese name Ilha de Montanha. Parts of Hengqin have been leased out to Macau in order to support the massive plans of developing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. Since 2005 there have been conversations around a multi-billion dollar plan […]

Cancelled events and rumors – What is happening to Macau Poker scene?

Poker King Cup postponed Poker King Club has announced the postponement of the Poker King Cup Macau 2019, originally scheduled from 15th to 21st March 2019, until further notice. No specific reasons were given other than “due to unforeseen circumstances that have arisen”. There is a compensation procedure in place for those that have made […]

Highlights of the 2018 Poker King Cup

The Poker King Cup has been playing out through the past week, and the festival has seen millions of Hong Kong dollars awarded, with the biggest prizes paid out in the Main Event, High Roller and Super High Roller. Here is our round-up of the numbers. Main Event: Wei Ran Pu claims the HK$1,464,000  first prize […]

PKC hosts Poker King Cup Macau 2018 in September

As the year kicks off its last quarter, players wishing for a festival at Asia’s gaming capital will see it granted with the Poker King Club (PKC) set to host the Poker King Cup Macau 2018. The upcoming event runs from September 20 to September 25 at the PKC’s hub in The Venetian Macao. The […]

Oriental Poker Championship Macau Schedule

The Oriental Poker Championship Macau will be held from May 23 to the 28 at The Venetian Macau, Macau. Date Time Event # Tournament Buy-in Guarantee May 23 1 p.m. 1 No Limit Hold’em Opening Event HKD 5,000 HKD 500,000 2 p.m. High Roller Satellite HKD 11,000 5 p.m. 2 High Roller Day 1 HKD 100,000 6 p.m. Main […]

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