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 […]
The International Federation of Match Poker (IFMP) Asian Nations Cup hosted in Taiwan has come to a conclusion last weekend. Match Poker is a tournament format that is played in teams. Team members are playing individually at different tables. Each player receives digital cards, identical to those of their team members and begins with equal […]
To date, Singapore has only permitted two mega casino resorts to operate within the country; namely, Marina Bay Sands and Genting’s Resort World Sentosa. Both have already generated massive tax incomes for the country. The authorities granted them an extension and renewal of their license in April, but both casinos will be forced to pay […]
In this article, we offer a list of the advantages and disadvantages of each online Poker Room currently accessible to Singaporean players in 2020.
Since founding Singapore Poker League, Jack Liew has spent the last few years promoting poker in Singapore. He has just teamed up with Asia Poker League for its upcoming event in Xi’An, China. Somuchpoker: Can you tell us a bit more about how your poker journey started and why you decided to create the Singapore […]
With a large contingent of Asian players pursuing their WSOP dreams, albeit winning a bracelet or just being part of the experience, many have already already tested the waters and have come up on the black in some events. Asians at WSOP for the first time Take Mike Takayama, one of the few representatives of […]
Unorthodox poker seems to be an increasingly common occurrence in Asia, with Triton’s announcement of upcoming short deck poker tournaments being followed by the results of the Match Poker’s Asian Pairs Challenge which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on April 19th. The festival saw Singapore win the competition. The game format was ‘pure skill’ meaning that all players […]
It was a grueling day at the Asian Poker Tour Finale Main Event with 22 players returning to the felt, each one in pursuit of a final table berth. At the end of tournament play, the Final 8 was set. APT Finale 2015 Final table (Photo APT) Jeremy Jian Hui (Singapore) – 605,000 The chip […]