Asia-Pacific

2022 WSOP: William Alex Foxen banks $4.5M and elusive maiden bracelet; Phillip Hui wins 3rd career gold; Paul Hizer rules mighty Colossus; Menikos Panayiotou becomes first Cyprus champion

  The 53rd Annual World Series of Poker concluded its fourth week of games with 54 bracelets now claimed. The batch of winners covered by this recap were from Event 45 to Event 54. Among them was American pro / 2x GPI Player of the Year champion William Alex Foxen who banked a career high […]

PokerStars Live Asia packs Manila Super Series 15 and Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) this July – Full schedules released!

A budding hub for live poker, Manila, Philippines is continuing to cement its rightful place in the tournament scene with nonstop great value action month after month. Just following last June’s Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Open Manila held at Okada Casino, major operator PokerStars is back again with two full festivals – Manila Super […]

Asia Poker League Online final results; “Nisiti” clinches Main Event; Daniyar Aubakirov scores back to back titles; Qibing Wang, Tapa De Tres among big winners

The Asia Poker League concluded another lucrative online series at Natural8 – GGNet with nonstop games running from June 3 to June 19. Over the seventeen days, the festival generated  a whopping US$ 4.8+ Million across 20 trophy events and another US$ 10M+ collected at the side events. Emerging as the biggest winner was an […]

2022 WSOP halfway mark: Yuliyan Kolev ships Millionaire Maker; Daniel Zack becomes first two time series champion; Aleksejs Ponakovs denies Phil Ivey

  Nonstop poker in Las Vegas as players worldwide converge for the 53rd Annual World Series of Poker. Into its fourth week at its new home in Ballys and Paris Las Vegas Casino, half of the bracelets have now been clasped. The next batch of winners covered by this recap include Daniel Zack who became […]

WPT Prime Gold Coast: Yang Lei bags Main Event victory; Steven Hoek and Gavin Best among side event winners; Romain Morvan crowned Player of the Series

Back in full swing, the recently concluded World Poker Tour Prime Gold Coast series saw its 11-event schedule fill up with hundreds of both local and international runners. The festival which ran from June 9-20, 2022 at The Star Gold Coast debuted its first Mystery Bounty event and featured a highlighting AU$1,500 Main Event. This […]

2022 WSOP: Hong Kong’s Chan Lok Ming among latest bracelet champions; Brian Hastings wins #6; Robert Cowen, Steven Albini, Justin Pechie grab seconds

  The third week of bracelet hunts at the 53rd Annual World Series of Poker added another big batch of first time winners and a few multi champions. Among them were Hong Kong player Chan Lok Ming who captured his first bracelet on his first ever visit, Brian Hastings for his sixth career gold, Robert Cowen, […]

World Poker Tour releases WPT Prime Cambodia full schedule; WPT World Championship feeder and satellite included

  The World Poker Tour has finally released its much awaited WPT Prime Cambodia schedule which takes place at the luxurious NagaWorld Phnom Penh from August 11 to 23. Over the thirteen days, a 24-game lineup is planned with buy ins ranging from US$ 200 to US$ 10,000. Highlighting the festival is the US$ 1,100 […]

2022 WSOP: Adam Friedman, Jeremy Ausmus, Daniel Zack, and China’s Tong Li among next batch of bracelet winners; Abhinav Iyer and Pete Chen reach final tables

  The 53rd Annual World Series of Poker is just over two weeks in and during that time 25 bracelets have already been claimed. The latest batch of winners covered by this recap feature eight first time champions which includes China’s Tong Li, who locked up the first gold bracelet for Asia. Other notable Asians […]

Mike Takayama captures Asia Poker Championship title and Php 6,000,000 (~US$ 113,230) top prize

Local and international tournament poker players have been greatly partaking in Manila, Philippines’ back-to-back live action the past few weeks with Covid-19 health regulations in the clear. Following PokerStars’ Asia Pacific Poker Tour in Okada Manila, Metro Card Club’s Asia Poker Championship held a prime spot on everyone’s schedule as its Main Event boasted a […]

2022 WSOP: Jake Schindler, Benjamin Diebold, Raj Vohra, Michael Moncek, Leo Soma strap career first bracelets; Norbert Szecsi, and Manig Loeser win online bracelets

  Nonstop action at the 53rd Annual World Series of Poker saw another five players minted on the live felt, all of them first time series champions. The golden hunters were Benjamin Diebold, Raj Vohra, Michael Moncek, Leo Soma, and star player Jake Schindler. On the online platform WSOP.com, Hungary’s Norbert Szecsi locked up his […]