Asia-Pacific

2021 WPT Japan on its way to set a new record, last Day 1 left

Globally renowned World Poker Tour is setting new heights for its annual festivities in the Land of the Rising Sun as it welcomes a likely record-breaking Main Event in this year’s series. In partnership with Sammy Inc, WPT Japan is exceeding everyone’s expectations having already recorded a total of 612 entries across its first three […]

Singapore looks to amend current laws to allow social gambling

Gambling in Asia remains to be a controversial issue up until now, with countries in the region taking ultimately varying paths in terms of restrictions. Some countries including Macau, Philippines and nearby Australia have taken advantage of the increasing demand and have grown to be gambling hotspots in recent years, while destinations like China, Singapore, […]

Covid-19 crisis puts Australian poker scene to a halt

After what was deemed to be a smooth recovery for live poker’s return in Australia, the arrival of the new Delta strain in the country has abruptly caused a number of issues in the scene’s awaited comeback. Just last week, the government declared its largest city Sydney, to be a Covid-19 hotspot, resulting in a […]