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Viet Nam Series of Poker announces biggest series yet featuring VN₫ 6 Billion in guaranteed prize pools; Asia Poker League to sponsor two events

Having completed a highly successful series last month, the Viet Nam Series of Poker in Hanoi, Vietnam announced its biggest festival yet and it is just around the bend. Coming May 2 to 8 is VSOP Championship IV featuring VN₫ 6,000,000,000 (~US$ 261,238) in guaranteed prize pools, the largest amount ever put forth by the […]

APT X CTP High Roller Series festival highlights: Tsu Ynu Yang clinches the Main Event and Player of the Series; Lee Kun Han and Chi Jen Chu bag two events

  The Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association aka CTP Club completed its first homegrown High Roller festival with non-stop games running from April 9 to 18 at their main hub in Taipei, Taiwan. In partnership with the Asian Poker Tour, the CTP High Roller Series featured 19 tournaments with buy ins from NT$ 8K to […]

Asian Poker Tour wraps up 10-day series in Phu Quoc Vietnam; pays over ₫14.1 Billion; Hue Dang crowned Main Event champion, Vamerdino Magsakay wins Player of the Series

After a two year halt, the Asian Poker Tour returned to the live beat, hosting its first full blown festival in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. This was a new destination for the brand and it was the first international poker event staged on the island. Running from April 8 to 17, the festival was held at […]

PokerStars LIVE Manila Special: Richard Magaro wins Main Event after six-way deal; Enrico de Rosa claims two events; festival results inside

PokerStars LIVE Asia hosted its third event of the year with the Manila Special running from March 24 to 27 at Okada Manila. The weekend series featured six tournaments highlighted by the Main Event PH₱ 3M guaranteed. Like previous turnouts, it churned up a packed house for a collective payout of PH₱ 6,323,778 (~US$ 121,415). […]

VSOP Championship III + APL: Phạm Tiên Dũng rocks the series with Main Event and APL Dragon Cup titles; festival highlights inside

The Viet Nam Series of Poker Championship III in collaboration with Asia Poker League wrapped up a weeklong festival that saw all of its guarantees crushed and a grand prize pool of nearly VN₫ 10.5 billion (~US$ 460,000). The series ran from March 14 to 20 at the VSOP Poker Club in Hanoi. Emerging as […]

APT Mystery Bounty Weekend: Jeorge Lagatuz takes down the Main Event; Richard Marquez wins the opener; Nicolo Valenton bags two events; APT Phu Quoc Vietnam up next

After a two year halt, the Asian Poker Tour returned to the live beat with four days of festivities at popular hub Resorts World Manila in the Philippines. Players were treated to a brand new series called, APT Mystery Bounty Weekend, taking place from March 3 to 6. Popularized in the United States, this was […]

World Poker Tour announces three Australia stops for Season XX and full WPTDS Sydney schedule

Last month, the World Poker Tour announced the opening half schedule of Season XX which included a first time visit to the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia. News of that event sparked plenty of excitement on social media, and earlier today, the globally renowned brand added more to the thrill revealing full details of that […]

Taiwan Millions Tournament 11 in full swing; Yu Kai Wang wins first Mystery Bounty event in Asia; over US$320K already paid out; first half results inside

It’s that time of the season once again for the prized Taiwan Millions Tournament. Now on its 11th season, the popular homegrown festival has been underway at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association Taipei (CTP Club Taipei) since January 4 and will run through January 24. A total of 69 tournaments populate the roster highlighted […]