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APT Taiwan 2020 closes with Chan Lok Ming awarded Player of the Series; Wilson Lim wins Championships Event
Amid the growing number of event cancellations, the Asian Poker Tour completed a twelve day series at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association (CTP Club) in Taipei City. This was the tour’s second scheduled event of the calendar season with 24 games...
With the rising number of infected cases in the city, Metro Manila is currently left with no choice but to take extra precautions in the fight against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). The President of the country declared earlier this week a community quarantine to...
Despite the ongoing Coronavirus situation, international poker players have taken time in their schedules to compete in the first ever MILLIONS Super High Roller Series. The festival is currently taking place at Casino Sochi, Russia and is scheduled to occur from 6-15...
While many events cancelled around the region, the Asian Poker Tour went ahead with APT Taiwan 2020 in Taipei City. The twelve day series has been ongoing since March 4 and is set to conclude on March 15. As expected ,the numbers have been low due to the COVID-19...
The second annual Global Poker Awards took place in Las Vegas on Friday, with many well-known pros being given awards. The categories were an interesting mix, and included Players Choice for Toughest Opponent, Tournament Director of the Year, Journalist of the Year...
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According to a British gambling consultancy, Singaporeans are the second biggest gamblers in the whole world and this is despite very strict laws against gambling in the country.
The recent creation of a Global Poker League in India with teams representing cities located all over the country is also a favorable indicator of Poker’s development in India, whilst local clubs attract more and more players.
With the future opening of casinos in Japan, experts predict that the country could become the world’s third largest land-based gambling market behind Las Vegas and Macau.
Although poker cash games are illegal in China, operators and organizers have been innovative in their offerings of poker tournaments to address the growing population of poker players in the country.
Since 2009, numerous foreigners have been coming to the Pearl of the Indian Ocean for sightseeing and tourism. In 2010, gambling became officially legalized, aiming, in particular, at casino-starved Chinese and Indians.
Poker is legal in Vietnam. Many cities and provinces have established their own clubs, but as poker cash games are generally prohibited, business models are based on tournaments.