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Online News: Natural8 – GGNet’s newest SNG format; Flip & Go format enters the live arena; Another juicy $12.5M GTD APL series underway; PokerStars’ system and Bounty Builder updates

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. Natural8 – GGNet’s newest game: Battle Royale, Sit & Go Survival The fastest growing platform has aggressively captured the attention of the entire online poker scene in the past few years or so […]

Korea briefs: J88PT returns in April; APL Seoul Finale concludes

Live poker festivals are on a gradual return around the world, however, in Asia, there are places where locals have been shuffling chips on the physical green. One such place is Korea. Since mid last year, poker group J88PT has attracted from 800 up to 1,500 entries to their marquee events. In just a week’s […]

Interview: Getting to know APL tournament director Jimmy Chun

The ongoing pandemic has hit the live poker scene extremely hard, halting operations and cancelling majority of the events lined up for the year. In an interview with Asia Poker League (APL) tournament director, Jimmy Chun shares with its readers the obstacles the tour has been experiencing given the situation. He also highlights the upcoming […]

Nguyen Minh Tuan clinches inaugural APL Da Nang Main Event

After six days of stiff competition, the inaugural Asia Poker League Da Nang Main Event concluded with Vietnam’s Nguyen Minh Tuan lifting the trophy and the handsome VND 2,026,500,000 (~US$ 87,400) first prize. Final Day recap The Main Event ran from December 14 to 19 attracting 525 entries at VND 22,000,000 (~US$ 950) each to […]