Taiwan’s Eric Tsai finishes strong in 2023 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event; Hokyiu Lee, Wing Po Liu, and Santhosh Suvarna bag gold

  The annual World Series of Poker Europe returned to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic last October 25th through November 15 for three weeks of immense poker action. A total of 15 bracelet events were awarded with several Asian runners bagging gold and making multiple final table appearances in the games. Taiwan’s Eric Tsai […]

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 […]

APPT Open Manila: Henrik Tollefsen triumphs Main Event; Outstanding series for Japan’s Ken Okada; Lee, Inocentes, Edoc, and Miyamoto among winners; Festival results inside

Live action is back and running in one of the most popular tournament poker stops throughout the region with PokerStars LIVE Asia having recently concluded its fourth event of the year in the Philippine capital. The Asia Pacific Poker Tour Manila Open ran from May 30 through June 5, 2022 at Okada Manila featuring a […]

2021 WSOP Main Event: $62M prize pool; Moneymaker, Hellmuth, Hachem survive Day 2; Abhinav Iyer, Pete Chen, SJ Kim, Norbert Koh, Phachara Wongwichit among 71 Asians left

For the past week, all the action at the 52nd World Series of Poker was focused on the highly anticipated $10,000 Main Event NL Hold’em World Championship. Now that the rush has calmed, the official player count was 6,650 which was incredibly impressive given the vaccination mandate and challenges faced by many international travelers. This […]

2021 WSOP Main Event underway: Full list of Asia Pacific Day 2 qualifiers; Other advancing pros Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Fedor Holz, Moneymaker, and more

If there is one clear proof that the World Series of Poker was sorely missed, it was the sheer number of players coming out for the $10,000 Main Event NL Hold’em World Championship. With the US having opened its borders on November 8, the highlighted event expanded from four starting days to six, and for […]

Update on Asian players at the 2021 WSOP 

The 52nd annual World Series of Poker may be a long trek for players in Asia, and even longer for those that have to park at a third country before being allowed entry into the United States, however that hasn’t deterred the die-hards from making the pilgrimage. After four weeks of games completed at the […]