China’s Pan Hai bags the largest at WPT Korea 2024 Championship Event Day 1B, Phil Ivey, Steve O’Dwyer, and Daniel Smiljkovic amongst survivors

  Another action-packed scene landed at Landing Casino, Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea with the WPT Korea 2024 Championship Event running through its qualifying rounds. The second flight on schedule drew in a smashing 361 entries and saw China’s Pan Hai bag the largest across the Day 1B games. A great turnout for this season, […]

WPT Korea 2024: Yu Lei wins Single Day High Roller for KRW 181,250,000 (~USD 134K); Zhang Lirui clinches WPT Opener title; Li Lei leads Jeju Dragon Quest Day 2

The tables at Landing Casino, Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea have been brimming with excitement as WPT Korea festival takes center stage with a full ten-day lineup through Wednesday, April 3rd. Day 3 of the series saw Yu Lei conquer the Single Day High Roller event and capture the third WPT Korea Ring this season. […]

WPT Korea 2024: Ouyang Jiali ships Super High Roller for KRW 405,260,000 (~USD 302K); Iakimenko Anton leads WPT Opener Day 2

Thrilling action is seen left and right at the luxurious Landing Casino, Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea with the WPT Korea festivities running through Wednesday, April 3rd. The first of 13 WPT Korea Rings to be awarded was earned yesterday by China’s Ouyang Jiali after she clinched the victory at the Super High Roller event. […]

Two days until the awaited KRW 2 Billion (~USD 1.5M) guaranteed WPT Korea Championship Event takes the stage

A thrilling time for the Asian live tournament scene, this season’s WPT Korea is underway, running through March 25 – April 3, 2024 at the luxurious Landing Casino, Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea. The action-packed ten-day schedule features 28 trophy tournaments  centered around the KR₩ 2,000,000,000 (~US$ 1.5M) guaranteed WPT Championship Event. Unlike any other, […]

WPT Korea 2024: Opening day sees Yu Lei top SHR Day 1, and Iakimenko Anton bagging the largest at WPT Opener Day 1A; Huang Peng claims first series win

  The WPT Korea festivities at Landing Casino, Jeju Shinhwa World, South Korea have officially kicked off, starting this 2024 season with its most premium offering right on opening day. The KR₩ 40,000,000 (~USD 29,750) buy-in WPT Super High Roller coursed through eleven levels of play and saw China’s Yu Lei secure the top spot […]

World Poker Tour set to make a splash in Macau this June

  After a six year hiatus, tournament poker in Macau is ready to jump back in the scene, marking its return with a premium World Poker Tour Main Tour as its latest offering. The exciting news came earlier this week with the global brand announcing an anticipated WPT Macau festival to be held at the […]

Final Wrap: Country richest APT Taipei 2024 pays out NTD 383 Million (~USD 12M); Stanley Weng tops APT High Roller, Last Day trophies awarded

This year’s APT Taipei has come to a close with several records shattered once again by the thriving live tournament tour. A total of 115 events have wrapped up with a massive 13,153 entries collected across the twelve-day schedule. Another successful partnership with Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Club (CTP) was showcased throughout the festival with […]