MPS&GPL

Taiwan player Luke Lee wins the first-ever Master Poker Series Main Event

From 108 entrants to the last man standing… the Master Poker Series crowned its first-ever Main Event champion in Taiwanese player Luke Lee. Lee crushed the competition eliminating five of the 8 players in his path. He was awarded the the Champions Trophy, an exclusive MPS ring, and the NTD 364,560 first prize. The final […]

International players give poker in Taiwan a thumbs up

Due to the lack of information online, players may not be aware that poker is very alive and growing in Taiwan. While covering the GPL China Season 2 Taiwan Tour & Master Poker Series festival these past days, Somuchpoker discovered that several poker rooms exist in Taipei and in other cities around the country. Only […]

Master Poker Series Main Event Final 9 and Day 2 recap

The inaugural Master Poker Series was on its third day at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association (CTP) poker room. This new series was created by the Global Poker Index China (GPIC) Masterboard – a localized version of the more well-known GPI leaderboard. For players that cash in any of the events, they also receive […]

A closer look at GPL China as it considers expansion in Asia

In a quest to “sportify” the game of poker, Global Poker Index (GPI) owner, Alexandre Dreyfus, created the unique Global Poker League (GPL). Just like major sports leagues, teams were formed, there were draft picks, wild cards, and pros leading the teams. Over the course of several months, the teams competed in a variety of […]

Global Poker League China Season 2 – Taiwan Tour & Master Poker Series

As the world stirs up for the holiday celebrations, poker is revving up in Taiwan. Starting today, December 20th until December 24th,  the Global Poker League (GPL) China Season 2 Taiwan Tour and the inaugural Master Poker Series light up the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association (CTP) room in Taipei. This is the last known […]