VSOP Poker Club opens in Hanoi, VND 2B GTD Grinder Series I on schedule

For a country with one of the strictest gambling regulations, Vietnam has quickly become a fan-favorite destination for many poker players in the region. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the local tournament scene was recording tremendous progress as major international operators like the World Poker Tour, Asian Poker Tour, and Asia Poker League eagerly set […]

WPT and Poker King return for a second online series featuring CN¥ 10M Main Event guarantee; Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius among confirmed pros

While plenty of attention is on the live games happening in Las Vegas, another exciting festival is about to take place. On the virtual arena, the globally renowned World Poker Tour, and one of Asia’s leading brands, Poker King, unite once again to bring players an eleven day festival featuring CN¥ 15 Million (~US$ 2.3 […]

Asian Poker Tour makes its debut in Phu Quoc, Vietnam this May 2021

A budding poker scene, Vietnam has been increasing in popularity within the Asian region as a prime gaming hub in the past few years. Major name brand operators have found success in the Southeast Asian country with its local poker community alone having recently caught the so-called poker bug. Coming from a strong start this […]

WPTDeepStacks Hanoi: Nguyễn Văn Phinh wins the Main Event and Player of the Series; Nguyễn Năng Quang, Nguyễn Mạnh Hưng, Hoàng Anh Tuẩn ship last events

The first ever WPTDeepStacks Hanoi is officially in the books! The ten day series took place from April 16 to 25 at the Crown Poker Club. Given the challenges brought on by the global health crisis, it drew a substantial 1,410 entries across thirteen events and amassed an overall grand prize pool of VNđ 17,866,042,000 […]

WPTDeepStacks Hanoi: Main Event crushes guarantee, 378 entries, 90 players advance led by Nguyễn Lê Quang; High Roller & Crown Poker Club Superstack Classic Freezeout up next

Another packed house at the inaugural WPTDeepStacks Hanoi as everyone came out to take part in the last two starting heats of the highlighted Main Event. Well known local and international players were among the attendees such as Cao Ngoc Anh, Đinh Xuân Dinh, Nguyễn Hoàng Bách, William Kang, Andre Lettau, and Warm Up Event […]

WPTDeepStacks Hanoi: Kimotsuki Yoshihito tops Main Event Day 1B; Đặng Văn Hiển clinches Super High Roller & Nguyễn Lê Quang wins PLO

The sound of chips shuffling was heard all through the day as another set of games played out at the inaugural WPTDeepStacks Hanoi. Bringing everyone in was the featured VNđ 4 billion (~US$ 173,500) guaranteed Main Event with Day 1B up on deck. After nine rounds of late registration, 86 entered (67 uniques, 19 re-entries), […]