Manila Megastack 17: Emmanuel Derecho clinches Mystery Bounty title for PHP 497,972 (~USD 8,990); Wai Chiu Cheng, Kunlong Yu, and Hai Shien Tan win side events

The Manila Megastack 17 festivities at PokerStars’ hub in Okada Manila, Philippines has reached its halfway mark with 17 spade trophies already lifted from the recently concluded events. The series’ fifth day saw Australia’s Emmanuel Derecho top the multi day Mystery Bounty event with local pro Christopher Mateo bagging the biggest bounty up for grabs. […]

APT Incheon Main Event surpasses $1M guarantee, Philippines’ Mike Takayama and Thailand’s Punnat Punsri wrap up final flight 

  The prestigious APT is showing no signs of slowing down with another outstanding Main Event turnout for its fifth return to South Korea. Tournament tables across the Paradise City Casino were heavily packed as the thrilling KRW 1,300,000,000 (~US$ 1,000,000) guaranteed APT Incheon Main Event played down its final two flights yesterday. The biggest […]

APT Incheon $1M GTD Main Event packs 430 entries in, Taiwan’s Yu Sheng Lin tops survivor list; Two flights left on schedule

  The biggest festival in Asian Poker Tour history is making a splash this week as it plays through its KRW 1,300,000,000 (~US$ 1,000,000) guaranteed APT Incheon Main Event at the top-rated Paradise City Casino. The prestigious series runs for a total of five more days through September 3rd, attracting yet another outstanding turnout as […]

2021 WSOP: Spotlight on Shaun Deeb, Ben Yu, Ka Kwan Lau, Steve Yea, Abhinav Iyer, Nicholas Julia, Robert McMillan, Doyle Brunson, Sammy Farha

The 52nd World Series of Poker has provided plenty of thrilling stories as players continue to pursue the coveted bracelets. The past two days witnessed golden performances by four players. Shaun Deeb banked seven figures and his fifth career bracelet, Ben Yu captured his fourth, Nicholas Julia and Robert McMillan each locked up their first. […]

I Am High Stakes Poker series gives its viewers a sneak peek into Winfred Yu’s journey to conquering the Asian live poker circuit

Featured on the Paul Phua Poker Youtube channel, the I Am High Stakes Poker series took off two years ago, allowing poker enthusiasts worldwide to tune in to their icons’ real life experiences. The previous episode showcased one of Asia’s fastest rising poker superstars Michael Soyza, who quickly rose up to fame after a series […]