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GG World Festival 2024

GG World Festival 2024

Asia’s largest online poker room, Natural8, will be hosting the GG World Festival 2024 (GGWF) from 5th May to 11th June 2024. With $250,000,000 in guarantees, the GGWF is set to beat Natural8 history and be the biggest series ever to be held. There are plenty of...

Meet the Five Current WPT Global Ambassadors

Meet the Five Current WPT Global Ambassadors

Still only a mere two years old, WPT Global has become one of the fastest-growing online poker operators in the industry and jumped to third place in the global cash game ranking. With a steady flow of promotions, they are attracting traffic from all over the world...

INTERVIEWS

[Interview] Filipino poker figure Moses Saquing hungry for more

[Interview] Filipino poker figure Moses Saquing hungry for more

When Moses Saquing garnered his first official cash in a WSOP Circuit event in 2006, it was the by-product of being a curious television viewer who immediately became enamored with the game’s dynamics. “I was watching ESPN one night and (the) WSOP was on,” the...

Hyeon Ho Shin For the Win: Dream Big, Win Big

Hyeon Ho Shin For the Win: Dream Big, Win Big

The poker scene in Korea is reaching new heights and in a pack of fast climbers, 23-year-old Hyeon Ho Shin is one to keep an eye on. Since his December debut win at the 2022 UPP Daegu City Tour Main Event, Shin was burning the felt the following year. It was a...

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Poker in Singapore

According to a British gambling consultancy, Singaporeans are the second biggest gamblers in the whole world and this is despite very strict laws against gambling in the country.

Online Poker in Vietnam

Poker is legal in Vietnam. Many cities and provinces have established their own clubs, but as poker cash games are generally prohibited, business models are based on tournaments.

Poker in Laos

Over the past few years, Thailand has become the top spot in Asia for professional online poker players to spend their time, especially during the European/US winter.

Poker in Macau

Macau, often called the “Las Vegas of the East” has the highest GDP/Capita on Earth. With a total of more than 50 casinos, the gambling activity is raking in 5 times the revenue that Las Vegas does.

FEATURED ASIA

World Poker Tour Announces Full Schedule for WPT Macau Main Tour Stop

World Poker Tour Announces Full Schedule for WPT Macau Main Tour Stop

  Poker enthusiasts in the Asia-Pacific region can look forward to another World Poker Tour Main Tour as the brand heads to Macau this summer. Running from June 18 to 24, the 2024 WPT Macau Championship takes place at the Wynn Palace Cotai. In partnership with...

REST OF THE WORLD

Germany’s Koray Aldemir wins the 2021 WSOP Main Event for US$ 8M

Germany’s Koray Aldemir wins the 2021 WSOP Main Event for US$ 8M

Amid a packed fan rail where one side sported black “KORAY” t-shirts and the other in white with “Show em the Lights – Bring it on Holmes” printed on, the exciting conclusion of the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event World Championship had just unfolded. And it...

Polk ends heads up challenge vs Negreanu with a $1.2M win

Polk ends heads up challenge vs Negreanu with a $1.2M win

After 36 sessions and over a hundred hours of battle, the heads up challenge between icons Doug Polk and Daniel Negreanu has finally come to a close. Polk, a master of the heads up game has proven his prowess time and time again, ending his most recent grudge match...

Argentina’s Damian Salas crowned the 2020 WSOP Main Event champion

Argentina’s Damian Salas crowned the 2020 WSOP Main Event champion

After two WSOP Main Event online legs, two live final table showdowns, and one ultimate heads up world championship, the 51st Annual World Series of Poker finally crowned its $10,000 No Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT champion. Standing victorious and proud was Argentinian...

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg surrenders to American authorities

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg surrenders to American authorities

If PokerStars was once an empire of the online world, then Isai Scheinberg was its emperor. Over a relatively short space of time, Scheinberg’s online poker room had ridden the crest of the poker boom to become an all-conquering business behemoth, basking in the rays...

STRATEGY

Top 10 Beginners Tips for Six Plus Hold’em / Short Deck

It’s been over a year since PokerStars introduced Six Plus Hold’em and since then other major poker sites like GGPoker have followed suit. Six Plus might seem very similar to regular Texas Hold’em, except the ante structure and of course having the deck being stripped...

Everything you should know before making a deal in a tournament

Over the years, deal making has become an increasingly popular and important factor in tournaments. It allows players to flatten the payouts in the late stages which decreases the variance which can make tournament grinding difficult to manage as a profession. Most...

Are re-entries and late registrations hurting the poker economy?

There once a time when poker tournaments involved one buy-in, one stack and one shot. In the simpler days of a freezeout you’d only ever see a player bust once. But these days, professionals can fire bullet after bullet until they finally build a big stack they can go...

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