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Online News: ACR partners with Latin America’s biggest casino; Natural8 – GGNetwork hosts Asia Poker League series; 888 acquires William Hill International for £2.2bn; Partypoker’s Grand Prix KO returns this September

Online News: ACR partners with Latin America’s biggest casino; Natural8 – GGNetwork hosts Asia Poker League series; 888 acquires William Hill International for £2.2bn; Partypoker’s Grand Prix KO returns this September

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. Americas Cardroom as official sponsor of Latin America’s biggest casino Extending its presence across the Latin American market,...

INTERVIEWS

Interview with German High Stakes Pro Rainer Kempe

Interview with German High Stakes Pro Rainer Kempe

German high roller Rainer Kempe talked with Somuchpoker’s Gaelle Jaudon in this exclusive interview. He touched on a vast array of subject, including the time he rose to the highest stakes in tournaments, his poker study routine, and even about where he will...

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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 Cambodia

Gambling and poker is well spread out across the country with establishments in no less than 13 different cities in Cambodia. Locals enter the casinos freely without any fuss whatsoever.

Poker in Japan

With the future opening of casinos in Japan, experts predict that the country could become the world’s third largest land-based gambling market behind Las Vegas and Macau.

Poker in India

The recent creation of a Global Poker League in India with teams representing cities located all over the country is also a favorable indicator of Poker’s development in India, whilst local clubs attract more and more players.

FEATURED ASIA

Asian Poker Tour shifts focus to booming South Korean market

Asian Poker Tour shifts focus to booming South Korean market

The past few years have been witness to a massive poker boom in South Korea with Hold’em poker pubs spreading like wildfire. Today, hundreds of pubs have sprouted, some of which are used as staging grounds to feed players into larger poker festivals held in the...

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

It was a dizzying year of poker in Asia with barely a break in the live tournament scene. Players had plenty to choose from as festivals sometimes overlapped. Vietnam and the Philippines were consistently busy with nonstop events both local and international. Coming...

REST OF THE WORLD

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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