Asian Poker

    The latest poker news and industry developments from poker in Asia. Asian Poker news from tournaments in Macau, Philippines, India and throughout Asia.
  • 2014 ACOP schedule begins soon October 21st 2014

    The 2014 Asia Championship of Poker begins in just a few days as the full ACOP schedule runs at PokerStars LIVE Macau from October 24th though November 9th. ..Read more

  • APPT announce schedule for Season 9 in 2015October 7th 2014

    The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has announced the full schedule for Season 9 and includes the dates for all major poker festivals in the Asia-Pacific region. ..Read more

  • Alexandre Chieng wins ACOP Platinum Series VI Main EventSeptember 30th 2014

    The ACOP Platinum Series VI drew to a close over the weekend at PokerStars LIVE Macau. The champion of the Main Event was China’s Alexandre Chieng. He defeated a 270-player field to take home HK$279,300 and add another title to his resume which already included the 2013 APPT Macau Main Event. ..Read more

  • PokerStars LIVE Macau announce big 2014 ACOP high roller event newsSeptember 27th 2014

    The upcoming 2014 Asia Championship of Poker is already shaping up to be one of the biggest tournaments ever held in this region and it’s only going to be bigger now that PokerStars has partnered with Macau Billionaire Poker for the 2014 ACOP High Roller events. ..Read more

  • PokerStars LIVE Macau: ACOP Platinum Series VI set to begin September 20th 2014

    After a short break from hosting major poker tournaments, the action is about to once again kick into full gear at PokerStars LIVE Macau at the City of Dreams. Firstly, in just around a week’s time, the ACOP Platinum Series VI begins. Then it’s not long before the Asia Championship of Poker schedule kicks off. ..Read more

  • Mike Takayama wins APT Asian Series Manila; Razavi and Huntly final tableSeptember 18th 2014

    The Asian Poker Tour travelled to the Philippines this week as the 2014 APT Asian Series Manila Main Event took place. In the end, Mike Takayama defeated a 366-player field to be crowned the champion. ..Read more

  • Singapore posied to ban online gamblingSeptember 10th 2014

    In a rather drastic step to tighten online gambling and the potential harmful effects on its youth, the Singapore government have introduced a draft bill that will make it an offence, punishable by fines and a potential jail term, for Singaporeans to gamble on overseas gambling websites. ..Read more

  • New Legislation set to permit locals to play in Vietnam CasinosSeptember 10th 2014

    While much of the gambling focus in Asia usually centres around the casino hubs of Singapore and Macau, there’s another Asian country that is looking to be make some giant steps forwards in the casino and gambling industry. ..Read more

  • 2014 Asia Player of the Year: Pete Chen leads following MPC21August 20th 2014

    The MPC21 recently drew to a close and after a massive couple of weeks at PokerStars LIVE Macau, the 2014 Asia Player of the Year has a new leader by the name of Peter Chen. ..Read more

  • Henrik Tollefsen wins MPC21 High Roller August 16th 2014

    The 21st edition of the Macau Poker Cup has continued with more exciting action as Norway’s Henrik Tollefsen has won the HK$80,000 High Roller, collecting more than HK$1.4 million. ..Read more