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.
  • Kenny Wong wins ACOP Platinum Series IV at PokerStars LIVE MacauApril 22nd 2014

    The latest tournament series at PokerStars LIVE Macau has entered the record books. Familiar face Kenny Wong won the ACOP Platinum Series Main Event, while three other players, including Daren Yoon, claimed side event titles.  ..Read more

  • 2014 Asia Player of the Year: Hao Chen storms into lead following APPT SeoulApril 11th 2014

    Another major event on the Asia-Pacific poker calendar entered the record books earlier this week as Chane Kampanatsanyakorn was crowned APPT Seoul champion. Following the completion of the Main Event and a schedule of action-packed side events, we thought we would take a look at the changes to the 2014 Asia Player of the Year leader board.  ..Read more

  • APPT Manila announced for Season 8April 10th 2014

    Season 8 of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has expanded with the announcement that Manila in the Philippines will once again host an APPT stop after a four-year hiatus. The APPT Manila series will be held at The Metro Card Club from July 2-7, 2014. ..Read more

  • APPT Seoul: Redemption for Chane KampanatsanyakornApril 7th 2014

    It was a story of redemption at the APPT Seoul Main Event as last year’s runner up, Thailand’s Chane Kampanatsanyakorn, was able to go one better in 2014 to claim the elusive title. ..Read more

  • APPT Seoul: Holbrook trumps field on Day 2April 6th 2014

    Day 2 of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Seoul Main Event would see 92 players, from an original field of 258, return to the Paradise Walkerhill Casino to continue the battle towards APPT Seoul glory. ..Read more

  • APPT Seoul: ElkY out as Raiden finishes on top of Day 1bApril 4th 2014

    Day 1b of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Seoul would see 138 entrants take their seats for the second and final opportunity at the ₩3,000,000 Main Event. That meant that the 2014 APPT Seoul produced a total field of 256 which is a healthy increase on last year’s numbers and just a few short of the all-time record for this event. ..Read more

  • APPT Seoul: Masato Yokosawa leads Day 1aApril 3rd 2014

    The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) was back in the spotlight with Season 8 heading to beautiful South Korea for the APPT Seoul Main Event. Players from all over Asia, Australia and around the world headed to Seoul to take part in the KRW 3,000,000 Main Event. ..Read more

  • APPT Macau and Macau Poker Cup Schedules announced for Season 8April 3rd 2014

    The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has confirmed the schedules for the APPT Macau and the 21st edition of the Macau Poker Cup, with both events to be held in the PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams poker room in Macau. APPT Macau ..Read more

  • Hao Chen wins record-setting Macau MillionsMarch 17th 2014

    Hao Chen has continued the strong results from Chinese players in Macau, defeating the largest ever field poker field in Asia to claim the 2014 Macau Millions title. ..Read more

  • New Caledonia Poker Open: Teva Tavita keeps NCPO title on home soil with dominant winMarch 15th 2014

    After four exciting days of poker in paradise, New Caledonia’s own Teva Tavita has been crowned the inaugural New Caledonia Poker Open champion! Tavita was a fascinating, entertaining character and a dominant force on the final table. ..Read more