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.
  • 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

  • Macau Poker Cup: Zhenru Xie claims Red Dragon titleAugust 14th 2014

    The 21st edition of the Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon has concluded with the trophy returning to China as Zhenru Xie has defeated an 808-player field and Australian Mathew Ryan heads-up to win the title and HK$1,667,000 (~US$215,000) in prize money. ..Read more

  • Macau Poker Cup: Hu Liu leads final tableAugust 13th 2014

    Day 3 of the Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon Main Event would see 46 players, from a starting field of 808, return to the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room with the goal of surviving the day to reach the elusive MPC final table. ..Read more

  • Macau Poker Cup: Wai Leong Chan in control as 46 remainAugust 12th 2014

    The Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon Main Event continued on Monday at the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room at the City of Dreams. After three opening flights, the starting field of 808 had been reduced to 221 with their first goal to outlast another 113 more players to reach the money. ..Read more

  • Macau Poker Cup: Day 1c sets new record as Blomlie soarsAugust 11th 2014

    Yesterday was the calm before the storm. A quieter Day 1b at the Macau Poker Cup could only mean one thing for the third and final flight of the Red Dragon Main Event. ..Read more

  • Macau Poker Cup: Zhang leads Day 1b; Celina and Raymond surviveAugust 10th 2014

    The PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room was again a hive of activity on Saturday as players took their seats on Day 1b of the Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon for a shot at a share of the guaranteed HK$5,000,0000 prize pool. ..Read more

  • Macau Poker Cup: Wei Yang leads the way on Day 1aAugust 9th 2014

    The Macau Poker Cup has turned 21 and it’s set to be a celebration worthy of any 21st birthday, with a HK$5,000,000 prize pool guarantee for the Red Dragon Main Event and huge numbers once again expected throughout the week. ..Read more