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Tag: Macau

Director of Poker Jim Preston Leaving Crown Melbourne for Macau After Aussie Millions

Jim Preston helped grow the Aussie Millions into the Southern Hemisphere's most prestigious event, but this year will be his last.

Federal Judges Denies Phuas' Request for Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition

A federal judge has denied the request by Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, to be able to play casino poker while waiting trial in Vegas.

Inside Gaming: New Jersey Looks Back on Modest First Year of Online Gaming

This week's installment of online gaming shares a year-end review by New Jersey on online gambling, another about Macau, and a third regarding Foxwoods.

Phua and Son Seek Removal of Court-Ordered Poker Prohibition While Awaiting Trial

Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, are seeking the removal of a court order so they may play poker in Las Vegas while waiting trial.

Kosei Ichinose and Aditya Agarwal Become First PokerStars Team Pros from Japan and India

Aditya Agarwal has been named PokerStars' first Indian Team Pro, while Kosei Ichinose became the first Japanese Team Pro.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #7, Yong, Phua, Others Involved in World Cup Betting Scandal

No. 7 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is news about the poker-playing Macau businessmen involved in a World Cup betting scandal.

Inside Gaming: China President Jinping Visits Macau Amid Historic Decline in Gaming Revenue

A visit to Macau from Chinese President Xi Jinping comes amid a tumultuous period for the island's gaming industry currently mired in a historic slide.

Ourgame Obtains Exclusive WPT Rights to More Than a Dozen Countries Throughout Asia

Ourgame obtains exclusive rights to World Poker Tour brand in more than a dozen countries and territories across Asia including China and Macau.

PokerStars LIVE Manila Opened Its Doors on December 14

PokerStars LIVE Manila opened its doors on Dec. 14 with a tournament and ten cash game tables.

Winfred Yu Discusses Macau's Famed Big Game Move from StarWorld to Venetian

Earlier this year the Poker King Club, home to Macau's famed big game, moved operations from StarWorld to Venetian. Here Winfred Yu talks about the move.

Mikal Blomlie Wins Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship

Mikal Blomlie wins TonyBet Open-Face Chinese Poker World Championship in Prague.

Phua and Son Will Go To Trial in World Cup Betting Case; Five Others Plead Guilty

Paul “MalACEsia” Phua, 50, and his son Darren, 23, plan to go to trial to battle illegal gambling charges stemming from the 2014 World Cup.

Pete Chen Named 2014 Asia Player of the Year

Taiwanese poker professional Pete Chen has officially been named as the 2014 Asia Player of the Year (APOY).

High-Stakes Regular Jorn Walthaus Opens Up About Cash Games and Poker in Macau

High-stakes regular Jorn Walthaus opens up about cash games and poker in Macau.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Season 8 ACOP Main Event Day 2: Mizzi Leads Final 62 Players

After Day 2 of the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Season 8 Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, Sorel Mizzi leads final 62 players.

2014 PokerStars.net APPT Season 8 ACOP Main Event Day 1: Young Leads; Guarantee Topped

After Day 1 of the 2014 PokerStars.net Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Season 8 Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, Rory Young leads.

Wai Tung Lo Wins 2014 Asia Championship of Poker Warm-Up for $154K; Main Event Begins

Wai Tung Lo won 2014 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) Event #9 HK$25,000 ACOP Warm-Up for HK$1,197,350 (USD $154,453).

Steve O'Dwyer Wins 2014 ACOP MBP Super High Roller for $1,811,638

Steve O'Dwyer topped a field of 52 players who accounted for 50 rebuys to win the 2014 ACOP MBP HK$500,000 Super High Roller for $1,811,638.

Inside Gaming: New Jersey Passes Sports Betting Bill, Gov. Christie to Decide

Among several stories out of New Jersey, legislators have passed a new sports betting bill that only awaits Gov. Chris Christie's signature to become law.

Inside Gaming: Macau Casino Revenue Down Again, Largest Monthly Decline in Five Years

Macau suffers a fourth straight month of gaming revenue decline, the Hard Rock is coming to Lake Tahoe, and Revel finds a buyer in this week's Inside Gaming

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