Tag Archives: korea
- Paradise City to host APT Korea Incheon 2017
June 5, 2017
The recently-opened Paradise City Incheon will host the Asian Poker Tour’s second event for the year in South Korea – APT Korea Incheon 2017 from August 12th to the 20th. The nine-day action packed schedule will feature a Main Event buy in of KRW 1,100,000. Popular APT events like the...
- Gov’t punts on online expansion to boost Korea’s lottery sales
April 25, 2017
In a bid to improve buyer convenience, South Korea’s lottery sector is about to go live—online. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance recently decided to allow South Koreans to buy Lotto, the most popular lottery ticket in the country, online by the end of 2018, the Korea Times reported. Under...
- Korea’s SJ Kim wins the APT Finale Macau Main Event!
December 16, 2016
Macau, China, December 2016 - “I still can’t believe it!” Those are the only words Korea’s Soojo Kim could exhale after having an incredible run at the Final 8 of the AsianPoker Tour Finale Macau Main Event and capturing his first-ever APT championship title. APT Finale Macau 2016 Main Event...
- Improvement in Philippine operations narrows Bloomberry net loss
November 4, 2015
Despite third quarter losses, Bloomberry Resorts boss Enrique Razon remains positive as net loss narrows and gaming revenue grows. Bloomberry Resorts Corp. has posted a net loss of PHP189.5 million for the third quarter of 2015, compared to a net profit of PHP 991.7 million over the same period a year...
- Weekly Poll: Which gambling destination will benefit the most from Macau’s slowdown?
February 22, 2015
[polldaddy poll=8651011] The world’s top gambling hub recorded its first annual decline in 2014 since Macau began releasing financial figures in 2002 and is expected to continue to post a year-on-year drop in the coming months, which is why we decided to ask our readers, "Which gambling destination will benefit...
- APT Korea 2013 all set for this weekend’s opening
August 15, 2013
The dust has barely settled in Macau after the Asian Poker Tour held yet another successful APT Macau tournament and the poker circuit is packing its bags again for another major poker tournament. No rest for the weary, so they say. This time around, the APT will fly to Jeju,...
Asian Poker Tour secures five-year deal for Macau
July 31, 2017