Tag Archives: stanley choi
- Baazov now says only two firms back Amaya takeover bid
November 25, 2016
Amaya Gaming’s shares have soared on Friday after former CEO David Baazov (pictured) provided yet another update on his bid to take the company private. On Friday, Baazov filed papers with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) detailing the latest financing sources behind his C$24 per share bid to...
- Top Poker Stories of 2012
December 27, 2012
Between governments cracking down and backing down, continued global growth, and online forays into land-based gaming, 2012 was a banner year for big news in the poker industry. Here’s a look at some of the biggest stories of the year. U.S. federal government impotence on online poker Harry Reid is...
- Dealer’s Choice: Notable Poker Players of 2012
December 21, 2012
Thanks to an explosion of High Roller tournaments, including the world’s first million-dollar-buy-in event, it’s been a very good year for gaudy numbers in the poker world. That’s particularly if you’re an American - even more particularly if you’re an American who’s already had quite a bit of success at...
- Macau High Stakes Challenge – Summary
September 1, 2012
Angelia Ong is in Macau to bring to us the highlights of the first Macau High Stakes Challenge which took 14 hours to reach its conclusion. Angelia caught up with some of the pro poker players like Gus Hansen and Sam Trickett who shared their experiences and strategies on the...
- Stanley Choi wins Macau High Stakes Challenge title worth US$6,465,000
August 31, 2012
The Neptune Group/Asian Poker Tour/PokerAce inaugural Macau High Stakes Challenge (MHSC) lived up to the hype on Friday. The HK$2m (US$258k) buy-in attracted 73 players (and 21 re-buys) to the Galaxy StarWorld’s Poker King Club, creating a prize pool of HK$182.3m/US$23.5m. Twelve players finished in the money, with Du Yi...
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Execs to take on blockchain at iGaming Asia Congress 2017
March 21, 2017