Tag Archives: Tencent
- WSOP to host bracelet & ring events in China with Tencent deal
July 10, 2017
The World Series of Poker has partnered with Tencent to launch the brand in China leading to bracelet and ring events in the region. After Martin Jacobson had won the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, the Swede rolled up his sleeves, jumped on a jet plane headed...
- The GPI Announces Chinese Expansion With Tencent Poker Deal
October 18, 2016
The Global Poker Index has increased its footprint in China after partnering with China’s largest online poker room, Tencent Poker, in a move that will see players who compete in the Tencent Poker Tour have their points recognised by the GPI. Is the next poker boom going to be in...
- Martin Jacobson on China, Social Media, and Global Poker League
April 26, 2016
Lee Davy sits down with the former World Champion Martin Jacobson to talk about his recent business trip to China, his views on the dangers of social media, and his early views on the Global Poker League. Within professional circles, Martin Jacobson is one of the most popular World Series...
- eSports Round Up: ESPN Ink Deal With Tencent; Indian Gaming League Formed; Mark Cuban Wants in
February 9, 2016
Three tales to tell from the world of eSports including a partnership that sees ESPN move deep into the Asian market, signs of eSports life in India, and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, wants to own a League of Legends side. China, with over 1.3 billion people, is a must...
- The rise of the SuperApp WeChat …and the adventures of winning China
September 2, 2015
In the endless reaches of the Internet universe, there exists an app known as QQ, an instant messaging software service in a form of a cute winking penguin in the distant screens. There, civilization was far advanced and it brought forth a variety of "super services” -- social games, music,...
- World Cup bet crackdown continues; China tech co’s fight over sports lottery
June 26, 2014
Malaysian authorities have broken up an illegal sports betting ring believed to have handled wagers totaling Rm 105m (US $32.6m) since the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off two weeks ago. On Tuesday, police in Kuala Lumpur raided an office park after four weeks of surveillance, arresting four suspects and...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
Huobi wants Chinese bitcoin users to explain source of funds
March 22, 2017