Tag Archives: WPT China
- WPT China National Opens with Wet & Wild Party
October 30, 2015
Ourgame has got game when it comes to throwing a moonlight pool soiree. At first blush, one might gleefully assume their newly acquired WPT brand, stands for World “Party” Tour after Monday night’s pomp and bass. After arriving, I was ushered past the velvety ropes to take in a runway...
- 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...
- WPT China Final Table Summary – Interview with Jay Tan
December 18, 2012
It took only 4 days for China to get their first ever WPT champion and there was definitely many reasons for celebrating after Zheng Hua won. The final day of the event started with 41 players, including McLean Karr and Sam Razavi. It was a very quick day as the...
- WPT China Day 2 – Interview with Matt Savage and Phil Hellmuth
December 17, 2012
As the sun set over the hills in Sanya, dozens of people gathered on the rail of the MGM Grand conference room for the World Poker Tour (WPT) National China. It was an intense moment - the Main Event bubble. It took almost two levels to finally get in the money,...
- WPT China Day 1B – Interview with Johnny Chan
December 16, 2012
277 players sat down at the tables in the MGM Grand Sanya conference room for the start of Day 1B of the WPT National China. The event was sold out weeks before it started and has attracted a surprising amount of contestants. Amongst many of the local pros, we saw...
- WPT China Exceeds Expectations on Day 1A
December 15, 2012
The inaugural WPT event in China, started on December 14th, has attracted over 500 runners. The tournament director, Matt Savage, had his hands full dealing with players that were asking for more seats as he closed the day with 265 entries. The event was capped at 500, but due to...