Top 10 achievements by Asia-Pacific players in the…

admin | January 4, 2019 | 0

2018 has come to a close and what an incredible year it was for players from the Asia-Pacific region. While there are many to acknowledge, here’s our list of top 10 player achievements for the year:

Michael Soyza tops Asia GPI ranking

Michael Soyza – Photo PokerStars

Malaysian pro Michael Soyza turned up the notch this year accumulating over $2.65M in live tournament earnings and rising to top rank of the Asia GPI standings with 3,112,36 points. This also placed him 13th in the overall GPI ranking. read more

Spotlight on the Metro Card Club: The year…

admin | January 4, 2019 | 0

2018 shined brightly on many destinations in Asia and for this article, we put our spotlight on the Metro Card Club aka Metro – one of the pioneers of poker in the Philippines.

For those unfamiliar with this incredibly popular poker joint, it is the largest brick and mortar poker room in the country, and for many years, it was the largest in Asia. Many of today’s top Filipino pros started at the Metro including Mike Takayama, the first homegrown Filipino 2018 WSOP bracelet winner. read more