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Poker in Asia
Dafapoker, is regarded as Asia’s # 1 Poker Room and was thrilled to host the 2009 Asian Poker Tour in Macau, which was spread over 12 days. It was held at the Galaxy Star World Hotel in Macau. A large number of Chinese players attended this event and huge prizes were won, many international poker enthusiasts form US and Europe also attended.
Guamgzhou and Johnny Chan emerged the first players to win and J.C.Tran was another pro poker player from Sacramento who also won big bucks. However, it was not only the pros who stole the show, also Ciaran Carter hailing from Sarnia, of Canada who is an ardent lover of poker was very impressed with the settings of the Macau tournament and said it was professionally run and enjoyed by all poker enthusiasts who attended!
The best Asian casinos offers a huge variety of poker games for example No Limit Texas Hold’Em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo and other commonly played poker games such as 13 cards, Doudizhu and Big 2.
Casino Stock Prices Up
With the improvement in the gaming situation in Macau by way of revenue from casinos, the stock prices have risen considerably at the Stock Exchange. In Macau casinos revenue went up by 17.2% to 1.27 billion patacas ($1.45 billion) implying that the city’s casino market is improving compared to the 12.4% revenue drop in the first half of 2009.