Does Poker Stand a Chance in Asia?

A 2006 ban on Internet gambling in the U.S. is prompting poker promoters to take their card game across the Pacific in hopes of setting down roots in Asia’s Las Vegas, Macau. Read the full story here.

Taiwan the Latest to Legalize Gambling

After 15 years of talks, Taiwan’s legislature has passed a bill to legalize gambling on the Penghu islands, located off the west coast of Taiwan’s main island. While Macau takes the lion’s share of Asia’s gaming dollars, reeling in more than $10 billion USD in 2007 (2008 figures haven’t yet been released), there’s no shortage …