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All Japan Poker Championship (AJPC) Launches Inaugural Saipan Event February 2019

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The All Japan Poker Championship (AJPC) has announced Saipan’s Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel as a new stop on its Asian Tour circuit, with a poker event scheduled to be held 13 to 17 February 2019.

As part of the AJPC’s ongoing poker tour throughout Asia, the group has been adding new destinations throughout the region including new events slated for Korea and Southeast Asia in addition to Saipan. Adding Imperial Pacific to the list of locations concise with AJPC’s announcement in early 2018 to continue growing opportunities for its player-base outside of Japan.

Mr. Sasaki Yasuhiro, Chairman of AJPC, stated: “The AJPC ASIAN CIRCUIT is the organizer of Japan’s first international poker event. The circuit has made a success as well as the first in Japan to hold an international event in Taiwan. Now, in 2019, we aim to hold the AJPC ASIAN CIRCUIT in Saipan for the first Japan-based tournament to be held on the island. We will continue to build our brand through launching tournaments in new and
exciting destinations.”

The event is expected to attract players from Japan as well as Korea and Taiwan, all part of AJPC’s existing player base. The event will be held in Saipan at the Imperial Pacific Resort Hotel from 13 to 17 February and include a variety of side events and cash games in addition to the main event, where buy-in has been confirmed at USD2,000.

About AJPC
AJPC (All Japan Poker Championship) holds a variety of yearly tournaments within Japan. The organization is focused on further developing the game of poker for Japanese players with a strategy to promote events both inside and outside of the country. The organization currently holds a yearly AJPC Championship, the largest poker tournaments of its type in Japan and includes a player base from Japan, Korean, Taiwan, China and more.

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Criticism mount against casinos in Goa

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Casinos in Goa, India, continue to attract criticism. An organisation called Aam Aurat Admi Against Gambling (AAAAG), which means the organisation of common men and women against gambling, has asked the government to shut down all offshore gambling companies in the state.

“The Bharatiya Janata Party government had promised that the casinos would be removed from the Mandovi,” said Sabina Martins, the convenor of the organisation opposing gambling. “[late] Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had categorically stated that within four years of his tenure, the casinos would be phased out. Instead of phasing them out, the term of the existing casinos has been extended by another six months.”

AAAAG main objection is against the new Big Daddy casino, which was added after the government’s assertion.

“Amendments and regulations are made to favour casinos,” co-convenor of AAAAG, Anand Madgaoncar said. “While the world over, regulations govern casinos on the percentage of money to be given back to players, in Goa the casinos are having a field day looting them as no such regulations are implemented. There are no accountability mechanisms to check whether those employed are free from exploitation and addiction.”

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Red Tiger slots go live with PokerStars in Italy

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Slots from Red Tiger, the award-winning casino game and software developer based in Malta, have gone live on PokerStars in Italy.

A number of slot titles will be introduced in the coming weeks beginning with hits Mystery Reels and Arcade Bomb.

The launch follows a similar country-specific deal with PokerStars in Denmark, with Sweden and Spain on the way.

Gavin Hamilton, CEO of Red Tiger, said: “We’re very pleased to be working with PokerStars, which is one of the biggest and most-admired brands in gaming.

We’re also pleased to be entering Italy for the first time, continuing our ambition to be the top supplier in every regulated market.”

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Tom Horn strengthens its position in Lithuania with Betsafe.lt

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Tom Horn Gaming, a Malta-based igaming software supplier, has announced its content is now available to players in Lithuania on Betsafe.lt, one of many brands owned by the leading Swedish online gaming company Betsson Group.

Betsafe.lt belongs among the most trusted online casinos, offering the best-in-class gaming content to players in Lithuania. The operator will gradually gain access to Tom Horn’s award-winning content, including its blockbusters such as Hot Blizzard, 243 Crystal Fruits, and Book of Spells.

Tom Horn Gaming was the first online casino supplier to enter the Lithuanian market. The partnership is in line with the supplier’s long-term strategy to further expand its footprint in the Baltic regulated markets, building on the popularity of its titles among players and trust and recognition it has earned among the operators and regulators in the region.

Ondrej LapidesCEO at Tom Horn Gaming said: ‘This is further evidence that our content is in high demand among players in Lithuania and we’re delighted to have joined forces with such an acclaimed brand like Betsafe.lt. I believe that with this latest partnership we will further grow our presence in the Baltics.’

Kaido UlejevManaging Director Baltics at Betsson Group added: ‘Tom Horn Gaming is a modern-thinking company that has built a reputation for developing beautifully designed games, that are packed full of intriguing features, complex math and mechanics that players love. The company has a well-established presence in Lithuania and we know that our casino offering, featuring Tom Horn games, is strongly positioned among players in the market.’

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