TITLE

New Deal

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Ling Woo
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);8/10/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the increasing popularity of poker in Macau, China, the only place in that country where casinos are legal and the center of Asia's gambling industry. Although baccarat is the most popular card game at those casinos, poker and poker tournaments, introduced there after a 2006 U.S. ban on Internet gambling, has grown to be a significant part of casino operations. Large tournaments offer prizes up to $8 million.
ACCESSION #
43521058

 

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