Team PokerStars Pro Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier and award winning rapper MC HotDog (check out his poker song POKER STAR) and several other poker pros and celebreties are currently in South Korea for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Seoul.
The Main Event, the highlight of the event, kicked off two days ago and attracted 241 entries over two starting days, but, unfortunately, neither Grospellier or[...] Read more » APPT Seoul Main Event: 89 Players Through To Day 2
I was in the belief that South Korea (goverment) doesn't like gambling but it seems playing poker is passable there. Also this guy might be an award winning rapper but his stage name is far the most stupid one I've ever saw. At least he could try to be 'dawg' or something like that.
Joined: Jan '12
Age: 26 (M)
I read you coment, and get back to read again the text, and i laught because the name, yes is really strange and stupid.
But about the tournament, in that market the poker comunity is trying to get into, because they have china and macau on side and the possibility of grow up the econamy is huge so maybe they try to improve and get know of their market around there.
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 39 (F)
I thought the same as bowie on this one,I am pretty sure I read somewhere that most gambling in South Korea was illegal but it looks like things have changed now.The internet does make gambling more mainstream now and it now seems most countries have realised this and now are more concerned with raising taxes from gambling.