Hainan will hold Poker Games: WSOP-China
Time:10-05-2013 views:2408 From:www.espnstar.com.cn
On May 8, Culture Television Radio Publication and Sports Administration of Hainan Province and WSOP operator Caesars Group will hold a press conference of event launch ceremony in Beijing, officially confirm WSOP to be the technical supporter of 2013 China Hainan International Poker Games and will name the event as WSOP-China. At the same time, Caesars Group will authorize Hainan Global Olympic Culture and Communication Company Ltd as its Chinese cooperator.
 
Counsel ChenYajun from Culture Television Radio Publication and Sports Administration of Hainan Province, Senior Vice President Ty Stewart of Caesars Group, and Mr.Yangbo, General Manager of Hainan Global Olympic Culture and Communication Company Ltd and vice general manager of Hainan Sporting Events Company Ltd will present the conference together.
 
2013 1st China Hainan International Poker Games which will be held on September 1- 8 in Sanya city is co-hosted by Culture Television Radio Publication and Sports Administration of Hainan Province, the Sporting Council of Hainan Province, Hainan Radio and Television Station, Hainan Provincial Administration of Sporting Events, Culture Television Radio Publication and Sports Bureau of Sanya city and Hainan Global Olympic Culture and Communication Company Ltd. It is the largest international poker games in China at present, aiming to promote Chinese poker games, improve competitive skills and provide an exchange platform for poker players at home and abroad.  Then, at least 1250 world poker stars and excellent players over 20 countries will compete in Sanya Hainan, winning a prize pool over RMB 10 million. 
 
World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest and most prestigious poker activity with the richest awards in the world. WSOP consists of a series of tournaments, covering various poker playing methods. It dates back to 1970, boasting the longest poker tournament around the global. However, this event hasn’t step into China so far. Therefore it is of great significance for the overall development of WSOP when Culture Television Radio Publication and Sports Administration of Hainan Province cooperate with Caesars Group and set up WSOP-China. Counsel ChenYajun said, Chinese poker games need authorized and advanced rules and system to monitor and guide. WSOP is just the world acknowledged top authority in poker areas. The establishement of WSOP-China would be an improtant landmark in the development of Chinese Poker games.

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