Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Sihanoukille, Poipet to host int’l poker events

Sihanoukille, Poipet to host int’l poker events

A person competes in a poker tournament at a Sihanoukville casino in 2014.
A person competes in a poker tournament at a Sihanoukville casino in 2014. Eddie Morton

Sihanoukille, Poipet to host int’l poker events

The World Poker Tour (WPT), a group founded in the US and which organises international poker tournaments, has announced that it will host two events in Cambodia around New Year, the organisation said last week.

The WPT National Thailand tournament will take place at the Holiday Palace Casino and Resort in Poipet in late December with a $1,100 buy-in.

The National Cambodia tournament will be held at Queenco Hotel and Casino in Sihanoukville in early January with a buy-in of $1,485.

MOST VIEWED

  • Chikungunya hits 15 provinces, says gov’t

    Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said on Thursday that the chikungunya outbreak in the Kingdom has spread to 15 provinces. Some 1,700 people are now suspected to have the disease. Vandine urged people to prevent its further spread by eliminating shelters for the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

  • Body of woman killed in Bangkok returns

    The Cambodian embassy in Thailand is working to repatriate the body of a casino dealer who was shot dead in Bangkok on Monday night. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation spokesman Kuy Kuong told The Post on Wednesday that officials are preparing paperwork to

  • Gov’t exempts visa A and B holders from Covid fees

    Airline passengers who are diplomats and officials of international organisations holding Type A and B visas for travel to Cambodia are exempted from paying Covid-19 testing fees, said the Ministry of Health in its latest adjustment of rules on Wednesday. Health Minister Mam Bun Heng

  • All inbound flights set to face added scrutiny

    Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine said on Monday that the ministry is monitoring all inbound flights, after it was announced that only those from Malaysia and Indonesia will be temporarily cancelled from August 1. Vandine said on Monday that the two countries were identified as

  • Flights from Indonesia, Malaysia cancelled

    A Ministry of Health official has warned of the possibility of Covid-19 spreading through community transmission after the total infected cases in the Kingdom rose to 225. Ministry spokeswoman Or Vandine told reporters on Saturday that the possibility of community transmission cannot be overlooked and that