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Asian Poker News: Japan Enters the Poker World

First and Largest Japanese Poker Tournament Set for June

Finally, Japan will have its own poker tournament. The All-Japan Poker Championship Committee has announced the first annual All-Japan Poker Championship (AJPC).

The no-limit Texas hold'em event will take place June 2 and 3 in Tokyo, Japan. The winner of the AJPC will receive an entry into the 2007 World Series of Poker, as well as travel expenses to and accommodations in Las Vegas. A portion of the sponsorship funds will be donated to charity.

For more information on the tournament, please contact Hideo Chijiwa: