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China Poker Games (CPG) Announces 2017 Dates

2017-07-26 19:24
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-China's most popular poker festival set to run from August 24th to August 31st, 2017 at Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay, Sanya, Hainan

SANYA, China, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th China Poker Games (CPG), the richest and most prestigious tournament series opens its doors on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at Howard Johson Resort Sanya Bay. As the only official poker tournament licensed by The Government of Hainan province, hosted by Hainan Sports Association and Hainan Poker Association, and Hainan tourism development commission, organized by Hainan Administration center of Sporting Events (HNS), The Government of Sanya and Huanao Sports Ltd, Co. CPG became one of the most influenced international poker events in China which will guarantee a minimum 8 million RMB (1.3 millions USD) prize pool for the main event. The champion of the main event will get the title of "China Champion", and a gold dragon cup with a diamond champion ring will be awarded to the champion as well.

In order to promote "Several Opinions of the State Council on promoting the construction of Hainan International Tourism Island" and "Development Outline of Hainan International Tourism Island Construction," to put it into practice that "trial implements some international tourism and sports entertainment programs", to implement Hainan Province Government's "Policies on Supporting and Accelerating the Development of Cultural Industry", and to speed up the development of Hainan Cultural and Sports industry, approved by the Hainan Provincial Government. Therefore, the General Administration of Sports-Chess & Cards Management Center, Hainan Sports Association and Hainan Poker Association, and Hainan tourism development commission and The Government of Sanya decided to set up "China Poker Games"(CPG) in 2012. CPG has become the largest and most influential international poker tournament in China in the past five years, and attracts a large number of tourists, driving up the development of the local sports tourism industry. A poker tournament is a perfect combination of sports and fashion in an annual party.

CPG has welcomed over 5,000 players, and over 20,000 of their friends and relatives come to travel in Hainan, sending hotel room occupancy numbers to more than 100,000, directly and indirectly driving more than 600 million yuan on tourism consumption. It is an outstanding contribution for sports tourism economic development in Hainan Province. Based on the successful expericences from the past four years, this event in August 2017 will have a better development.

CPG has and will always be running as the most professional, legit and prestigious poker event for both local and international poker players. Focusing on the ultimate goal of "Welcome the world to Hainan, Let the world knows Hainan", CPG aims to build the finest international entertainment brand for Hainan traveling industry, increasing and boosting the industry venue and opportunities. The continual successful running of the event will boost the tournament poker sport and it will bloom and develop in the China market and create a great arena for local Chinese poker players and international players. Hainan Governments will fully support this event to build a world level of the entertainment brand, creating a better place for international sports players and boosting the Hainan sports travel industry and economies.

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Source: Department of Culture, Radio, Television, Publication and Sports of Hainan Province

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