One of the most amazing things about poker is how it translates the world over. If you know how to play, you can play just about anywhere on the planet, including in cultures radically different than your own. With poker tournaments like the APPT continuing to grow, in a variety of markets, poker can take you to new places to see amazing things that you might not otherwise get to experience – like Seoul, South Korea.
Season 8 of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour stops in South Korea's massive city of Seoul, where over 25 million people make their home. While the majority of us are unable to book a flight to see the sights of Seoul to play in the second stop of the APPT, PokerNews has done a nice job of bringing some of the sights to us in this fascinating video.
Here’s a short report from Day 1a: