World Card Game Sponsored By Alibaba's AGTech

Dec. 13, 2017 7:27 PM ETAGTEF, BABA2 Comments
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  • China held the First World Card Games Championship in Huai'an, Jiangsu.
  • Gin Rummy (India's #1 mind game) and Guan Dan Poker were held as the main event.

On December 8 to 10, 2017, the First World Card Games Championships was successfully held in Huai’an, Jiangsu Province. This marquee event, held by the Federation of Card Games (FCG), guided by the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA), and sponsored by AGTech Holdings Limited.

This event showcase FCG's commitment to developing card games into mind sports, expanding FCG to more members across the world. In the future, the Federation of Card Games will continue to cooperate and share resources with domestic and overseas card game associations, hosting more international events with global partners in order to bring card games to new heights in the world of international mind sports.

Thinking "BIG" is an understatement.  This is how AGTech goes about developing one of their initiatives.  Guan Dan Poker and India's most popular card game, Gin Rummy which will be available through PayTM Power Play the mobile game platform that you can play for cash winnings.  I'm impressed.

See below for the full press release.

Disclosure: I am/we are long AGTEF.

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