People who enjoy taking part in extreme sports and playing poker can explore their twin passions while they explore the globe. A number of the world’s most stunning extreme sports also offer plenty of places in which to play poker, allowing travelers to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime. Here are a few examples that should not be missed.
The Cambodian border town of Poi Pet is a great place to play poker as there are a large number of lavish casinos to be found here. Playing poker in one of these casinos is a great way to get the holiday started. Extreme sports enthusiasts can also spice up their holiday by mountain biking through the Cambodian countryside, and this is a great way to explore the country’s dense jungles and see the ancient temples of Angkor.
The Philippines has long been a popular place to play poker and special poker championships are regularly held there, especially in major cities such as Manila. Whitewater rafting on the Cagayan de Oro River is another experience that extreme sports lovers will not want to miss while they are in the Philippines. The Cagayan de Oro River boasts more than twenty rapids that range in difficulty from class I to VI and trips are offered by a number of professional local companies.
Queenstown in New Zealand is another destination where vibrant poker championships are regularly held and people of all skill levels are invited to attend, especially at the SKYCITY Queenstown Casino. As luck would have it, Queensland is also one of the world’s most popular extreme sports destinations and combining extreme sports is particularly easy here. Some of the exciting activities that are just waiting to be tried include rock climbing, snowboarding, paragliding, jet-boarding, bungee jumping and whitewater rafting.
Los Vegas is without doubt one of the most popular places in the world to play poker and in addition to literally casinos that offer poker tables, poker championships of all shapes and sizes are held here all year round.