One of China's driving web head honchos has supposedly been made up for lost time in an illicit poker ring where the stakes included topped $440,000. Under Chinese law, betting is lawful however just on the off chance that it doesn't include cash. On the off chance that Chaojun had essentially facilitated the amusement and not played a part in the budgetary side of the activity, he would have been confronting a lesser allegation.
In any case, by taking five percent from every session, Chaojun could be discovered liable of running a gambling club. The Chinese government hasn't been timid about bringing down unapproved poker administrators. In April 2015, the Chinese National Police constrain struck a PokerStars-supported competition over claims that it was running an unlawful competition. Regardless of being given the green light by neighborhood experts, the APPT Nanjing Millions was stopped on Day 3 after officers raged the Jiangsu Wutaishan Sports Center, where it was being held.
Albeit nobody was charged on that event, the occurrence featured the questionable idea of China's betting industry outside of Macau, and demonstrated a general whimsicalness in its mentality about betting. The narrative of Xu Chaojun and his illicit poker ring has gotten the consideration of predominant press outlets in China on account of his status as a web investor. A previous official at Renren, an online networking stage with 240 million clients, Chaojun has been a figure on the tech scene since moving on from the lofty Tsinghua University.
Notwithstanding filling in as VP of Renren, Chaojun has been persuasive at organizations, for example, web search tool Sogou and diversions engineer Shanda. He likewise was the CEO of Diandian, a Chinese adaptation of Tumblr.
Chaojun likewise was one of six Chinese poker players who in April lost to Lengpudashi, or "Cool Poker Master," a poker bot made by counterfeit consciousness specialists at Carnegie Mellon University that outflanked the people in a five-day, 36,000-hand analyze masterminded by an official from Google and Yue "Alan" Du, who in 2016 turned into the primary Chinese national to win a WSOP wrist trinket.