Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Ken Wong wins ACOP Platinum Series IV

The PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room has had record turnouts for every special event this year and unsurprisingly that's meant a fresh faced winner in each main event. Last week's ACOP Platinum Series IV was about the old guard as Asian poker veterans Ken Wong and Daren Yoon each walked away with a...more

by Fred Leung on April 22, 2014 7:07 AM

ACOP Platinum Series IV ready to kickoff

The ACOP Platinum Series IV is ready to kickoff at the 'PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams' poker room this April 17-20 and once again features the HK $5,500 Main Event, which comes with a HK $500,000 guarantee. The last Platinum Series had an impressive 301 runners in the Main Event with the p...more

by Fred Leung on April 14, 2014 3:40 AM

APPT announces Manila stop

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) has announced the Manila, Philippines leg of Season 8 which will take place at The Metro Card Club from July 2-7, 2014. APPT Manila will feature the PHP 50,000 (USD $1,100) Main Event in a repechage format which will give eliminated players from Day 1a the option ...more

by APPT Staff on April 9, 2014 6:56 AM

APPT8 Seoul: Redemption for last year's runner up Chane Kampanatsanyakorn

This is the story of redemption. The story of how twelve months ago one man got oh-so-close to tournament glory, but couldn't go all the way. And he didn't let that keep him down. He got straight back on the horse and ultimately went one place better than last year's bittersweet runner-up finish. ...more

by Joshua Bell on April 6, 2014 11:57 AM

APPT Seoul Day 3: Then there were nine

It took around six hours to get here, but the APPT Seoul final table is now set! The day began with 24 players in contention for the title and the ₩185,000,000 (~US$175,000) top prize and now we are down to the final nine. Leading the way with 1,294,000 in chips is the USA's Sam Cohen. That stacks ...more

by Joshua Bell on April 6, 2014 3:18 AM

APPT Seoul Day 3: Busy times ahead

When a tournament is in full swing, it's easy to not think about the next event on the schedule. But with only ten players remaining in the APPT Seoul Main Event, the thoughts of the next tournament are starting to trickle into consciousness. For most of the PokerStars team here in Seoul it will b...more

by Joshua Bell on April 6, 2014 1:00 AM

APPT Seoul Day 3: Looking for redemption

Is there anything worse than finishing second in a poker tournament? Sure, being eliminated early on Day 1 isn't the greatest and being the bubble boy definitely hurts, but to be oh-so-close to a victory really stings. Ask Chane Kampanatsanyakorn and Ying Kit Chan. Last year, Kampanatsanyakorn (...more

by Joshua Bell on April 5, 2014 10:43 PM

APPT Seoul Day 3: The final day is here

There are currently 24 players spread out among three tables. These are the final three tables in existence at the APPT Seoul Main Event. One of the players at these tables doesn't know it right now, but they will become the latest Asia Pacific Poker Tour champion. The one person who may be startin...more

by Joshua Bell on April 5, 2014 8:00 PM

APPT Seoul Day 2: Jeff the trumpet player leads way into final day

When Day 2 began just over eight hours ago, 92 players sat down at the tables, some making a late arrival, and all hoping to make it through to the final day of the APPT Seoul Main Event. However, when all was said and done, only 24 of those players actually bagged up chips and kept themselves in co...more

by Joshua Bell on April 5, 2014 4:48 AM

APPT Day 2: Sophie's choice

If you made the final table of a major poker tournament like APPT Seoul and received a call saying your wife had gone into labour, would you stay and play it out for the almost US$200,000 top prize - money which could help the future of your new-born child - or would you go be by your wife's side fo...more

by Joshua Bell on April 5, 2014 3:00 AM
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