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Alexandre Chieng wins ACOP Platinum Series VI

This past weekend, the 'PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams' poker room completed ACOP Platinum Series VI and the 4-day series drew totals of 664 players and nearly HK$1.8 million in prize money.China's Alexandre Chieng won the HK $5,500 Main Event after beating a 270-player field. The 2013 APPT ...more

by Fred Leung on September 29, 2014 7:58 AM

2014 ACOP: Twitter Freeroll to 2m GTD Spadie!

We are now less than a month away from the October 24 launch date of the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker and the fine folks at PokerStars have decided to give away some free seats.Yes. Free seats.What do you have to do you ask?STEP 1: Follow 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' on Twitter at @PokerStarsMacauSTE...more

by Fred Leung on September 29, 2014 7:07 AM

2014 ACOP: PokerStars partners with MBP for High Roller events

PokerStars is proud to announce that it has partnered with Macau Billionaire Poker (MBP) for the two high roller events at the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) which takes place at the 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' poker room from October 24 to November 9.MBP is the same group that hosted the 2013 G...more

by Fred Leung on September 26, 2014 6:11 AM

2014 ACOP: Platinum Series VI

The 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' poker room has two special events left on the year:1.) ACOP Platinum Series VI (Sep 25 - 28)2.) 2014 Asia Championship of Poker (Oct 24 - Nov 9)Confused? Don't be. The Platinum Series is a 4-day, 4-event series that takes place this week and features the HK $5,500 Main E...more

by Fred Leung on September 22, 2014 7:09 AM

2014 ACOP: The Race to Two

In the two years of running the Asia Championship of Poker there have been 23 Spadies trophies awarded to 23 different players.The legends of tomorrow are built today and the jury is still out on who will be recorded in the ACOP history books as the first two-time winner.There have been a few close ...more

by Fred Leung on September 12, 2014 2:18 AM

2014 ACOP: The Countdown Begins!

Seven. There's something special about the number. Seven Elevens, Seven Dwarfs, seven minute abs, and for the purposes of this blog......seven weeks.That's the time-span between now and the beginning of the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker which takes place at the 'PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dr...more

by Fred Leung on September 4, 2014 2:07 AM

ANZPT Melbourne: Edison Nguyen victorious!

We knew when we walked to the Crown Poker Room this morning that we weren't going to be leaving for a while. With 34 players joining us for Day 3 of the ANZPT Melbourne Main Event, we were still a long, long way from crowning a champion and awarding the $253,000 top prize.Some 33 eliminations, 16 ho...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 1, 2014 11:15 AM

ANZPT6 Melbourne Day 3: From five to three

And then there were four....no, make that three!After a slow start, this ANZPT Melbourne final table has really picked up speed recently as we've just lost another two players in rapid succession. With any luck, we might just get out of here before the birds awaken.Wayde Rickhuss had battled valiant...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 1, 2014 6:51 AM

ANZPT6 Melbourne Day 3: Fifteen minutes of fury

"In fifteen minutes, we'll have a twenty big blind average. That's crazy!" commented eagle-eyed blogger Joshua Bell as we approached the end of Level 25 and wondered when the eight-handed deadlock would be broken.The past two hours had seen plenty of all-ins, a few suckouts, but somehow zero elimina...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 1, 2014 6:09 AM

ANZPT6 Melbourne Day 3: Caruana misses FT; Bryce runs into rockets

The craziness of the final table bubble finally came to an end with the elimination of Michael Caruana.His final hand saw Vincent Chua open to 75,000 before Caruana moved all for 560,000 from the button. The blinds folded and Chua gave the decision some thought."This might be it boys!" Chua yelled t...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 1, 2014 3:57 AM
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