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Pete Chen wins APOY, Celina Lin and Steve O'Dwyer top all-time lists

Taiwanese poker professional Pete Chen has officially been named as the 2014 Asia Player of the Year (APOY) after delivering one of the greatest seasons since the ranking system was introduced in 2009.Chen set the record for largest margin of victory (1,714) and his final score of 5,691 points is th...more

by Fred Leung on December 2, 2014 3:20 AM

Coming soon: Macau Poker Cup 22

Earlier this year, the 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' poker room ran the 20th installment of the Macau Poker Cup in January and set a Red Dragon main event record with 995 players.It became a familiar theme as Asia's home to the biggest and richest poker tournaments broke a slew of personal and Asia poker ...more

by Fred Leung on November 17, 2014 6:21 AM

2014 ACOP High Roller: Germany's Fabian Quoss too strong

The final day of the 2014 ACOP 'MBP' High Roller was a marathon. It was a true test of endurance.The final hand of the day was dealt almost 17 hours after the first.In the end, just prior to 8:00 a.m on Monday at PokerStars LIVE Macau, Germany's Fabian Quoss overcame Yu Liang heads-up to win the tit...more

by Joshua Bell on November 9, 2014 4:19 PM

2014 ACOP High Roller: Final day updates

7:40am: Liang Yu eliminated in 2nd place (HK$3,514,000), Fabian Quoss wins!The final hand of the 2014 ACOP 'MBP' High Roller has played out almost 17 hours after the day began!It was a bit of a one-two punch from Fabian Quoss that would see him emerge as the champion. The first hand that left Yu sho...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 9:57 PM

2014 ACOP Main Event: Gabriel Le Jossec stops Sunny Jung going back-to-back

It looked like it was Sunny Jung's destiny to win back-to-back ACOP Main Event titles. Everything was going his way. He was sending all the players to the rail, winning all the chips and looking very comfortable while doing so. But Canadian Gabriel Le Jossec had other ideas as after a more than 14-h...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 1:45 PM

2014 ACOP Main Event Final Table: Jung one elimination from history

Sunny Jung is one elimination away from creating history.If he wins he will be the first two-time APPT champion and he will have won back-to-back ACOP Main Event titles - a huge feat in such a prestigious tournament. The man standing in his way is Gabriel Le Jossec. There is HK$6,300,000 up top and ...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 10:42 AM

2014 ACOP Main Event Final Table: Changing tides

One, two, three. That's how many players were just eliminated in a half-hour period right before the dinner break of the 2014 ACOP Main Event. It wasn't too long ago that we were talking about how slow the day was going and how it might mirror last year's event which needed an extra day added. Mayb...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 6:42 AM

2014 ACOP Main Event Final Table: Déjà vu

Just as expected, the 2014 ACOP Main Event final table has slowed down dramatically since the speedy double elimination to kick off the day. Seven-handed play has now been going for around four hours and so now is a great time to take a look back at the last ACOP Main Event final table. There are tw...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 3:56 AM

2014 ACOP Main Event Final Table: Two gone to kick off the true grind

Don't let the early pace of the ACOP Main Event final table fool you. It's going to be a very long day. The average stack when seven-handed play began was around 80 big blinds and the levels last 90 minutes each. Last year, the final table had to come back for an extra day as it was taking so long. ...more

by Joshua Bell on November 8, 2014 12:48 AM

2014 ACOP Main Event Final Table: Fighting for the title

It has taken five days and 282 eliminations, but finally we have reached the final table of the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker. There is no time to slow down now, however, as eight more eliminations are needed before the champion is crowned. The man of the moment at the final table is Sunny Jung. T...more

by Joshua Bell on November 7, 2014 11:16 PM
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