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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

Henrik Tollefsen wins MPC 21 high roller

After a grueling 16-hours of play Norway's Henrik Tollefsen has emerged victorious in the 21st Macau Poker Cup High Roller Event. Tollefsen defeated the 59-strong field, winning the lions share of the HK$4,439,160 prize pool to take home an impressive HK$1,465,000 for first place."Obviously I am ver...more

by Ben Wilson on August 15, 2014 11:04 AM

MPC21: High roller event Day 2 updates

Rono Lo Finishes In 2nd Place For HK$932,000Just as we write about Tollefsen's small ball game the Norwegian changes gears abruptly and moves all-in from the button on hand eleven of heads-up and is quickly called by Lo. The cards go on their backs and it is Lo who is in front.Rono Lo: K♦T♥Henr...more

by Ben Wilson on August 14, 2014 3:45 AM

MPC21: High roller event Day 1 updates

High Rollers Day 1 SummaryAs mentioned earlier the Red Dragon main event may have concluded but that by no means finishes the action for the weekend. The 2-day High Roller attracted 59 big spending hopefuls, all stumping up the HK$80,000 entry to swell the prize pool to an impressive HK$4,439,160.Ho...more

by Ben Wilson on August 14, 2014 1:50 AM

MPC21: Zhenru Xie brings the Red Dragon back to China

China have dominated poker in Macau over the last few years. Not surprising considering its proximity to the 'Vegas of the East'. In many ways it's just a pure numbers game with China often making up 50% or more of the tournament field. It's for this reason that it's somewhat surprising that we have...more

by Joshua Bell on August 13, 2014 7:42 AM
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