Pokerstars new APPT poker schedule

January 31, 2019

Pokerstars has released a new schedule for its Asia Pacific Poker Tour 2019 with two new flagship events taking place this year in Korea and the Philippines. APPT Korea will run from April 5 to 14 at the country’s newest luxury gaming resort, Paradise City, Incheon offering a main event guarantee of KRW 300,000,000 (approx. GBP 205,194). Manila will host […]

Singapore poker pro wins APPT Manila Main Event

August 13, 2018

It’s been a profitable weekend for Singapore poker pro Wilson Lim, who took down the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Manila main event in the Philippines, besting a field of 1,364 to earn the main prize of $243,324 and a PokerStars Platinum Pass worth $30,000. It wasn’t all smooth sailing for Lim, who started final table […]

Asia Pacific Poker Tour president resigns

March 30, 2016

The widely respected and highly professional president of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour, Danny McDonagh, is leaving the Macau-based job to return to his native Australia “for family reasons” and departs his post tomorrow (Thursday). “I’m returning to Australia for family reasons. I’m also contemplating a career break,” he told local reporters. McDonagh’s association with […]

Asia Pacific Poker Tour gets its first double champion

August 11, 2015

Aaron Lim, a 29-year-old poker pro from Australia has become the first APPT player to win two main events. Playing in the APPT Manila this week, he bested a field of 584 other entrants to claim the lion’s share of the $558,000 prize pool, taking home the $131,780 first-place prize after beating Swedish pro Per […]

Chinese heads up at APPT Macau High Roller poker

June 2, 2015

Two Chinese survivors clashed in the heads up of the HK$100,000 buy-in Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau High Roller Monday after surviving an aggressive field of 73 other combative competitors. Chinese pros Liang Yu and Shunu Zang – both talented and experienced players – mixed it up on the final day of the event, with Zang […]

Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau concludes

June 1, 2015

The weekend saw the conclusion of the 2015 Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau main event, which was won by Hong Kong player Yat Wai Cheng for the US equivalent of $325,000. The five day event pulled in 493 players, which distilled to a final table of seven, led by Cheng pretty much throughout. When Filipino […]

APPT Manila Season 9 schedule released

May 19, 2015

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour Season 9 (APPT) has released its Manila, Philippines leg of the tour schedule, hosted at the ‘PokerStars LIVE at City of Dreams Manila’ from July 30 to August 9. “We look forward to providing players the best live poker experience across this action-packed 11-day festival,” poker room manager Gerardo “Hill” […]

American poker pro Mo takes down APPT Seoul

April 13, 2015

US professional and mainly high stakes internet cash game player Jason Mo is $151,000 better off this week following his weekend victory in the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Seoul after an entertaining heads up against Singapore pro Bryan Huang. It was Mo’s first major victory title although he can claim two previous WSOP final tables […]

Zhang wins the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Beijing

December 30, 2014

Chinese poker pro Yang Zhang is $100,000 wealthier this week after taking the honours in the 2014 Asia Pacific Poker Tour Beijing in a noteworthy follow up to his July 2014 victory in the Beijing Millions, where he survived a field of 2,732 to win a similar amount (see previous report). 346 hopefuls, mainly from […]

Asia Pacific Poker Tour concludes

November 24, 2014

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour came to a close in Auckland over the weekend as Australian ace Minh Nguyen bested a field of 224 other entrants to claim NZ$111,600 following a two-way chop with Thomas Ward. The duo faced a tough final table led by Nguyen with a very significant chip lead, and he continued […]