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Asia Pacific Poker Tour - Season 8

APPT Satellites - Qualify Now

Look out for satellites for the next APPT event, where you can win a package including buy-in to the Main Event, accommodation and money for expenses. To locate a satellite tournament, launch the PokerStars software, and select ‘Events’ & ‘APPT’.

The PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) returns for Season 8 in 2014, with more big-money events taking place across the region in 2014, including the unmissable Aussie Millions. Qualify with PokerStars satellites now, and win a prize package that includes your Main Event buy-in plus everything else you need for the perfect poker trip.

This season the tour kicks off in Australia and Melbourne with the massive Aussie Millions - one of the biggest live events on the global poker calendar. Seoul is up next, with the spectacular Walker Hill Paradise Casino once again playing host, before the tour stops at PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams in Macau for two tour festivals in-a-row. Finally, Season 8 closes out in Auckland and SkyCity in November. There will be big prize pools on offer along the way, as hundreds of qualifiers from PokerStars and members of Team Pro gather to battle for tournament titles, and you can be there too.

The APPT just keeps getting better, and Season 8 is your chance to experience everything it has to offer. Online satellite tournaments are available now in a range of buy-ins to suit everyone. The locations are incredible and the rewards are huge, so take your shot at APPT glory now!

APPT Season 8 Schedule

Please note that the following information is subject to change.

Event Festival Dates Venue Main Event Buy-In
APPT Aussie Millions Poker Championship January 23-February 10, 2014 Crown Melbourne AUD$10,600 (10,000+600)
APPT Seoul* April 1-6, 2014 Walker Hill Paradise Casino KRW3,000,000 (2,760,000+240,000)
APPT Macau** May 14-25, 2014 City of Dreams HKD $25,000 (23,000 + 2,000)
APPT Manila July 2-7, 2014 Metro Card Club PHP 50,000 (45,000+5,000)
Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) October 24 - November 9, 2014 City of Dreams HKD $100,000 (95,000+5,000)
APPT Auckland November 15-23, 2014 Skycity Auckland Casino NZD $2,500 (2,250+250)

*3% of the prize pool will go to tournament staff.
**Please note this event is subject to regulatory approval

Go to the APPT website to find out more about each event on the schedule. And to follow all the action from the tour as it unfolds, check out the PokerStars Blog and

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APPT Season 8 Highlights

APPT Seoul


APPT Seoul | 256 players | KRW 685,363,200 prize pool | 1st: Chane Kampanatsanyakorn (KRW $150,000,000)

APPT Seoul was the scene of Chane Kampanatsanyakorn's greatest ever poker success, as he rebounded from a runner-up finish in Season 7 to top the winner's podium and collect KRW $150,000,000. Kampanatsanyakorn, who lost out to Aaron Lim in the same event just a year earlier, saw off a tough final table to record Thailand's first APPT title of Season 8.

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Aussie Millions


Aussie Millions Poker Championship | 668 players | AUD$6,680,000 prize pool | 1st: Ami Barer (AUD$1,600,000)

Poker’s biggest names were out in force for the first-ever APPT-sponsored Aussie Millions Poker Championship in Melbourne. Ami Barer was among the major winners after beating a talent-packed final table in the AUD$10,600 Main Event, edging past the likes of Scott Silver and Sorel Mizzi en route to banking the AUD$1,600,000 first prize. Elsewhere, Yevgeniy Timoshenko left seven-figures richer after taking down the $100K Challenge for AUD$2,000,000, while Phil Ivey notched up his career-biggest score, winning the $250,000 Challenge for a massive AUD$4,000,000.

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