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2016ACOP: APOY Spotlight - The Best in Asia

Since 2009, PokerStars has recognised the Asia Player of the Year (APOY) based on the top ranked player on the APOY Leaderboard. This season, the Regional Asia Player of the Year was introduced to rank the best players from six different regions.As it does every year, the 2016 Asia Championship of ...more

by Fred Leung on October 20, 2016 8:41 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Ashish Gupta gets it done!

Local cash game grinder Ashish Gupta has overcome a field of 523 to emerge victorious in the APPT10 Melbourne Main Event. Gupta navigated his way through four days of play and a seven-handed final table to earn the title, lift the trophy and collect $124,191 after two deals took place. Players struc...more

by Brad Kain on October 18, 2016 2:30 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Final table live updates

*CLICK TO REFRESH FOR LATEST UPDATESCongratulations to Ashish Gupta! Winner of APPT Melbourne and $124,191Ashish Gupta overcame a field of 523 runners to take home the APPT 10 Melbourne title, the trophy, and $124,191. Congratulations to Ashish!We'll have a full recap of the final table soon right h...more

by Brad Kain on October 17, 2016 5:38 PM

APPT10 Melbourne: Final table player profiles

Seat 1, Trung Tran (Australia) - 2,065,000Trung Tran is a local here in Melbourne who is well known on the Australian tournament circuit. Tran has over $500,000 in career earnings with his biggest live cash to date coming when he collected $124,000 after besting a 205-player field to win the 2012 AP...more

by Brad Kain on October 17, 2016 5:18 PM

2016ACOP: More Fun and Games

The 2016 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) launches soon and there's lot of highs and lows that come with competing in the Far East's richest poker festival.The good folks at PokerStars LIVE Macau are well aware of all that stress you've built up and so they've included a wide variety of fun and gam...more

by Fred Leung on October 17, 2016 7:49 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Ashish Gupta leads final seven

After another eight hours of play here at Crown Casino our official final table is set at last. At the start of the day there were 62 still in contention and now only seven remain in the hunt for the APPT Main Event title, the trophy, and A$235,875.Leading the way is Ashish Gupta who played the role...more

by Brad Kain on October 17, 2016 6:03 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Day 3 coverage archive

9:45pm: Peter Aristidou eliminated in 8th place ($25,730)Level 24: Blinds - 15,000/30,000 (5,000)The day has now come to a close with our official final table of seven set after Peter Aristidou's exit in eighth place. Aristidou opened to 77,000 from under the gun and was called by Trung Tran in midd...more

by Brad Kain on October 16, 2016 5:57 PM

APPT10 Melbourne: Tristan Bain dominates Day 2

When the day began there was no set plan and that didn't change as we entered the seventh level of Day 2. With around 80 players remaining, officials were undecided whether to wrap things up at the conclusion of the level, or whether they should play on until the bubble burst. After another thirty m...more

by Brad Kain on October 16, 2016 6:08 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Day 2 coverage archive

9:45pm: Bubble bursts with double elimination!Level 16: Blinds 2,500/5,000 (500 ante)Both Patrick Donker and David Evans will split the 63rd place prize after being eliminated simultaneously on different tables. Donker had dwindled down to less than two big blinds and committed his last 8,000 from t...more

by Brad Kain on October 15, 2016 6:03 PM

APPT10 Melbourne: Day 1B coverage archive

Srdjan Brkic leads Day 1BThe second and final Day 1 flight is in the books after another seven levels of play here at Crown Casino. Day 1B is officially a wrap after another 272 players pulled up seats with hopes of starting their journey for poker glory and a big score. Of those it was Srdjan Brkic...more

by Brad Kain on October 14, 2016 5:57 PM
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