Asia Pacific Poker Tour

2016ACOP: High stakes early bird special

The Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) is the Far East's biggest stage for high stakes poker - where the last two years alone has awarded HK$107 million (USD $13.8 million) from the big buy-in tournaments.If you're interest in competing in Asia's richest events this November then you most definitely ...more

by Fred Leung on September 21, 2016 5:07 AM

Vladimir Dobrovolskii wins inaugural MPC HK$100,000 High Roller

After 12 hours of play the inaugural Macau Poker Cup HK$100,000 High Roller event champion has been decided. Congratulations to Vladimir Dobrovolskii! He hoisted the trophy and stamped his name on HK$897,500 after a three-handed deal, overcoming a field totalling 33 entries. Dobrovolskii entered hea...more

by Brad Kain on September 11, 2016 12:24 PM

MPC25: HK$100,000 coverage archive

* CLICK TO REFRESH FOR LATEST UPDATESVladimir Dobrovolskii wins the HK$100,000 High Roller! (HK$897,500)It's all over here after Vladimir Dobrolskii has taken out the title and the HK$1,229,000 top prize. Congratulations to Vladimir! We'll have a full wrap of today's proceedings right here on the Po...more

by Brad Kain on September 10, 2016 10:26 PM

James Chen wins second MPC High Roller title

James Chen has become the first-ever two-time Macau Poker Cup High Roller champion! This impressive feat has seen him take home another PokerStars Spadie trophy and a whopping HK$2,273,000. Chen won the same event this time last year at MPC23 and has backed it up tonight after two impeccable days at...more

by Brad Kain on September 10, 2016 11:55 AM

MPC25: High Roller coverage archive

2:35am: Xuming Qi eliminated in 2nd place (HK$1,542,000)Level 25: Blinds - 100,000/200,000 (30,000 ante)Xuming Qi has fallen one short of lifting the High Roller trophy after he lost the last of his chips to James Chen. It came down to an action-packed turn when the board read 2♠3♠2♣9♠. Chen...more

by Brad Kain on September 9, 2016 10:14 PM

Tom Alner wins second Red Dragon title in record field

"I can't even believe it... it hasn't sunk in yet."They were the words of the second-ever two-time Red Dragon champion Tom Alner. He's played an exceptional game at PokerStars LIVE Macau this week to overcome a record-breaking 1,145-player field and secure his second Red Dragon title and HK$2509,000...more

by Brad Kain on September 9, 2016 2:36 PM

MPC25: Final table player profiles

Seat 1, Shuaiyang Qiu (China) - 2,840,000China's Shuaiyang Qui starts the final table as chip leader in the Red Dragon event. A merchant by trade, Qui tells us he's been playing poker for two years now, and initially improved his skills by watching training videos. Amazingly Qui has no live cashes t...more

by Brad Kain on September 8, 2016 12:08 PM

MPC25: Tom Alner makes back-to-back final tables, Shuaiyang Qiu leads

It took nine hours but the penultimate day of the MPC25 Red Dragon is complete. There were 59 poker hopefuls who returned at the start of play but now we have only nine remaining. Leading the charge into a stacked final table tomorrow will be frontrunner Shuaiyang Qiu. He started proceedings with 58...more

by Brad Kain on September 8, 2016 10:23 AM

MPC25: Day 3 coverage archive

*CLICK TO REFRESH FOR LATEST UPDATES12am: Paphawin Laodee eliminated in 10th place (HK$166,500)Level 26: Blinds - 30,000/60,000 (5,000 ante)The final table is now set after Paphawin Laodee was taken out by Jack Salter. Salter brought it in for a raise to 120,000 preflop and Laodee called to see a fl...more

by Brad Kain on September 7, 2016 10:47 PM

MPC25: Day 2 coverage archive

Feng Wen Chen charges ahead on Day 2Six levels, one bubble boy and 135 relieved players as another day of the MPC25 Red Dragon is in the books. Only 270 of a starting 1,145 returned for Day 2 this afternoon and they were whittled down even further to just 59. Of those it was Feng Wen Chen who proved...more

by Brad Kain on September 6, 2016 11:44 PM
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