Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Manila Megastack 6: Heng wins after miracle comeback

Heng stages miracle comeback to win Manila Megastack 6Singapore's Siong Boon Heng emerged triumphant over the Philippines largest-ever international tournament field for a payday of ₱2,771,000 (~US$55,850). Boon battled back from a 5-1 chip deficit against Taiwan's Yi Te Wu in what proved to be one ...more

by Ben Wilson on December 3, 2016 7:47 PM

Manila Megastack 6: Day 1B Live Updates

Main Event sets all-time Philippines record Manila Megastack 6 chip leader, Singapore's Aurelius Tan With the second of two starting flights now concluded the Manila Megastack 6 has made Filipinio poker history, attracting 646 players to become the Philippines' largest field for an international pok...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 9:30 PM

Manila Megastack 6: Day 1A Live Updates

Tanaka tops record Day 1AJapan's Shinobu Tanaka finished Day 1A as chip leaderPlay has now concluded and the Manila Megastack Day 1A is now in the books. A record-breaking 284 players coughed up the ₱25,000 (~US$500) entry fee meaning that the ₱6 million guarantee has been reached on the first of ou...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 2:56 AM

Manila Megastack 6: Stage set for Main Event

It is fitting that the last event of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour is taking place in Manila, as it was here the tour began back in 2007. This marks the end of an era for Asian poker with the APPT concluding, but also heralds a new beginning with the PokerStars Championship & PokerStars Festival start...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 1:44 AM

2016 ACOP: Peters eases to High Roller title to continue remarkable run

David Peters: Champion!Chip leaders at final tables don't always have it their own way. There are countless examples of players with dominant stacks attempting to complete the formalities on a final day and crashing and burning instead.But in the world of contemporary tournament poker, there aren't ...more

by Howard Swains on November 13, 2016 3:32 AM

Jack En-ching Wu crowned 2016 Asia Player of the Year

Taiwan's Jack En-ching Wu has been crowned 2016 Asia Player of the Year!After a tight race with China's Wayne Wei Yi Zhang, Wu has emerged triumphant with the conclusion of the Far East's richest poker festival - the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP). The results of the ACOP series usually determine...more

by Brad Kain on November 13, 2016 3:27 AM

2016 ACOP: High Roller final table live updates

Congratulations to David Peters! Winner of the ACOP High Roller (HK$4,885,200)David Peters just lifted the ACOP High Roller trophy after overcoming a tough field of 71 runners. In the end he overcame Paul Newey in a heads up battle to emerge victorious and claim HK$4,885,200 along with the High Roll...more

by Live reporting team on November 12, 2016 7:14 PM

2016 ACOP: Geshkenbein adds APPT glory to EPT title with fine win in Macau

Vladimir Geshkenbein: 2016 ACOP ChampionBy its very nature, the world of tournament poker is highly unpredictable. The people who inhabit the strangeness know only to expect the unexpected. It wasn't entirely outside the borders of believability when Vladimir Geshkenbein appeared on the rail of the ...more

by Howard Swains on November 12, 2016 6:41 AM

2016 ACOP: Main Event final table live updates

Click for a full report from the final table. Take a look at the full results from the Main Event.9:40pm: Vladimir Geshkenbein wins ACOP Main Event and $5,643,000 Neel Murphy out in second, for $5,143,000Level 28 - Blinds: 25,000/50,000 (ante 5,000)This one is all over. They got it all-in on a flop ...more

by Howard Swains on November 11, 2016 11:29 PM

David Peters commands the ACOP High Roller final nine

After another 11 hours of play here on Day 2 the 2016 ACOP High Roller final table is set at last. When registration closed an hour into today's proceedings we had 71 confirmed entrants generating a total prize pool of HK$16,699,200. Of those players a lucky nine will return tomorrow with their eyes...more

by Marc Convey on November 11, 2016 9:59 PM
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