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2015 ACOP Super High Roller: Andrejevic reigns supreme

Andy Andrejevic just took down the ACOP Super High Roller and a monumental HK$8,725,000 (~US$1,125,000)! This HK$500,000 buy in event was expected to attract a swarm of sharks and it delivered with a notable field of 34 taking part. The tournament offered the choice of up to two rebuys at any time a...more

by Brad Kain on November 15, 2015 4:05 AM

2015 ACOP: Alan King Lun Lau wins Asia Player of the Year

The 2015 Asia Player of the Year race was one of the most hotly contested in history. It came right down to the wire this week with the ACOP finishing up as the last chance for players to earn themselves points. Now that all is said and done and the numbers have been calculated we have an official w...more

by Brad Kain on November 15, 2015 3:12 AM

2015 ACOP Super High Roller: Three fall, three fight on

Bang. Bang. Bang. Just like that we've already lost half of the six final tablists in the first two hours here. It was poker legend Erik Seidel who would hit the rail first this afternoon. Seidel shoved all in three hands in a row, and while the first two got through, the third saw him behind and at...more

by Brad Kain on November 15, 2015 1:21 AM

2015 ACOP Super High Roller: Six to play on final day

Now that the Main Event has wrapped up it's time for the final table of the HK$500,000 Super High Roller! As predicted the tournament attracted a stellar field and six of those players return this afternoon to chase a HK$8,725,000 (~$1,125,000) first place prize.Those back among the action have all ...more

by Brad Kain on November 14, 2015 11:09 PM

2015 ACOP final table: Jimmy Zhou take a bow

Congratulations to our new ACOP Main Event champion Jimmy Zhou!It's been an action-packed week here at PokerStars LIVE Macau and after five days of play another Main Event is in the books. The Chinese American overcame New Zealand's Thomas Ward in a back and forth heads up match to emerge as champio...more

by Brad Kain on November 14, 2015 7:10 AM

2015 ACOP final table: Tu gone, two to go

It took some time this afternoon for the first three final table eliminations but almost as soon as Connor Drinan was sent to the exit in fifth place, Hsien Yuan Yang followed suit. Yang opened the action to 125,000 from the button and Thomas Ward had a look from the big blind. The flop landed K♠[...more

by Brad Kain on November 14, 2015 3:32 AM

2015 ACOP Final table: Three fall, four remain

It took around 90 minutes to see our first final table casualty here this afternoon. Xixiang Luo started as one of our shorter stacks and found the exit when his opponent Thomas Ward woke up with the best preflop hand possible. Ward: A♠A♥Luo: T♠9♠Luo would need help after his all-in jam was ...more

by Brad Kain on November 14, 2015 2:08 AM

2015 ACOP final table: The magnificent seven

After four days of play here at PokerStars LIVE Macau the ACOP Main Event final table is now set!The remaining seven will be chasing the HK$5,885,000 (~$759,000) first place prize and the prestigious ACOP title. When it all began we saw 260 entrants pull up seats to generate the HK$24,206,000 (~$3,1...more

by Brad Kain on November 13, 2015 10:59 PM

2015 ACOP: Final table player profiles

Seat 1: Thomas Ward, 25 (Wellington, New Zealand) - 1,335,000 in chipsNew Zealander Thomas Ward considers his occupation a professional Counter Strike and poker player, the latter of which he has played for six years. He says his biggest poker influence is Team PokerStars Pro Bryan Huang, and looks ...more

by Brad Kain on November 13, 2015 12:33 PM

2015 ACOP Day 4: Drinan does it again

Plans change. And that was the case as the Main Event action transgressed into the early hours of the morning. When play began the plan was to play down to our final six but things dragged on and a decision was made to cut the day short. We almost made it. Of the 23 returning players this afternoon ...more

by Brad Kain on November 13, 2015 11:30 AM
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Live Tournament Coverage

LAPT Grand Final

Day 1a
Level 5 (blinds 150/300, ante 25)
Players: 102 of 105
Late reg. open until start of Level 7