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APPT9: The Second Half of Season 9

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour may be on summer hiatus but the APPT team is hard at work getting things ready for the exciting second half of Season 9 which begins in a month's time.Here's a look at the remaining poker festivals this season:July 30-Aug 9: APPT Manila hosted by PokerStars Live ManilaAug...more

by Fred Leung on June 23, 2015 6:42 AM

ACOP Platinum Series IX: Celina Lin and KC Wong set records, Alex Kim wins

This past week saw the 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' poker room complete ACOP Platinum Series IX from June 9-14. The six-day series had six Official Asia Player of the Year (APOY) events which, in total, drew 557 players and awarded nearly HK$2 million in prize money. While the standard narrative in poke...more

by Fred Leung on June 15, 2015 3:02 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 4: Champion Cheng chews up competition

"It was a lucky day" came the words of a champion.A humble statement from someone who just overcame a field of 493 runners. Tony Yat Wai Cheng started the final table as chip leader and was relentless as he navigated his way to victory in this APPT9 Macau Main Event. The APPT9 Macau Main Event champ...more

by Brad Kain on May 31, 2015 4:43 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 4: Double down, heads up set

Heads up is set!The crowd here is really livening up as the bar overlooking the final table is filling with observers all cheering on the final table players. They only have two to sweat now though with the other two who were in contention finding the rail here. Weijie Ye and Yat Wai Cheng are read...more

by Brad Kain on May 31, 2015 3:29 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 4: Bang, bang, bang

Only an hour into today's proceedings and already three have fallen by the wayside. In an unexpected turn of events, despite the prevalence of shortstacks, the first casualty among our final seven was second in chips to start the day - China's Weiyi Zhang. Weiyi Zhang accepts his fateIt happened in ...more

by Brad Kain on May 31, 2015 1:02 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 4: Hunt for a champion

The end is near. This week we've seen chip molehills turn to mountains for the final seven. They're making their way into PokerStars LIVE Macau momentarily for the conclusion of what has been an exhilarating four days of tournament poker. The final seven players take their seatsThey'll all be gunnin...more

by Brad Kain on May 30, 2015 11:15 PM

APPT9 Macau: Final table player profiles

Seat 1: Chun Liang Kuo (China) - 467,000The 39 year-old Taiwanese Chung-Liang Kuo says that he's been playing poker for 5 years. He tells us that he learned poker playing cash games but has proven he is no slouch at tournament poker. When he's not busy making deep runs in the APPT Macau Main Event h...more

by Brad Kain on May 30, 2015 9:47 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 3: The magnificent seven

Chants and applause. That was the scene here not long ago at PokerStars LIVE Macau. Both the rail and the final nine celebrated as the Main Event final table was set. It wasn't over then, however, as play was set to continue until only seven remained. One of the few who wasn't in good spirits was ou...more

by Brad Kain on May 30, 2015 8:50 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 3: Footage from the felt

Feature articles and live reporting not satisfying your need for poker content? has you covered. This week Frank Op de Woerd has been in Macau bringing you all the best videos from this APPT. Frank Op de Woerd interviews Team PokerStars Pro Aditya AgarwalWe've collected some of the hig...more

by Brad Kain on May 30, 2015 5:58 AM

APPT9 Macau Day 3: High rolling

More risk, more reward. Only three tables remain here in the Main Event as we play down to 7 handed today, but the other side of the room is swarming with players as the HK$100k High Roller kicked off at 5pm. Not only that, but a satellite into the High Roller is drawing to its final stages, and it'...more

by Brad Kain on May 30, 2015 4:00 AM
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