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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

2016 ACOP: Final table player profiles

Profiles of the last six at the ACOP Main Event.1: Neel Murphy, 28, San Francisco, CA, United States -- 449,000 chipsAn entrepreneur from California, Neel Murphy has been in or around the chip lead in this tournament from the very start of Day 3 when he won an enormous pot against Yueyuan Wang. Howe...more

by Howard Swains on November 11, 2016 7:19 AM

2016 ACOP: Geshkenbein heads star-studded final in search of history

Vladimir Geshkenbein: Last chance to add APPT to EPT titleAs you may have already heard, there are big changes afoot in the world of PokerStars Live. The Asia Pacific Poker Tour and the European Poker Tour, among others, are undergoing a rebrand, returning next year as either a PokerStars Championsh...more

by Live reporting team on November 11, 2016 12:55 AM

2016 ACOP: David Peters pushes ahead on Day 1 of the High Roller

Six levels down and Day 1 of the HK$250,000 High Roller is done and dusted. 62 took a shot this afternoon and that's just one shy of last year's total - but with late registration open for the first hour of Day 2 tomorrow it's almost certain we'll be eclipsing 2015's turnout. It was a murderer's row...more

by Brad Kain on November 11, 2016 12:48 AM

2016 ACOP Main Event: 999 reasons why Albert Paik loved Day 3

Yesterday was a short day so everyone could attend the brilliant party last night. That meant time needed to be made up. Hence, seven 90-minute levels were played out over a day that lasted more than 12 hours. That left plenty of time for players to bust, a bubble to burst, new names to emerge and a...more

by Live reporting team on November 10, 2016 12:41 PM
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