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2017 APOY: Big Three First Quarter Spotlight

It's hard to believe but we're already through the first quarter of the 2017 Asia Player of the Year (APOY) season (which runs from November 29, 2016 to October 29, 2017) and the leaderboard is full of familiar names.We're going to take a look at our Big Three contenders who are all ranked in the T...more

by Fred Leung on March 2, 2017 3:57 AM

MPC26: 10 million reasons to play the Red Dragon

Happy New Year folks and welcome to 2017!Grab your calendars and ready your pens as PokerStars LIVE today announced the 2017 calendar for special events in Asia headlined by the inaugural PokerStars Championship Macau - replacing the previous APPT Macau stop - which begins on March 30.Here are the p...more

by Fred Leung on January 16, 2017 8:20 AM

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

Manila Megastack 6: A New Beginning

The sixth edition of the Manila Megastack (November 29 - December 4) is now underway and the six-day poker festival not only marks the end of APPT Season 10, but also serves as the last ever event under the Asia Pacific Poker Tour soon-to-be-dissolved banner.If you haven't read about the new PokerSt...more

by Fred Leung on November 29, 2016 4:35 AM

Linh Tran triumphs at APPT10 Manila

What a great day of poker that was. The final table of the APPT10 Manila Main Event didn't disappoint here in the PokerStars LIVE room Manila inside the City of Dreams. After fewer than six hours of play, the trophy and ₱6,135,000 went to Linh Tran from Canada. He defeated Sam Razavi after a short h...more

by Marc Convey on August 8, 2016 5:43 AM

APPT10 Manila: Final table live updates

7:55pm: Sam Razavi eliminated in 2nd place for ₱3,466,000; Linh Tran is our champion! (₱6,135,000)It's all over after only 15 minutes of heads up play here. Sam Razavi started shortstacked and couldn't overcome the odds with Linh Tran sealing the deal to lift the APPT trophy and pocket ₱6,135,000.AP...more

by Brad Kain on August 7, 2016 10:34 PM

APPT10 Manila: Final table player profiles

Seat 1, Linh Tran (Canada) - 1,870,000 Linh Tran hails from Canada and plays full time on PokerStars, where you'll find him grinding cash games at the $1/2 limits. He's been playing poker for ten years now and learned the game on TV.Tran cites winning APT Cambodia as his best result to date. That vi...more

by Brad Kain on August 7, 2016 7:35 AM
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