More than 50 people signed up for $130,000 Asia Millions

Some of poker's best known names from the west are looking east for a chance at winning big. PokerStars Macau recently announced the June 5 HK $1 Million (US $130k) buy-in GuangDong Ltd Asia Millions (GDAM) tournament at the City of Dreams casino. There was never any doubt that the regional super high rollers would show up. Now we can confirm the train from the western world is filling up.

Players among the the early confirmations include Jonathan Duhamel, Isaac Haxton, Gus Hansen, Erik Seidel, Greg Merson, and Celina Lin. Organizers report they also have commitments from John Juanda, Joseph Cheong, Tony Gregg, Mike Watson, Yevgeniy Timoshenko, Igor Kurganov, Tobias Reinkemeier, Aaron Lim, JC Alvarado, Devan Tang, and Nick Wong.

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Isaac Haxton among super high rollers headed to Macau

They are part of a list of more than 50 people already signed up, an unprecedented number of pre-registrations for an event of this magnitude. At least one more will qualify for the main event this Sunday in a special satellite on PokerStars.

The GDAM main event will be webcast live on PokerStars.TV June 5-7 beginning at 3pm HKT each day.

GDAM SCHEDULE

Tue, June 4 @ 3:00 PM - HK $250,000 GDAM Warm-Up Event
Wed, June 5 @ 3:00 PM - HK $1M + 2R GDAM Main Event - Day 1
Thu, June 6 @ 3:00 PM - GDAM Main Event - Day 2
Fri, June 7 @ 3:00 PM - GDAM Main Event - Final Table

Brad Willis is the PokerStars Head of Blogging

Brad Willis
@BradWillis in PokerStars Macau