APPT Manila: Over ₱37 million Guaranteed

June 13, 2018

PokerStars has announced the schedule for the 2018 Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila which will be held at the PokerStars LIVE Manila poker room from August 4-12.

Are you heading to APPT Manilla?

The nine-day series includes 22 Official Asia Player of the Year events and will feature the ₱55,000 buy-in Main Event, which comes with a ₱20 million prize pool guarantee. Overall, APPT Manila will offer more than ₱37 million in guaranteed prize money including USD $120,000 in added value via PSPC Platinum Passes!

Four coveted Platinum Passes, worth USD $30,000 each, to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in the Bahamas in January 2019 will be awarded to the winners of the following events:

1. APPT Main Event
2. APPT National
3. Megastack
4. Saturday SuperStack

Platinum Passes include the USD $25,000 event buy-in, accommodation at the Atlantis Resort and up to USD $2,000 in travel costs.

Last year, India’s Uday Bansal won the Main Event – which set the record for the largest international tournament with a buy-in of ₱30,000 or more in the history of the Philippines, attracting 594 entrants and generating a ₱28.8 million prize pool.

Last year’s champ Uday Bansal

This year’s APPT Manila will also include a ₱200,000 High Roller event, which will allow for unlimited re-entries and use the Big Blind Ante and 30-second Shot Clock formats that have proved to be extremely popular.


• APPT Kickoff: (₱3,000,000 Guarantee) August 4 – 5 – ₱15,000
• APPT National: (₱5,000,000 Guarantee) August 5 – 8 – ₱30,000
• Megastack: (Shot Clock & Big Blind Ante) August 7 – 8 – ₱20,000
• APPT Main Event: (₱20,000,000 Guarantee) August 9 – 12 – ₱55,000
• Saturday SuperStack: (₱3,000,000 Guarantee) August 11 – 12 – ₱30,000
• APPT High Roller: (Shot Clock & Big Blind Ante) August 11 – 12 – ₱200,000

For the complete APPT Manila schedule please visit:

*All PokerStars LIVE Manila events are subject to regulatory approval

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