In a first for Indian poker portals and a major step for poker in India, Adda52.com is all set to host satellites to Asian Poker Tour(APT) Manila 2013. APT Manila takes off from October 9 in the Resorts World Casino, Manila and satellites for the same go on from Sept 9 – 20 when the grand finale happens.
In an exclusive statement to OPN, Adda52 announced that, ” Adda52 is proud to hold satellites to APT Manila and partner with APT. It is a chance to win from the APT Manila event of Rs. 2 crores and the Adda52 satellite grand winner gets a mega APT package which includes airfare to Manila, buy-in of the main event and other events of APT Manila 2013. This first prize of the APT package is worth Rs 3 Lakhs.”
Second place winner gets Rs 30,000 while third placed poker player wins Rs. 20,000. This poker tourney is a no-rake charged tourney and is in step format. In Step 1, players can get a chance to play Step 2 with a buy-in of only Rs.100. In Step 2, winner of Step 1 can get complimentary entry or new players can buy-in with Rs. 1000. Three such Step 2 poker tournaments will be held and their winner will get complimentary entry to Step 3. Other players who don’t have the winning ticket from Step 2 can buy-in with Rs.10,000. In the mega finale of Step 3, poker players will fight it out for the big APT Entire Package.
The first satellite of Step 1 is in progress as we go to press and it waits to be seen as to how the response to this satellites of Adda52 and APT Manila 2013 go. But it is definitely a great chance for Indian poker players and poker in India to make their firm footsteps in the international poker arena.