The Asia Pacific Poker Tour(APPT) and PokerStars LIVE Macau announced the Asia Championship of Poker(ACOP) 2014 schedule today. The 21 event tournament schedule will run from October 24 to November 9, 2014 at the PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams Casino, Macau.
The ACOP Schedule will awards the prestigious ‘Spadies‘ trophy to winners is spread across 17 days and will have 14 ACOP Title Events. The HK $100,000 (~USD $13,000) buy-in Main Event comes with a HK $15 million prize pool guarantee and will award the eventual champion with the coveted Gold Spadie.
The beauty of the ACOP Schedule is generally its wide variety of buy-ins inviting all types of poker players from Asia. As with previous ACOP Editions, this time around also the schedule will feature a wide range of buy-ins from HK $2,500 to HK $500,000. Some of the Asian regulars who have confirmed their participation to the 2014 ACOP include Seven members of Team PokerStars Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier and Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew, who join their Asian counterparts Raymond Wu, Bryan Huang, Vivian Im, Naoya Kihara, and Celina Lin.
Last year at the 2013 ACOP, Indians had reasons to rejoice when Apoorva Goel got home the first ACOP Title for India. Let’s hope Team India has a big contingent and wins laurels at the ACOP.
ACOP 2014 SCHEDULE
Date Time Tournament (All figures in HKD)
24-Oct 7:00 PM $2,500 Rebuy Championship ($500,000 Guarantee)
25-Oct 6:00 PM $11,000 Deepstack Championship ($1,000,000 Guarantee)
30-Oct 6:00 PM $8,800 2m GTD Spadie ($2,000,000 Guarantee) – Day 1A
31-Oct 6:00 PM $8,800 2m GTD Spadie ($2,000,000 Guarantee) – Day 1B
01-Nov 6:00 PM $500,000 Super High Roller (2 Rebuys)
02-Nov 3:00 PM $25,000 ACOP Warm-up
04-Nov 5:00 PM $100,000 MAIN EVENT ($15,000,000 Guarantee)
08-Nov 6:00 PM $250,000 High Roller