Asian Poker Tour (APT) had launched its brand new poker room in Manila in February this year where the inaugural poker tournament was played starting Feb 27th. Eyeing a decent turn-out of over 300 players in the inaugural event, APT has rolled out a roster of 9 events in the 2nd tournament to be held here in June 2015.
Jeff Mann, Chief Executive Officer of APT, officially announced the “APT Poker Weekend Series Manila”. This event is going to be the second important event at the newly opened “APT Poker Room Manila” on the 2nd floor casino Filipino, Waterfront, Manila Pavilion in U.N. Avenue corner Ma.Orosa St, Malate, Manila.
The event is going to be a five-day series starting from 5th June 2015. The highlight of this series is its Main Event with PHP 27,500 buy-in with two starting days – Day 1A on Saturday (June 6th) and Day 1B on Sunday (June 7th). The following day, i.e. Monday (June 8th) will be Day 2 and the Final Table will be played on Tuesday, June 9th. The start time for all Main Event days is at 01:00PM local time. The best part of this series is all participants of APT Weekend Series will be earning “APT Player of the Year” points.
Throughout the event, there will also be some satellite tournaments as well as 9 side events such as High Rollers, Master Stack and a trio of Deep Stack Turbo event. For players who enjoy busting their opponents for bounty cash, Asian Poker Tour has Event 8 – PHP 17,600 Head Hunter on the last day of the tournament.
Here is the full schedule of APT Poker Weekend Series:
|Friday, June 5th Events Buy-in* Fee*|
|1:00 PM||No Limit Hold’em Rebuys and Add-On (Event 1)||5,000||500|
|3:00 PM||High Rollers Day 1 (Event 2)||50,000||5,000|
|6:00 PM||Main Event Mega Satellite||2,500||250|
|Saturday, June 6th|
|1:00 PM||APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Day 1A||25,000||2,500|
|3:00 PM||No Limit Hold’em 1 (Event 3)||15,000||1,500|
|3:30 PM||High Rollers Day 2 (Event 2)|
|6:00 PM||Last Chance Main Event Mega Satellite||2,500||250|
|Sunday, June 7th|
|1:00 PM||APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Day 1B||25,000||2,500|
|3:00 PM||No Limit Hold’em 2 (Event 4)||20,000||2,000|
|6:00 PM||Deep Stack Turbo 1 (Event 5)||5,000||500|
|Monday, June 8th|
|1:00 PM||APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Day 2|
|3:00 PM||Monster Stack NLH Day 1 (Event 6)||20,000||2,000|
|6:00 PM||Deep Stack Turbo 2 (Event 7)||5,000||500|
|Tuesday, June 9th|
|1:00 PM||Head Hunder (Event 8)||16,000||1,600|
|1:30 PM||APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Final Day|
|3:00 PM||Monster Stack NLH Day 2 (Event 6)|
|6:00 PM||Deep Stack Turbo 3 (Event 9)||5,000||500|