PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams, Macau' will host the 2015 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) from October 30-November 15. The ACOP is one of the biggest and richest poker festival in Asia. Last year, the HK$100,000 buy-in Main Event ($12,900) featured a record field of 291 unique players. Le Jossec defeated reigning champion Sunny Jung during heads-up play and took HK$6,300,000 ($812,000) for his victory. Guarantee for 2015 Main Event is set at HK15,000,000 ($1,935,000). Full Schedule here
With an online poker giant like PokerStars helping the qualification process, winning your way to the ACOP Main Event has never been easier, with multiple satellites ranging from small buy ins, through to more substantial ones. If you don't have an online account with Pokerstars, you can join up on their web page here. Once you have joined, you can search for the ACOP related satellites simply by typing 'ACOP Mega Satellites' into the 'Find a Tournament' feature.
Step 1: $5,5+ R Satellite
The most affordable satellites start at $5.50 with rebuys, which take place Monday – Saturday at 9.30 and 10.30 am ET. This will be 21.30 and 22.30pm in Hong Kong time. Taking place between September 21st and October 17th , there will be $200 added to these prize pools, with top prizes being tickets to the $109 Mega Satellite which will take place each Sunday between September 27th and October 18th.
Step 2: $109 Mega Satellite
These bigger satellites will begin at 9.30am ET (21.30pm HKT) and have the great extra value of $500 added. Players in this satellite will compete for the biggest seat of all, a $700 Mega Satellite entry.
Step 3: $700 Mega Satellite
The $700 satellites take place on Sunday the 4th October, and the 18th at 13.30pm ET (1.30am HKT.) 2 ACOP Main Event packages are already guaranteed for this event. It is entirely up to the player whether they start right at the smallest feeder satellite, or buy in directly, further up the satellite ladder. One thing is for sure though, there is great value to be found every step of the way.
Satellites to the 2M Spadie are also available.
Before you know it, you could be setting off for the upcoming ACOP and a chance at glory.
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