Tag: APPT Manila

APPT9 Manila: Aaron Lim becomes first two-time APPT Main Event champion

A By: KomishAirms CITY OF DREAMS Manila, Philippines The history books have been rewritten again here at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila as Australian pro Aaron Lim becomes the first player since its inception to win two Main Event titles in an epic and swingy heads-up against Sweden’s Douglas Olsson. The 29-year-old from […]

APPT9 Manila Main Event in Figures

585 entrees: A massive 325 Day 1B entries combined with Day 1A’s participants of 260 to bring the grand total of runners to a collosal 585. This is the biggest field in Philippine history for major events with a buy-in of US$1,000 and above. PhP 6,016,250: The eventual champion will be pocketing about PhP6M (approx.US$133,000) which […]

APPT9 Manila: New Philippine record set as 585 join Main Event

By: KomishAirms CITY OF DREAMS Manila, Philippines Records were meant to be broken. The ninth staging of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Main Event easily set a new mark which could be difficult to topple as Day 1B saw an avalanche of players. A massive 325 Day 1B entries combined with Day 1A’s participants […]

APPT9 Manila: 260 participants in Day1A of the Main Event

By KomishAirms CITY OF DREAMS Manila, Philippines A whopping 260 total participants packed Day 1A of the PhP50,000 (approx. US$1,100) Main Event of the ninth staging of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila here making this among the biggest starting fields in this country’s poker history. “This is an impressive showing,” said Fred Leung, […]

APPT9 Manila Round Up: 2 of 6 for the Filipinos so far

City of Dreams – Manila By KomishAirms   With the Main Event just days away, the ninth staging of the Pokerstars Live APPT Manila leg has so far witnessed riveting action from the events that already played out, and leading up to the highlight of the festivities come those who have thrown it all out […]

Francis Beliran wins PilipinasPoker APPT Leaderboard series

Manila, City of Dreams By RedAirkson Poker Insider, After seven weeks and a dozen tournament events, a field of about two hundred local tourney rounders was narrowed down to the top thirty performers. On Sunday one player rose above all the others: Francis Beliran. For his amazing display of consistency, Francis – who plays on […]

APPT9 Manila: Big success for the Warm Up Event

MANILA, Philippines By KomishAirms The unusually thin field that showed up for the usually popular Deepstack NLHE side event was overshadowed by the 275 that converged for Day 1C of the Warm-Up event as the Pokerstars Live APPT Manila leg raged on in its third day of competition here.  Warm UP Day 1C Recap Forty […]

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