Tag: Philippines

Long-awaited World Poker Tour returns to the Philippines in February

After a three-year absence, the World Poker Tour heads back to the Philippines! For the first time, the much-awaited festival will be held at the luxurious Okada Manila. WPT VP of Global Tournament Management, Angelica Hael expressed, “WPT is thrilled to partner with Okada Manilla for the first time as part of the WPT Philippines […]

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

It was a dizzying year of poker in Asia with barely a break in the live tournament scene. Players had plenty to choose from as festivals sometimes overlapped. Vietnam and the Philippines were consistently busy with nonstop events both local and international. Coming on strong was newcomer Taiwan adding more to everyone’s plate. In India, […]

Florencio Campomanes’ rush at Okada culminates with a prodigious victory in the Red Dragon Main Event

Florencio Campomanes wrote a new page in Filipino poker history last night by taking down the illustrious Red Dragon Main Event for ₱13,815,070 (US$270,183), his biggest tournament score up to date. The first Red Dragon Main Event hosted in Philippines saw 669 entries which built a whopping ₱64,244,070 (US$1,271,367) prize pool. The event guaranteed the top […]

PokerStars LIVE Asia comes to Taiwan; Red Dragon Manila also announced

PokerStars LIVE Asia will soon arrive in the city of Taipei, marking the first time the tour has visited Taiwan. The festival will run from January 31st to the 9th of February and will be called APPT Open Taipei. This announcement comes alongside the news that the Red Dragon festival, also run by PokerStars, will […]

World Poker Tour (WPT) Philippines 2020 – Schedule

The World Poker Tour (WPT) Philippines 2020 will be held from February 6th to February 17th  at Okada Manila, Philippines. DATE TIME EVENT BUY-IN THURSDAY            FEBRUARY 6, 2020 2.30 PM 1 | ALL BANKROLLS KICKOFF FLIGHT 1 3% OF FIELD ITM PHP5 MILLION GTD (RE-ENTRY) MIN CASH 30K PHP 5,000 7.00 PM 1 | ALL BANKROLLS KICKOFF FLIGHT 2 6% […]

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