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APPT Manila Main Event – Day 1B and Day 1C – Live Updates

 

08 04 2023 APPT 6

APPT Manila Main Event Review

Dates: August 3-6, 2023
Buy in: PHP 65,000 (~USD 1,174)
Guarantee: PHP 20,000,000 (~USD 361,366)
Prize pool: PHP 76,832,730 (~USD 1,382,368)

Day 1 Results

Day 1A: 395 entries / 91 advanced
Day 1B: 646 entries / 148 advanced
Day 1C: 313 entries / 113 advanced

Day 2: August 5, 2023, Saturday
Final Day: August 6, 2023, Sunday

APPT Manila Main Event Day 2 Chip Counts


01:21: Day 1C closes with Hiroshi Irimajiri bagging the biggest stack
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

Hiroshi Irimajiri 2
Hiroshi Irimajiri

Day 1C action concludes with 113/313 runners advancing into Day 2. Japan’s Hiroshi Irimajiri tops the flight’s ranks with 340,500 in the bag, despite losing a pretty bad beat right before action closed. Play resumes on Saturday, August 5th at 13:00, good luck to all the players!


01:16: Lucky sevens for Zhang Hui
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

Another all-in preflop situation, Zhang Hui flicked in his less than 20 BB stack with 7d7s. Hiroshi Irimajiri as the original raiser takes the sweet spot with KsKh but is left crushed after a seven popped up on the flop. No king on the turn and river meant Zhang’s set good for the win.

Zhang Hui survives with 90,000 in chips, Hiroshi Irimajiri down to 340,000.


01:05: Conrad Lumaban cripples Paul Magadan
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

Conrad Lumaban
Conrad Lumaban

An all-in preflop situation, Paul Magadan was hoping to spike an ace with Ah9s up against big blind Conrad Lumaban‘s 10h10d. The board however, spared Lumaban from a bad beat after a runout of 4d5h5c4h3c awarded him the win. Lumabas rakes in the pot, cruising to a 120,000 high.

Paul Magadan crippled to 3,000.


00:55: William Teoh’s set no good
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

A burly 70,000 pot was already in the middle on board 2sKs5s6s10s when action was seen. Iwao Taisakn with the all-in of 20,000 tabled As2h for the nut flush, leaving opponent William Teoh’s 2c2h no good by the river.

Iwao Taisakn boosts to 110,000 as Teoh slips to 60,000 with one level left to play.


00:45: Domination nation for Vamerdino Magsakay
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Alvin Jeff Sembrano 2
Alvin Jeff Sembrano

Folded to Alvin Jeff Sembrano on the hi-jack, the local runner slammed his 32,000 stack in, called by Vamerdino Magsakay behind. Sembrano tables AsKc, ahead of Magsakay’s AdQd and completes the win on a king-high board.

Alvin Jeff Sembrano doubles to 69,000 with Vamerdino Magsakay still with a healthy stack of 275,000.


00:34: Cao Ngoc Anh gives up the river
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

Cao Ngoc Anh
Cao Ngoc Anh

Action began with an early open from John Powell, met with a small three-bet to 7,500 by Cao Ngoc Anh on the big blind. Completing his raise, the two saw a flop of 8c4c2d. Anh continued with an 8,000 bet, called by Powell. A 5h peeled on the turn and saw Powell check-call another 14,000. River showed 7d with action being a check-check. Anh reveals Kc5d for a pair of fives, no good against Powell’s top pair 8d10d.

John Powell bumps up to 85,000 in chips.


00:21: Junnie Pamplona pays off aces
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

Foo Kuan Yuen Gerald
Foo Kuan Yuen Gerald

All the chips piled high in the middle on a flop of 2c8h4s with a 24,000 pot already built preflop. Junnie Pamplona with an overpair 9d9s was drawing thin against Foo Kuan Yuen Gerald’s nutted AsAd. Missing a nine on the run out, Foo takes a full double up to 64,000 in chips.


00:20: Day 1C Registration closes
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

Final numbers are in! A massive turnout of 1,354 entries collected across three starting flights sees a record prize pool of PHP 76,832,730. Three levels to go for Day 1C before action closes today. Play resumes Saturday, August 5 at 13:00.


22:27: Day 1B wraps up
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

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Florencio Campomanes

After 13 levels of play, a total of 148/646 runners remain with 2019 APPT Manila Main Event champion emerging as the day chip leader with 423,500.


22:09: Florencio Campomanes emerges as chip leader
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

Beginning with an open from Florencio Campomanes and a call from the cut-off, Ashley Patterson decided to come along from the big blind. The three went on to see a flop of Jc3h6h. Checked to Campomanes, he fired a bet of 5,000, called only by Patterson. The turn of 8h saw Patterson again with a check-call of 16,000. A 7c completed the board and Campomanes threw in a final bet of 42,000. Patterson made the call, leaving himself 7,500 behind. Campomanes shows AhKh for the nut flush for the win.

Florencio Campomanes sits atop with 430,000 in chips.


21:51: Li Oleg delivers double bust
Level 13: 1,000 – 2,500 ante 2,500

Folded to the button, Pak Paul jammed his 25,000 stack and saw Ryan Jerico Platon reshove his last 35,000. Li Oleg called on the big blind as the three faced up their hands.

Pak 5h5d
Platon Kd4c
Li 8d8c

The board ran Jh3h7h10sJc, awarding Li’s two pair jacks and eights the three-way pot. Li soars to 120,000 in chips.


21:33: Christopher Mateo banks another one
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Christopher Mateo 2
Christopher Mateo

A chunky 100,000 pot was already in the middle by the time these two players got to the river. On a board of 3h10cQh8h5s, Christopher Mateo was seen leading out a 34,000 bet. A huge chunk of Yuta Tanabe’s stack, Tanabe opted to fold and move on to the next hand.

Christopher Mateo sits comfortably with a 290,000 stack.


21:29: Nino Pansier rivers the nuts
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Nino Pansier 2 2
Nino Pansier

Button vs blind, Nino Pansier dusted Kang Minku after his AcQs rivered the nut straight on a board of Kc9d7c10dJc.

Kang 8d8c

Nino Pansier rises to 115,000 in chips.


21:14: Hirotaka Kihara milks two streets
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Hirotaka Kihara
Hirotaka Kihara

Action began on Hirotaka Kihara with an open to 4,500 from early position, called behind by Luan Haitao on the hi-jack. Flop saw 6hAh4c and Kihara fire a 4,000 continuation bet. Haitao made the call and peeled a 10s on the turn. Kihara threw in another 13,000 bet, called again by Haitao. River came 8s and went check-check. Kihara reveals Ac9c top pair, beating Haitao’s QhQs for the pot.

Hirotaka Kihara ascends to 200,000.


21:03: Tens good for Marko Puskadija
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Marko Puskadija dusts another after he called a 20,000 jam from Philip John Kalin with 10c10d. Kalin needed to spike an ace to turn his fate around but had no luck board 6s3cKd9s10h.

Kalin Ah7h

Marko Puskadija bumps up to 100,000.


20:59: Ryosuke Yamazaki cracks aces
Level 12: 1,000 – 2,000 ante 2,000

Yamazaki Ryosuke 3
Ryosuke Yamazaki

On a board of 5hJdQh9h, Ryosuke Yamazaki was willing to risk it all with KdJs for a chance to claim the 83,000 in the middle,  Unbeknownst to him, opponent Archie Mariano had AhAs and called Yamazaki’s 23,000 shove. Lucky for Yamazaki, one of his outs popped up on the river Ks, shipping him the 130,000 pot.

Archie Mariano drops down to 10,000 in chips remaining.


20:50: Chase Cokaliong packs in more chips
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

Chase Cokaliong
Chase Cokaliong

With 52,000 in the middle, Chase Cokaliong was seen firing a bet of 35,000 on a board of 5h9h6s3c8s. Small blind defender Li Ho Kuen couldn’t make the call, giving Cokaliong the 87,000 pot as he tabled his hand Ah7s for a straight.

Chase Cokaliong piles a 210,000 stack.


20:40: Vincent Wong dodges elimination
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

Vincent Wong
Vincent Wong

Chips piled high in the middle preflop with 77,500 going towards the winning end of a flip. Terry Gonzaga with 8d8c was immediately drawing thin after Vincent Wong’s AhQd flopped two-pair 10sQsAh. A blank turn and river meant no chips for Gonzaga as Wong takes down the pot.


20:03: End of registration
Level 11: 1,000 – 1,500 ante 1,500

That’s it for Day 1B as 260/643 players remain in the running for a spot in Day 2’s games. Collected pot boasts PHP 62,135,775, making this a Main Event not to miss!

Day 1C Turbo open for registration until 23:30.


20:00: Philip Jon Kalin gets max value
Level 10: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Action was reported with all the chips in on the turn on a board of 3s9c7s2c. Zhigang Chen was in trouble after Philip Jon Kalin turned over 9d9h, leaving his As6s in much need of a spade. The river 3h completed Kalin’s boat, awarding him the 140,000 pot. Chen slips to 15,000 left.


19:36: Pak Valeriy catches bluff
Level 10: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Pak Valeriy 1
Pak Valeriy

On a board of Jh2c10cKh4c and a 28,000 pot in the middle, Cho Miyoung was seen pushing an all-in bet of 36,100. Fairly quick call from Pak Valeriy with AcKs top pair good enough to beat Cho’s Qd10d.

Pak Valeriy continues with 160,000 in chips.


19:25: Flush over flush sends Richard Tolentino out
Level 10: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Oliver Duran 2 1
Oliver Duran

With 30,000 in the middle, the board 2dQd6c8dKs saw both players Richard Tolentino and Oliver Duran go head to head by the river. Tolentino found no way out as he called off his remaining chips with 7d9d. Duran with AdJd for the nut flush raked in the pot, building his stack to a high of 180,000.


19:16: Chierro De Leon ahead all the way
Level 9: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Chierro De Leon
Chierro De Leon

Vying for a pot of 13,000 on flop Ad8s10s, Jiejun Zhang was spotted check-calling a small bet from opponent Chierro De Leon. Turn saw 2h and was checked round. 8d completed the board, urging Zhang to fire a 5,000 bet. De Leon makes the call and secures the pot with top pair Ac9s.

Zhang 10d9d

Jiejun Zhang down to 5,000.


19:09: Ace wins the race for Marko Puskadija
Level 9: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Marko Puskadja 2
Marko Puskadija

All the chips were piled high in the middle with Sun Yujie in need of a win to survive. Sun revealed JcJd up against Marko Puskadija’s AsKd. Sun’s dreams however, were instantly knocked out as the flop peeled ace-high with no jacks on the turn and river.

Marko Puskadija sits with 55,000.


18:56: No call for Rodolfo Cruz
Level 9: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Left with no room for a smaller bet, Rodolfo Cruz slammed his remaining 30,000 on a board of Ac10s8h4hQh with 70,000 already in the pot. Hyun Seungwoo gives up the fight and folds his way to 50,000 in chips.

Rodolfo Cruz scoops up the 100,000 pot.


18:50: Ryosuke Yamazaki rails Garcia Molina
Level 9: 600 – 1,200 ante 1,200

Having defended his big blind, Garcia Molina pushed his remaining 11,000 in with Kd8d on a flop of 3s3c8s. Original raiser Ryosuke Yamazaki made the call with 10s10h, crushing his opponent’s two pair. No help came on the turn and river, thus eliminating Garcia Molina.

Ryosuke Yamazaki up to 115,000 in chips.


18:41: Tanaka Hideyasu cripples Fairat Basbaydar
Level 8: 500 – 1,000 ante 1,000

With 15,000 in the middle on a board of Jc8d10h4h, action was seen on Tanaka Hideyasu with a check-raise all-in for 30,400. Original raiser Fairat Basbaydar on the button made the call with Jh9c for top pair straight draw. Hideyasu was ahead with AsJd and continued on to win after the river filled up 4d.

Tanaka Hideyasa climbs to 75,000, leaving Fairat Basbaydar with 8,000 in chips.


18:33: Bad beat for Jung Kyungsik
Level 8: 500 – 1,000 ante 1,000

Yuta Tanabe
Yuta Tanabe

Getting all the chips in by the turn, Jung Kyungsik was a huge favorite with Ah10s on board 10h9cAc2h. Yuta Tanabe with Ad5h, however spiked a lucky river 5d to take the pot. Jung is eliminated while Tanabe survives with 62,000 in chips.


18:13: Easy call for Benjamin Mangaliman
Level 8: 500 – 1,000 ante 1,000

Benjamin
Benjamin Mangaliman

After value betting 2,000 on the river, Benjamin Mangaliman happily called an all-in for 20,000 on a board of Ad8sKd2d4c. Opponent shows Ah10h, dominated by Mangaliman’s AhKc.

Benjamin Mangaliman is up to 50,000 in chips.


18:11: Liao Po Hsun doubles through Takashi Aoyagi
Level 8: 500 – 1,000 ante 1,000

On a board of AcQcKd9h2h and 25,000 in the middle, Liao Po Hsun on the big blind moved all-in for 16,700 after a check from small blind Takashi Aoyagi. Takashi made the call only to muck his hand upon seeing his opponent’s two pair AsQd.

Liao Po Hsun doubles to 58,400.


18:10: Day 1B sees record field!
Level 8: 500 – 1,000 ante 1,000

A massive 609 entries is seen on today’s APPT Manila Main Event Day 1B! One more flight to go, Day 1C Turbo starts at 20:00. Could a PHP 100,000,000 pot be in the works?


17:51: Choi Chan Sung rocks the boat
Level 7: 400 – 800 ante 800

On a board of 8hKc10c10d5h and 8,000 in the middle, Choi Chan Sung check-raised a 7,000 river bet from Eum Tuong Hoon to 22,500. Hoon makes the call with trip tens, no good against Choi’s 8c8s full house eights over tens.

Choi Chan Sung reaches the 100,000 mark.


17:43: Mori Tadamasa saved by the river
Level 7: 400 – 800 ante 800

Mori Tadamasa 2
Mori Tadamasa

An all-in preflop situation, a pot of 50,000 was up for grabs in this hand with Jiejun Zhang’s tournament life at risk with QhQd. Facing Mori Tadamasa’s AsKh, Zhang almost faded the ace or king, up until the river fell Kc for his ultimate defeat.

Tadamasa wins the flip and climbs to 70,000 in chips.


17:33: No showdown for Christopher Mateo
Level 7: 400 – 800 ante 800

Christopher Mateo 2
Christopher Mateo

A pot of 10,000 was seen in the middle on a flop of As6s4d, big blind Tetsuya Minoshita led out a hefty bet of 8,000, called by Christopher Mateo on the button. Tetsuya then proceeded to check-call the turn 7d and check once more when the river showed another Ad. Mateo pushed a bet of 15,000 and Tetsuya threw his hand in the muck.

Christopher Mateo cruises with a stack of 85,000.


17:07: Wang Weixuan flops the world
Level 6: 300 – 600 ante 600

Wang Weixuan
Wang Weixuan

After having fired a three-bet from the small blind, Wang Weixuan was up against two players – Kim Kilsoo who cold-called from the big blind and Archie Mariano as the original raiser. The three headed on to a flop of 7c2s2d with Wang checking his option. Kim bet 17,000 and Mariano raised all-in for 39,300. Wang reshoved once more and Kim folds his QhQd face up. Mariano with the premium KcKd was left drawing thin after Wang revealed trips Ah2h. No king followed on the runout, awarding Wang the pot.

Wang Weixuan up to 130,000.


16:47: Three bet squeeze no good for Johnson Tan
Level 6: 300 – 600 ante 600

Terry Gonzaga 2
Terry Gonzaga

Following an open from the lo-jack and a call-call, Johnson Tan from the big blind threw in a raise to 5,600, called only by Terry Gonzaga on the small blind. Flop came 9c8hAh and Gonzaga check-raised all-in Tan’s continuation bet. Tan makes the fold and slips to 15,000 in chips.

Terry Gonzaga rises to 60,000.


16:38: Mitsuo Zushi doubles up with top pair
Level 6: 300 – 600 ante 600

Playing for 29,000 in the middle on a board of Ah7c10h8s, Ho Sik Kang on the big blind was spotted check-calling a 10,000 all-in for his straight draw with Kc9h. Mitsuo Zushi, the aggressor remained ahead all the way as he revealed AsKd with the river 5c completing the board.

Having missed his outs, Ho Sik Kang drops down to 47,000 in chips, Mitsuo Zushi boosts to 42,000.


16:32: Bell John Perez flops big
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

With 14,000 in the middle, a three-way pot was running on a flop of Ad4d7d. Action went check-check to Yuya Koga on the button who threw in a bet of 5,500. Bell John Perez answered with an all-in for 26,300, called by Sam Alkhamisi with 4h4s. Yuya folds and Perez reveals a flush 5d9d. The turn 2c and river 10c failed to complete Alkhamisi’s boat as he drops down to 1,000.

Bell John Perez surges to 72,000 in chips.


16:23: Chen Yinglei wins flip
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

Chen yinglei 2
Chen Yinglei

A blind vs blind all-in preflop situation, Kapoor Sanjeev’s AsKs was no match against Chen Yinglei’s 10c10d with a queen-high board 6c3c2c4cQs face up on the table.

Chen Yinglei soars to 70,000 while Kapoor Sanjeev diminishes to 3,000 in chips.


16:17: Yosuke Ujihara delivers double bust
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

Action began with an open from Aoki Daisuke, called by Yosuke Ujihara on the small blind and an all-in for 10,000 from Tracy Crisostomo on the big blind. Both players make the call and the three tabled a board of 7dJs5dAh6d.

Yosuke – AsQs
Crisostomo – Kc8s
Daisuke – KsQd

Top pair wins the hand for Yosuke Ujihara, busting both his opponents in quick fashion.


16:07: Hirai Kaito piles it high
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

A three-way battle ensued with Hirai Kaito scooping the bulk of the pot after the board 9dAh10dAd6d  ran a one-card diamond flush on the river. Short stacked Francis Junior James had his chips already in preflop while action saw Yuto Hishikawa build a sidepot with QhJd. Kaito called both Hishikawa’s flop bet and turn jam with AcQd, rivering the queen-high flush to bust Yuto.

Hirai Kaito – 55,000
Francis Junior James  – 9,000


16:02: David Daenzel gets paid three streets
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

On a board of 2d8cJc4c9d, David Daenzel on the button fired three streets and was check-called all the way by Teck Eric Teo. Daenzel shows JsJd for the win while Teck mucks his hand, not after showing the Jh.

David Daenzel climbs to 60,000 in chips.


15:55: Record turnout with 492 entries in for Day 1B
Level 5: 200 – 500 ante 500

Listed pot has brewed over the PHP 50 Million mark with registration still open for the next six levels.


15:48: Two pair no good for Tavalera Ireneo
Level 4: 200 – 400 ante 400

On a board of As5c7d6h, Tavalera Ireneo and Nicholas Seow battled head on with a flopped two-pair for Ireneo and set 7c7s for Seow. The river 4c made no changes as Seow collected the pot, surging to 60,600 in chips.


15:41: Easy win for Mike Takayama
Level 4: 200 – 400 ante 400

Mike Takayama 1 1
Mike Takayama

Quick take down for Mike Takayama as he tabled AhAs against Mansour Khorram Shahi’s AcQc. No sweat for Takayama as the board revealed Jd6s4s7c4c, giving his stack a 40,000 boost to 100,000.


15:33: Ashley Patterson delivers bust
Level 4: 200 – 400 ante 400

Ashley Patterson
Ashley Patterson

Ashley Patterson’s big blind defense panned out pretty well after he peeled top pair with Kc10s on a flop of KhQd3d. Patterson led out a bet of 1,000 and was raised by opponent Daiki Shingae to 4,600. Patterson re-jammed for 8,000 more, called by Shingae with Ad9d for the nut flush draw. Runout revealed QsJs, leaving Shingae with just ace-high.

Ashley Patterson scoops up the pot and sits with 65,000.


15:22: Pocket threes good for Vamerdino Magsakay
Level 4: 200 – 400 ante 400

Vam
Vamerdino Magsakay

Winning flips is definitely a great way to accumulate chips and just like that, Vamerdino Magsakay scooped up Cho Wooram’s 9,000 stack with 3c3h. On the flop, Cho was ahead with As9h but the runner runner club gave Magsakay the win with his flush. 9c10d10cKc4c

Vamerdino Magsakay up to 42,000.


15:17: Yuki Yokota bricks the river
Level 4: 200 – 400 ante 400

With a 10,000 pot in the middle on board Js8s6d10c, Joshua Lebowitz got his opponent to pay in full after shoving against Yuki Yokota’s 8,000 turn bet. Yokota made the call with 7s2s and was left disappointed after missing his combo draw with river Qc.

Joshua Lebowitz climbs to 45,000, Yuki Yokota dwindles to a short stack of 3,100.


15:00: Lee Junhui Johnny loses race
Level 3: 100 – 300 ante 300

Lee Junhui Johnny’s remaining 11,000 flew in the middle as his KsQs clashed against under the gun raiser Kevin Bortfeld’s Jc9c. The river Ac unfortunately for Lee, completed Bortfeld’s flush on board 6cKc5h2h, knocking him out early in the game.

Kevin Bortfeld bounces back to 33,000 in chips.


14:56: Hajime Watanabe gets paid
Level 3: 100 – 300 ante 300

With 15,300 in the middle on a board of 2sQs3hKs, Hajime Watanabe was seen raising all-in to 19,000 total following a 6,900 bet from Lu Bernard Trong Huy. Lu made the call with AcKc but found himself way behind Watanabe’s set 3s3c.

Hajime Watanabe cruises to 53,300 while Lu is left with 3 BBs.


14:40: Overpair for Feras Elnatsha takes the cake
Level 3: 100 – 300 ante 300

Feras Elnatsha 1
Feras Elnatsha

Following a three-bet situation preflop, all the chips fell in on the turn with a jack-high board faced up. Opponent at risk turned up AcJd for top pair, top kicker but was no good against Feras Elnatsha’s overpair KhKc.

Feras Elnatsha climbs to 75,000 in chips.


14:33: Lee Jyunkyu crushes aces
Level 3: 100 – 300 ante 300

Lee Jyunkyu
Lee Jyunkyu

With already close to 10,000 in the middle by the turn 4c8c9hQs, Arlon Carrera sent out a massive overbet of 32,000, snap-called by Lee Jyunkyu behind with 10dJd. Carrera reveals AhAd but remains drawing dead against Lee’s nut straight.

Lee Jyunkyu gets an early double to 70,000 while Arlon Carrera is crippled down to 3,500.


14:25: Phenix Oesterstroem sends one out early
Level 2: 100 – 200 ante 200

oesterstroem 2
Phenix Oesterstroem

Numerous players have already been cleaned out this early in the game. One of the fallen was a player all in holding AcJc flush draw on a turn board 10c4c6d8d that missed on the river As. Phenix Oesterstroem shipped it with 7s5s straight.

Phenix Oesterstroem – 48,000


14:20: 313 entries and rising
Level 2: 100 – 200 ante 200

Just before the end of Level 2, the field had increased significantly with another 144 added to the numbers for a total of 313 entries. The rate it’s going, it will surpass Day 1A in no time. Registration closes at the start of Level 11 which gives latecomers plenty of time to jump in. Buy in is PHP 65,000.


13:10: Big field brewing, 169 players
Level 1: 100 – 100 ante 100

Yesterday’s turnout may be dusted here at Day 1B with a roaring 169 players pulling up seats within the first ten minutes. Registration closes at the start of Level 11 which gives latecomers plenty of time to jump in. Buy in is PHP 65,000.


13:02: Shuffle up and deal!
Level 1: 100 – 100 ante 100

Day 1B action begins, good luck to all the players!


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The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila Main Event action is in full swing with Day 1B and Day 1C commencing 13 levels of play today at Okada, Manila, Philippines.  The two scheduled flights running today will be players’ final chance to cut a piece of the massively brewing prize pool. Yesterday’s Day 1A action saw an extensive 395 entries to break the PHP 20M guarantee by Level 8.

Day 1B action begins at 13:00 with Day 1C (Turbo) set to follow at 20:00. Late registration is open until the end of Level 10.

APPT Manila Main Event

Dates: August 3-6, 2023
Buy in: PHP 65,000 (~USD 1,174)
Guarantee: PHP 20,000,000 (~USD 361,366)

Day 1 Results

Day 1A: 395 entries / 91 advanced

Day 2: August 5, 2023, Saturday
Final Day: August 6, 2023, Sunday

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Janette Dee

Graduated from De La Salle University, Janette works as a full time teacher in Manila, Philippines. She has long joined the local poker community as a recreational player for the last decade. Having a natural love for the game, she decided to branch out into a different avenue of poker. Currently, Janette works for Somuchpoker as a content writer reporting local and international news for the site.

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