Asian Poker Tour New Season in Brief

APT changes for new season

Jeff Man, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Asian Poker Tour announced several changes for 2015:

Nine days events for most of the stops

Main Events:  
– Three starting days— or Day 1A, Day 1B and Day 1C
– One hour level (instead of 45 minutes)

Side Events:
– 30 minutes blind levels
– 2 blinds level added in: 250-500 50 ante and 2,500-5,000 500 ante
– Final 8 players will now be playing on a second day with a guarantee that the average chip stack will be at 30 big blinds

APT Player of the Year prize increased: $10,0000 worth of tournament buy-ins (instead of $8,000)


Upcoming Events

Four events are already confirmed. Details and tournaments schedules are supposed to be published soon.

 Cebu (Philippines):  APT Asian Poker Series Cebu – January 27 – February 4  (All In Poker Sports Club Waterfront Hotel & Casino)

Manila (Philippines): Asian Poker Tour Philippines – April 14 – April 22 (Resorts World Manila)

Sihanoukville (Cambodia): APT Asian Poker Series – May 26 – June 3 – (Queenco Hotel & Casino)

Manila (Philippines): APT Asian Poker Series – September 29 – October 7 (Resorts World Manila)


Jeff Man ( APT CEO) in good company

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Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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