Manila Megastack 17: Six more spade trophies awarded to side event winners Masakazu Miyamoto, Takashi Kawauchi, Zhuoyue Cen, Ashley Patterson, John Matsuda, and Jeongyeon Kim

  The Manila Megastack 17 festivities running at the PokerStars hub in Okada Manila, Philippines is playing through its 40-event lineup and crowned another six champions within the past two days. Tournament winners Masakazu Miyamoto, Takashi Kawauchi, Zhuoyue Cen, Ashley Patterson, John Matsuda, and Jeongyeon Kim emerged victorious across the smaller field side events and […]

[Breaking news] Asian Poker Tour announces abrupt cancellation of ongoing APT Hanoi Billions; player refunds for ongoing events

In an unforeseen development, the Asian Poker Tour announced across all of its social media platforms that its ongoing season finale APT Hanoi Billions 2023, has been cancelled. This means, all events on December 9 and 10 will not proceed. No specific details were given in the statement, “The decision to cancel the remaining days […]

Manila Megastack 17 Main Event Flight B breaches guarantee, Philippines’ Rick Jason Ambata bags the lead; Last chance to qualify today

  Another action packed day landed at Okada Manila, Philippines with the Manila Megastack 17 festivities kicking through its headlining Main Event. The second flight on schedule drew in a staggering 235 entries and sent 36 players through to the Day 2 games. Once the qualifier wrapped up, local runner Rick Jason Ambata found himself bagging […]

Be the first champion! Asian Poker Festival Main Event VN₫ 15 Billion gtd starts today – December 9 to 13 at Royal Poker Club

The inaugural Asian Poker Festival is in full swing at the Royal Poker Club in Hanoi, Vietnam with cards flipping starting December 7, 2023! The tables have been buzzing with players eager to experience what this new Chinese poker brand brings to Southeast Asia. While locals and Asia circuit regulars have shown a strong presence, […]

Manila Megastack 17: Emmanuel Derecho clinches Mystery Bounty title for PHP 497,972 (~USD 8,990); Wai Chiu Cheng, Kunlong Yu, and Hai Shien Tan win side events

The Manila Megastack 17 festivities at PokerStars’ hub in Okada Manila, Philippines has reached its halfway mark with 17 spade trophies already lifted from the recently concluded events. The series’ fifth day saw Australia’s Emmanuel Derecho top the multi day Mystery Bounty event with local pro Christopher Mateo bagging the biggest bounty up for grabs. […]