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Poker Dream festival debuts in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

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Photo Credit – Genting Malaysia

The first of its kind, Poker Dream 2022 is arriving in a week at Resorts World Genting Highlands, Malaysia for an exciting 10-day tournament schedule complete with its own share of notable prize pools. Set to run from July 22nd through the 31st, tournament runners can expect to compete against well-known pros such as Danny Tang, Steve O’Dwyer, Michael Soyza, and Pete Chen amongst others. The awaited festival founded by Asia’s key figure Winfred Yu, boasts a 21-event lineup with its seven-figure guaranteed Main Event remaining to be the highlight on everyone’s schedule.

2022 Poker Dream Main Event
Date/s: July 28-31, 2022
Buy-in: RM 5,000 (~US$ 1,125)
Guarantee: RM 1,000,000 (~US$ 225,022)

Day 1A: July 28, Thursday, 15:00
Day 1B: July 29, Friday, 15:00
Day 1C Turbo: July 29, Friday, 20:00
Day 2: July 30, Saturday, 13:00
Day 3 Final: July 31, Sunday, 13:00

Buy-ins for the festivities range from RM 1,000 (~US$ 225) to its highest RM 50,000 (~US$ 11,251) for the two-day Super High Roller event. Only three tournaments post prize pool guarantees, the first one being the multi-day Warm Up RM 200,000 GTD (~US$ 45,004) event for a RM 1,500 entry fee, followed by the RM 3,000 (~US$ 675) buy-in RM 400,000 (~US$ 90,009) GTD Megastack tournament and lastly, the RM 1,000,000 GTD (~US$ 225,022) Main Event.

Numerous satellites are available throughout the schedule allowing players of lesser bankrolls to qualify for a fraction of the price. On a different note, those looking for bigger action can focus on the series’ four listed High Roller tournaments kicking off on the 24th.

 

2022 Poker Dream Full Schedule of Events

Day Date Time Event # Tournament Buy-in (RM)
Friday July 22, 2022 12:00 1 Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1A 1,500
18:00 1 Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1B 1,500
22:00 1 Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1C 1,500
Saturday July 23, 2022 13:00 1 Warm Up – Day 2 Final
14:00 2 Megastack (RM 400,000 GTD) – Day 1A 3,000
21:00 3 Deepstack Turbo 1,000
Sunday  July 24, 2022 13:00 4 High Roller – Day 1 20,000
14:00 2 Megastack (RM 400,000 GTD) – Day 1B 3,000
21:00 5 NLH Turbo 1,000
Monday July 25, 2022 13:00 4 High Roller – Day 2 Final
13:00 2 Megastack – Day 2 Final
15:00 6 High Roller – Single Day 15,000
15:00 7 Mystery Bounty – Day 1 (Bounty RM 1,000) 3,000
21:00 8 6 Handed Turbo 1,500
Tuesday July 26, 2022 13:00 7 Mystery Bounty – Day 2 Final
14:00 9 Super High Roller – Day 1 50,000
15:00 10 6 Handed – Day 1 4,000
21:00 11 Bubble Rush 1,500
Wednesday July 27, 2022 13:00 10 6 Handed – Day 2 Final
14:00 9 Super High Roller – Day 2 Final
15:00 12 RM 3,000 NLH – Day 1 3,000
16:00 13 High Roller – Single Day 15,000
Thursday July 28, 2022 13:00 12 RM 3,000 NLH – Day 2 Final
15:00 14 Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1A 5,000
21:00 15 KO Bounty Turbo (Bounty RM 500) 1,500
Friday July 29, 2022 15:00 14 Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1B 5,000
20:00 14 Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1C TURBO 5,000
Saturday July 30, 2022 13:00 14 Main Event – Day 2
15:00 16 RM 15,000 NLH – Day 1 15,000
17:00 17 Deepstack – Day 1 3,000
22:00 18 NLH Turbo 1,000
Sunday July 31, 2022 12:00 19 Turbo Edition of the Main Event 2,000
13:00 14 Main Event – Day 3 Final
14:00 16 RM 15,000 NLH – Day 2 Final
14:00 17 Deepstack – Day 2 Final
15:00 20 RM 10,000 NLH 10,000
17:00 21 DeepStack Hyper Turbo 1,500

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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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