PokerStars Announces 3rd edition of APPT Cambodia feat $1 Million in Guarantees

APPT Cambodia 2024

The flagship live poker series of PokerStars in Asia returns for the third time in as many years with Asia Pacific Poker TourAPPT Cambodia set to take place from November 15 to 25, 2024. Once again, the five-star NagaWorld Integrated Resort in the capital of Phnom Penh will be the host venue for the series, which features more than $1 million in guarantees.

APPT Cambodia Main Event

Back in November 2022, the inaugural edition of APPT Cambodia attracted a field of 378 entries and Canada’s Alexander Puchalski defeated Akshay Kapoor in heads-up to take the trophy to Thailand.

Half a year later in May 2023, the field size in the marquee event of the series reached 476 entries for a prize pool of USD $623,322 to surpass the USD $400K guarantee by more than fifty percent. Chao-Ting Cheng and Junnie Pamplona cut a heads-up deal and continued to play for the trophy with Cheng securing the title as well as a payout of USD $94,448.

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The guarantee for the upcoming third edition has been boosted to USD $500,000 and the 2024 APPT Cambodia Main Event has an increased price tag of USD $1,650. Multiple starting days will be available from November 21 to 23 whereas a winner will then be crowned on the final day of the series on November 25.

Other APPT Cambodia Highlights

APPT Canbodia 2023
APPT Canbodia 2023

All the action will take place in the stunning Grand Ballroom at Naga 1 and it all kicks off on November 15 with the USD $400 APPT NagaWorld Kickoff, which boasts a USD $50,000 guarantee. One day later, the USD $900 APPT National gets underway with a USD $150,000 guarantee and will play down to a winner on November 19.

Other key events include the $600 APPT Mystery Bounty (USD $100,000 guarantee), the USD $10,000 APPT Cambodia Super High Roller and the USD $5,000 APPT High Roller, the latter of which has a guarantee of USD $200,000 and runs alongside the Main Event on the final two days of the series.

  • APPT NagaWorld Kickoff: November 15-16, 2024 – $400 ($50,000 GTD)
  • APPT National: November 16-19 – $900 ($150,000 GTD)
  • APPT Mystery Bounty: November18-20, 2024 – $600 ($100,000 GTD)
  • APPT Cambodia Super High Roller: November 20-21, 2024- $10,000
  • APPT Cambodia Main Event: November 21 – 25, 2024 – $1,650 ($500,000 GTD)
  • APPT High Roller: November 24-25, 2024 – $5,000 ($200,000 GTD)

Online satellites start from June 2nd on PokerStars, with daily feeders from as little as $2.20. Players can also secure a silver pass worth $2,5000 through PokerStars Power Path.

The full schedule will be updated on the PokerStars Live website shortly. It is the third APPT stop in 2024 following APPT Manila (July 24 – August 5) and the APPT Manila Championship (October 18 to 27).

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About NagaWorld Integrated Resort

NagaWorld Phnom Penh Cambodia
NagaWorld Phnom Penh Cambodia

NagaWorld is a multi-award winning, world class integrated resort unrivalled in its scale and offerings in the Mekong region. Across two sprawling properties, the resort comprises a 5-star hotel with 1,658 rooms and suites, over 20 F&B outlets, karaoke parlours and nightclubs, 2 award-winning luxury spas, extensive gaming and premium MICE facilities, all under one roof.

The APPT Cambodia 2024 event takes place in the Grand Ballroom (Level 2, NagaWorld1), pillarless and high ceiling with over 1,100 square metres of space.  NagaWorld’s themed public gaming halls offer a total of more than 150 tables and 2,000 electronic slot machines.

APPT Canbodia 2023
APPT Canbodia 2023

Guests can take themselves on a gastronomic journey across the world’s cuisines, from Chinese and Japanese to French and Italian, along with all the Southeast Asian favourites. There are also daily dining indulgences such as All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum for lunch and the award-winning International Dinner Buffet.

Revel in live entertainment performed on multiple stages across the resort, sing the night away at our lavish KTV clubs, or hit the dancefloors at our vibrant nightspots, Darlin’ Darlin’ Music Lounge and F Club. Linking the two complexes is Cambodia’s first underground retail gallery, NagaCity Walk, selling a wide variety of products from over 200 luxury brands at duty free prices.

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Tricia David

Tricia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits in Asia. She spent one year working part time with Poker Portal Asia then became editor and lead writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live and online events website content writer for the Asian Poker Tour. Currently, she does live events reporting in Asia for online news site Somuchpoker and is also one of their news contributors.

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