PokerStars announces APPT Cambodia 2023 – May 5 to 15 at NagaWorld Phnom Penh

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PokerStars LIVE has just announced its premier festival, Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), will be returning to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. As the tour’s first event of the year, players can look forward to $550,000 in guaranteed prize pools and iconic PS Shard Trophies and Spadies up for grabs.

In partnership with Connaissance Management, APPT Cambodia 2023 is scheduled for May 5 to 15 at the world class NagaWorld Integrated Resort Complex. While the full lineup has yet to be released, players can start plugging in key events listed below.

Key Events

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Highlighting the festival is the APPT Cambodia Main Event which features a $400,000 guarantee. It runs from May 12 to 15 with a buy in of $1,500. At last year’s inaugural APPT Cambodia, the festival amassed over $1.3 Million with the Main Event paying out nearly half a million dollars. Canadian player Alexander Puchalski emerged the first champion for a payout of $96K.

The festival hits the ground running with the $50,000 guaranteed APPT NagaWorld Kickoff event from May 5 to 7. Buy in is $350. This is followed by the highly popular APPT National which runs on May 7 to 10. For a buy in of $800 players have a chance at the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

High Roller Events

Players with deep pockets will also be glad to hear that two high roller events were confirmed. The APPT Cambodia Super High Roller is scheduled for May 10 to 11. With a buy in of $10,000, it is the most expensive event of the series. Bookending the festival is the APPT High Roller which runs from May 14 to 15. Buy in is $5,000.

As early as now, players can start qualifying for APPT Cambodia 2023 events via PokerStars online poker platform. You can also start booking accommodations at NagaWorld Phnom Penh.

For all the info head to the APPT website

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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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