Qualify Online to ACOP Main Event in 3 steps

PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams, Macau’ will host the 2015 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) from October 30-November 15. The ACOP is one of the biggest and richest poker festival in Asia.  Last year, the HK$100,000 buy-in Main Event ($12,900) featured a record field of 291 unique players. Le Jossec defeated reigning champion Sunny Jung during heads-up play and  took HK$6,300,000 ($812,000) for his victory. Guarantee for 2015 Main Event is set at HK15,000,000 ($1,935,000).

With an online poker giant like PokerStars helping the qualification process, winning your way to the ACOP Main Event has never been easier, with multiple satellites ranging from small buy ins, through to more substantial ones. If you don’t have an online account with Pokerstars, you can join up on their web page here. Once you have joined, you can search for the ACOP related satellites simply by typing ‘ACOP Mega Satellites’ into the ‘Find a Tournament’ feature.


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Step 1: $5,5+ R Satellite

The most affordable satellites start at $5.50 with rebuys, which take place Monday – Saturday at 9.30 and 10.30 am ET. This will be 21.30 and 22.30pm in Hong Kong time. Taking place between September 21st and October 17th , there will be $200 added to these prize pools, with top prizes being tickets to the $109 Mega Satellite which will take place each Sunday between September 27th and October 18th.

Step 2: $109 Mega Satellite

These bigger satellites will begin at 9.30am ET (21.30pm HKT) and have the great extra value of $500 added. Players in this satellite will compete for the biggest seat of all, a $700 Mega Satellite entry.

Step 3: $700 Mega Satellite

The $700 satellites take place on Sunday the 4th October, and the 18th at 13.30pm ET (1.30am HKT.) 2 ACOP Main Event packages are already guaranteed for this event. It is entirely up to the player whether they start right at the smallest feeder satellite, or buy in directly, further up the satellite ladder. One thing is for sure though, there is great value to be found every step of the way.

Satellites to the 2M Spadie are also available.

Before you know it, you could be setting off for the upcoming ACOP and a chance at glory.





Prize Pool

ACOP Mega Satellite

Nightly $5.50+R Satellite ($200 Added)



September 21 – October 17

09:30 & 10:30 ET

(21:30 & 22:30 HKT)

Tickets to Weekly $109 Qualifier  ($200 added to prize pool).

ACOP Mega Satellite

Weekly $109 Satellite ($500 Added)



September 27 – October 18

09:30 ET

(09:30 HKT)


Tickets to $700 ACOP Mega Satellite ($500 added to prize pool.)

ACOP Mega Satellite

$700 Mega Satellite

(2 Packages Guaranteed)


Sunday, October 4  &

Sunday, October 18

 13:30 ET

(01:30 HKT)

2x ACOP Main Event packages Guaranteed

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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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