PokerStars LIVE Manila Super Series wraps up its richest edition; Vincent Wong wins two; Chun Yin Lau most ft cashes; Philippines most trophies

PokerStars LIVE Manila concluded another thrilling festival at its hub in Okada Manila, Philippines. Running from September 18 to 24, 2023 was the 18th edition of the Manila Super Series which made history after generating the largest Main Event turnout for this series. The headliner boasted an impressive 1,034 entries for a record-breaking prize pool of […]

Manila Super Series 18: Italy’s Paolo Boccaletti clinches Main Event title for PHP 1,692,000 (~USD 29,760) following four way deal

  PokerStars LIVE’s popular Manila Super Series has concluded its final round of festivities with its latest Main Event champion officially crowned to wrap up the festival. In just six hours of final table action, Italy’s Paolo Boccaletti clinched the victory after defeating China’s Xia Qi in heads up play. Boccaletti banked a career best […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event final nine is set with China’s Xia Qi in the forefront for the PHP 2,400,000 (~USD 42,232) top prize

The weeklong Manila Super Series 18 is down to its final day of festivities with the record-breaking Main Event set to crown a champion today. Three starting flights played through on schedule, collecting a stellar turnout of 1,034 entries for the tour’s richest PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) prize pool. Each flight played down to 15% […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event records richest PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) prize pool, Philippines’ Butch Bautista tops 154 qualifier list heading to Day 2

  The Manila Super Series 18 Main Event has wrapped up all starting flights on schedule following three days of nonstop action in the PokerStars hub at Okada Manila Resort & Casino, Philippines. Another stellar turnout was recorded in this season’s festivities with a total of 1,034 entries collected across three rounds of Day 1 […]

Manila Super Series 18 – Side Events update: Talamayan, Rosete, Hargrave top heats; last chance to enter Super Series Turbo ₱1M GTD; four new spade winners

As the Main Event progresses to the next stage, those who missed the mark still have ample opportunities to strike it big at Manila Super Series 18. Today, four exciting events are lined up, including the Super Series Turbo which has already breached its ₱1M guaranteed prize pool and pushing into ₱1.5M. Last chance to […]

Manila Super Series 18 Main Event Day 2 Chip Count and Seat Draw

  PokerStars LIVE Manila Super Series 18 Main Event Review Dates: September 20-24, 2023 Buy in: PHP 15,000 (~USD 264) Guarantee: PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) Prize pool: PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) Entries: 1,034 ITM: 156 players Day 1 Results 1A: 198 entries / 30 advanced 1B: 311 entries / 47 advanced 1C: 525 entries / […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event Day 1B sees Philippines’ Mark Dela Cruz bag the biggest stack, Last chance to qualify Day 1C runs today

Six years in the running, PokerStars LIVE’s Manila Super Series has gained a steady following throughout its past seventeen installments, with the current edition on the right track to booking another success. The weeklong festival has so far played through two of three Main Event starting flights on schedule with the PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event Day 1A wraps up with South Korea’s Shin Hyeonho in the lead; Two more starting flights ahead

A fan favorite festival across the Asian tournament scene, PokerStars’ Manila Super Series has always been a running hit within the poker community with its lower cost buy-ins and sizeable prize pools keeping everyone in tune. This edition’s Main Event follows its predecessors’ footsteps with a PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) guarantee, which is most likely […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event takes center stage; five winners awarded on Day 1 and Day 2

After two thrilling days of competition, the 18th  edition of the Manila Super Series has already witnessed five players hoist iconic PokerStars spade trophies. The newly minted were Taiwan’s Chang Chia Wei at the Warm Up event, Filipino Alvin Jeff Sembrano,  and three Japanese players Yuhei Ando, Yoshiyuki Matsumoto, and Munehiro Hachimine.  Manila Super Series […]

Chang Chia Wei wins Manila Super Series Warm Up

Taiwan’s Chang Chia Wei outduels Filipino Bryan Manalo at heads up to win the Manila Super Series 18 Warm Up event! Chang has been frequenting PokerStars LIVE Manila events since 2016. This was his career fifth spade trophy and single largest career score of PH₱ 515,000 (~US$ 9,065). Scroll down to read up on his […]