PokerStars Live Manila

APPT Manila: over US$ 2.6 Million paid out; Xin Hua Lai wins the Main Event; James Mendoza walks away as the biggest earner; full festival highlights inside

  Last July 29 to August 7, PokerStars LIVE produced the biggest event in the Philippines since the pandemic, the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), at their hub in Okada Manila. Over the ten days, players flocked into the bustling capital city. Among the largest contingents were from South Korea, Singapore, Japan, India, and the […]

Manila, Brisbane: Live poker rooms begin to reopen in Asia-Pacific

Ending the year with some good news, the heavily affected Asia-Pacific region is slowly seeing a return of live poker games into the scene. While the past ten months has been definitely a rocky road for most, the recent reopening has the local poker communities filled with excitement as cash games become available once again. […]

PokerStars Live Manila P1M Guarantee – Wang Ping Yuan takes the win

This event attracted 361 entries, creating a prize pool of PHP1,540,748 ($33,150). The organisers will be pleased with the prize pool as it represented a good turnout, comfortably exceeding the PHP1 million guarantee. Of the starting field, just 56 survived the first day's play, with Soo Jo Kim carrying the chip lead into day 2, […]

Zoom on PokerStars Live Manila

Cash Games  After standing down from his former role at Solaire in April, Mike Kim has joined forces with Pokerstars to develop their City of Dreams poker room. He brings with him great experience, a trusted name, and a strong volume of player traffic. Cash games have really picked up momentum since his arrival, with games running […]