MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Confirming rumours that have been circulating around Manila in recent days, representatives from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) announced that there will indeed be a big PAGCOR-backed "international poker tournament" in Manila this coming March.
The PAGCOR representatives visited Day 1C of the Filipino Poker Tour (FPT) Metro Anniversary Special tournament and officially announced a tournament with US$1 million guaranteed.
The tournament will be staged 20-25th March 2010 in conjunction with the Asia Gaming and Entertainment (Asia's GEM) trade show and conference.
Buy-in is set at $2,500+$200. The tournament venue will be announced at a later date.