The Pocket Ace Poker Sports Club, a poker room within walking distance of Manila’s international airport, will be kicking off its Php 1,000,000 guaranteed tournament today.
Day 1A of the tournament, entitled the Pocket Ace Mega Million, starts at 6pm today. With a large guaranteed prize pool up for grabs, players from all over the Philippines are expected to attend the event. Buy-in is set at Php 5,000 + Php 400.
The Pocket Ace Mega Million will be held from Jan 29 to February 2, 2010. Jan 29 to 31 will be the three Day 1 flights. Day 2 will be held on February 1 while the final table will be played the day after. Even if players bust out today, they can still have a shot at the big prize pool. Re-entry is allowed up to Day 1C.
Players will be given a starting stack of 15,000 in chips with blinds increasing every thirty minutes.
The tournament director for the Mega Million will be Lloyd Fontillas, who will also be running the upcoming series of local poker tournaments called The Poker Circuit (TPC).
Pocket Ace Poker Sports Club is located on MIA Road in Parañaque City, Philippines. The Mega Million is part of the soft opening of the poker room, which features cash games and regular tournaments.