With the first of two Day 1s underway, the Macau Poker Cup’s Red Dragon Main Event has officially begun.
A total of 160 players registered to play in today’s flight, which began earlier at 8:10 pm. The field will play a total of six levels for the day before bagging up the chips for Day 2.
Some of Asia’s most well-known players are in the field looking to build their stacks and advance to the second day. Celina Lin and Raymond Wu are both playing today, representing Team PokerStars Asia Pro.
Meanwhile, team members Bryan Huang and Tae Jun Noh will be in the field for tomorrow’s Day 1B.
Also in attendance are some of the Macau Poker Cup’s most successful players – Devan Tang, who won this past December’s Macau Poker Cup Championship (MPCC), and Kitty Kuo, who was the Macau Poker Cup Player of the Year for 2009.
Others in the crowd include Andrew Scott, the Poker King Club's Winfred Yu, Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Cebu finalist Terry Fan, and top Filipino poker pro Neil Arce.
Day 1B of the Red Dragon begins tomorrow at noon, with Day 2 scheduled to begin tomorrow night at 7:30 pm.
The Red Dragon main event will be held from March 5 to 7. Buy-in is set at HK $10,000.
For the full schedule of the March 2010 Macau Poker Cup, click here.
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