Second Leg of RWM Satellite Series Announced
Resorts World Manila has announced the second event of its RWM Satellite Series, giving players another shot at winning a seat to the APT Philippines 2010 main event in August.
The RWM Satellite Series Event #2 will be held at Resorts World Manila’s poker room on Sunday, July 11 at 2:00 pm, with two mega satellites to be conducted beforehand.
According to RWM’s Mr. Hakan Dagtas, the buy-in is set at only Php 5,000 but there will be no registration fee. RWM regulars can also exchange 5000 player points for entry into the RWM Satellite Series Event #2.
Meanwhile, the mega satellites to the RWM Satellite Series #2 will be held at 2:00 pm on July 3 and 10. Both will have a buy-in at only Php 500 (with optional one rebuy and one add-on) and no registration fee.
To celebrate the start of its satellites to the APT main event, Resorts World Manila also announced that Php 25/50 cash games will be available to all players on Sunday.
The minimum cash game stakes at the Resorts World Manila poker room are typically Php 50/100.
Eighteen winners will be receiving cash prizes, with the winner of the tournament receiving an APT Philippines 2010 main event seat and at least Php 40,000 in cash.
In addition, players who finish second all the way to fifth will be awarded seats to the final event of the Satellite Series.
The final event, entitled the RWM Satellite Series Finale, will take place on August 21 at RWM for a buy-in of Php 10,000 + Php 1,000.
APT Philippines 2010 will be held from August 23 to 29 at the Resorts World Manila complex in Manila, Philippines. Buy-in is set at approximately US $2,500 + US $200.
Last year’s main event in Manila was won by local poker pro Neil Arce, who was awarded US $185,000 for finishing first.
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