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Fourth and Fifth Tournaments of RWM Satellite Series Officially Announced

  • Christian ChuaChristian Chua
Resorts World Manila

Resorts World Manila and the Asian Poker Tour have officially announced two more Php 500,000 guaranteed RWM Satellite Series events.

According to the APT's website, the fourth in the series of APT Philippines 2010 satellite events at the resort complex will be held on Sunday, August 8. The next weekend, RWM Satellite Series Event 5 will be held on Sunday, August 15.

Players will be able to join for Php 5,000 while RWM regulars can exchange 5,000 player points for entry.

Mega satellites to the two RWM Satellite Series events will be held on Saturdays starting on July 31 at a buy-in of Php 500 (with optional one rebuy and one add-on) and no registration fee.

The RWM Satellite Series' first three winners were Ray Serion, Win Carlos, and Michael Cua, who all won APT Philippines main event seats and cash for topping their respective tournaments.

Php 25/50 cash games will be available to all players during the Sundays that the Satellite Series events will be held. 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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