APT Set to Rock Macau in November 2010
It is now official: the Asian Poker Tour last leg of 2010 and the biggest event on the APT calendar - APT Macau will be held at City of Dreams, Macau from November 6 to 14, 2010.
With a main event buy-in of HK$32,500 + HK$2,500 (approximately US$4,180 + US$320) the event will be staged for the first time at City of Dreams, an integrated entertainment resort that is the newest “must experience” destination in Macau and in collaboration with Hard Rock Hotel at City of Dreams.
APT Chief Executive Officer Mr. Jeff Mann said “We are delighted that APT Macau has a new home and in particular a new collaborator: Hard Rock Hotel, designed with the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll in mind at City of Dreams in Macau. We are planning for a 9-day festival of poker that will include a main event that we expect it will attract a record number of players from around the world; at least 11 side events and numerous satellite tournaments”.
Last year, online poker specialist Mr. Adrien Allain from France won APT Macau taking home almost HK$3M (approx US$380K) from a total winners prize pool of nearly HK$10m (approx US$1.3m).
Mr. Mann made the announcement earlier today at the start of the 2010 Asian Poker Tour main event at the Resorts World Manila in the Philippines.