Flight 1 of the Asian Poker King Tournament took place today with 44 players playing 10 rounds in six hours, leaving 13 players remaining to enter Sunday’s final. This HK$6,000+HK$500 freezeout tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of HK$880K, has two more flights open for entry, both taking place tomorrow (Saturday 7th August) one starting at 1pm the other at 7pm at the StarWorld Hotel and Casino .
“We are very happy with this entry number for a weekday event. With so much going on this weekend in Macau in terms of poker action , we wanted to ensure our schedule was as flexible as possible and we will be very happy, as will the players, if we can get an average of 50 players for each of our three flights” said Winfred Yu, Director of Operations , Poker King Club.
In addition to the prizepool guarantee which will include 3 seats to APT Philippines, the Poker King Club has added two additional seats to the prestigious APT event that starts in Manila on 23rd of this month. The top five players will receive an APT seat each valued at US$2,700 and it is expected that the final 18 players will all receive cash. The winner of this tournament will walk away with not only an APT seat but also some spending money to the tune of HK$266,800!