Each tournament stop will offer a $1 million guaranteed prize pool and hopes to attract players from around the world. Internet qualifiers will be joining the field from online sites like Titan Poker, to not only play in the prestigious tournaments, but visit parts of the world in which gaming is growing by leaps and bounds.
The first Asian Poker Tour event will be in Manila, where more than 400 players will compete over six days. The buy-in is only $2,500 for the chance to take home a piece of the $1 million prize pool. The details for the other three tournaments in the 2008 series – Macau, South Korea, and Singapore – will be announced soon, including dates and online qualifier information.
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) was recently acquired by ESL-Asia, a subsidiary of AsianLogic. The company has plans to organize more tournaments in the future as well as their own online poker rooms.
AsianLogic CEO Chris Parker said of the APT: “The Asian Poker Tour (APT) will definitely be a top-class brand. This is such an exciting time for poker players in Asia and we feel that with our expertise and skills, we can make the APT a bigger and better series of events each year. From the four events that will take place this year, the APT plans to expand to a total of six events in 2009. We are continually working to set up some of the world’s most exciting and prestigious poker tournaments.”
Titan Poker is already offering satellites to the APT Manila tournament with its Super Satellite Series. Qualifiers began on Monday, March 31st to give players ample opportunities to win seats to the APT. Each prize package awarded will be worth over $6,000, including the $2,500 entry fee, airfare, accommodations, and spending money.
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