PokerStars Asia Pacific Tour Main Event Continues

The PokerStars Asia Pacific  Tour (APT)  is currently in the Philippines for the Main Event.  The Main event saw more players enter in than that of last year, last year there were 285 players and this year the Main Event saw 319 players.
The Main Event had a €1,429 or PHP100,000 buyin and started yesterday.  There were players from 36 different countries in the event.  The prize pool for the event is €415,517 pr PHP 29,086,420.
Today only 214 out of 319 players will return to the tables to compete for 1st place bragging rights.  Among those still in the tourney are PokeStars Team Asia Pro Raymond Wu and Daniel Scheiber.  Last year’s winner was Van Marcus from Australia.
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