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2013 Asia Championship of Poker Just Around the Corner

Posted at 18:40 2013-10-06 by Tim Duckworth

The second running of the annual Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) is back from October 18th to November 3rd and will be held by PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams in Macau.

The 17-day schedule sees 12 ACOP Title Events and HK$27,500,000 in guaranteed prizepools across five of those events with the HK$25,000 ACOP Warm-Up (HK$5 million guarantee) and HK$100,000 ACOP Main Event (HK$20 million guarantee) headlining the schedule. Following the success in 2012, the ACOP Main Event prizepool guarantee has been doubled, and even with the approximate AU$13,500 buy-in, a stellar field will be expected as players look to follow in the footsteps of 2012 Champion Xing Zhou.

Along with the ACOP Warm-Up and Main Event, there are other great events on the schedule that will satisfy every poker player making the trek to Macau. The ACOP opens with a HK$2,500 Rebuy Championship before being followed by a Deepstack Championship and 6-Max Championship before the Ladies Asia Championship is followed by the PLO Championship, KO Big Bounty and Turbo Championship before a HK$250,000 High Roller (with 1 rebuy) concludes the series.

2013 Asia Championship of Poker Schedule

EventDateTournamentBuy-in (HKD)Guarantee (HKD)
118th OctoberRebuy Championship (2-day event)$2,500$500,000
219th OctoberDeepstack Championship (3-day event)$11,000$1,000,000
321st October6-Max Championship (2-day event)$11,000--
423rd OctoberACOP Warm-Up (4-day event) Day 1a$25,000$5,000,000
424th OctoberACOP Warm-Up (4-day event) Day 1b$25,000$5,000,000
525th OctoberLadies Asia Championship$8,800--
625th OctoberPLO Championship (2-day event)$15,000--
726th OctoberKO Big Bounty (2-day event)$11,000--
828th OctoberACOP Main Event (5-day event) Day 1a$100,000$20,000,000
829th OctoberACOP Main Event (5-Day event) Day 1b$100,000$20,000,000
931st OctoberTurbo Championship$11,000--
101st NovemberNo Limit Hold’em (3-day event)$15,000$1,000,000
112nd NovemberHigh Roller with 1 Rebuy (2-day event)$250,000--
122nd NovemberNo Limit Hold’em (2-day event)$8,800

For a full list of the schedule that includes start times and the satellite schedule, head to the PokerStars Macau website here.

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