APPT 6 Macau Asia Championship Of Poker Just Around The Corner

Posted at 13:50 2012-10-24 by Matthew Pitt

With all of excitement being generated from the ANZPT Melbourne festival it is easy to forget that another major live poker gathering is just around the corner, the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP).

Taking place between Oct.26-Nov.11 at the Grand Waldo, Macau, the ACOP will feature no less than 18 events, the highlight of them is the HKD$100,000 buy-in ACOP Main Event that boasts a massive HKD$10,000,000 guaranteed prize pool! This main event will be an historic occasion as it marks the first time an Asia-based main event has had a buy-in the equivalent of USD$10,000.

The ACOP begins with a HKD$10,000 buy-in Deepstack Championship, a three-day event that guarantees at least HKD$1,000,000 will be awarded in prizes. Other highlights include a HKD$8,000 buy-in Six-handed Championship; a HKD$25,000 ACOP Warm-Up tournament and a HKD$250,000 High Rollers event that is sure to attract some of the biggest names from across the globe.

The ACOP schedule can be seen in the table below:

Date Time Event Name Buy-in (HKD)
Fri 26 Oct 20:00 1 Deepstack Championship $1m GTD Day 1a (3-days) $9,200+$800
Sat 27 Oct 18:00 1 Deepstack Championship $1m GTD Day 1b (3-days) $9,200+$800
Sun 27 Oct 18:00 2 Deepstack $100k GTD $1,800+$200
Mon 29 Oct 20:00 3 $4k NLH $200k GTD (2-days) $3,600+$400
Tue 30 Oct 20:00 4 Charity Event + 2 rebuys $50k added $900+$100
Wed 31 Oct 20:00 5 $1k Six Handed $900+$100
Thu 1 Nov 20:00 6 Six-Handed Championship $400k GTD (2-days) $7,200+$800
Fri 2 Nov 20:00 7 Rebuy Championship $300k GTD (2-days) $1,800+$200
Sat 3 Nov 15:10 8 ACOP Warm-Up Day 1a $5m GTD (3-days) $23,000+$2,000
Sat 3 Nov 20:00 9 $1.5k Turbo $1,350+$150
Sun 4 Nov 15:10 8 ACOP Warm-Up Day 1b $5m GTD (3-days) $23,000+$2,000
Sun 4 Nov 18:00 10 Turbo Championship $500k GTD $7,200+$800
Mon 5 Nov 18:00 11 Mixed Max NLH $500k GTD (2-days) $5,000+$500
Wed 7 Nov 15:10 12 ACOP Main Event $10m GTD (5-days) $95,000+$5,000
Thu 8 Nov 15:10 13 KO Bounty ($500 for each elimination) $2,250+$250
Thu 8 Nov 20:00 14 KO Big Bounty ($2k each bounty) (2-days) $9,200+$800
Fri 9 Nov 18:00 15 $15k NLH $1m GTD (3-days) $13,800+$1,200
Sat 10 Nov 16:00 16 High Rollers (2-days) $240,000+$10,000
Sat 10 Nov 18:00 17 $8k NLH $500k GD (2-days) $7,2000+$800
Sun 11 Nov 15:00 18 $2.5k Turbo $2,250+$250

Although PokerNetwork will not be bringing you live coverage of the ACOP we will be bringing you extensive updates from the more prestigious events during what should be one of the biggest and best poker festivals ever held in the region.

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