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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:

DateTimeEventNameBuy-in (HKD)
Fri 26 Oct20:001Deepstack Championship $1m GTD Day 1a (3-days)$9,200+$800
Sat 27 Oct18:001Deepstack Championship $1m GTD Day 1b (3-days)$9,200+$800
Sun 27 Oct18:002Deepstack $100k GTD$1,800+$200
Mon 29 Oct20:003$4k NLH $200k GTD (2-days)$3,600+$400
Tue 30 Oct20:004Charity Event + 2 rebuys $50k added$900+$100
Wed 31 Oct20:005$1k Six Handed$900+$100
Thu 1 Nov20:006Six-Handed Championship $400k GTD (2-days)$7,200+$800
Fri 2 Nov20:007Rebuy Championship $300k GTD (2-days)$1,800+$200
Sat 3 Nov15:108ACOP Warm-Up Day 1a $5m GTD (3-days)$23,000+$2,000
Sat 3 Nov20:009$1.5k Turbo$1,350+$150
Sun 4 Nov15:108ACOP Warm-Up Day 1b $5m GTD (3-days)$23,000+$2,000
Sun 4 Nov18:0010Turbo Championship $500k GTD$7,200+$800
Mon 5 Nov18:0011Mixed Max NLH $500k GTD (2-days)$5,000+$500
Wed 7 Nov15:1012ACOP Main Event $10m GTD (5-days)$95,000+$5,000
Thu 8 Nov15:1013KO Bounty ($500 for each elimination)$2,250+$250
Thu 8 Nov20:0014KO Big Bounty ($2k each bounty) (2-days)$9,200+$800
Fri 9 Nov18:0015$15k NLH $1m GTD (3-days)$13,800+$1,200
Sat 10 Nov16:0016High Rollers (2-days)$240,000+$10,000
Sat 10 Nov18:0017$8k NLH $500k GD (2-days)$7,2000+$800
Sun 11 Nov15:0018$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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