Posted at 07:00 2006-10-06
The first-ever PanAsia Poker Tour (PAPT) will launch with the PAPT Philippines Open to be held at the Airport Casino Filipino from November 3-5, 2006. The two-day USD$2,500 Main Event will start on November 4, and TonyGPoker is holding online satellites for this event.
TonyGPoker will be hosting two satellites for the PAPT Philippines Open Main Event, the first will be on Sunday October 15 at 19:00 AEST, and the second will be on Saturday October 21 at 19:00 AEST. Both satellites will have a $200+$20 buyin and one $4,000 PAPT package will be awarded for every twenty players, with remaining prizepool split as per normal structure. If the field is less than twenty players, the prizepool will be distributed as normal.
The $4,000 PAPT package consists of USD$2,500 buyin to the PAPT Phillippines Open, plus USD$1,500 for travel and accommodation. In addition to the Main Event, there will also be a $500 No Limit Holdem tournament and a $275 Super-satellite on November 3, a $500 No Limit Holdem tournament and $10,000 Baccarat tournament on November 4, and an additional $500 No Limit Holdem event on November 5.
The PAPT is planning to stage 10 events in 2007, including Macau, Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, New Zealand, and Asia. For more information, go to www.panasiapokertour.com.
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