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Asian Poker Tour – Wikipedia

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The Asian Poker Tour (APT) was based in 2008. Up to now, the APT has staged greater than 80 main occasions and quite a few smaller tournaments primarily within the Asia-Pacific Area. The tour has stopped at Philippines, Macau, South Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Australia, London, New Caledonia and Cambodia. APT occasions mixed have generated over USD 30 Million in prize cash all awarded to gamers.

Historical past and Tournaments[edit]

2008[edit]

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) was acquired by AsianLogic [1] (AIM:ALOG) in early 2008. APT held its first event in Might 2008 in Manila, Philippines.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
Asian Poker Tour Macau Aug 27 – Aug 31 StarWorld Lodge & On line casino

Macau

Yevgeniy Timoshenko

(United States)

Asian Poker Tour Philippines Might 27 – Jun 1 Dusit Thani Lodge

Philippines

David Saab (Australia)

2009[edit]

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
Asian Poker Tour Macau Aug 12 – Aug 23 StarWorld Lodge & On line casino

Macau

Adrien Allain [2](France)
Asian Poker Tour Philippines Jan 27 – Feb 1 Dusit Thani Lodge

Philippines

Neil Arce [3] (Philippines)

2010[edit]

In yr 2010, the APT started its partnership with Resorts World Manila (RWM) which lasts till in the present day. APT held a few of its greatest occasions in RWM together with the Guinness World Information Longest Steady Poker Event,[4] the APT-RWM Iron Man Poker Problem,[5] held in 2013.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
Asian Poker Tour Macau [6] Nov 6 – Nov 14 Metropolis of Goals

Macau

Zhang Dan Peng

(China)

Asian Poker Tour Philippines Aug 23 – Aug 29 Resorts World Manila

Philippines

Michael Cua [7](Philippines)
TPC: Wild n’ Moist

(Accredited Occasion)

Might 14 – Might 16 Wild Aces Poker Membership

Pampanga, Philippines

Freddie Journeaux

(Philippines)

Asian Poker King Event

(Accredited Occasion)

Apr 22 – Apr 26 Poker King Membership

Macau

Elton Tsang

(Hong Kong)

RWM 2M Assured

(Accredited Occasion)

Apr 16 – Apr 19 Resorts World Manila

Philippines

Sae Jin Lee

(Korea)

TPC: Plugged In

(Accredited Occasion)

Mar 13 – Mar 17 Huge Ace Liberty Membership

Philippines

Mark Pagsuyuin

(Philippines)

Macau Poker Problem

(Accredited Occasion)

Mar 7 Poker King Membership

Macau

Weng Hong Hoi

(Hong Kong)

Asian Poker King Event

(Accredited Occasion)

Jan 8 – Jan 10 Poker King Membership

Macau

Il Wong Yoo

(Korea)

2011[edit]

The APT started the yr with its new occasion format dubbed the APT Asian Collection. This occasion options the identical sort of tournaments the APT is understood for however at a a lot decrease purchase in.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
Manny Pacquiao WPE

(Accredited Occasion)

Dec 1 – Dec 6 Asia Poker Sports activities Membership

Malate, Philippines

Oliver Speidel

(Australia)

APT Asian Collection Goa Nov 8 – Nov 14 On line casino Royale

Goa, India

Sangeeth Mohan

(India)

APT Asian Collection Manila Aug 17 – Aug 23 Resorts World Manila

Pasay, Philippines

Vic De Guzman

(Philippines)

All In ASOP

(Accredited Occasion)

Jun 20 – Jun 27 Waterfront Lodge & On line casino

Cebu, Philippines

Richard Tolentino

(Philippines)

Asian Poker Tour Philippines Mar 28 – Apr 3 Resorts World Manila

Pasay, Philippines

Enrique Del Prado, Jr.

(Philippines)

APT Asian Collection Cebu Jan 10 – Jan 17 Waterfront Lodge & On line casino

Cebu, Philippines

Andreas Lindblom

(Sweden)

2012[edit]

The APT launched the APT Participant of the Yr (APT POY) loyalty program in yr 2012 whereby gamers’ efficiency is measured all through a yr. The APT POY receives $8,000 value of APT and APT Asian Collection Primary Occasion buy-ins at an occasion of his/her selection amongst different perks, whereas 2nd and Third-place winners obtain 1 APT Primary Occasion seat (worth as much as $2,700) and 1 APT Asian Collection Primary Occasion seat (worth as much as $1,100) respectively. English poker professional Sam Razavi gained the primary APT POY title and bagged the award for the following three consecutive years.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
Asian Poker Tour

India

Dec 3 – Dec 9 On line casino Carnival

Panjim, Goa, India

Samad Razavi

(England)

APT Asian Collection Cambodia Nov 14 – Nov 20 Las Vegas Solar Lodge & On line casino

Svay Rieng, Cambodia

Ha Duong

(Vietnam)

APT Asian Collection Manila Sep 19 – Sep 25 Resorts World Manila

Pasay, Philippines

Jose Javier Medina

(Philippines)

APT Asian Collection Mauritius Aug 19 – Aug 26 Ti Vegas On line casino

Grand Bay, Mauritius

Bruno Tadebois

(Mauritius)

Asian Poker Tour Macau Jul 25 – Jul 31 StarWorld Lodge & On line casino

Macau

Carlos Chang

(Taiwan)

APT Asian Collection Goa Might 21 – Might 27 On line casino Royale

Goa, India

Martin Nilsson

(Sweden)

Asian Poker Tour Philippines Apr 19 – Apr 25 Resorts World Manila

Pasay, Philippines

Divan Le Roux

(South Africa)

China Poker Carnival

(APT Primary Sponsor)

Mar 18 – Mar 22 MGM Sanya Resort

Hainan, China

Chao Ma

(China)

APT Asian Collection Cebu Feb 1 – Feb 7 All In Cebu

Cebu, Philippines

Tan Tai Zheng

(Singapore)

APT London

(Particular Occasion)

Jan 28 – Jan 29 Fox Poker Membership

London, England

William Dorey

(England)

2013[edit]

In yr 2013, the APT in partnership with Resorts World Manila made an try to interrupt the Guinness World Information Longest Steady Poker Event [4] which turned out to be successful. Shattering the earlier file of 36 hours, 34 minutes and 41 seconds set in Delaware, USA. in August 2012, the APT-RWM Iron Man Poker Problem set a brand new world file of 48 hours, 55 minutes and 58.5 seconds in December 2013.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT-RWM Iron Man

Poker Problem [5]

Dec 11 – Dec 15 Resorts World Manila,

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Damon Shulenberger

(United States)

Asian Poker Tour Sydney

(Particular Occasion)

Dec 5 – Dec 8 The Star On line casino,

Sydney, Australia

Tristan Bain

(Australia)

APT Asian Collection

Manila

Oct 9 – Oct 16 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Czardy Rivera

(Philippines)

Asian Poker Tour

Korea

Aug 18 – Aug 23 Ramada Plaza Lodge

Jeju, Korea

Lifeng Shen

(China)

Asian Poker Tour

Macau

Jul 24 – Jul 31 StarWorld Lodge

Macau

Henrik Tollefsen

(Norway)

Asian Poker Tour

Philippines

Apr 17 – Apr 24 Resorts World Manila

Pasay, Philippines

Khac Trung Tran

(Australia)

APT Asian Collection

Jeju

Feb 27 – Mar 6 Royal Palace On line casino

Jeju Oriental Lodge, Korea

Ryan Tack Yu

(Canada)

APT Asian Collection

Cebu

Jan 23 – Jan 30 Waterfront Lodge & On line casino Lahug

Cebu Metropolis. Philippines

Jeon Seung Soo

(Korea)

2014[edit]

2014 was a season when the tour went “high quality over amount”. APT Event Director Lloyd Fontillas known as 2014 a constructing yr for staging fewer occasions, with far more high quality in getting nice participant numbers.[8]

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT Asian Collection

Prague

Dec 16 – Dec 18 King’s On line casino

Prague, Czech Republic

Pawel Zawadowicz

(Poland)

APT-RWM

Poker Finale

Dec 3 – Dec 10 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Huy Pham

(Vietnam)

APT Asian Collection

Manila

Sep 10 – Sep 17 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Mike Takayama

(Philippines)

APT Asian Collection

Cambodia

Jul 23 – Jul 30 Queenco Lodge & On line casino

Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Michael Lindstrom

(Denmark)

Asian Poker Tour

Philippines

Apr 30 – Might 7 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Feng Zhao

(Singapore)

APT Asian Collection

Cebu

Feb 12 – Feb 19 All In Poker Membership Cebu

Cebu, Philippines

Paul Hockin

(New Zealand)

2015[edit]

In 2015, the APT elevated the APT POY prize from $8,000 to $10,000 value of APT and APT Asian Collection Primary Occasion buy-ins. Sam Razavi earned the APT POY title for the fourth consecutive yr bestowing him the title APT Quadruple Participant of the Yr.[9]

The APT additionally opened its personal poker site in Manila in February 2015 the place two of the tour’s occasions had been held on that yr, together with the year-ender occasion.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT Poker Finale Dec 9 – Dec 17 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Joven Huerto

(Philippines)

APT Asian Poker Collection

Cambodia

Oct 20 – Oct 28 Queenco Lodge & On line casino

Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Linh Tran

(Vietnam)

APT Asian Poker Collection

Manila

Sep 29 – Oct 7 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Yah Loon

(Singapore)

APT Asian Poker Collection

Cebu

Aug 11 – Aug 19 All In Poker Membership

Waterfront Lahug, Cebu, Philippines

Henrik Tollefsen

(Norway)

APT Poker Weekend

Collection Manila

Jun 5 – Jun 9 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Gerard Mark Bringley

(Japan)

Asian Poker Tour

Vietnam

Might 6 – Might 13 The Grand Ho Tram

Ho Tram, Vietnam

Kwan Package Kwok

(Hong Kong)

Asian Poker Tour

Philippines

Apr 14 – Apr 22 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Julius Malzanini

(Germany)

APT Poker Room Manila

Inaugural Occasion

Feb 27 – Mar 2 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Randy Boone

(Canada)

APT Asian Collection

Cebu

Jan 27 – Feb 4 All In Poker Membership

Waterfront Lahug Cebu, Philippines

John Tech

(Philippines)

2016[edit]

2016 is APT’s busiest yr so far with 14 APT occasions and 1 APT-accredited occasion staged in a yr. At first of the yr, APT began providing the APT Primary Occasion Bubble Safety which insured the gamers availing it by giving again the Primary Occasion buy-in within the type of APT event credit when the insured participant busts out on the bubble. To avail of the bubble safety, gamers should pre-register for the Primary Occasion, draw for a seat earlier than beginning time, and have his/her chips put into play on the primary deal of stage .

Adjustments within the winnings distribution of the APT Participant of the Yr (APT POY) has additionally been made. The second and third place awards have been eradicated and $2,000 value of APT prizes had been awarded to every APT POY chief from the Philippines, Japan, Korea, China, and one for the highest nationality exterior of these nations talked about. The general APT POY 2016 nonetheless acquired $10,000 value of APT prizes. A complete of $20,000 value of APT prizes has been awarded for the APT POY 2016 race.

This was additionally the yr when Sam Razavi was dethroned by Japan’s Iori Yogo after 4 years of APT POY reign.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT Finale Macau Dec 7 – Dec 15 Crystal Palace, On line casino Lisboa

Macau

SJ Kim

South Korea

APT Nouméa Nov 15 – Nov 24 Casinos De Nouméa

New Caledonia

Daniel Gilles

New Caledonia

APT Macau Oct 19 – Oct 25 Crystal Palace

On line casino Lisboa, Macau

Dong Guo

China

APT Manila Oct 4 – Oct 12 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Alexis Lim

Philippines

APT Poker Cruise Sep 29 – Oct 2 Rex Fortune Cruise

Tsim Sha Tsui

Samad Razavi

England

Asian Poker Tour Philippines III Sep 14 – Sep 22 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

In Chul Sin

South Korea

APT Poker Weekend Collection Aug 9 – Aug 17 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

John Kim

Korea

Asian Poker Tour

Philippines II

Jul 19 – Jul 27 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Shinichiro Tone

Japan

APT Cambodia Jun 15 – Jun 23 Queenco Lodge & On line casino

Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Hisashi Ogi

Japan

APT Expertise

Manila

Might 14 – Might 22 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Gyeong Byeong Lee

Korea

Asian Poker Tour

Philippines

April 13 – April 21 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Jeon Seung Soo

Korea

APT Daegu Mar 23 – Mar 31 Lodge Inter-Burgo On line casino

Daegu, South Korea

Nayoung Kim

Japan

APT Cebu Feb 10 – Feb 18 All In Poker Membership

Waterfront Lahug, Cebu, Philippines

Alex Ward

England

Okinawa Poker Cup

APT Accredited Occasion

Feb 5 – Feb 8 Western World

Okinawa, Japan

Iori Yogo

Japan

Asian Poker Tour Kickoff Jan 13 – Jan 21 APT Poker Room Manila

Manila Pavilion, Manila, Philippines

Thong Botho

Thailand

2017[edit]

The APT Participant of the Collection (APT POS) has been launched by the APT in its tournaments in 2017. It’s a cumulative measure of participant’s efficiency all through a full sequence. The APT POS awarded the first, 2nd and Third-place winners.

The final APT POY, Japan’s Tetsuya Tsuchikawa, has been awarded because the season got here to an finish. The APT POY has been eradicated the next yr to offer strategy to extra prizes for the APT Participant of the Collection.

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT Finale Macau

Championships

Nov 29 – Dec 10 Macau Billionaire Poker

Babylon On line casino, Macau

Alecz Chan – Championships

(Singapore)
Singapore Varun Gupta – Primary Occasion

(India)

APT Manila Nov 06 – Nov 14 Winford Lodge & On line casino

Manila, Philippines

Neil Raine

(United Kingdom)

APT Nouméa Oct 20 – Oct 29 Casinos De Nouméa

Nouméa, New Caledonia

Andre Moracchini

(New Caledonia)

APT Philippines II Sep 13 – Sep 21 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Sung Ho Kim

(South Korea)

APT Korea Incheon Aug 12 – Aug 20 Paradise Metropolis

Incheon, South Korea

Albert Paik

(United States)

APT Philippines Jul 19 – Jul 27 Winford Lodge & On line casino

Manila, Philippines

Sam Nee Aik Chuan

(Malaysia)

APT Southeast Asia Jul 01 – Jul 07 Star Vegas Resort & Membership

Poipet, Cambodia

Sam Nee Aik Chuan

(Malaysia)

APT Macau Jun 14 – Jun 22 Macau Billionaire Poker

Babylon On line casino, Macau

Choong Kian Weng

(Malaysia)

APT Championships Philippines Apr 26 – Might 7 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Dung Nguyen – Championships

(Vietnam)
Mike Takayama – Primary Occasion

(Philippines)

APT Korea Mar 22 – Mar 28 Paradise On line casino

Jeju, South Korea

Katsuhiro Muto

(Japan)

APT Kickoff Jan 11 – Jan 19 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Takumi Samejima

(Japan)

2018[edit]

Beginning yr 2018, the APT POY has been eradicated, and money prizes have been added to the APT POS. On high of the prizes acquired by the APT POS, the winner can also be awarded with $800 in money, whereas the 2nd and Third-place winners acquired $100 in money every as further prizes.[10]

Occasion Occasion Schedule Venue Primary Occasion Champion
APT Finale Macau Championships

(Topic to Regulatory Approval)

Nov 27 – Dec 8 Macau Billionaire Poker,

Babylon On line casino, Macau

Upcoming occasion
APT Vietnam Da Nang Championships

(Topic to Regulatory Approval)

Oct 3 – Oct 14 Cocobay Resort,

Da Nang, Vietnam

Upcoming occasion
APT Philippines Championships II

(Topic to Regulatory Approval)

Sep 13 – Sep 24 Resorts World Manila,

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Upcoming occasion
APT Korea Championships Aug 8 – Aug 19 Paradise Metropolis, Incheon,

South Korea

Upcoming occasion
APT Vietnam Championships Jul 11 – Jul 22 Professional Poker Membership, Ho Chi Minh,

Vietnam

Upcoming occasion
APT Korea Seoul Jun 15 – Jun 24 Paradise On line casino, Grand

WalkerHill, Seoul, South Korea

Upcoming occasion
APT Macau Championships Apr 25 – Might 6 Macau Billionaire Poker

Babylon On line casino, Macau

Presently operating
APT Philippines Championships Mar 21 – Apr 2 Resorts World Manila

Pasay Metropolis, Philippines

Iori Yogo – Championships (Japan)

Lester Edoc – Primary Occasion (Philippines)

APT Kickoff Vietnam Jan 19 – Jan 28 Professional Poker Membership

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Adrian Esslen

(Germany)

APT Participant of the Collection[10][edit]

The APT Participant of the Collection (APT POS) is the participant loyalty program of APT to offer award and recognition to its gamers who confirmed exemplary efficiency as measured all through a full sequence. The APT POS has been launched within the yr 2017, and money prizes have been added in 2018.

The prizes acquired by the APT POS are:

1st place – Unique Luxurious Watch, Custom-made Ring, Trophy, and $800 in money

2nd and Third locations – Trophy and $100 in money

Components for APT POS & APT POY = # of Factors for Cashing primarily based on Occasion Class + (Addend x 10)

Occasion Class Occasion Kind Factors
A Primary Occasion / Championship Occasion 100
B A number of Day Opening Occasion / Heat Up / Monster Stack / Excessive Rollers 75
C Day Time NLH and Omaha Occasions 65
D 1 Day NLH / 6 Max Turbo / OFC Pineapple 55
E Tremendous Deep Stack Turbo / Deep Stack Turbo / Hyper Turbo / Charity Occasion 50
*Addend = Prize Cash Gained / Purchase-In (Price not Included)*Factors will probably be awarded to the gamers that money in an occasion that qualifies for APT POS

Pattern Computation:

Lloyd enters the Primary Occasion that has a buy-in of US$1,000 (price not included) and finishes fifth place incomes him US$14,200.

Lloyd’s factors towards APT POY and APT POS is 242

Components: 100 factors for cashing in a Class A occasion + 14.2 Addend (US$14,200 prize cash / US$1,000 buy-in) x 10 = 242 Factors

References[edit]

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