All Aboard for Asian Poker Tour India Main Event

The Main Event of the Asian Poker Tour India 2012 kicks off today on board the Casino Carnival at 4pm. This is a historic event for poker in India as it is the first time the APT will introduce its main brand of tournaments with higher buy ins which have been done successfully in the Philippines and Macau…

“This event shows that the level of poker in India is on the rise and the APT is proud to be part of it,” said APT Tournament Manager Jason Morris during the opening ceremonies.

APT India 2012 Opening Ceremony: (L-R) Casino Carnival General Manager Justin Whitcroft, Casino Carnival Poker Room’s Phil Sanders, APT Tournament Manager Jason Morris, APT Tournament Director Lloyd Fontillas

Another update on the event is the rescheduling of the INR 300,000 PokerAce High Rollers event to Saturday, December 8th at 5pm due to insistent player demand.

Latest APT India 2012 Event Champions…

Freezeout 1 Champion: Manoj Singh

Head Hunter Champion: Rahul Melwani

The Asian Poker Tour India will run from December 3rd to the 9th on board the Casino Carnival anchored on the Mandovi River in Goa, Inda. Check out the complete Event Schedule



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