After a successful return to Cambodia this year, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) is set to to go back to the land of smiles in 2015. The APT Asian Poker Series Cambodia will be held from May 26th to June 3rd and will feature a US$ 1,100 Main Event with a bevvy of side events throughout the nine-day poker festivities.
The event shall again be hosted in partnership with the Queenco Hotel & Casino which is located in one of the most beautiful and exotic beaches of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. It is located a few minutes from the center of the city. The hotel offers in and out transportation service to the city and can also arrange the typical Tuk-Tuk transportation for an authentic Cambodian experience.
It features a host of casino games running 24/7 from table games (Baccarat, Roulette, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker) to slots (5 Dragons, Choy Sun Doa, Jackpot Carnival, Bally Hot Shots, Ozzy Challenge, Electronic Roulette). In addition, it houses the nicest poker room in Cambodia – Poker@Queenco
How to get there? Here are a few options…
- Fly to Siem Reap from all major South East Asian cities and connect with Royal Angkor Airlines for a 45-minute flight to Sihanoukville.
- Fly to Phnom Penh from all major South East Asian cities – Seoul, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and so on – From Phnom Penh, Queenco will arrange upon request ground transportation to Sihanoukville which is about 3 hours during non-peak traffic hours. This needs to be requested via APT NOT less than 48 hours before arrival. Taxis are also available at the airport for around US$ 60 a trip.
- By land from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). It is 10-12 hours via bus which costs around $25. (The bus goes HCM-Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville)
- By land from Bangkok. It is 12 hours and costs about $30. There is a bus that leaves BKK at 2am and arrives at the border (Koh Kong) early in the morning where passengers transfer onto 8 am van to Sihanoukville.
Complete event schedules and further details will be posted on the APT website as soon as available.