We are into the third day of the Asian Poker Tour Experience Manila 2016 and we have another set of side events in store for all of you poker lovers at the APT Poker Room inside the Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino.
Starting at 1pm, the Head Hunter event fires up the felt. This is one of the most popular events of the APT. The entry fee is P17,600 and for every player scalped, you get paid an immediate P4,000 in cash. Shortly after, the Ladies of Poker graces the felt at 130pm. Buy-in is P5,500. Then at 2pm, the High Roller Open Face Chinese Pineapple Shootout 12 max takes off with a buy-in of P55,000.
Also heading back to the felt are the eight remaining players of the Battle of the Nations event. Only three players will be seeing the money. Last night saw Team Japan tandem, Tetsuya Tsuchikawa and Jun Funabashi win the last team standing category. Leading the pack with the largest stack today is Korea’s Jeon Seung Soo and Jiwon Kim with 99,400 chips. This event will be featured at the RFID table so catch the action on APT twitch.tv.
In addition to the side events today, there will be a Main Event Super Satellite w/ re-buys and +1 add-on at 3pm. Buy-in is P2,800, then at 6pm, another Main Event Mega Satellite with a buy-in of P5,500.
For those of you who missed the excitement the past two days, there were three events that concluded last night: the P1M Guaranteed Welcome Event trophy went to Korea’s Jae Wook Shin, the Ante Up for Charity event was claimed by SJ Kim, and the Pot Limit Omaha High Rollers event was bagged by Nohsung Park.