Numbers continue to skyrocket as Mini Main Event $200K sees another 812 entries and 237 more for the Opening Event $500K

We are closing in on the official start of the series! Starting Sunday, June 14, it is full speed ahead at the APT Online Series 2nd Edition! The 15-day festival runs until June 28 at online platform / partner Natural8 on the GG Network. It will be the biggest and richest festival ever staged by the Asian Poker Tour with 234 tournaments and a breath taking $ 10,000,000 in guaranteed prizes. This is one poker experience for the books so make sure to get in on the action by signing up to Natural8

APT Online Series 2nd Edition schedule

Pre-event games and satellites are already underway. The past two days have been thrilling as players wasted no time attacking the virtual felt. The featured Mini Main Event $200K GTD has already drawn a combined 1,573 entries while the Opening Event $500K GTD has piled in 391. More entry heats to come. Brief recap and info are provided below. 

*All times listed in HKT

Featured: Mini Main Event 

The featured Mini Main Event has been quite the temptation. For a very affordable $50 buy in, players have a chance at the $ 200,000 guarantee. Last night, 812 entries were added to the growing pool with 200 qualifying to the final day. That brought the cumulative entries to 1,573 with 383 through to the finals. Flight C closed with players “peng5850” and Lester Edocmon$terDad” stacking up over 500K to send both zooming to the top of the counts. Also through were Flight D chip leader GG_Allin, Natural8 Team Hot Ambassador Thai Ha, and Janno Alvarez.

Chip leader: peng5850

Flight A: 70 advanced out of 312 entries
Flight B: 113 advanced out of 449 entries
Flight C: 74 advanced out of 331 entries
Flight D: 126 advanced out of 481 entries 

Buy in: $ 50
Dates: June 11 to 14
Guarantee: $ 200,000
Entry Flights remaining: 4

Entries: 1,573
Prize pool: TBD
Final Day qualifiers: 383
Final Day: Sunday, June 14 @ 21:00

Top 10 in chips

Remaining Entry Flight schedule

Flight E: Saturday, June 13 @ 17:00
Flight F: Saturday, June 13 @ 21:00 
Flight G: Sunday, June 14 @ 17:00
Flight H (Turbo): Sunday, June 14 @ 19:00

Event 1: Opening Event 

Of all the APT side games, the Opening Event packs the largest punch with its enormous $ 500,000 guarantee. Four flights have already completed. 391 tried their luck with 77 advancing to the final day. Last night, players Rabbitlung and LEN1234980 topped their respective flights. Rabbitlung also qualified to the Mini Main Event. Continuing to hold high command is Flight B chip leader “mrduckie“.

Rabbitlung – Flight D chip leader

Flight A: 13 advanced out of 59 entries
Flight B: 19 advanced out of 95 entries
Flight C: 16 advanced out of 90 entries
Flight D: 29 advanced out of 147 entries

Buy in: $ 300
Dates: June 11 to 14
Guarantee: $ 500,000
Entry Flights remaining: 8

Entries: 391
Prize pool: TBD
Final Day qualifiers: 77
Final Day: Sunday, June 14 @ 20:00

Top 10 in chips

Remaining Entry Flight schedule

Flight E: Saturday, June 13 @ 14:00
Flight F: Saturday, June 13 @ 16:00 
Flight G: Saturday, June 13 @ 20:00
Flight H (Turbo): Saturday, June 13 @ 23:00

Flight I: Sunday, June 14 @ 14:00
Flight J: Sunday, June 14 @ 16:00
Flight K (Turbo): Sunday, June 14 @ 18:00
Flight L (Hyper): Sunday, June 14 @ 19:00

Upcoming Events

Once the series officially begins on June 14, players can expect ample amount of games with 15 or more to choose from daily. Buy ins start at $ 10 and go as high as $ 5,000. We guarantee there is something for everyone. 

Two events to mark down are the tour’s most prestigious tournaments – APT MAIN EVENT and APT CHAMPIONSHIPS EVENT. At the inaugural edition, both events pulled in record attendance and breached half a million dollars. For this edition, we push way beyond the barrier by guaranteeing a very large $ 1,000,000 for each event. 

Featured Events 

APT Main Event – $ 1,000,000 guarantee

Dates: June 18 to 21
Buy in: $ 500
Entry Flights: 9 offered 
Final Day: Sunday, June 21 @ 20:00 (HKT)
Reigning champion: Alex Wei Xiang Lee “DblBarrel”

Super High Roller 

Date: Sunday, June 21 @ 21:00 (HKT)
Buy in: $ 5,000
Guarantee: $ 300,000
Reigning champion: Chi Jen Chu “PetitFoxx”

APT Championships Event – $ 1,000,000 guarantee

Dates: June 25 to 28
Buy in: $ 800
Entry Flights: 9 offered 
Final Day: Sunday, June 28 @ 20:00 (HKT)
Reigning champion: Michael Kim Falcon “DirtyDuck”

Short Deck Championships – $ 30,000 guarantee

Date: Sunday, June 28 @ 19:30 (HKT)
Buy in: $ 400 
Guarantee: $ 30,000
Reigning champion: Paul Teoh “Dingzhu88”

PLO Championships – $ 40,000 guarantee

Date: Sunday, June 28 @ 20:00 (HKT)
Buy in: $ 400
Guarantee: $ 40,000
Reigning champion: Phachara Wongwichit

APT Side Events

At the side games, all the highly popular APT No Limit Hold’em events are rostered such as one day Deep Stacks, Turbos, and Bounty events. Several multi-day Monster Stack events are scheduled with guarantees of $ 100K and $ 250K. PLO enthusiasts will also be very happy with at least two offered daily. For the big guns, three types of High Roller events run daily:

High Roller Deep Stack – $ 50,000 gtd – $ 500 buy in
High Roller Turbo – $ 40,000 gtd – $ 500 buy in 
High Roller – $ 75,000 gtd – $ 1,000 buy in

APT Player of the Series

The distinguished APT Player of the Series title is up for grabs once again. The top three players in points at the end of the series will receive an APT POS Ring and prize money from $ 500 to $ 1,500. The ultimate winner also receives an APT Finale Championship Event ticket while 2nd place receives an APT Finale Main Event ticket. 

Natural8 Daily Leaderboard 

Natural8 will run a Daily Leaderboard categorized according to select countries and exclusive to Natural8 members. Cash prizes will be awarded daily. A total of $ 10,000 will be distributed throughout the series.