The Philippines is gearing up to host one of the finest high roller poker tournaments in the history of the game. The Asian Poker Tour (APT) and Resorts World Manila have combined forces to create the prestigious Manila Millions poker tournament. This high-roller poker fest has already drawn praise from poker superstars the world over.
It is scheduled to be held during the Asian Poker Tour Philippines at Resorts World Manila, on April 20, 2012. The buy-in alone will be a staggering HK$1 million (approximately US$130,000). This record-selecting price makes the Manila Millions the richest, and most expensive poker tournament in all of Asia. Poker legends Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey have already been confirmed for this tournament.
Details of the Manila Millions in the Philippines
Few venues are as breathtakingly stunning as Resorts World Manila’s Genting Club. Indications are that some 30 poker superstars will be competing in this action-packed poker high-roller contest. Resorts World Manila is 100% committed to the development of poker in Asia and they are thrilled to be hosting this supercharged poker high roller contest.
Indeed, Resorts World Manila already boasts the most active poker rooms in all of Asia, with massive cash prizes and tournament poker action waiting to be enjoyed. Filipino players are well and truly proud of the appeal and stature of poker in the island nation. There is no doubt that the Manila Millions will place a bull’s-eye on the Philippines as the go-to destination for big-money poker.
The APT Philippines will take place between the 19th and 25 April 2012, and it will feature a $2,700 buy-in Main Event.