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Korea's John Kim leads the Final 8 of the Main Event

February 16, 2016 - 6:48 pm It was a short day at the Main Event of the Asian Poker Tour Cebu 2016 with the Final 8 decided in just less than four hours. APT Cebu 2016 Main Event Final Eight Day 3 began with 18 players battling it out for a final table berth. The first to fall was Finland’s Marko Loukaskorpi who shoved all in on a board of A♠ J♣ J♦ in an attempt to push the chip leader, Denmark’s Michael Falcon, out of the pot. Falcon called with an A♥ 3♠ and Loukaskorpi’s 8♥ 6♥ bluff was revealed. The board did fill up with the turn of J♠ and river of A♣, however, Falcon had the higher full house. Next to fall was USA’s Andrew Graham in 17th place, then Filipino Mike Takayama in 16th plac

Main Event Final 8 underway today! Kenneth Clark wins the MSW Deep Stack Turbo

February 17, 2016-12:28 pm This is it! After five days of Main Event action, today will decide who will be the Asian Poker Tour Cebu 2016 Main Event champion. Starting at 1:30pm, the Final 8 players out of the initial 144 entries will return to the felt for their final battle. What’s at stake? The first place cash prize of P1,783,000, the championship trophy, and the APT Championship Ring. APT Cebu Main Event Final Eight Coming in with the largest stack is Korea’s John Kim aka Hans with 637K chips. Right behind him is Denmark’s Michael Kim Falcon with 600K chips. Both of these players have quite a big lead over the other players, and are the only ones with stacks that are above average. Ent

Anniversary Special: PS Live Manila Final Day

by Triccia David on February 6, 2016 8:00 PM From 534 entries down to the 76 players, the PokerStars Live Manila Anniversary Special resumes today in search of its first main event champion. What's up for grabs? A big piece of the P2,279,112 prize pool, a total of P461,600 in cold hard cash to the winner plus a seat worth P25K to the Manila Megastack 5. The top 50 players will be seeing a pad up in their wallets, and the top ten will be receiving a seat to the MM5 as well. Entering the final day with an overwhelmingly large stack is Norway's Henrik Tollefsen with 528,000 chips, this is nearly double the stack of the player second in the chip rung, Filipino player Jenelee Dizon with 267,000 c

Anniversary Special: A glorious win for Jean Issa at the Main Event

by Triccia David on February 7, 2016 5:37 AM "I finally did it!" Those were UK Jean Issa's words after he defeated Norwegian poker pro Henrik Tollefsen to claim his first-ever trophy at PokerStars Live Manila. Issa overcame a field of 534 entries at the Anniversary Special Main Event to capture the P461,600 cash prize and a seat worth P25,000 to the Manila Megastack 5. The Main Event final day was full of Wild Wild West action with all sorts of crazy hands and bad beats happening at every turn. As the bubbled neared, Filipino player Chris Mateo scalped two players at once when he landed a gut shot straight on the river. This erupted the floor as it began the money stage where multiple short

Bad beat jackpot winners...

the loser of the hand Bad Beat Jackpot of 58,908,000 won was final hit at 16th Feb. The loser of the hand had AA and lost to Ten Ten who made quads. Board ran TTQ turn 8. All the money w...ent all in on the turn and the river Ace for the bad beat. David Mekiyess visiting for the first time from Israel had the losing hand winning 23.563.000 won. Ken Son from USA had the winning hand and got 14.727.000 won. 6 other players on the table got 3.436.000 won. Congrats to all the players on the table.

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