Poker Legend Johnny Chan Returns to APT Macau.

Poker Legend Johnny Chan Returns to APT Macau.

Thursday, 23 July 2009

The Asian Poker Tour is becoming a staple of the poker year, proved by Chan’s attendance.

Johnny Chan, a ten-time WSOP bracelet-winner and one of the most famous names in all of poker, has confirmed that he will be making an appearance at the Macau leg of the Asian Poker Tour, a tournament series fast becoming as legendary as the Oriental Express himself.

Again, the event will be held at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino, Macau, with a $4.3USD buy-in. Also confirmed in attendance are “The Poker Pack” who have over $24m in tournament winnings between them.

Chan, who was born in China, is one of the biggest names in poker history. Aside from winning back-to-back World Series of Poker championships in 1987 and 1988, he is also tied with Doyle Brunson for second all-time total bracelets with ten. He currently has over eight million dollars in winnings from live tournaments alone.

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