Poker Rooms Sending Players to Asian Poker Tour

Poker Rooms Sending Players to Asian Poker Tour

Thursday, 13 November 2008

The Asian Poker Tour that some of the world’s largest online poker rooms have pledged their support by agreeing to send players for its events next year.

The APT stated that the iPoker Network along with and have agreed to send qualifiers to some of its events next season. They have joined other top online poker rooms such as,,, and along with the Microgaming Network and the National Poker League in agreeing to collaborate with the Manila-based organisation.

The Asian Poker Tour’s first event in 2009 will be held at in Makati City between January 27and February 1, with a buy-in of $2,700.

“With so many players coming in through our online partners, we are looking to exceed the number of players who participated in last year’s Manila event,” said Chris Parker, Chief Executive Officer for the APT.

“The support of all of these online poker rooms is a testament to the growth of poker in Asia, especially the Asian Poker Tour.”

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