Main Event

Welcome to Cebu


It’s time once again for the Asia Pacific Poker Tour to descend upon the Philippines as Day 1a of the APPT Cebu Main Event is set to begin!

Players have been filing into Cebu from all corners of the world over the last few days and will continue to do so over the next couple. It is expected that this year’s event is going to be the biggest yet and we certainly hope that ends up being the case.

The season four leg of APPT Cebu was held all the way back in late 2010. That year saw 236 players create an almost US$500,000 prize pool and it was none other than Team PokerStars Pro Vivian Im who became the champion. In just under a week’s time one player will join Im on the winner’s podium as the season five champion and we really can’t wait to find out who that player is.

Today is the first of three day one flights and it is expected that a capacity field may be met. Only time will tell, but what we can tell you is that the excitement is starting to build in the Waterfront Hotel & Casino! We suggest you don’t miss all the action, so sit back, relax and enjoy every bad beat, bust-out and suck-out as the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on the floor all day long.