Top Online Poker Rooms Sign Up To Host Poker Tour Qualifiers

Written By Janice Doughtrey

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is Asia’s largest poker tour and has been in operation for three years running since 2008 when AsianLogic acquired the name and event. Previous APT’s have been held in the Philippines and in Macau.

The APT 2009 just wrapped this past January in the Philippines and will now turn toward to the future as several online poker rooms have confirmed they will hold qualifiers to the summer event happening in Macau from August 12th to 23rd at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino.

The APT was in fact so popular this past January that the summer event has been extended from six days to twelve days and will include and great range of events for all tastes. Online casinos and poker sites that have already agreed to host qualifiers include the iPoker Network of casinos,, the Ongame Network of casinos,,, and more!

Chris Parker, Chief Executive Officer for the APT said the enthusiasm from these partners is very encouraging and that the Macau event will be bigger and better, full of poker, action and lots o fun. Not to mention the chance to win loads of prizes and play against some of the world’s top poker players.

Buy-ins for the Main Event will be $4,300 and there will also be high-limit games and sit and go tables running throughout the week and a half event. So get online, start scoping out your tournaments because you aren’t going to want to miss your opportunity to take part in this huge poker festival.

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