Asia-Pacific Begins October 2
Series of Poker Poker
APAC Set for October 2-18 at Crown Melbourne, Australia
VEGAS. Tuesday, September 23, 2014. World Series of
Poker Asia-Pacific returns to Melbourne, Australia
in two weeks for its only international stop of 2014
from October 2-18, 2014 with 10 WSOP gold bracelets
on the line and the race for WSOP Player of
the Year still hanging in the balance.
first eight WSOP gold bracelet events will have their
final tables live streamed worldwide online via WSOP.com.
Plus an international poker event first
the WSOP APAC Main Event and $25,000 High Roller event
will both be shown in the U.S. and Australia on ESPN
television with hole cards on a 30-minute delay.
October 17 (High Roller) and October 18 (Main Event)
ESPN televises every hand of final table action beginning
at 3 pm local time, marking the first time in Australia
that a poker event has aired the same day it is contested.
of the games biggest names are expected to be
Down Under competing including: Phil Hellmuth, Daniel
Negreanu, Phil Ivey and Antonio Esfandiari. Both Negreanu
and Ivey captured bracelets at the inaugural WSOP
APAC in 2013.
10 gold bracelets on the line and video of every event,
we are thrilled to be at Crown in Melbourne to finish
what has been an exceptional year for the WSOP,
said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart.
WSOP APAC gold bracelet events will keep registration
open through the start of Level 7 with the exception
of Event #5 ($5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha) and Event #8
($5,000 8-game Mix) which are open through Level 10,
which happens to be the start of Day 2 play. Event
#10, the High Roller, will also have a later registration,
open until 4:15 pm on Day 2, which is Level 12.
some brand new events planned and price points ranging
from AUD$1,100-$25,000, players of all levels will
be welcomed to Crown Melbourne, Australias leading
integrated resort, to partake in a high stakes poker
festival featuring plenty of side events including
satellites, cash games and tournaments in the expansive
and comfortable 70-plus table Crown Poker Room.