|July 8, 2008 (London, UK) – The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is proud to announce that the champion of this year’s inaugural leg, David Saab, is confirmed to attend the next leg of the APT in Macau. Australia-based Saab survived ferocious competition at the final table to win APT Philippines this past June, taking home $280,000 US. |
This August, he will be heading to APT Macau with his sights set on an even bigger reward – a minimum of $500,000 US to the winner from a guaranteed prize pool of $1,500,000 US. With half a million dollars at stake, he’ll be facing plenty of stiff competition. In addition to the various poker players who participated in APT Philippines, there will be many other big names in Macau looking for a shot at the big prize.
APT Macau, the second leg of the 2008 Asian Poker Tour, will be held at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino in Asia’s gambling mecca from August 27 to 31, 2008. The APT offers Asia’s largest guaranteed prize pool in an international poker tournament to date which is sure to attract the top poker players from all over the world.
The buy-in for the Macau leg of this year’s APT is set at USD $5300 ($5000+$300). Players can also win seats to the event by qualifying through various online satellites being held all over the world on top poker rooms such as DafaPoker, Titan Poker, PartyPoker, and PKR.
After the Macau leg, the Tour moves on to South Korea and Singapore where even more poker action awaits. Further details about APT Macau and subsequent legs will be available on the official website at www.asianpt.com.
For more information, please contact:
Melissa Ross, Lyceum Media
+44 (0) 207 953 4026 | Melissa@lyceummedia.com
ABOUT ASIAN POKER TOUR (APT)
The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is Asia’s biggest and original poker tour. The Tour was recently acquired by AsianLogic (AIM:ALOG). As part of the new organisation of the APT, four events will be held across Asia in 2008. Next year, the Tour plans to increase this to a total of six events. Each tournament is set to attract live players as well as internet players who will qualify via online satellites. Each main event will offer a minimum guaranteed USD $1 million prize pool. The official web site of the APT is www.asianpt.com.
ABOUT ASIANLOGIC (ALL)
AsianLogic is a leading online and land-based gaming company focusing on the Asia-Pacific markets. The Company is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: ALOG). AsianLogic owns and operates eight online casino brands and two online poker rooms as well as land-based sportsbook operations through its MegaSportsWorld brand. It is a specialist in Asia-specific games such as Mahjong, Cho-Da-Di, Do-Di-Zhu and 13 Card Poker. The Company owns and operates the Asian Poker Tour.
The Company also maintains a corporate advisory team specialising in the gaming sector which is an active investor in gaming-related businesses as well as providing consultancy and analytical services. AsianLogic enjoys strong commercial relationships with leading gaming providers including Playtech, ID Games and LVS. Founded as ESL in 2002, AsianLogic employs over 300 employees, the majority of whom are based in the Philippines.