Oct 9, 2014 |

Rast Playing to Win, Hellmuth Through to Day 2

The feature event of Day 8 of the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific was the final table of the $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Event where six players headed to the studio final table area to crown the fifth bracelet winner of the series. It has been a series dominated by the locals and […]

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Oct 3, 2014 |

Heimiller and Longmore Lead, Colman Accumulates at WSOP APAC

Two flights. One day. Accumulate. That was the equation for players on Friday as the 2014 World Series of Poker Asia Pacific continued at Melbourne‚Äôs stunning Crown Casino. It was only Day 2 of the series, but already players were forced to reach deep to fire second and third bullets into Event #1: $1,100 No […]

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Apr 15, 2013 |

Daniel Negreanu Wins APAC Main Event for 5th Bracelet, $1M

Daniel Negreanu put on an absolute clinic at the final table of the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Main Event, taking the lead early and rarely faltering on his way to a $1 million victory and his fifth career WSOP bracelet. It was the end of a nearly five year bracelet drought for Negreanu after […]

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Apr 14, 2013 |

Benny Spindler Tops Main Event Final Table, Team Europe Wins

Sunday was a busy day at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, especially for the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, Marvin Rettenmaier and Philipp Gruissem as the played both the Caesars Cup as well as one of the two remaining major events. By the end of the night more than $800,000 was awarded to […]

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Apr 14, 2013 |

Philipp Gruissem Wins $50,000 High Roller for $825,000

There wasn’t a bracelet attached to it, but the $50,000 High Roller was certainly one of the highlights of the inaugural running of the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific. After a back-and-forth heads-up match with Joseph Cheong, Philipp Gruissem would eventually claim this title, along with $825,000. Gruissem has accumulated quite a few results in […]

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Apr 12, 2013 |

Winfred Yu Leads After Day 2 of the Main Event

It was a busy day of poker Friday in the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Main Event, with Winfred Yu, one of the infamous ‘Macau High Rollers’, bagging the overnight chiplead with 432,700. For the second day in a row, Daniel Negreanu is near the top of the chip counts as a late surge pushed […]

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Apr 12, 2013 |

Bracelet Winner Profile: Aaron Lim

The World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific has had a strong local turnout thus far, which made the American sweep of the first three bracelet events a little bit tough for the Australians to handle. It all came to an end when Aaron Lim, a 26-year-old pro from Perth who’s having the year of his life, […]

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Apr 11, 2013 |

Negreanu Leads Main Event, Aaron Lim Breaks Aussie Drought

After more than a week of preliminary bracelet events, the 2013 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific Main Event got underway Thursday evening with a sizable turnout of local and international players. It capped a busy of day of poker, one that saw Aaron Lim continue a tremendous run of late as he broke a long […]

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Apr 11, 2013 |

Aaron Lim Captures First Australian Bracelet in Event 4

It was starting to look like it would be a clean American sweep in the five bracelet events at the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, but Aaron Lim stopped that trend, becoming the first Australian to win a bracelet in Melbourne as well as the first Autralian bracelet-winner since 2011. He defeated an impressive collection […]

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Apr 10, 2013 |

Bracelet Winner Profile: Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey won his ninth career World Series of Poker bracelet Wednesday night in Melbourne, but it was no easy task. Brandon Wong gave him everything he could handle and more, with Ivey only emerging victorious after well over three hours of heads-up play. “I wasn’t surprised,” said Ivey, regarding his tough heads-up opponent, “I’ve […]

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