South Korea is known for major Asian destination for poker indulgence. Cities like Jeju, Seoul (capital), Incheon and others have gained popularity as a gambling destination, given the fact that major multi-national companies offer casino and resort services in these cities.
PokerStars announced hosting Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Korea 2019. The series will start from 5th April and run till 14th April. It will make its return for the second time to Paradise City Incheon, having hosted the first last year.
Last year’s APPT Korea Main Event saw Malaysian Michael Soyza outlasting the big field to bag the KRW 158,700,000 first place-cash prize and the $30k PSPC Platinum Pass. The schedule features 5 marquee events starting with the APPT Kickoff KTW 50 million GTD event.
The next significant event is the APPT National KRW 80 million GTD for a buy-in of KRW 700k running between 7-8 April 2019. The APPT Super High Roller, the biggest buy-in event in the series will have KRW 10 million buy-in and subject to the turnout, the prize pool will award huge cashes.
The highlighted KRW 1.8 million APPT Main Event will run between 11 to 14 April and has a good 300 million in guaranteed prize money. The APPT KRW 5 million High Roller will bring the series to a close.