A milestone for Asia Poker League’s inaugural event in Pampanga, Philippines

A milestone for Asia Poker League’s inaugural event in Pampanga, Philippines   3 DAYS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM     The Asia Poker League concluded a highly successful first event of the year with players from various nations attending the APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines. Unlike most events held in the country, the APL defied the norm and held their inaugural Philippine festival in the province of Pampanga instead of the bustling metropolis of Manila. Their boldness paid off handsomely with the Main Event seeing 276 entries to surpass the 5M guarantee.   Main Event Field   Throughout the six day festival that ran

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APL Road Series – All Results: Main Event and Side Events

APL Road Series – All Results: Main Event and Side Events   4 DAYS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM   The APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines  was held from February 24th to the 1st of March 2018 at the Royce Hotel & Casino in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines.   More: APL Road Series Vol.1 – Full Coverage Main Event Lester Edoc Prize pool: Php6,693,000 – Buyin: Php27,500 – 276 entries   1st – Lester Edoc – Philippines – Php1,478,700 2nd – Harold McDonald – USA – Php1,037,400 3rd – Guak Do Gyeong – Korea – Php667,300 4th – Bell John Perez –

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Philippine pro Lester Edoc claims the APL Road Series championship title

Philippine pro Lester Edoc claims the APL Road Series championship title   2 DAYS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM   After six days of Main Event action at the APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines, local pro Lester Edocovercame a powerhouse final table to capture the championship title and the Php1,478,700 (~US$28,300) first place prize money.   Lester Edoc For players in the Asian circuit, Lester Edoc is one of the most highly recognized players from the Philippines. Since his emergence into the live circuit in 2009, his portfolio has grown immensely, littered with achievements that includes a victory at

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Asia Poker League Series: Final Table Live Updates

Asia Poker League Series: Final Table Live Updates   2 DAYS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM   APL Road Series Vol.1 – Schedule – Day 3 Recap –  Live Updates – Full Coverage   5:45pm: Lester Edoc wins the Main Event! Level 29: Blinds 40K- 80K ante 10000   Lester Edoc is the APL Road Series Main Event champion! He knocked out the last player in his way, Harold McDonald, to capture the Php1,478,800 first place cash and the bragging rights championship title!   The final hand of the Main Event saw McDonald raise to 250k and Edoc call from the big blind. At the flop , Edoc led for 300k, McDonald tanked then moved all

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A milestone for Asia Poker League’s inaugural event in Pampanga, Philippines

A milestone for Asia Poker League’s inaugural event in Pampanga, Philippines   1 DAY AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM     The Asia Poker League concluded a highly successful first event of the year with players from various nations attending the APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines. Unlike most events held in the country, the APLdefied the norm and held their inaugural Philippine festival in the province of Pampanga instead of the bustling metropolis of Manila. Their boldness paid off handsomely with the Main Event seeing 276 entries to surpass the 5M guarantee.   Main Event Field   Throughout the six day festival that ran

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Asia Poker League Road Series: Final Table presentation

Asia Poker League Road Series: Final Table presentation   3 DAYS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM     We have reached the Final 9 players! After five days of action, the Asia Poker League is one day closer to awarding its first Main Event champion of the APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines.   The highlight tournament guaranteed 5M, and with 276 entries at Php27,500 each, that number was easily surpassed for a grand total of Php6,693,000 (~US$128,400).   APL Road Series Main Event – Final 9   At Day 3, the money began to flow starting at 36 places

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Asia Poker League Road Series: Day 3 Live Updates

Asia Poker League Road Series: Day 3 Live Updates   5 HOURS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM     APL Road Series Vol.1 – Schedule – Day 2 Recap – Day 3 live Updates – Full Coverage   5:20pm: Day 3 ends! Final 9 formed with Harold McDonald far ahead   Level 24: Blinds 12000-24000 ante 4000   With the elimination of Sigi Stockinger, the Final 9 was formed. USA’s Harold McDonaldcolored the headlines last night after delivering the bubble. This time he is back in the spotlight closing Day 3 with a stack high above the rest. We will have that recap for you shortly.  

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APL Road Series: Money reached at the Main Event! Rajesh Goyal leads; Takayama and XX lift trophies

APL Road Series: Money reached at the Main Event! Rajesh Goyal leads; Takayama and XX lift trophies   10 HOURS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM   It was a snip-snap day at the Main Event of the APL Road Series Vol.1 Philippines in Clark Freeport, Pampanga with the 76-player Day 2 field trimmed down to the money round in just four hours. Among the 36 remaining contenders were a majority of locals however earning the kingly status was Rajesh Goyal, one of the few players of Indian descent that powered through Day 2. We have that recap for you below.  

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Asia Poker League Road Series: Day 2 Live Updates

Asia Poker League Road Series: Day 2 Live Updates   6 HOURS AGO by SOMUCHPOKER NEWSROOM APL Road Series Vol.1 – Schedule – Day 1C Recap – Day 2 live Updates – Full Coverage   5pm: Rajesh Goyal claims Day 2 chip lead with 36 remaining Rajesh Goyal   Level 18: Blinds 3000-6000 ante 1000 USA’s Rajesh Goyal earned himself the highest recognition today bagging up an enormous 608,000 stack to finish Day 2 as the chip leader. The next three on the rung are Korean players Choi Jae Young – 562,000, Cho Hyung Woon – 491,000, and Do Gyeong Kwak – 422,000. Rounding out the top 5 is Lester

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