Asia Pacific Poker tour opens in Manila

68 Filipino bidders share center stage with some of the world’s top poker players at the start of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour Manila leg at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino Poker Room.

More than 200 players from 30 countries will compete in the three day event for a share of the 500,000-dollar prize pool. PokerStars, the world’s biggest online poker site with more than nine million players worldwide, is backing the Asian tour.