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Asia Championship of Poker - Platinum Series

ACOP PLATINUM SERIES 18

ACOP Platinum Series 18 takes place from April 28-May 7, 2017, bringing ten days of great poker to Macau, including 15 Official Asia Player of the Year events. Don’t miss the HK$5,500 Main Event which comes with a prize pool guarantee of HK$500,000!

The Top 10 players from each Platinum Series Main Event will be entered into the ACOP Platinum Series Playoffs, which takes place online at PokerStars on September 24, 2017, and gives participants a chance to win one of several HK$100,000 ACOP Main Event seats!

ACOP PLATINUM SERIES 18 PLAYER GUIDE

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ACOP PLATINUM SERIES 18 – April 28-May 7, 2017, SCHEDULE

Time Event # Tournament Name Buy-in (HKD)
Friday April 28
3:00 PM   Satellite to $2,500 Knockout 500 (440+60)
5:00 PM   Satellite to $2,500 Knockout 500 (440+60)
7:00 PM 1 $2,500 Knockout 2,500 (2,250+250)
Saturday April 29
1:00 PM   Megastack Satellite 800 (700+100)
3:30 PM   Megastack Satellite 800 (700+100)
5:00 PM 2 Megastack [2-day event] 4,000 (3,600+400)
10:00 PM 3 Bubble Rush 2,000 (1,800+200)
Sunday April 30
2:00 PM 2 Megastack - Day 2  
3:00 PM 4 $3,000 NLH 3,000 (2,700+300)
6:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
Monday May 1
5:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
7:00 PM 5 Win the Button 2,000 (1,800+200)
Tuesday May 2
5:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
7:00 PM 6 $2,000 Deepstack 2,000 (1,800+200)
Wednesday May 3
5:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
7:00 PM 7 6-max 2,000 (1,800+200)
9:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
Thursday May 4
3:00 PM 8 Knockout PLO (1 re-entry) 1,500 (1,350+150)
5:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
7:00 PM 9 $3,000 NLH [2-day event] 3,000 (2,700+300)
9:00 PM   Main Event Satellite 800 (700+100)
Friday May 5
3:00 PM 9 $3,000 NLH - Day 2  
4:00 PM   Main Event MEGA Satellite (10 Seat Guarantee) 1,200 (1,080+120)
6:00 PM 10 Main Event ($500,000 Guarantee) [2-day event] 5,500 (5,000+500)
9:00 PM 11 Flipout 500 (440+60)
10:00 PM   Satellite to $10,000 NLH 2,000 (1,800+200)
11:59 PM 12 Midnight Turbo 2,000 (1,800+200)
Saturday May 6
2:30 PM 10 Main Event - Day 2  
3:00 PM   Satellite to $10,000 NLH 2,000 (1800+200)
5:00 PM   Qualifier to Manila MegaStack 7 Satellite 500 (440+60)
6:00 PM 13 $10,000 NLH [2-day event] 10,000 (9,000+1,000)
7:00 PM   Manila MegaStack 7 Satellite* 2,500 (2,250+250)
9:00 PM 14 $2,000 Turbo 2,000 (1,800+200)
Sunday May 7 
2:30 PM 13 $10,000 NLH - Day 2  
3:00 PM 15 Superstack ($200,000 GTD, 1 re-entry) 3,000 (2,700+300)

All tournaments are subject to regulatory approval
All tournaments are No Limit Hold’em and with no re-entry unless otherwise specified

Note:
All numbered tournaments are Official Asia Player of the Year Events
3% of all tournaments and satellites held to offset tournament staffing costs
7% of Main Event prize pool goes to ACOP Platinum Series Playoff (September 24, 2017)
Guarantees are not applicable during Typhoon Level 8 or higher
*Manila Megastack 7 takes place at PokerStars LIVE Manila from May 29-June 4, 2017

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ASIA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Rank Player Points
1 Alan 'King Lune' Lau 15,962
2 Sparrow Park Yu Cheung 10,664
3 Xingbiao Zhu 6,403
4 Pete Yen Han Chen 6,208
5 Bobby Zhang 5,375
6 Jack En Ching Wu 5,374
7 Adones Carmona 5,272
8 Terry Tianyuan Tang 4,679
9 Ben Lai 4,368
10 Emmanuel Segismundo 4,346
Standings as of day ending October 8, 2017.