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APPT Macau Festival of Poker Schedule Released

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Officials for the PokerStars.net Asia Pacific Poker Tour have now released the schedule for the upcoming Macau Summer Festival of Poker, the keystone event of which, the APPT Macau main event, kicks off Season 3 of the APPT. The festivities at Macau run August 15-30, 2009 and include a selection of satellites and preliminary events in addition to the August 25-30 main event. Online qualifiers to the APPT Macau main event, as with all upcoming APPT stops, are available at PokerStars.

The 2009 Macau Summer Festival of Poker will include 20 separate events, with buy-ins for non-satellites ranging from HKD $1,000 all the way up to HKD $40,000 for the APPT Macau main event and $88,800 for a special “High Rollers” event to be held August 29 and 30. Also on the agenda are special women’s and charity events and a “Terrence Chan Limit Hold’em” (shorthanded) tourney, scheduled for August 23.

The complete 2009 Macau Summer Festival of Poker slate of events:

August 15
14:15 Satellite to 100K Guarantee $550
18:00 No Limit Hold’em - $100,000 Guaranteed $2,500

August 16
14:15 No Limit Hold’em w/ Re-buys - $20,000 Guaranteed $500
17:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 2 $900
19:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200

August 17
12:15 Satellite Main Event Phase 2 $900
14:15 No Limit Hold’em $1,000

August 18
12:15 Satellite Main Event Phase 2 $900
14:15 No Limit Hold’em $1,500

August 19
12:15 Satellite Main Event Phase 2 $900
14:15 Knock-Out Bounty No Limit Hold’em (each bounty $500) $2,000
18:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200

August 20
14:15 Free to Enter Mega Satellite w/ $500 Re-buys (1 Main Event seat guaranteed) ($0/$500)
18:00 APPT Macau Charity Event w/ max 2 Re-buys ($50,000 added value prizes) $1,000

August 21
14:15 No Limit Hold’em Deep Stack $1,500
18:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200

August 22
12:15 Mega Satellite to $10K $2,150
15:30 No Limit Hold’em Day 1 $500,000 Guaranteed $10,000
18:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200

August 23
12:15 No Limit Hold’em Day 2
14:15 Terrence Chan Limit Hold'em Tournament 6 handed $2,500
18:00 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200

August 24
12:15 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200
14:15 Turbo Shoot-out No Limit Hold’em $1,500
16:30 Satellite Main Event Phase 3 $4,200
21:00 APPT Macau Welcome Party

August 25
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Day 1 Flight 1 $40,000
15:00 No Limit Hold’em $4,000

August 26
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Day 1 Flight 2 $40,000
15:00 No Limit Hold’em 7-Handed Event $5,000
18:00 Last Chance Mega Satellite to Main Event $4,200

August 27
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Day 1 Flight 3 $40,000
16:00 Knock-Out Bounty No Limit Hold’em (each bounty $1,000) $4,000
18:00 Ladies Event No Limit Hold’em $1,500

August 28
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Day 2
15:00 No Limit Hold’em Teams Event $5,000
18:00 Mega Satellite to High Roller Event $9,400

August 29
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Day 3
14:15 APPT Macau High Rollers Event Day 1 $88,800
15:00 No Limit Hold’em $2,000
18:00 Satellite to APPT Seoul w/ Re-buys $500

August 30
12:15 APPT Macau Main Event Final Table
13:00 APPT Macau High Rollers Event Day 2
14:15 No Limit Hold’em w/ Re-buys $1,000
18:00 Mega Satellite to APPT Seoul $4,000

More information on the upcoming Macau Summer Festival of Poker is available at www.appt.com/tournaments/macau/.

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