Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss the Poker King Cup
The Poker King Cup Macau at the Poker King Club at The Venetian Macao May 18-26 is a nine-day poker festival expected to attract poker players from around the globe to compete for huge prize pools.
This event will be the largest poker festival ever held by the Poker King Club.
Not only does it have the support of international players, local players and poker media alike, but it also boasts great tournament structures and event setup. Full details of the event can be found on the Poker King Club website.
Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t miss the biggest poker tournament festival in Asia this summer:
1) Huge Guaranteed Prize Pools
The biggest highlight of Poker King Cup Macau is undoubtedly the six-day HK$16,500 Poker King Cup Macau Main Event, which boasts a huge HK$5 million guaranteed prize pool. The Main Event kicks off with three opening days on May 21-23. Players bagging chips will compete for three more days on May 24-26 until the winner lifts the trophy.
Also slapped with a huge guarantee is the HK$8,000 Poker King Cup Warm-Up, an event with a HK $1 million guaranteed prize pool. Action in this tournament begins with two opening days on May 19 and May 20 followed by a single final day on May 21.
2) Wide Variety of Events
Aside from the Main Event and the Warm-Up, the Poker King Cup features many other side events with a broad range of buy-ins to accommodate all types of players. The schedule features 12 side events with a few key events to note, including the two-day HKD 80,000 Poker King Cup High Roller on May 19-20, the HK $3,000 Poker King Cup Queens Event for ladies on May 23 and the HK $20,000 Poker King Cup King Size Stack on May 25-26.
With a full nine days packed with events, poker players will never run out of options.
3) Professional and Experienced Tournament Team
In addition to offering a wide variety of events, the Poker King Club proudly presents a group of seasoned professionals and a well-experienced poker tournament team.
Since its inauguration, the Poker King Club continues to provide premium poker services to poker enthusiasts and strives to improve the quality of its events to satisfy each and every player’s needs, ensuring that poker players get the best event experience.
4) Organizer Credibility and Charity
The Poker King Club is well-known for hosting the world’s biggest cash games. In addition to successfully running live poker rooms in prime destinations and casinos in Asia, it has also worked with a number of world-renowned tournament brands including the Asian Poker Tour (APT), the World Poker Tour (WPT) and Boyaa Interactive Ltd (BPT).
As of 2017, the Poker King Club has hosted more than 40 poker tournaments in the Asian region.
For the Poker King Cup Macau, the Poker King Club has partnered with the THC Charity Group, which is composed of notable businessmen, poker pros and semi-pros from Mainland China. With their participation and support, the Poker King Club has agreed to donate 50 percent of the entry fees from each member who participates in the event to the THC Charity Group, for the benefit of children’s education in the poor areas of Mainland China.
5) Global Poker Index Accredited Event
The Poker King Cup is listed on the Global Poker Index (GPI) website, which means that points will be added into the profiles of players who participate in Poker King Cup events, thus increasing their rank. The Poker King Cup is also listed in the popular Chinese version of a GPI.
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