The cherry on top for poker in Asia is about to start. The 2009 Asian Poker Tour is here!
The scene is set in the city of Manila. The Philippines is playing host to the kick-off event of the Asian Poker Tour 2009. Some of the biggest names in poker will be hitting the felt at the Dusit Thani Hotel for several days of poker. The main event of this tour is a $2,500 + $200, so the prize pool will be juicy.
One of the highlights of the Asian Poker Tour is mesmerizing parties. This year FHM and DafaPoker will be hosting a barn burner.
ChipMeUp offers pieces of several players in the APT, including the "APT Six Pack," which consists of players Nam Le, JC Tran, David 'Chino' Rheem, Kwang Soo Lee, Steve Sung and Quinn Do.
As always, PokerNews will be providing streaming updates of all the news and events from the APT, so don't miss out.