For the first time ever, PokerStars is heading to Cambodia for a stop on the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT).
The award-winning NagaWorld resort will host the festival from November 3-13, 2022.
“PokerStars is delighted to run an event in Cambodia for the first time ever, and we are exited to expand APPT borders,” said Cedric Billot, Head of PokerStars Global Live Event Operations. “Nagaworld is a fantastic venue where we hope players will have fun both on and away from the tables.”
The APPT Cambodia festival features a $1,500 buy-in Main Event that comes with a $400,000 guarantee as well as a $5,000 High Roller and a $10,000 Super High Roller.
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APPT Cambodia Schedule
A full schedule is yet to be released, but PokerStars have already released details of the following key events for players to plan their trips:
|3-5 November||APPT Naga World Kick-off||$300||$50,000|
|6-8 November||APPT National||$800||$100,000|
|9-10 November||APPT Cambodia Super High Roller||$10,000||–|
|10-13 November||APPT Cambodia Main Event||$1,500||$400,000|
|12-13 November||APPT High Roller||$5,000||–|
In addition, they’ve confirmed that the APPT Cambodia Players Party will take place on November 12 at the Arena Sports Bar.
Satellites in the PokerStars Client
Online satellites to the APPT Cambodia festival will be available in the PokerStars client. There are three different types of ways players can lock up a seat:
- Package: Main Event buy-in ($1,500), hotel ($490), and $200 in expenses
- Seat & Expenses: $1,500 Main Event buy-in and $300 expenses
- Seat Only: $1,500 Main Event buy-in
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Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German, and then studied for a NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism at Sportsbeat in Manchester. He previously worked as a freelance live reporter, and video presenter for the World Poker Tour.