Following up from the success in recent years of the entire Asia-Pacific Poker Tour, the Macau Poker Cup has quickly been etched out as one of the region’s most sought-after prizes and it now appears the 20th edition of the tournament in 2014 will be bigger and better than ever.
As the biggest tournament in undoubtedly Asia’s biggest gambling hub, the Macau Cup has been part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour’s official calendar for the last six seasons, steadily growing in popularity throughout each event and contributing to the spike in popularity of poker-based games in Macau as a whole.
Scheduled to take place from January 10th- January 21st 2014 inclusive, the 20th edition of Asia’s most prestigious prize is set to feature 12 official Player of the Year events, peaking with the major ‘Red Dragon’ Main Event, boasting a HK$8 million guaranteed prize pool, equating to around US$1 million.
Featuring a reasonable buy in of only around US$1,550, the Main Event will take place in the City of Dreams Poker Room from January 16th and will allow for three starting day flights.
Pokerstars Pro Celina Lin shared her excitement of the 2014 edition of the Macau Poker Cup.
“I always knew the MPC would get bigger and the Red Dragon is hugely popular throughout Asia” Lin said.
“It’s hard to believe we’re at number twenty already, but I have no doubt MPC20 is going to be the biggest ever and I love the opportunity of winning a historic event.”
With more than 10 major poker events scheduled, the 2014 Macau Poker Cup is already in line to be the biggest in the history of the tournament.
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