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Manila Megastack

MANILA MEGASTACK 8

The eighth Manila Megastack takes place from November 27 to December 3, 2017 at PokerStars LIVE at City of Dreams Manila.

The festival features a ₱30,000 Main Event with a huge ₱8 Million guarantee, plus a ₱10,000 Kick-off with ₱2 Million guaranteed. There is also a ₱100,000 Single Day High Roller tournament.

The seven-day series has a total of 20 official Asia Player of the Year (APOY) events, including some additional tournaments such as the Bubble Rush and PLO/NLH.

Manila Megastack 8 – November 27 – December 3, 2017 Schedule:

Click here for the event E-guide.

Time # Tournament Name Buy-in (PHP)
Monday, Nov 27
12:00 PM 1 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) - Day 1A** ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
2:00 PM   Kickoff Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
4:00 PM 1 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) - Day 1B** ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
6:00 PM   Kickoff Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
8:00 PM 1 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) - Day 1C** ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
10:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
Tuesday, Nov 28
12:00 PM 2 ₱3,000 NLH ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
1:00 PM Kickoff - Day 2 Final  
3:00 PM   ₱15,000 Freezeout Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
5:00 PM 3 ₱15,000 Freezeout ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
9:00 PM 4 ₱5,000 NLH Bubble Rush ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
11:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
Wednesday, Nov 29
12:00 PM 5 ₱5,000 PLO/NLH ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
3:00 PM   ₱10,000  Deepstack NLH Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
5:00 PM 6 ₱10,000 Deepstack NLH ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
7:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
9:00 PM 7 ₱ 5,000 NLH Turbo ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
11:00 PM   Qualifier to ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
Thursday, Nov 30
12:00 PM 8 ₱5,000 Knockout ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
1:00 PM   ₱15,000 PLO/NLH Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
2:30 PM   Qualifier to ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
3:00 PM  9 ₱15,000 PLO/NLH ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
4:30 PM   ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout Satellite (5 Seat Guarantee) ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
7:00 PM 10 ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout (₱2 Million Guarantee) - Day 1 ₱50,000 (45,000+5,000)
9:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
11:00 PM   Single Day High Roller Satellite ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
Friday, Dec 1
12:00 PM 11 ₱5,000 NLH ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
1:00 PM   Qualifier to Main Event Mega Satellite  ₱1,000 (880+120)
2:00 PM 10 ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout - Day 2 Final  
2:00 PM 12 Single Day High Roller - Shot clock ₱100,000 (90,000+10,000)
3:00 PM   Main Event Mega Satellite (10 Seat Guarantee) ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
6:00 PM 13 Main Event (₱8 Million Guarantee) - Day 1A ₱30,000 (27,000+3,000)
8:00 PM   Qualifier to ₱15,000 Turbo ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
10:00 PM 14 ₱15,000 NLH Turbo ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
11:00 PM   ₱ Main Event Super Satellite ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
Saturday, Dec 2
12:00 PM   Main Event Super Satellite ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
2:00 PM 13 Main Event (₱8 Million Guarantee) - Day 1B ₱30,000 (27,000+3,000)
6:00 PM 15 ₱10,000 NLH Super Knockout ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
7:00 PM   Saturday Superstack Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
8:00 PM 16 Flipout ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
9:00 PM 17 Saturday Superstack (Day 2 entry allowed) - Day 1 ₱20,000 (18,000+2,000)
11:59 PM 18 Midnight Turbo ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
Sunday, Dec 3
12:00 PM  13 Main Event - Day 2 Final  
12:00 PM 19 ₱2,000 Rebuy ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
1:00 PM 17 Saturday Superstack (Day 2 entry allowed) - Day 2 Final ₱20,000 (18,000+2,000)
2:00 PM   6-Handed Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
4:00 PM 20 6-Handed ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
6:00 PM   Manila Super Series 5* ₱3,000 (2,640+360)

All tournaments are subject to regulatory approval.
All tournaments are No Limit Hold'em except for Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and allow multiple re-entries/re-buys unless otherwise specified as freezeout.
Guarantees are not applicable during typhoon.
All numbered tournaments are Official Asia Player of the Year event.
3% of all tournament and satellite prize pools are held to offset tournament staffing costs.

Please Note:
Main Event Champion receive 2018 ACOP Megastack Championship Package.
**Top 5 players receive ₱30,000 entry to Main Event taken from the prize pool.
*Manila Super Series 5 from February 13-18, 2018.

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ASIA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Rank Player Points
1 Mike Takayama 9,180
2 Alexis Lim 5,931
3 Xingbao Zhu 5,175
4 Richard Marquez 4,900
5 Tsui Han Hsiao 4,585
6 I Cheng Lin 4,444
7 Terry Gonzaga 4,163
8 Christopher Michael Soyza 4,116
9 Edwin Bondoc Marzan 3,784
10 Abao Shi 3,712
Standings as of July 9, 2018