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Manila Megastack

MANILA MEGASTACK 9

The ninth Manila Megastack takes place from April 27 to May 6, 2018 at PokerStars LIVE at City of Dreams Manila.

The festival features a ₱30,000 Main Event with a huge ₱10 Million guarantee, a ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout - Shot clock with a ₱3 Million guarantee, a ₱10,000 Kick-off with a ₱2 Million guarantee, and a ₱20,000 Saturday Superstack with a ₱1 Million guarantee.

The ten-day series has a total of 26 official Asia Player of the Year (APOY) events, including some additional tournaments such as the Bubble Rush and PLO/NLH.

Platinum Pass

This event will award a Platinum Pass to the PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship worth $30,000! For more details, click here.

Manila Megastack 9 – April 27- May 6, 2018 Schedule:

Click here for the event E-guide.

Time # Tournament Name Buy-in (PHP)
Friday, April 27, 2018
1:00 PM 1 ₱5,000 NLH ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
4:00 PM   Kickoff Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
6:00 PM 2 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) - Day 1A** ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
8:00 PM   Kickoff Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
10:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
Saturday, April 28, 2018
12:00 PM Kickoff Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
2:00 PM 2 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) – Day 1B**  ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
4:00 PM   Kickout Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
6:00 PM 2 Kickoff (₱2 Million Guarantee) – Day 1C**  ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
8:00 PM ₱8,000 NLH Turbo Satellite ₱1,500 (1,320+180)
10:00 PM  3 ₱8,000 NLH Turbo ₱8,000 (7,040+960)
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:00 PM 4 ₱5,000 Knockout ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
2:00 PM  2 Kickoff – Day 2 Final
2:30 PM Super Deepstack Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
4:00 PM  5 Super Deepstack – Day 1 ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
10:00 PM 6 ₱ 5,000 NLH Turbo ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
Monday, April 30, 2018
12:00 PM 7 ₱5,000 Deepstack ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
2:00 PM 5 Super Deepstack – Day 2 Final
3:00 PM   ₱15,000 NLH Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
5:00 PM  8 ₱15,000 NLH ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
10:00 PM  9 ₱5,000 NLH Turbo ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
12:00 PM 10 ₱3,000 NLH ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
3:00 PM   ₱15,000 Freezeout Satellite  ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
5:00 PM 11 ₱15,000 Freezeout ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
8:00 PM Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
10:00 PM  12 Bubble Rush ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
12:00 PM  13 ₱20,000 PLO/NLH ₱20,000 (18,000+2,000)
3:00 PM ₱10,000 Deepstack NLH Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
5:00 PM 14 ₱10,000 Deepstack NLH ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
7:00 PM   Main Event Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
9:00 PM 15 ₱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, May 3, 2018
12:00 PM  16 ₱5,000 PLO/NLH ₱5,000 (4,400+600) 
1:30 PM Qualifier to ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout Satellite ₱2,000 (1,760+240)
3:30 PM ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout Satellite (5 Seat Guarantee) ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
6:00 PM 17 ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout – Shot Clock - ₱3 Million Guarantee -Day 1 ₱50,000 (45,000+5,000)
7:00 PM Main Event Super Satellite ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
8:00 PM   Qualifier to Single Day High Roller Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
10:00 PM   Single Day High Roller Satellite ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
Friday, May 4, 2018
12:00 PM 18 ₱5,000 NLH ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
1:00 PM   Qualifier to Main Event Mega Satellite ₱1,000 (880+120)
2:00 PM 17 ₱50,000 NLH Freezeout – Day 2 Final  
2:30 PM 19 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 20 Main Event (₱10 Million Guarantee) – Day 1A ₱30,000 (27,000+3,000)
8:00 PM   ₱15,000 Turbo Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
10:00 PM 21 ₱15,000 NLH Turbo ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
11:00 PM   Main Event Super Satellite ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
Saturday, May 5, 2018
12:00 PM   Main Event Super Satellite ₱6,000 (5,280+720)
2:00 PM 20 Main Event (₱10 Million Guarantee) – Day 1B ₱30,000 (27,000+3,000)
4:00 PM   Saturday Superstack Satellite ₱4,000 (3,520+480)
6:00 PM 22 ₱10,000 NLH Super Knockout ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)
9:00 PM 23 Saturday Superstack (₱1 Million GTD – Day 2 entry allowed) -Day 1 ₱20,000 (18,000+2,000)
11:59 PM 24 Midnight Turbo ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
Sunday, May 6, 2018
12:00 PM 20 Main Event – Day 2 Final  
12:00 PM 25 ₱5,000 Knockout ₱5,000 (4,400+600)
2:00 PM 23 Saturday Superstack (₱1 Million Guarantee – Day 2 entry allowed) -Day 2 Final ₱20,000 (18,000+2,000)
3:00 PM   Turbo Edition of the Main Event Satellite ₱3,000 (2,640+360)
5:00 PM 26 Turbo Edition of the Main Event ₱15,000 (13,500+1,500)
6:00 PM   Qualifier to APPT Manila Main Event Satellite ₱2,000 (₱1,760+240)
8:00 PM   APPT Manila Main Event Satellite* ₱10,000 (8,800+1,200)

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:
**Top 5 players receive ₱30,000 entry to Main Event taken from the prize pool.
*APPT Manila takes place from August 4-12, 2018
Main Event winner will receive the following:
-Added Value: PSPC Platinum Pass package worth USD $30,000
-2018 ACOP Megastack Championship Package taken from prize pool

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ASIA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Rank Player Points
1 Mike Takayama 5,876
2 Xingbao Zhu 4,653
3 Alexis Lim 4,115
4 Dong Chen 3,605
5 Alvan Yifan Zheng 3,600
6 Terry Gonzaga 3,293
7 Shuize Cai 3,240
8 Edwin Bondoc Marzan 3,204
9 Junhao Hong 3,000
10 Siyou Cao 3,000
Standings as of April 17, 2018.