With the Macau Poker Cup set to begin, followers of poker in India have a new tournament series to look forward to. Since its inception in 2008, the Macau Poker Cup has grown in stature as a premier global festival, which entices the best of international poker talent. In 2017, the marquee event is scheduled to run from August 25 till September 10 with 29 official Asia Player of the Year events in its 17-day itinerary.
Similar to last year’s event, several notable Indian poker players are expected to fly to the festival. Recognized players like Aditya Agarwal, Aditya Sushant, Apoorva Goel, Kunal Patni, Manoj Pentakota, Raghav Bansal and many more will be eyeing to make deep runs in the series.
With regards to the event poker pro Aditya Agarwal said,” We are flying from the US and a huge Indian contingent will be there this time. Will be starting with baby dragon and will play main event and some other sides, going to be busy few days of poker hopefully.”
Here is a list of the events on schedule,
|August 25-26||HK $2,000 Kick-Off||300,000|
|August 26-27||HK$10,000 NLH||800,000|
|August 31-Sep 1||HK$5,000 Mega Stack||500,000|
|September 1-2||HK$8,000 Baby Dragon||2,000,000|
|September 4||HK$100,000 Single Day High Roller|
|September 7-9||HK$25,000 NLH||3,000,000|
|September 8-10||HK$80,000 High Roller|
For those enthusiasts of poker in India who are unaware, there are only six weeks left in the poker tournament season.
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