Mark your calendars from January 2 to 8, the Festival of Poker will be the greatest kickoff for 2016. Book your tickets and hotel accommodations now, and be part of the much awaited tournament.
The Festival of Poker will be the greatest kickoff for 2016. As Season 9 starts in Manila, the World Poker Tour (WPT) National Philippines will commence on the 4th of January till the 8th. A massive following of players both here and in the international scene are expected to join in this grandest WPT event in Manila, all vying for the prestige of becoming the WPT National Philippines 2016 champion.
On January 2, Poker King Cup kick starts the poker festivities with a guaranteed prize pot of US $50,000 or 2.350 M in PHP which will instantly make the winner an instant millionaire. Headed by a notable poker player Winfred Yu, the Poker King Cup is a significant event that will make Manila a future haven for world class poker.
Hitting the New Year with a big bang, the Triton Cup Super-High Roller Series- CALI Cup comes with a US $200,000 buy in. Happening on January 3 and 4, the Super High Roller is jam packed with the very best names in professional poker arena while bringing in powerhouse roster of businessmen players from around the globe. With a high $200,000 buy in at stake, this tournament will surely reap epic poker moves and actions in Manila unlike anything else before.
On January 4 to 8 the highly anticipated World Poker Tour (WPT) National Philippines will commence and will feature iconic poker players who will be joining this grand poker event in Manila. Players are all eying to bag the most coveted tittle- WPT National Philippines 2016 champion.
Event Date: January 2 – 8, 2016
Time: 1PM onwards
Venue: Solaire Resort – Grand Ballroom
Main Event Buy-In: $1,500 + $150
The very 1st WPT National Philippines Championship winner for season 2014-2015 is Tetsuya Tsuchikawa aka the ‘Card Father of Japan’. He is known for his calm but strong maneuvers over the poker table. Tetsuya can easily decipher when to call even with a very strong contender such as Kevin Ang of Malaysia.
For its second year (season 2015-2016), World Poker Tour National Philippines will have Solaire Resort Hotel & Casino as its official residence which is very much appropriate since Solaire features a premier gaming hub with luxury lifestyle amenities perfect for royalties.
Guests and poker players will enjoy exquisite desserts and award winning cakes exclusively made at The Oasis Garden of Solaire Resort Manila. Food explorations are also limitless when in Solaire where elegant dining options from Asian to Mediterranean cuisines are all serve fresh with exceptional take on quality and service. While enjoying great food, one can also take a refreshing dip at the grandiose Solaire swimming pool. There are also luxury boutique shops for finest fashion wear and jewelry perfect for discriminating shoppers.
Solaire Resort & Casino will host the grandest World Poker Tour players’ party. So far this would be the biggest and grandiose poker player party in Manila. To join in the fun and festivities expect performances from Mocaha Girls, Aerial Silk, DJ Ron Poe, Those Damn Nerds, Aliya Parcs, The Emerald Dancers and Sam YG of Boys Night Out. Fun begins around 9 PM at Solaire’s pool area and is strictly invitational.
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