• Asian Poker Tour Schedule 2024
  • APT Jeju 2024
  • Exclusive Online APT Satellites at Natural8
  • OnLive Day 1s for APT Jeju
  • Asian Poker Tour Streaming
  • APT 2023 Main Event Winners
  • Asian Poker Tour History
 

Asian Poker Tour (APT) 2024

The Asian Poker Tour (APT), one of the premier poker tours in Asia, was founded in 2008 has held more than 80 major events, in addition to numerous smaller tournaments and qualifiers in Asia and the Asian-Pacific regions. Typically there are 8-10 stops per year, mainly in the Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam and Taiwan. In 2023 there were just seven stops and it remains to be seen how many will be scheduled for 2024. The main event buy-ins vary as each takes place in local currency, but they are mostly in the $1k-$2k price range. 
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Asian Poker Tour Schedule 2024

The APT seems to be announcing its events on a one-by-one basis this season.

So far one 2024 event has been completed, APT Taipei which took place from February 28 - March 10.
 
The second event of the year will be in Jeju, South Korea from April 26 - May 5.

APT Jeju 2024

Spanning ten days in April and May, APT Jeju will feature 85 Trophy Events, with guaranteed prize pools totalling over KRW 5 billion ($3.76 million). The APT Main Event itself carries an impressive KRW 2 billion ($ 1.5 million) guarantee. There are 53 No Limit Hold'em tournaments, 11 High Roller tournaments, 18 Omaha tournaments, and a mix of 14 assorted others on the tournament schedule. Two new events will debut this year: the Omaha Masters and the Mix Game Masters. 

EventDateBuy-In (KRW/USD)Guarantee (KRW/USD)
APT Main EventApr 29-May 4KRW 2.5M / USD 1,875KRW 2BN / USD 1.5M
Korea National CupApr 26-27KRW 800K / USD 600KRW 200M / USD 150K
Mystery Bounty HunterApr 27-28KRW 1M / USD 750KRW 300M / USD 225K
APT Super High RollerApr 27-28KRW 13.5M / USD 10KKRW 500M / USD 375K
Sunday Super StackApr-28KRW 1.1M / USD 825KRW 200M / USD 150K
Superstar ChallengeApr 29-30KRW 30M / USD 22.5K-
Zodiac ClassicMay 2-3KRW 3M / USD 2,250KRW 500M / USD 375K
Double StackMay 3-4KRW 1M / USD 750KRW 300M / USD 225K
Mini Main EventMay 4-5KRW 800K / USD 600KRW 250M / USD 187.5K
APT High RollerMay 4-5KRW 7M / USD 5,250KRW 650M / USD 487.5K
Micro Main EventMay-05KRW 400K / USD 300KRW 50M / USD 37.5K

Exclusive Online APT Satellites at Natural8

Natural8 players can qualify online tto APT events through the poker room's exclusive online satellites. 128 seats were guaranteed to APT Taipei and a further 98 have been assured for the APT Jeju Main Event.

Tour sponsor Natural8 is offering an additional $50,000 bonus to the Main Event winner, if they secured their seat in the event either through Natural8's online satellites, OnLive day 1s, other promotions, or if they simply bought in directly to the main event using their online account balance.

OnLive Day 1s for APT Jeju

The OnLive format allows players to participate in the APT Main Event from the comfort of their homes. Competitors who last until they reach the money in the online Day 1 events will automatically advance to live Day 3 action in Jeju, skipping the live Day 2. The first OnLive Day 1 is set to commence on Sunday, April 7 on Natural8.

Asian Poker Tour Streaming

The Asian Poker Tour is now easier to watch than ever, including via Natural8. You can watch loads of past events with highlights, bad beats, news, winners, and more also on Twitch and Youtube. 

APT 2023 Main Event Winners

EventWinnerEntriesTotal Prize Pool1st Place Prize
APT HanoiHai Nam Hoang65415,859,500,500 ₫2,794,200,200 ₫
APT Phu QuocJacque Ramsden28414,753,700,700 ₫2,304,200,200 ₫
APT TaipeiPunnat Punsri1,434NT, 30,000,000NT$11,210,410
APT Summer Series HanoiDuc Dinh58117,752,455,000 ₫3,401,355,000 ₫
APT Summer Series Da NangShixiang Khoo57520,264,625,000 ₫3,935,285,000 ₫
APT IncheonShoichiro Tamaki930KRW1,867,347,000KRW271,447,000
APT Hanoi BillionsVan Sang Nguyen2,35073,855,800,000 ₫4,376,859,231 ₫

Asian Poker Tour History

The Asian Poker Tour (APT), one of the premier poker tours in Asia, was founded in 2008. The very first tournament was held in May of 2008 in Manila, Philippines, and it is now one of the world’s largest poker tours.

Since its inception, the Asian Poker Tour has held more than 80 majors, in addition to numerous smaller tournaments and qualifiers in Asia and the Asian-Pacific regions. 

Countries that have hosted tournaments are the Philippines, Macau, South Korea, Cambodia, and more. The APT has handed out over 30 million USD in prize money so far.

Some quite exotic variants can often be found on APT schdules, such as Crazy Pineapple and a variety of mixed games.