Manila Super Series 8 kicks off

Posted On 03 Jul, 2018 0

The eighth edition of the PokerStars LIVE Manila Super Series is scheduled to take place between 2-8 July 2018, at the City of Dreams Manila. Having taken off yesterday, the tournament series is a 7-day event hosted by PokerStars, which will attract top players from Asia and around the world. A very successful Manila Super Series 7 took place less than a couple of months ago, as Manila is one of the best gambling destinations in Asia.

The event will be awarding Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) worth $30,000 each. The series will also feature 15 official Asia Player of the Year (APoY) events, and the major highlights of the series are set to be (all figures in PHP - Philippine Piso):

  • PHP 1 Million GTD Warm-up Event,
  • PHP 500,000 GTD Megastack Event,
  • PHP 3 Million GTD Main Event.

The much-awaited Main Event will take place between 5-8 July and will have a buy-in of PHP 10,000 (~INR 12,840). The winner of this Main Event will take home a handsome prize for first place, plus an entry to the APPT Manila Main Event (August 2018) and a $30,000 Platinum Pass. Get the Manila Super Series 8 full schedule here.

Here's today's schedule for Day 2 of the series:

  • 12:00pm: Warm-up Satellite - PHP 1,000 (880+120)
  • 2:00pm: Warm-up (PHP 1 Million GTD) - Day 1C - PHP 5,000 (4,400+600)
  • 5:00pm: Warm-up Satellite - PHP 1,000 (880+120)
  • 7:00pm: Warm-up (PHP 1 Million GTD) - Day 1D - PHP 5,000 (4,400+600)
  • 8:00pm: Megastack Satellite - PHP 1,000 (880+120)
  • 10:00pm: PHP 3,000 Deepstack Turbo - PHP 3,000 (2,640+360)

We will be following the progress of our Indian pros at the eight edition of the Manila Super Series, so stay tuned to GutshotMagazine.com for full updates.

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Event Dates Buy In
WPT Japan 2018 1 Sep - 17 Sep JPY 30,000
2018 APT Philippines Championships II 13 Sep - 24 Sep PHP 55,000
WPT Korea 2018 18 Sep - 24 Sep KRW 1,100,000
WPT Vietnam 2018 26 Sep - 4 Oct VND 22,000,000
Deltin Poker Tournament Xpress 27 Sep - 30 Sep INR 15,000
PokerStars Live Manila Super Series 9 1 Oct - 7 Oct PHP 10,000