The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) started in 2007 and like its counterpart the European Poker Tour, it was sponsored by PokerStars. The APPT rank for 13 seasons
The first season ran from August to December 2007 with five events held across four locations: Manila (Philippines); Seoul (South Korea); Macau (China); and Sydney (Australia).
The APPT is responsible for bringing the first major government-sanctioned real-money Texas hold ’em poker tournaments to Korea and China.
The tour was created by President Jeffrey Haas and Director of Marketing Sarne Lightman. Danny McDonagh is the Tournament Director. 441 Productions produce the APPT for television.
APPT Biggest Winners
|1st||APPT8 Melbourne||1st||Amichai Barer||$1.399.739|
|2nd||APPT10 Melbourne||1st||Alan Engel||$1.120.110|
|3rd||APPT9 Melbourne||1st||Aristomenis Stavropoulos||$1.094.737*|
|4th||APPT9 Melbourne||2nd||Lennart Uphoff||$959.623*|
|5th||APPT1 Sydney||1st||Grant Levy||$875.542|
|6th||APPT8 Melbourne||2nd||Sorel “1mper1um” Mizzi||$874.837|
|7th||APPT8 Macau||1st||Gabriel Le Jossec||$812.361|
|8th||APPT9 Macau||1st||Jimmy Zhou||$759.190|
|9th||APPT10 Macau||1st||Vladimir Geshkenbein||$727.483*|
|10th||APPT10 Melbourne||2nd||Tony “Bond18” Dunst||$700.069|