The MPC – Macau Poker Cup
The Macau Poker Cup of 2011 is composed of multiple satellites and phases. Phase 1 consists of the Red Dragon Satellite with a buy-in of HKD $240 and an Admin Fee of HKD $30. Phase 2 of the Macau Poker Cup Satellite is also a Red Dragon tournament with a buy-in of HKD $1,100 and an admin fee of HKD of $100. The Mega Satellite phase is the main attraction with a HKD $2,200 buy in and an Admin fee of HKD $200.
The Red Dragon Event of the Macau Poker Cup
The signature tournament of the MPC is the Red Dragon event. This HKD $11,000 buy-in tourney showcases a massive HKD $3 million guaranteed starting in 2011. All players receive a starting stack of 15,000 chips over the three days of the contest. And the world’s finest poker stars are competing in this prestigious contest. The Charity Event of the Macau Poker Cup is a big part of the contest. Poker aficionados are partial to this tournament owing to the socially responsible causes it supports. The Macau Child Development Association and the Caritas de Macau of this contest are examples of these beneficent causes.
About the Macau Poker Cup
The Macau Poker Cup takes place at the Casino Grand Lisboa. This particular tournament takes place over 9 days and is otherwise known as the Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon event. It is slated to take place between the 6th August and the 14th August 2011. This HKD $3,000,000 Main Event is the run-up to the Macau Poker Cup Championship scheduled for October 7th thru 16th 2011. The Macau Poker Cup Championship (MPCC) will be attracting the very best poker players from all corners of the globe. As a case in point, the Main Event is a superb $20,000 showpiece with a HKD $4.5 million payday.
The previous 2011 Red Dragon championship players include Kwan Pao Mah and Mark Benasa. Following the season ending MPCC, there will be twelve official ‘Asia Player of the Year’ contests. This will bring on the HKD $1 million contest. This will make the MPC one of the most alluring and entertaining poker contests of its time. Based in Asia, this illustrious tournament will be the best yet. Indeed Danny McDonagh (PokerStars Director of Live Operations for Asia-Pacific) is confident that this particular contest will be so successful that over HKD $10,000,000 in prize money may well be awarded in this exciting series of poker events.
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