Asian Poker Tour (APT) - Asian Series


All the poker players in Asia, this blog is for you. From schedules to upcoming tournaments, you will get all the information related to the Asian Poker Tour (APT) - Asian Series.

You will also get information about the registration process, and its requirements. Get ready to sharpen your skills.


The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is an Asia-Pacific poker tournament. The first Asian Poker Tour was held in Singapore in November 2006 under the umbrella of Capital Events Pte. The first champion to win the tour was Tony G. 

In early 2008, AsianLogic acquired the APT and started focusing on providing exceptional poker experience to players. The success of APT was appreciated by all over the world.

The Asian Poker Series is about offering an outstanding poker experience to enthusiastic poker lovers in Asia. The series is full of excitement and fun. To entertain poker lovers in Asia the Asian Poker Tour was held in many cities including Goa, India (scheduled from November 8th-14th, 2011) which is known as Asia’s most popular poker destination. The Tour also aims to promote the game and give a boost to the popularity of the game in Asia by extending assistance and organising smaller events at varied locations.

Jeff Mann, Asian Poker Tour CEO, said “This is a bold and exciting move for the APT. We will be the first international poker tour to hold an event in India. As with any new and radical endeavour, we are sure there will be challenges. Still, we have high expectations that the tournament will be well received amongst the growing Indian poker community and visiting international players.”

AST Rules & Tournament Format

Here are the tournament rules that are adopted and implemented:

  • Smoking is not allowed in the tournament area; if you caught smoking, you will have to pay the penalty. Players caught smoking at the table will incur a one-round penalty.
  • Late registrations, seated in an open area will get a full stack and will dealt cards immediately. 
  • As the event kicks off the button is determined by a high card. 
  • Players moving their chips forward will be forced to put all their chips into the pot.
  • Moreover, restrictions are imposed on players as they are not allowed to visit other tables during the event. Certain re-entry policies are adopted to ensure fair play and discourage cheating.

Rules of APT also say that seat(s) won through satellites are non-transferable and must be played by the player(s) on the given or scheduled date.

AST Winners and Achievements

Here’s a list of APT Main event winners (2023)


APT Edition

Winning Prize ($)

Hoang Hai Nam

APT Hanoi


Jacque Patrick

APT Phu Quoc


Punnat Punsri

APT Taipei


Dinh Duc Linh

APT Summer Series Hanoi


Shixiang Khoo

APT Summer Series Da Nang


Shoichiro Tamaki

APT Incheon



Asian Poker Tour Schedule

The official website of the Asian Poker Tour, doesn’t show the upcoming schedule. The last event was APT Taipei 2024, which was recently concluded. You can frequently check their website to keep yourself updated.

How to Participate in APT

  • To participate in the Asian Poker Tour, you have to be at least 21 years old.
  • To register go to the Asian Poker Tour website, submit ID and address proof, and register.
  • You can look for upcoming APT to see tournaments they are offering at various locations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who owns the Asian Poker Tour?

APT Events Private Limited owns the Asian Poker Tour.

Does the World Poker Tour still exist?

Yes, the World Poker tour still exists. They are currently running their 22nd season with the tournament.

How much is the World Poker Tour?

The tour doesn’t have a set price. However, the entry fees depend on the tournaments you are enrolling for.

What is the biggest poker tournament?

The WSOP is the biggest poker tournament.

What is the most important poker tournament?

The World Series of Poker is the most important poker tournament.


The APT Poker Tour series is a good opportunity for all the poker enthusiasts. The Tour comes with diverse tournaments and a generous prize pool. So keep tracking the website and don’t forget to participate in the next event.

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