About APPT


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q

    What is the Asia Pacific Poker Tour?

  2. A

    The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) is a series of major poker tournaments conducted throughout the Asia Pacific region. APPT events take place in some of the most luxurious casinos in the region.

  3. Q

    When and where are the APPT events taking place?

  4. A

    See the Schedule main page.

    The APPT reserves the right to cancel or alter details of listed events at its discretion.

  5. Q

    What is the structure for Asia Pacific Poker Tour events?

  6. A

    Most APPT main events are four-day tournaments, with a varying number of Day 1s and incorporating a 20,000 start bank and 60 minute blind levels. The ACOP and Aussie Millions have minimum 90 minute levels and 30,000 starting stacks. Full structure and event schedules once released can be found by clicking the "TOURNAMENTS" tab above and selecting the venue of your choice.

  7. Q

    What poker game will be played in the APPT main events?

  8. A

    The main events will all be No Limit Hold'em. Side events, Sit & Go tournaments or cash games may feature other poker games such as Omaha.

  9. Q

    Is there an agreement I need to sign to appear in an APPT event?

  10. A

    A condition of entry into any tournament on the APPT will be the completion and signing of a waiver form.

  11. Q

    Can I play even if I don't sign the agreement?

  12. A

    No. The waiver form is a requirement for participation in any APPT event.

  13. Q

    How old do I have to be to participate?

  14. A

    Macau - 21+ | Australia - 18+ | New Zealand- 20+ | Philippines - 21+ | South Korea - 19+*

    *IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT APPT SEOUL: Korean nationals are prohibited from playing at APPT Seoul. The host venue for the APPT Seoul event, Paradise Walker Hill Casino, prohibits Korean nationals from playing any and all of their games. This prohibition is a condition of their gaming license as granted and regulated by the South Korean government. The only exceptions to this rule are some Korean nationals who are landed permanent residents of other countries (with proof of this current non-Korean residency status in their passports). The APPT is not responsible for making these exceptions; players who want more information on this are encouraged to call the Paradise Walker Hill Casino by on +82.2.450.4826 at least 3 weeks before the event to see if they qualify for an exemption.

  15. Q

    Is my food included in the price of the trip?

  16. A


  17. Q

    Do I need a passport to attend an APPT event?

  18. A

    Yes. All players travelling abroad will need a passport.
    Philippines: Citizens of 145 countries can enter the Philippines without a visa for visits of up to 21 days. Visit the official government site for details. Please also consult your travel agent.
    Macau: Residents of many countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and many European and Asian countries do not require a visa for visits of less than 30 days. Check the official government before travelling.
    South Korea: People from many countries are not required to have a Visa to enter South Korea; however there are some that may. Visit their official visa requirements page for further information.
    New Zealand: People from most countries are not required to have a Visa to enter New Zealand; however there are some that may. Visit their official visa requirements page for further information.
    Australia: Citizens of most countries require a visa to enter Australia. See the official government site for visa options, or consult your travel agent.

  19. Q

    What clothes should I bring?

  20. A

    Most of the APPT host casinos have a "casual" dress code. Please see specific event pages for full details. Make sure you bring appropriate clothing for the local climate!

  21. Q

    What is the currency in the countries where APPT events are being held?

  22. A

    Please see event-specific pages for details. For up-to-the-minute exchange rates, please click http://www.xe.com/.

  23. Q

    Will I need special identification to enter the casinos?

  24. A

    Yes. Please bring your passport when entering any Casino.

  25. Q

    What logos am I allowed to wear?

  26. A

    The Asia Pacific Poker Tour has strict rules on the wearing of branded logos by players at APPT events. Please click Rules and Regulations to read more.


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