In addition to tournament play, the PokerStars APPT is working closely with local tourism boards to include a wide range of tourism experiences designed to introduce the players and their partners to some of the beauty and cultural diversity of these exotic locations.
“Poker is still at an early stage in many of the countries we hope to visit with the APPT,” said Jeffrey Haas, President and Situs Judi Online Co-founder of the PokerStars APPT. “But for those forward-thinking authorities that embrace the opportunities it offers, the PokerStars APPT also promises to kick-start a whole new type of tourism in the region. The APPT tournaments will be the first major events of their kind in Korea and the Philippines and we believe players from all over the world will come to take part.
“This in turn will help stimulate tremendous local economic benefit because one of our key aims is to ensure players, their friends and families enjoy the local sights and experiences. To this end, we are working closely with local tourism boards to provide all our visitors with some amazing opportunities to enjoy these beautiful destinations.”
Satellite tournaments will be available on Situs Judi Online PokerStars.com from July 1 with buy-ins starting from as little as $22. PokerStars will also be running freerolls for every event so that every poker player across the world will be able to compete in the events, regardless of their spending capacity.
PokerStars currently has over nine million players worldwide. It was the first site to introduce features that became the industry standard and claims some of the highest levels of security and customer support in the online poker world. To date, PokerStars has dealt out over ten billion hands and run more than 50 million poker tournaments, awarding well over $7 billion in prize money. It runs over 50,000 tournaments every day. In February 2006, PokerStars.com entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the Situs Judi Online first poker website ever to reach the 100,000 simultaneous player mark. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly event is the largest weekly tournament in the world with a $1 million guaranteed tournament prize pool.
PokerStars is the title sponsor of the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Each fall, they host the world’s largest online tournament, the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), which featured a record prize pool of over $18 million in 2006. PokerStars also sponsors major events around the globe, such as the World Cup of Poker and other exciting tournaments.