APT Macau kicked off Wednesday

The Asian Poker Tour kicked off on Wednesday at the Babylon Casino at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf, according to a press release from APT.

In cooperation with the Macau Billionaire Poker group, APT Macau 2017 will run until Thursday June 22. There will be a total of 18 events, including the APT Main Event, Super High Rollers (special event), and 16 side events.

Poker continues to grow in popularity in Asia, and the industry is seeing a movement of more players from Americas and Europe to Macau to participate in high-stakes games.

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