Macau poker schedule unveiled
PokerStars have announced the 2011 schedule for Macau’s Grand Lisboa Hotel.
The online poker room have revealed that The Macau Poker Cup (MPC) will take place between 21-28 February, with the Macau Millions running from 2-10 April. The Macau Poker Cup Championship is being held between 7-16 October, while the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour Macau is to commence in November.
A PokerStars statement said of the new schedule: “There will be a number of changes expected to generate bigger and richer events,” adding that: “The MPC has also seen its schedule expanded from five to seven days in order to accommodate the growing popularity of the series. The week will feature six events including a special charity event with $6,434 in added prizes.”
No-limit Texas hold’em came to the Grand Lisboa Hotel nearly five years ago and Stars say that Macau is now the “leading venue for live poker in Asia.”