On Thursday, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) Manila Millions with a massive HK$1,000,000 buy-in (about $129,000) kicked off at Resorts World Manila. 18 players (Joseph Hachem, Sam Trickett and a few other big names) signed up for the tournament and 4 of them even made a rebuy. After several hours of play, the first day came to an end with 7 men still "standing".
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It might not have kicked off with a flourish or a sea of eager players, but the Asian Poker Tour Manila Millions' $129,000 event has generated a prizepool of over $3 million. With a $250,000 injection from the Genting Club, a number of familiar faces were amongst the 18 runners on Day 1.