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Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby DM101 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:59 am

Article taken from a poker magazine.

Following Olympic success, swimmer and poker player Michael Phelps is invited to APT

With the recent revelation by 8 time Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps that he is a big poker fan and was looking forward to playing again, the Asian Poker Tour (APT) have written him an open letter inviting him to stop off on his way home and play in the APT Macau next week.

The second leg of the Asian Poker Tour gets underway at the Galaxy StarWorld Hotel and Casino Resort in Macau on August 27th running until August 31st and GUARANTEES a prize pool of US$1,500,000 and a first prize of US$500,000 – the largest to date in Asia.

Among those committed to take part in the USD $5300 ($5000+$300) main event include a range of the biggest poker names in the world including Godfather of Poker’ Doyle Brunson, Todd Brunson, J.C Tran, John Juanda, Kenny Tran, Nam Le, Quinn Do, Steve Sung and APT Manila champion David Saab.

In the next few days even more star names will be published so watch this space! Joining the stars are players who have won seats to the event by qualifying through online satellites at PartyPoker.com, Datapoker, Titan Poker, Bodog, JBetPoker, Virgin Poker and Poker Trillion.
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Re: Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby munchu » Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:59 pm

Hope Phelps isn't as big as a fish as he's in the pool lol~ :D
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Re: Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby felixleong » Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:43 pm

He's gonna be swimming with the sharks LOL
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Re: Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby DM101 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:25 pm

felixleong wrote:He's gonna be swimming with the sharks LOL


He sure can swim like a fish but let's hope that he dun play like a fish by then.
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Re: Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby Afternoon » Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:55 am

i also heard Bolt and Liu Xiang is joining phelps at Macau APT .......

:o SURE ????
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Re: Michael Phelps invited to APT

Postby DM101 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:11 am

Afternoon wrote:i also heard Bolt and Liu Xiang is joining phelps at Macau APT .......

:o SURE ????


I am not so sure about this though.
I wonder if Bolt has the urge to run around the poker table within 2-3 secs to break a world record or sit down to play a decent game. Likewise for Liu Xiang too, he might be more keen to leap over a poker table than to play poker. :o
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