Posted by : DM101 on 02:53 AM, 18-Oct-2011
MACAU, CHINA, October 16, 2011 – PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa hosted the Macau Poker Cup Championship 2011 from October 7-16 and Asia's hottest poker destination didn't dissapoint. The Main Event set new MPCC records for both field size and prize money as 308 players competed for a piece of the $5,553,856 prize pool.
The 10-day poker schedule ended Asia's premiere poker series for 2011 in high fashion as it awarded HKD $12,358,408 (USD $1,584,400)
amongst the 12 cash tournaments -- the first time any MPC series has reached the 10 million mark for prize money.