APPT Macau


Festival Dates: March 14-March 25, 2018

This event will award Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship worth $30,000 apiece! For more details, click here.

Key Dates & Tournament Schedule

  • APPT Kickoff: March 14-15 - HK$3,000 HK$500,000 Guarantee
  • APPT National High Roller: March 15-17 HK$80,000
  • APPT National: March 15-19 - HK$10,000 HK$5,000,000 Guarantee
  • APPT Super High Roller – Shot Clock Unlimited Re-Entry: March 17-19 - HK$400,000
  • APPT Main Event: March 19-25 - HK$40,000
  • APPT High Roller – Shot Clock, Unlimited Re-Entry: March 23-25 - HK$100,000
  • APPT High Roller - Single Re-Entry: March 24-25 - HK$100,000

As well as exciting action at the tournament tables, all attendees can benefit from the following:  

  • Win PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship Platinum Passes worth $30,000!
  • StarsFun activities    
  • Players’ Party including guests
  • Free players’ merchandise
  • Wide range of tourist activities


To view full details of how to buy-in to any tournament click here


APPT Macau will be held at PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room within the stunning City of Dreams complex - Macau’s premier entertainment hub, complete with three luxury hotels, shops, shows, and first class restaurants. All this and more make our stop in Asia’s capital of gaming one you don’t want to miss. 

The license holder and operator of this event is City of Dreams.

City of Dreams
Estrada do Istmo,
Cotai, Macau

Tel: +853 8868-6698 (Poker Room)
+853 8868-6688 (City of Dreams hotline)

Dress code: Casual

  • Minimum age: 21 years+
  • NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate

Visas: Residents of many countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and many European and Asian countries do not require a visa for visits of less than 30 days. Check the official government website before travelling.

Travel & Accommodation

PokerStars Travel offers a wide range of accommodation options, including discounted rates, specifically for PokerStars players. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning a satellite.

For accommodation information please visit the PokerStars Travel site. If you have any questions about accommodation contact the PokerStars Travel team.

Getting to Macau


The most popular way to get to Macau is to fly to Hong Kong and take the ferry from Hong Kong International Airport Terminal. The ferry schedule changes frequently so check the website of Turbojet or Cotai Waterjet for updates. A second ferry terminal is located in Hong Kong Island (Central) if necessary. The ferry trip takes approximately one hour and costs approximately HKD180-300.

If you are travelling from within Asia several airlines fly directly to Macau International Airport.

Getting to PokerStars LIVE Macau at City of Dreams


TAXI: Licensed taxis in Macau are black in color. The flagfall charge for a taxi is MOP$17 for the first 1,600 meters. MOP$2.00 will be added for every 260 meters afterwards. Extra charge applied for trip bounding from the Airport (MOP$5), bounding for Coloane (MOP$2.00-5.00) and luggage put in the trunk (MOP$3.00 each). Tell the driver the destination is ‘City of Dreams’ or simply ‘C. O. D.’, or show him the name in Chinese ‘新濠天地’.

BUS: The nearest bus stop is ‘T375-Est. do Istmo/C.O.D.’. These routes call at this stop: 15, 21A, 25, 25X, 26, 26A, 56 and N3. More information available at

SHUTTLES: City of Dreams has free shuttles running to and from the Macau Ferry Terminal, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Macau International Airport, Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco) and Macau City Center (Hotel Sintra) from morning to late evening.

Cash Games

No Limit Hold’em cash games are available 24/7 from HKD25/50 and above.