PokerStars Festival Manila


Held at the stunning PokerStars LIVE at City of Dreams Manila venue, PokerStars Festival Manila will be the latest in a long line of unforgettable events to grace Manila. From its first event in 2007, PokerStars LIVE has quickly developed into an Asian poker hub, regularly hosting the biggest and richest events in the Philippines’ history, alongside action-packed daily cash games.

Join us in the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ from August 4-12 and soak up the exciting mixture of Oriental heritage, beautiful tourist spots, artisan markets, modern shopping malls, edgy art galleries and lively live music venues.

Play this event for the chance to win one of four Platinum Pass packages to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship worth $30,000 each!

Here’s how you can win a Platinum Pass at APPT Manila:

  • Win the National Event
  • Win the MegaStack Event
  • Win the Main Event
  • Win the Saturday SuperStack Event
Platinum Pass

Key Tournaments & Event Schedule

There’s more than PHP 37 Million in guaranteed prize money and added value.

  •  APPT Kickoff: August 4-5, 2018 - PHP 15,000 - PHP 3 Million Guaranteed
  • APPT National*: August 5-8, 2018 - PHP 30,000 - PHP 5 Million Guaranteed
  • Megastack* (Shot Clock & Big Blind Ante): August 7-8, 2018 - PHP 20,000
  • Main Event*: August 9-12, 2018 - PHP 55,000 - PHP 20 Million Guaranteed
  • Saturday Superstack*: August 11-12, 2018 - PHP 30,000 - PHP 3 Million Guaranteed
  • APPT High Roller (Shot Clock & Big Blind Ante): August 11-12, 2018 - PHP 200,000

*Winners from these events will win a PSPC Platinum Pass

For the complete tournament schedule, including tournament structures, visit the Schedule page.


PokerStars LIVE at City of Dreams Manila
Level 2, Casino, City of Dreams Manila,
Aseana Avenue corner Macapagal Ave., Entertainment City, Roxas Blvd., Parañaque,
1700 Metro, Manila, Philippines

Contact Telephone: (63) 2663 9888
Contact Telephone for hotel room bookings: (+34) 93 325 67 77

Dress code: Casual
Minimum age: 21 years+
NB: Everyone must bring a valid government issued passport or ID together with the Dreams Rewards Card to participate.


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

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: If you have any questions about accommodation contact

By Air

The nearest airport is Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which is roughly 8km from City centre of Manila. The airport operates daily flights to and from most of the world’s largest cities, and PokerStars Travel can arrange a transfer for you from the airport to your Hotel or City of Dreams Manila. There is also metered taxi, coupon fixed rate taxi and airport buses connecting from the Airport to Manila City Centre.

Be aware that there are four terminals in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport and they are not connected to each other. Make sure you know which terminal your flight arrives or departs.

Cash Games

PokerStars LIVE Manila offers fourteen cash game tables with a wide range of limits to accommodate for every type of poker player. No Limit Texas Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha and Badugi are available starting at ₱25/₱50 to ₱200/₱400 and above.