(PRWEB) November 1, 2008 – It's not every day that players are offered a chance to kick start the New Year with a taste of an exotic Eastern culture and a share of millions of dollars. The recent launch of the Asian Poker Tour (APT) Manila (http://www.titanpoker.com/apt_manila_2009.html) 2009 Satellite Series at popular online poker room Titan Poker (www.titanpoker.com) has certainly given those looking for a fresh and lucrative start to 2009 cause for celebration.


The highest-profile stop on the expanding Asian Poker Tour (APT) circuit, the APT Manila tournament has gained a reputation as one of most exciting poker destinations in the world.


From the moment of its first running in May 2008, the APT Manila's prize pool and the level of talent continue to reach new heights. The first tournament boasted a $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool and attracted 315 talented poker players from all over the world. Neighboring Australian poker pro David Saab made history as the first APT Manila winner after taking home $280,000.


Not to be outdone, the second stop on the Asian Poker Tour circuit was staged in Macau in August 2008 with an inflated prize offering of $1,500,000. In a surprising victory, twenty-year-old Yevgeniy Timoshenko of the United States claimed first prize winnings to the tune of $500,000.


The exciting poker action and growing prize pools offered by the 2009 Asian Poker Tour are guaranteed to attract even greater scores of elite players from Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world to unique and vibrant Manila. Titan Poker is offering players a number of chances to play for the treasures of the Philippines in its series of twice-weekly Super Satellites staged every Thursday and Saturday from October 26th to January 15th. For Satellite buy-ins under a dollar ($0.55 + $0.05), players could be on their way to an unforgettable Eastern experience.

About Titan Poker
Titan Poker (www.titanpoker.com) is the leading online poker room in Europe and part of the iPoker Network. Titan Poker's software was developed by Playtech, a public company and leading gaming software developer. Titan Poker guarantees more than $16,000,000 in monthly prizes, has nearly 30,000 online players at peak hours, and awards winning players with entries to the major poker tournaments worldwide. Titan Poker features special jackpot sit 'n' go tournaments with progressive prizes and jackpots as high as $100,000. Titan Poker is exclusively promoted by Euro Partners, the worlds largest e-gaming affiliate program. For more information about Titan Poker please visit the Titan Poker website at http://www.titanpoker.com.


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