N8 kicks off partnership with APTO series featuring $10,000,000 in guaranteed prize money

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, January 19, 2023 – Natural8 and The Asian Poker Tour (APT) announced today that they have signed a five-year deal for the online poker platform to become title sponsors for the APT. 

This agreement will bring together Asia’s largest online poker room and Asia’s Premier poker tour with a mission to grow the poker community in Asia, as well as the love and appreciation for the game.

The five year deal will also include many collaborations that aim to improve accessibility for both online and live poker events. The Asian Poker Tour will enable players to directly buy in to all future APT events via the Natural8 online poker client with ease. 

In addition, Natural8 will launch and host an exciting new online series – the Asian Poker Tour Online (APTO) – starting February 2023. The debut of the APTO at Natural8 will kick off the collaboration between both brands with a $10,000,000 GTD online series and a full schedule of events featuring a wide variety of tournament formats. The full APTO schedule and its accompanying promotions are expected to be announced next week.

“2023 is going to be a transformative year for the Asian Poker Tour and inking this deal with Natural8 is a massive step towards reaching our new era initiatives.” said APT CEO Fred Leung. “This collaboration with N8 will greatly improve our live event offerings and provide opportunities for players that didn’t previously exist.”

The next live event on the Asian Poker Tour is APT Hanoi which runs from February 3-12 at the VSOP Club.

About Natural8 – Asia’s Largest Online Poker Room

Natural8, the Asian partner for GGPoker Network, was founded in 2016 with the vision of elevating the online poker experience and making it accessible to players within the Asian region. Since then, we’ve become Asia’s largest online poker room and have partnered with the World Series of Poker to host the WSOP Online.

We are committed to excellence and innovation which can be experienced with our state-of-the-art multi-platform poker software that delivers a wide variety of poker games, world-class tournaments, revolutionary features, and excellent customer support. 

For more information, visit www.natural8.com.

About APT

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) was founded in 2008. To date, the APT has staged more than 80 major events and numerous smaller tournaments mainly in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The Tour has stopped in the Philippines, Macau, South Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Australia, London, New Caledonia, and Cambodia.

APT events combined have generated over US$30 Million in prize money, all awarded to players.

For the latest news on the Asian Poker Tour, please visit www.theasianpokertour.com.

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