Last week, the names of 12 participants were announced as confirmed for the World Poker Tour National Philippines Festival of Poker $200,000 Super High Roller event. On Thursday, another batch of confirmations were released through Poker King Club, and it included some true poker giants.
Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Sam Trickett, Daniel Cates, Andrew Robl, Vivek Rajkumar, Fedor Holz, and Andrew Pantling have all been confirmed, bringing to 21 the number of confirmed names so far. The eight new additions certainly include some of the top names within the industry, they have combined live tournament earnings of an impressive $63,146,668.
The $200,000 Super High Roller will run Jan. 3-4, 2016, and take place at Solaire Resort & Casino. The entire WPT National Philippines schedule will run Jan. 2-8.
Other confirmed names include Richard Yong, Paul Phua, Lei Tim Meng, Mui Man Bok, Qin “The Chairman” Si Xin, Wang “Shanghai Wong” Qiang, Zhang “Big Head” Xi Hong, Wang Zuo, Stanley Choi, Zhang Shu Nu Aaron, Liang Yu, and Chan Wai Leong.