Poker Dream festival debuts in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

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The first of its kind, Poker Dream 2022 is arriving in a week at Resorts World Genting Highlands, Malaysia for an exciting 10-day tournament schedule complete with its own share of notable prize pools. Set to run from July 22nd through the 31st, tournament runners can expect to compete against well-known pros such as Danny Tang, Steve O’Dwyer, Michael Soyza, and Pete Chen amongst others. The awaited festival founded by Asia’s key figure Winfred Yu, boasts a 21-event lineup with its seven-figure guaranteed Main Event remaining to be the highlight on everyone’s schedule.

2022 Poker Dream Main Event
Date/s: July 28-31, 2022
Buy-in: RM 5,000 (~US$ 1,125)
Guarantee: RM 1,000,000 (~US$ 225,022)

Day 1A: July 28, Thursday, 15:00
Day 1B: July 29, Friday, 15:00
Day 1C Turbo: July 29, Friday, 20:00
Day 2: July 30, Saturday, 13:00
Day 3 Final: July 31, Sunday, 13:00

Buy-ins for the festivities range from RM 1,000 (~US$ 225) to its highest RM 50,000 (~US$ 11,251) for the two-day Super High Roller event. Only three tournaments post prize pool guarantees, the first one being the multi-day Warm Up RM 200,000 GTD (~US$ 45,004) event for a RM 1,500 entry fee, followed by the RM 3,000 (~US$ 675) buy-in RM 400,000 (~US$ 90,009) GTD Megastack tournament and lastly, the RM 1,000,000 GTD (~US$ 225,022) Main Event.

Numerous satellites are available throughout the schedule allowing players of lesser bankrolls to qualify for a fraction of the price. On a different note, those looking for bigger action can focus on the series’ four listed High Roller tournaments kicking off on the 24th.

 

2022 Poker Dream Full Schedule of Events

Day
Date
Time
Event #
Tournament
Buy-in (RM)

Friday
July 22, 2022
12:00
1
Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1A
1,500

18:00
1
Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1B
1,500

22:00
1
Warm Up (RM 200,000 GTD) – Day 1C
1,500

Saturday
July 23, 2022
13:00
1
Warm Up – Day 2 Final

14:00
2
Megastack (RM 400,000 GTD) – Day 1A
3,000

21:00
3
Deepstack Turbo
1,000

Sunday 
July 24, 2022
13:00
4
High Roller – Day 1
20,000

14:00
2
Megastack (RM 400,000 GTD) – Day 1B
3,000

21:00
5
NLH Turbo
1,000

Monday
July 25, 2022
13:00
4
High Roller – Day 2 Final

13:00
2
Megastack – Day 2 Final

15:00
6
High Roller – Single Day
15,000

15:00
7
Mystery Bounty – Day 1 (Bounty RM 1,000)
3,000

21:00
8
6 Handed Turbo
1,500

Tuesday
July 26, 2022
13:00
7
Mystery Bounty – Day 2 Final

14:00
9
Super High Roller – Day 1
50,000

15:00
10
6 Handed – Day 1
4,000

21:00
11
Bubble Rush
1,500

Wednesday
July 27, 2022
13:00
10
6 Handed – Day 2 Final

14:00
9
Super High Roller – Day 2 Final

15:00
12
RM 3,000 NLH – Day 1
3,000

16:00
13
High Roller – Single Day
15,000

Thursday
July 28, 2022
13:00
12
RM 3,000 NLH – Day 2 Final

15:00
14
Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1A
5,000

21:00
15
KO Bounty Turbo (Bounty RM 500)
1,500

Friday
July 29, 2022
15:00
14
Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1B
5,000

20:00
14
Main Event (RM 1,000,000 GTD) – Day 1C TURBO
5,000

Saturday
July 30, 2022
13:00
14
Main Event – Day 2

15:00
16
RM 15,000 NLH – Day 1
15,000

17:00
17
Deepstack – Day 1
3,000

22:00
18
NLH Turbo
1,000

Sunday
July 31, 2022
12:00
19
Turbo Edition of the Main Event
2,000

13:00
14
Main Event – Day 3 Final

14:00
16
RM 15,000 NLH – Day 2 Final

14:00
17
Deepstack – Day 2 Final

15:00
20
RM 10,000 NLH
10,000

17:00
21
DeepStack Hyper Turbo
1,500

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