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CPPT VI - DeepStack Showdown

$3,500 No-Limit Hold'em $500K GTD


Trung Pham Leads Final 33 Players

An impressive 341 players in total entered the $3,500 Card Player Poker Tour Venetian DeepStack Showdown main event, creating a prize pool of more than double the $500,000 guarantee. The $1,074,150 prize pool represented a ...


Boracay, The Philippines

by Barry Shulman |  Published: Mar 10, '18



Boracay Island is our first stop in the Philippines. It is always fun to be greeted by the local community when visiting them.


I chartered a motorcycle type taxi with a sidecar setup for the afternoon - $15.

Depending with whom you speak or which review you read it is either the best or the worst.  I mean just last year Conde Nast Readers Choice rated it the best in the world and Travel and Leisure calls it "your idea of a desert-island paradise."

An unbelievable number of bloggers and just normal reviewers call it the ultimate dump and grossly overcrowded.

My verdict - it is a dump with a few sublime spots.










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