APL Ho Chi Minh City: Catching up with the side events

Running alongside the featured event of APL Ho Chi Minh City Road Series Vol.3 at Pro Poker Clubwere No Limit Hold’em side events of varying structures and buy-ins. Here are the festival’s latest winners: No Limit Hold’em BB Ante 2 Sam Ng Payouts Prize pool: VND 389,940,000 Buyin: VND 6.6M – Entries: 67 ITM: 9 places 1st Sam Teck Choong Ng – VND 136,480,000 2nd Julien Tran – VND 77,980,000 3rd Lee Chin Yong – VND 47,770,000 4th Kim Hyung Suk – VND 34,120,000 5th Yuen Kin Yuk – VND

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ASIA-PACIFIC APL Ho Chi Minh City Main Event: Meet the Final 8

After six days of competition that witnessed a field of 587 entries at Pro Poker Club, the APL Ho Chi Minh City – Main Event is down to the Final 8. All of these players reached this marker in different ways but only one of them will lift the trophy and the VND 1,618,750,000 (~US$69,300) first prize. Here’s a look at the finalists: Minh Le – 3,450,000 Minh Le Rising Vietnamese player Minh Le will enter the Final 8 race with the largest stack of 3,450,000. Minhis looking to surpass

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APL HCMC High Roller Day 2 Chip Counts & Seat Draw

The VND 33,000,000 buy-in High Roller event attracted a combined total of 141 entries over two starting days. This created a prize pool of VND 4,103,100,000 (~US$175,700). 18 players will earn a piece with VND 1,146,820,000 (~US$49,100) reserved for the champion. Leading the 69 remaining players is Malaysia’s Sam Ng with 1,096,000. Sam Ng Name Country Chip Count Table Seat Sam Ng Malaysia 1,096,000 7 2 Qi Zian Sheng China 973,000 8 3 Nguyen Cho Thinh Vietnam 942,000 3 7 Dinh Xlian Dinh Vietnam 797,000 2 2 William Ysmael Philippines

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APL HCMC Main Event: Down to 29 players with Minh Le leading into Day 3

147 players returned to Pro Poker Club for Main Event Day 2 of the APL Ho Chi Minh City Road Series Vol.3. By the end of the scheduled ten rounds of play, the field trimmed down to just 29 players. Three players crossed into the million marker with Vietnam’s own Minh Le earning the chip lead with his 1,439,000 stack. Minh Le Minh was the bane of numerous players throughout the day, most especially for Johannes Felix Hoeld. Minh and Hoeld have a history of encounters that haven’t gone well for

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APL HCMC Main Event: 587 entries, 147 into Day 2; Xuewei Li takes overall chip lead

  The Asian Poker League HCMC  Main Event drew out a combined 587 entries (457 players and 150 re-entries) creating a prize pool of VND 8,540,850,000 (~US$366,300K).  Out of the 147 runners into Day 2 only half will see the money with 74 places paid. Name Country Chip Count Xuewei Li China 325,800 Amanpreet Singh India 247,900 Cao Ngoc Anh Vietnam 228,100 Calvin Tan Singapore 227,100 Dang Van Hien Vietnam 212,900 Norbert Koh Singapore 209,200 Abhishek Paul India 206,600 Xiaoyin He China 205,200 Ang Boon Seng Singapore 202,300 Qi Tiansheng

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APL HCMC Main Event: 587 entries, 147 into Day 2; Xuewei Li takes overall chip lead

The APL Ho Chi Minh City Road Series Vol.3 concluded its fourth and last starting day of the VND 8 Billion Guaranteed Main Event and to say it was a big day is no doubt correct. Host venue, Pro Poker Club was packed to the hilt with every seat on the main floor taken. Side events were moved to the second floor with time adjusted for the afternoon games. In the aftermath, there were 238 that headed to the felt making Day 1D the largest field of all the starting

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