Daniel Perkins rules APL Vietnam Main Event Day 1B; Chun Kong Kwok & Zhang Lijun win events

Daniel Perkins rules APL Vietnam Main Event Day 1B; Chun Kong Kwok & Zhang Lijun win events   Another starting day has come and gone at the Asia Poker League Vietnam – Main Event. A total of 70 entered Day 1B taking place at Pro Poker Club. By the end of the scheduled fourteen rounds only 15 players had chips to bag with USA’s Daniel Perkins amassing the largest of 292,000. Daniel Perkins This now puts Perkins slightly ahead of the Day 1A chip leader Nguyen Thi Hien Hoa for

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APL Vietnam: Main Event Day 1A ends with Nguyen Thi Hien Hoa way ahead; Jack En-Ching Wu crushes the Kickoff

APL Vietnam: Main Event Day 1A ends with Nguyen Thi Hien Hoa way ahead; Jack En-Ching Wu crushes the Kickoff     Asia Poker League Vietnam concluded the first of four starting days of the Main Event with 64 entries (55 uniques, 9 re-entries) buzzing up the tables at Pro Poker Club. After the scheduled fourteen 40-minute rounds, the field trimmed down significantly to just 14 players. Amassing the largest  stack wasNguyen Thi Hien Hoa with 290,000. No player came close to her stack. Hoa now sets the bar very

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APL Vietnam in full swing; VND 8 Billion GTD Main Event begins; early side event winners

APL Vietnam in full swing; VND 8 Billion GTD Main Event begins; early side event winners     Cards have been flying in Ho Chi Minh City with the Asia Poker League hosting its latest event at Pro Poker Club. APL Vietnam started on May 9 and will run a total of 12 days to conclude on May 20. A total of 18 events are on offer with the Main Event – VND 8 Billion guarantee as the top attraction. APL Main Event Day 1A The past few days saw a

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Chi Jen Chen wins APL Taiwan Main Event for NT$ 1,278,500, Steve Yea takes down the High Roller

The Asia Poker League Taiwan festival has come to a conclusion. The festival took place from April 20th to  April 28th at the CTP Club in Taipei. A Main Event champion had been crowned and more trophies have found new owners in several side events. Read our first report from the festival here. Chi Jen Chen  wins the Main Event The NT$ 22,000 (~US$ 713) APL Taiwan Main Event had a total of 298 entries over three starting days. 92 of those made it into Day 2. The bubble burst when 38 were left and

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Li Xiao-Xiang wins APL Kunming Main Event

After an initial cancellation, the Asia Poker League Road Series Kunming Festival in Yunnan Province, China, had eventually kicked off with a 2-day delay on 10th March 2019 to the relief of everyone involved. All scheduled events were held in the same order as originally planned and the postponement did not seem to dampen the excitement of players in the region as there were 1043 entries for the CNY 5,500 (USD 820) Main Event across four starting days, creating a total prize pool of CNY 5,736,500 (USD 857,000)   APL

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Asia Poker League draws 1043 Main Event entries in Kunming

It was a frantic start for the Asia Poker League with notice that the APL Road Series Kunming festival in Yunnan Province, China had to be cancelled just before opening day. Instead of a crowd being welcomed in to Wilo intelligent Transportation Hall on March 8, doors were closed. However, two days later, the lights were on, the tables were set, dealers were ready, and doors opened. The festival was back on and it was game time.   APL Kunming – Photo APL     To address the two-day postponement,

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APL HCMC: Main Event Day 1C draws 179 entries; Dang Van Hien leads the 47 survivors

The APL Ho Chi Minh City Road Series Vol.3 hit the ground running today at Pro Poker Club with tables quickly filling up for Day 1C of the Main Event. At the close of registration, 179 entries had saddled up which was more than the entries of the two starting days combined. Among the attendees were many newcomers and decorated champions with several making it through the scheduled 14 rounds. Main Event Day 1C As in the previous days, the locals dominated in numbers. Though many fell, successfully driving his

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APL HCMC: Main Event Day 1B ends with Norbert Koh in command

The APL Ho Chi Minh City Road Series Vol.3 concluded another Main Event starting day at Pro Poker Club with 22 players out of the 88 total entries surviving the 14 scheduled rounds. Navigating his way to the top with a dominating 209,200 stack is a player we know all too well in the live Asian circuit, Singaporean pro Norbert Koh. Norbert Koh Days ago Koh was in the headlines for amassing one of the largest stacks at the festival kickoff DeepStack Open event. He eventually finished 5th to earn his

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APL HCMC: Xiaoyin He tops Main Event Day 1A; Dang Xuan Canh among the leaders

Asia Poker League concluded Day 1A of the APL HCMC Road Series Vol.3 – Main Event VND 8 Billion Guaranteed. Out of the 82 entries, 24 players made the cut into Day 2. Unsurprisingly, the locals dominated in numbers however claiming the chip lead was Xiaoyin He from China. Xiaoyin staged a late game run, knocking out multiple players to amass 205,200. Xiaoyin He Another player rising to the upper ranks was Michael Kim Falcon though it took him several bullets to get there. He closed the day with 184,300.

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APL Ho Chi Minh City: Side action winners

The games are heating up in Vietnam with APL Ho Chi Minh City – Road Series Vol.3 underway at Pro Poker Club. Now on its third day, side events have been keeping players very busy before the upcoming Main Event  – VND 8 Billion Guaranteed. In addition to the first-ever DeepStack Open Vietnam title awarded to Hwang Sang Yeon, four other events wrapped up with Kim Ki Nam, Kjell Ove Dyb, Shyh Chyn Lim, and Nguyen Quoc Vu claiming trophies. KO Bounty As always, the KO Bounty was a popular

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