Step aside everyone, we are in Hung Sheng Lin’s territory!
Taiwanese pro Hung Sheng Lin set a new record at the APT Macau Championships 2018 becoming the first player to win back-to-back APT Player of the Series titles in Macau! Last December, Hung Sheng cashed three times to top the festival numbers. This time, he achieved a whole lot more. He cashed in 4 events and won his first APT Main Event title for a total of 1,049,08 points accrued.
Hung Sheng was awarded the APT Player of the Series Ring, APT Player of the Series Trophy, an exclusive luxury watch, and USD 800. Here’s a look at his incredible achievements:
1st – Main Event
4th – Head Hunter
7th – Super Deep Stack Turbo
14th – NLH Welcome Event
14th – APT Japan Corp Main Event Warm Up
At the Main Event, Hung Sheng overcame a field of 377 entries for a score of HKD 587,000. Add another HKD 35,100 from his combined other cashes, he pocketed a total of HKD 622,100 at the series events.
APT Player of the Series – 2nd place – Kai Paulsen
Norway’s Kai Paulsen had a stellar performance as well. He had the most number of ITMs, running deep in 6 side events which included a victory at the No Limit Hold’em 2 event. He accrued 886.78 total points to earn the 2nd place APT Player of the Series trophy and USD 100. Here’s a look at his impressive achievements:
1st – No Limit Hold’em 2
2nd – Head Hunter
2nd – No Limit Hold’em 3
3rd – Deep Stack Turbo
3rd – WeLoveSport.com Deep Stack Turbo
4th – 6 Handed Turbo
Impressively, alike Hung Sheng, Paulsen was back at the APT POS awarding stage having place 3rd in Macau last December.
APT Player of the Series – 3rd place – Sparrow Park Yu Cheung
Our 3rd place APT Player of the Series winner was the other APT featured champion, Hong Kong’s Sparrow Park Yu Cheung. Sparrow accrued 610.40 points for his three ITMs, one of which was a victory at the Championships Event. Cheung was awarded the series trophy and USD 100 to add to his festival cash winnings. Here are his achievements:
1st – Championships Event
39th – Main Event
4th – No Limit Hold’em One Day Event 2
Congratulations to all the APT Player of the Series winners!