Steicke Donates Winnings From Charity Event; Sokmeng Takes Down 87-Entry Opening Event

The first day of the APT Asian Series Cambodia 2014 saw an impressive 87 entries in the Welcome to APT event along with the Ante Up for Charity tournament for Let Us Create, a non-profit organization aimed at reaching out to an underprivileged community in Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Well-known high stakes player David Steicke kicked off his run in Cambodia by taking down the Ante Up for Charity. Along with a third of the prize pool to be donated, Steicke added US$ 1,000 of his winnings from the tournament to make the donation up to US$2,300.

Ante Up for Charity Awarding – US$2,300 donated to Let Us Create

While in the opening Welcome to APT tournament, Hun Sokmeng was the last man standing from the 87-entry field which exceeded expectations by more than a hundred percent.

Trophy awarded to Hun Sokmeng, champion of Welcome to APT

“With impressive first day player sign-ups and the fact that quite a large contingent of players have arrived yesterday, we are expecting the Main Event to be well supported,” said APT CEO Jeff Mann.

The APT Asian Series Cambodia 2014 continues today with the NLH Multi Rebuy + Add On and High Rollers events with Poker@Queenco cash games in full swing. For more info, check out the APT Asian Series Cambodia 2014 Event details



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