Uesugi Leads APT Noumea 2017 Main Event; Niwa and Tranier Take Home Trophies

APT Noumea 2017 Main Event Day 1 Overall Chip Leader Yoichi Uesugi

After Day 1B of the APT Noumea 2017 Main Event came to a close, Japan’s Yoichi Uesugi bagged up the highest amount of chips totaling 92,275. Currently, Uesugi is running second in the APT Player of the Year 2017 standings while still in the lead is his compatriot Tetsuya Tsuchikawa.

Next in the chip counts are New Caledonia’s Jean Pierre Gauvan (89,000) in second while Day 1A chip leader Eric Perron (79,200) has the third largest chip stack at the beginning of the APT Noumea 2017 Main Event Day 2.

Latest Side Event Champions:

Japan’s Ichiyo Niwa receives the Pot Limit Omaha 1 champion’s trophy from Casinos de Noumea General Manager Alain Mathieu

Tranier Marin receives the WeLoveSport.com Deep Stack Turbo champion’s trophy from Casinos De Noumea Poker Manager Eric Sauvan

Action continues today with the APT Noumea 2017 Main Event Day 2 with the XPF 55,000 Pot Limit Omaha 2 at 5:00pm. Check out the complete APT Noumea 2017 event schedule