HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – At exactly 1:00PM (UCT +7), the first event of the APT Vietnam Ho Chi Minh 2022 commenced with the NLHE Warm-Up Flight A diving into action with Tournament Manager Raymond “Papa Bear” Gamier announcing the renowned “Shuffle up and deal” at the Saigon Poker Club here.
The competitors begin with a 25,000 stack with the blinds starting at 50/100. Each level lasts 30 minutes.
As of this writing, there are just over ninety (90) players investing the buy-in of 7M VND (US$301.00) for a shot at the 1B VND (US$43,000) guaranteed prize pool with many still at the registration area. This flight and the later Flight B will be accepting registrants until before Level 13 with players allowed unlimited re-buys until the cut-off.
The culmination of the Warm-Up Event happens tomorrow, also at 1:00PM local time.