APT Finale Philippines 2018 Championships Event

Anthony Thong Boon Tee dusts John Tech

Level: 14 Blinds: 2K/4K Ante: 4K

Anthony Thong Boon Tee scooped up two pots to send him to 250k. In the process, he railed John Tech. The first pot he won was a double up through Iori Yogo. It was all in preflop. Tee with A K, Yogo Q Q, the board paired both his cards as it ran 2 7 2 K A.

Next hand, he shipped all of Tech’s stack with A 9 over K Q on a board that ran low with no hits for either.

Matt Ericson sends Eunho Kwon packing

Level: 14 Blinds: 2K/4K Ante: 4K

The day’s entering chip leader Eunho Kwon couldn’t survive the action today. After losing a large portion of his stack to Aditya Sushant before the break, he returned and was all in on a few hands that eventually sent him packing. The first one was J 6 against shorter stacked Matt Ericson’s qc} 9. The board ran 8 K 9 7 6 and with no spades for either, Ericson doubled up.

The next all in, Ericson shoved on utg, Kwon called with less on the big blind. Ericson K J, Kwon with Q J, the board bricked.

Break time: Bobby Zhang and Aditya Sushant over 500K

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Total chips in play: 3,550,000
Average stack: 161,363

22 players remaining. Bobby Zhang and Aditya Sushant lead with over 500K.

Aditya Sushant

Just before the break, co Sushant won a huge pot against bb Eunho Kwon. On a turn board 6 A A K, a massive pot was in the middle and Kwon sent out more with a 100k bet. Sushant called. On the Q river, both checked and Kwon had to show his attempted 7 3 bluff. Sushant shipped the pot with A J trips.


Win some lose some for Aditya Sushant

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Aditya Sushant has towers built in front of him. He sits with around 350K. We caught a couple of pots he was involved in. The first one saw a completed board 7 3 4 8 K, he bet 20k from the big blind and db Cao Ngoc Anh tank-folded.

Two handsl later, Sushant raised from the button and Henrik Tollefsen defended on the bb. At the flop 3 5 J, both checked. On the K turn, Sushant fired 10k and Tollefsen check-called. On the 9 river, back to checking and Tollefsen won with A 10. Sushant mucked.

John Tech tanks to Madhav Gupta

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

big blind John Tech tanked at a 20k bet by utg Madhav Gupta with the board showing 8 2 3 K 8. He eventually folded and hoped Gupta would show but didn’t. Gupta said “20 thousand”.

Rex Clinkscales crippled to 1 bb by Andrew Nguyen

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Andrew Nguyen ships it

Preflop raise war between Rex Clinkscales and Andrew Nguyen. Nguyen raised to 6500, Clinkscales three-bet to 19.5k, Nguyen four-bet to 38.5k, Clinkscales all in, and snap-called by Nguyen.

Nguyen A A
Clinkscales J J

The board bricked and with about even chips, Nguyen doubled up while Clinkscales was down to 3k. Clinkscales stormed off and blinded out.

Masaki Fujitani wins some off Dungca

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Three players entered this hand with it running to the river 4 10 5 J 8. Jin Yong checked, Buddy Dungca bet 8k, Masaki Fujitani raised to 21.5k, Yong folded, Dungca called. Fujitani showed 7 6 for a straight and the win with Dungca folding.

Czardy Rivera busts to Iori Yogo

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Iori Yogo

Two decorated APT champions battled. Czardy Rivera was at risk holding A-Q against Iori Yogo’s A 10. Despite Rivera ahead, the board favored Yogo as it ran 10 2 10 2 7. Rivera was eliminated.

Kimura Lee doubles up

Level: 13 Blinds: 1500/3000 Ante: 3000

Kimura Lee doubled up with 7 7 over A-K that missed. The board 4 5 7 J 6.