APT Kick Off Vietnam 2020 Main Event

Ng Ka Shing dips into the leader’s stack

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Ng Ka Shing put a stop to chip leader Rayhaan Adam by earning himself a double up. Shing limp-called an 11k raise by Adam. At the flop 6 A 8, Shing bet 19k, Adam called. On the turn 3 another 15k by Shing, called again. On the river K, Shing jammed (60k), Adam called. Shing showed A 2 flush for the win. Adam had A 10 top pair. Shing up to 240k, Adam dropped to 410k.

Rayhaan Adam rises to 500k

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Rayhaan Adam continues to gobble up chips at his table. His recent win was the elimination of Frederic Bolliet. On a low flop, the shoves happened. Bolliet with pocket queens but Adam had pocket aces.

Benjamin Song gets lucky, rails one

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Benjamin Song called a player’s all in. Song was dominated with A-J behind A-K. But the board favored him granting a jack on the flop. Song busted one and grew to 250k.

Pham Trung Kien busts one, rises to 190k

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Pham Trung Kien called Daniel Sinaguglia’s shove. Pham had K Q, Sinaguglia J 10, the board ran 3 J Q 4 7. Pham shipped it and is up to 190k.

Xiao Yucheng bags a double through Van Dung

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Xiao Yucheng was all smiles after scoring a double up through Nguyen Van Dung. Yucheng initiated the action. From utg he raised to 7k, button Van Dung called. When the board ran 7 7 2 10 5, Yucheng triple-barreled 7k, 16k, and 47.5k. Van Dung tanked on the river until the clock was called. On the last second, Van Dung announced all in. Yucheng snap-called. Van Dung showed 8 8, Yucheng shipped it with Q Q. Van Dung plunged to 60k, Yucheng zoomed to 235k.

Jet Zhang Liang earns some off Erquiaga

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Hijack Jet Zhang Liang opened for 7k, bb David Erquiaga defended. On the flop 3 Q 10, Erquiaga called a 6k c-bet by Liang. The turn 9 and river Q drew no bets. Liang won it with J 9 two pair to Erquiaga’s A J. Liang up to 270k, Erquiaga at 360k.

Change of leadership here….

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

While players continue to tumble, new hitters rise. Though we missed the action, Francis Garson is currently chip leader with 460k. In second rank is David Erquiaga with 360k.

Benjamin Song rails Fan

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

Tony Fan was dealt his last hand of the main. He shoved his short stack with pocket eights to battle with but big blind Benjamin Song wouldn’t let his blinds go and defended with K 8. A king showed up on the flop and that was it for Fan. Song up to 190k.

Big stack update

Level: 16 Blinds: 1500-3000 Ante: 3000

70 players
Total entries: 365
Chips in play: 9,113,700
Average stack: 130,195

Big stacks at the last break of the day….

Tuan Pro 330k
Rayhaan Adam 271k
Francis Garson 266k
Edgar Antezana 260k
Jet Zhang Liang 253k
Siyang Phua 240k
James Leong 230k
Benjamin Song 230k
Nguyen Huu Tuan 230k
Kovantsev Viacheslov 205k
Vu Dang 202k
Le Ngoc Khanh 200k
Wanchana Valaikanok 200k