Tetsuya Tsuchikawa is the newest APT Main Event champion! Tsuchikawa knocked out three players at the final 7 round including Quang Nguyen at heads up. Tsuchikawa shipped his first-ever APT major championship title and the VND 1,638,200,000 first prize.
Congratulations to Tetsuya!!
It took a sick cooler to wrap up the Main Event! Tetsuya Tsuchikawa raised to 650k, Quang Nguyen three-bet to 1.6M, Tsuchikawa called. At the flop 2♦ A♥ 8♥, Quang led for 1.6M, Tsuchikawa flat-called. On the Q♥ turn, Quang bet 1.9M, Tsuchikawa all in, and a call by Quang.
Tsuchikawa A♣ A♠ top set
Quang Q♦ Q♣ second set
The river 2♣ completed the board and Quang ended his run in 2nd place. He earned VND 1,092,130,000 for his impressive run.
Benjamin Gonzva all in with A♥ J♦, Tetsuya Tsuchikawa had him covered with Q♣ Q♥. The board threw blanks, 4♥ 8♣ 7♣ K♠ 5♦ to end Gonzva’s run in 3rd place. He earned VND 762,500,000 for his deep finish.
Teoh Ming Hong all in with A♦ 7♣, Quang Nguyen had him dominated with A♣ K♠, the board ran 9♠ 6♠ Q♦ 5♣ 9♥. Teoh earned VND 555,030,000 for his 4th place finish.
Mei San Ang K♥ 3♥, Tetsuya Tsuchikawa A♦ 9♣, board runs out P8c} 8♠ A♠ Q♦ 3♠. Mei exits in 5th place for VND 419,470,000.
Short stacked Le Long Stephane all in with A♣ 6♥, Tetsuya Tsuchikawa ahead with 10♣ 10♥. The board ran 4♦ Q♣ 2♥ 5♥ 7♣. Stephane out in 6th place for VND 327,860,000 payday.
Vu Manh Phong shoves with A♠ J♠, Mei San Ang calls with 8♠ 8♥. Board runs A♥ K♥ 3♥ 4♥ 9♥ for a winning flush to Ang. Phong out in 7th place for VND 264,060,000.