Welcome to the second day of the APT Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Championships here at partner and host venue Pro Poker Club! Yesterday we kicked off with a thunderous 123 entries for the Monster Stack event. That event will conclude today with the awarding of the first series side event champion. As for everyone else not in that event, get ready for more action-packed games headed your way.
Side Events today: Head Hunter and CoinPoker High Rollers 1
1:00PM: First up is the very popular Head Hunter event. This is one of the most thrilling games in our roster with players jumping in with guns blazing attempting to capture as many bounty rewards as possible. Buy-in to this event is VND 8,800,000. For every player you eliminate, you will instantly receive a VND 2,000,000 bounty reward. This is a scheduled two-day event.
2:00PM: If what you prefer are higher stakes and tighter fields, then the CoinPoker High Rollers 1 event is well-suited for you. Buyin is VND 107,500,000, the highest buy-in event of the series. If history is an indicator of what’s in store, then expect to rub elbows with other heavy hitters and high caliber pros. Players registered to this event will be using the APT’s Super High Roller structure. This is also a scheduled two-day event.
Starting stack: 400,000
Opening Blinds: 1000-2000
Level intervals: 40 minutes
Resuming: Monster Stack with 25 remaining
The Monster Stack event will see the return of 25 players each one of them hunting down that bragging rights opening title of the series. Whoever wins will set the pace in the APT Player of the Series race. Cards in the air at 1Pm.
Yesterday saw 123 entries pony up the VND 11M buy-in to generate a prize pool of VND 1,193,100,000. The money round begins at 21 places with the eventual winner shipping in a hefty VND 287,980,000.
Upcoming: MAIN EVENT – VND 6 Billion Guaranteed
Coming up tomorrow is the event everyone has been eagerly awaiting, the Main Event with a VND 6 Billion Guaranteed prize pool. This is the first of two highlighted events of the series with the Championships Event coming up next week. These are the only events where you can win the exclusive APT Championship Ring. Buy-in to the Main Event is VND 22,000,000.
The main runs for six days from July 13 to July 18. There are three starting days offered. Registration closes at the start of Level 10.
Day 1A: Friday, July 13 @1pm
Day 1B: Saturday, July 14 @1pm
Day 1C: Sunday, July 15 @1pm
Day 2: Monday, July 16 @1pm
Day 3: Tuesday, July 17 @1pm
Final Day: Wednesday, July 18 @130pm
Good luck to all and see you at the tables!