After nine hours of action, the first heat of the APT Vietnam 2019 – MAIN EVENT – wrapped up with 21 players advancing out of the 50 entries. Three players crossed into the six-digit marker with Nguyen Duc Bien packing the largest stack of 125,000. Nguyen is trailed closely by Vincent Chauve with 121,100, and rounding out the top three was Nguyen Quy Bang with 113,700.
Main Event Day 1A chip counts
|Rank||Name||Country / Region||Chips|
|1||Nguyen Duc Bien||Australia||125,000|
|2||Vincent Chauve||United Kingdom||121,100|
|3||Nguyen Quy Bang||Vietnam||113,700|
|8||Ho Teck Hong||Malaysia||61,400|
|13||Laksh Pal Singh||India||44,900|
|14||Phonh Minh Hai (SK)||Vietnam||42,400|
|15||Ho Gyun Kang||Korea||39,300|
|16||Derek Wang||United Kingdom||37,900|
|19||Hwang Sang Yeon||Hong Kong||28,600|
|20||Chae Sung Lim||Korea||19,900|
|21||Oh Sang Joon||Korea||19,000|
|Day 1A = 50 Entries|
|1,250,000 Chips in Play / 59,523 Average Chip Stack|
The Day 1A survivors have a two day break before returning to the race for Day 2. Within that time, there are two more Day 1 heats to cover (Day 1B and Day 1C) so come on over and secure your spot. Buy-in is VNd 22,000,000 (~USD 1,000) which gives you a chance at the handsome VND 8 Billion (~USD 345,500) guarantee. For latecomers, fence-sitters, and for those that missed the mark, registration will close at the start of Level 11 in Day 2.
For all the Main Event info, head to the link below:
High Rollers 1 review
Unable to run on opening day, the High Rollers 1 event was rescheduled for today and after a slight delay, the game finally got rolling. At the end of registration, 18 (10 uniques, 8 re-entries) ponied up the discounted VND 52,000,000 (~USD 2,250) buy-in to bring about a prize pool of VND 878,820,000 (~USD 38,000). Only the top three players were guaranteed a piece.
Once the money was reached at the fall off Huynh Tan Dung A♠ K♥ to Vincent Li 10♥ 10♣ on a brick board, the players bagged up. They return tomorrow, Friday, November 8 at 1pm.
Vincent Li 493,000
Iori Yogo 123,500
Joakim Anderson 103,500
Returning blinds: 2,500 – 5,000 ante 5,000 (15 minutes remaining at this level)
Chips in play: 720,000
Average stack: 240,000
1st VND 497,610,000 (~USD 21,500)
2nd VND 244,440,000
3rd VND 130,950,000
Head Hunter review
Also joining on the floor earlier today was the Head Hunter event at VND 9,900,000 (~USD 430) to enter. 92 pulled up seats – 73 uniques & 19 re-entries – for a cash pool of VND 619,160,000 (~USD 26,700). Midway through the sixth hour, Johannes Felix Hoeld delivered the bubble with 6♦ 2♦ flush against a short stack’s K♠ 3♦ on a board of 10♣ 5♥ 8♦ 4♦ J♦ with the shoves seen at the flop.
From there, the remaining 16 players were guaranteed to profit. The day closed with the final 8 players. They return tomorrow, Friday November 8 at 1pm to battle for the title and the VND 162,830,000 (~USD 7,000) first place cash prize.
Chi Chung Ho – Hong Kong – 161,000
Johannes Felix Hoeld – Germany – 152,500
Roger Bartley – Guernsey – 147,500
Pham Bao – Vietnam – 145,000
Michael Shang – USA – 131,500
Choi Moon Seok – Korea – 123,000
Kim Jung Whan – Korea – 36,000
Vinh Tran – Vietnam – 22,000
Final 8 remaining payouts
1st VND 162,830,000 (~USD 7,000)
2nd VND 108,560,000
3rd VND 75,470,000
4th VND 54,510,000
5th VND 40,770,000
6th VND 31,460,000
7th VND 24,980,000
8th VND 20,360,000
Full results will be posted in the Event Results page once it concludes.