Side events: Tu Zhi “Renzo” Hao; Rungrot Nuannoi, Tui Xuan Ha Tran win trophies

Tu Zhi “Renz” Hao wins the Super Deep Stack Turbo 

The Super Deep Stack Turbo attracted 56 players and 12 re-entries for a prize pool of VN₫ 395,760,000. The top 12 players earned a piece of the pot. One of the highlights of this event was the deep run by Filipino player Vamerdino Magsakay who came close to lifting his fourth side event title. At four-handed, Magsakay eliminated Plivcs Aigars with K K dominating 10 10 to take the lead. However, on Magsakay’s next push, his K 4 paid a huge price to Pongkhun Busmongkhon 9 9 to lose command. Busmongkhon gained momentum and finished off Magsakay in 3rd place with 5 5 holding against A 9.

Heads up, Busmongkhon was ahead 3:1 against Singapore’s Renzo Hao. When Hao won the first all in with A 3 top pair over 6 7 on a board 7 10 J Q A, his rail erupted in celebration. Hao went on to win it with Q J spiking the jack against A-9. 

Buy in: VN₫ 6,600,000 
Entries: 68
Prize pool: VN₫ 395,760,000
ITM: 12 places 

Final table payouts

1st Tu Zhi “Renzo” Hao – Singapore – VN₫ 11,880,000
2nd Pongkhun Busmongkhon – Thailand – VN₫ 74,600,000
3rd Vamerdino Magsakay – Philippines – VN₫ 51,860,000
4th Plivcs Aigars – Latvia – VN₫ 37,460,000
5th Johnni Nielsen – Sweden – VN₫ 28,010,000
6th To Siu Yan – Singapore – VN₫ 21,620,000
7th Mathias Schell – UK – VN₫ 17,170,000
8th Phong Do Tuan – Vietnam – VN₫ 13,990,000
9th Taehwan Kim – Korea – VN₫ 11,660,000

Rungrot Nuannoi speeds through the NLH Single Day event

21 took interest in the final day’s No Limit Hold’em Single Day event for a prize pool of VN₫ 142,590,00. Thailand’s Rungrot Nuannoi emerged victorious after defeating Philippines player Joseph Talamayan at heads up. This was Nuannoi’s first ever live career win and second cash of the series. He shipped VN₫ 69,750,000 and was awarded his very own APT trophy. 

Buy in: VN₫ 7,700,000
Entries: 21 
Prize pool: VN₫
ITM: 4 places


1st Rungrot Nuannoi – Thailand – VN₫ 69,750,000
2nd Joseph Talamayan – Philippines – VN₫ 37,410,000
3rd Anupad Khongdechudomkul – Thailand – VN₫ 21,740,000
4th Ngoc Minh Le – Vietnam – VN₫ 13,690,000

Tui Xuan Ha Tran claims the Deep Stack Hyper Turbo 

The last event of the series was the Deep Stack Hyper Turbo that clocked in at a fast four hours. Vietnam’s Tui Xuan Ha Tran won it for her first ever APT title and a cool VN₫ 68,330,000 payout. She became the second woman to win a side event this series. 

Buy in: VN₫ 5,500,000 
Entries: 41
Prize pool: VN₫ 198,850,000
ITM: 7 places


1st Tui Xuan Ha Tran – Vietnam – VN₫ 68,330,000
2nd Yukina Oza – Japan – VN₫ 43,920,000
3rd Alexander Ugay – Russia – VN₫ 29,610,000
4th Kong Khai Kent – Malaysia – VN₫ 20,860,000
5th Do Khai Tien – Vietnam – VN₫ 15,310,000
6th Young Kwon Lim – Korea – VN₫ 11,650,000
7th Satoshi Kuriga – Japan – VN₫ 9,170,000