event-asia Pro Championships attracts 294 entries; Future events planned in Vietnam

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February 27, 2019 (Wednesday), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Poker Lifestyle Brand held its first major event in Vietnam in conjunction with the Pro Poker Club. Held 20 to 24 February, the event attracted nearly 300 registered players and included a guaranteed prize pool of PRO700,000,000 with a special Bonus Champion addition of PRO100,000,000.

Emerging victorious was Mr. Trần Ngọc Dũng (also known as Dũng Pro) who took home the Main Event trophy. A variety of side events were also held throughout the tournament, with players participating in deep stack, head hunter and hyper games throughout the week.

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Culminating the event was a player’s party held at the Xing Xing nightclub. An evening of partying models and music – the players were treated to what described as Vietnam’s poker party of the year. has announced their plan to continue coverage of events and poker happening in Vietnam. In addition, the brand has floated the idea of additional tournaments and opportunities to further hold events throughout Vietnam.

About is a website focused on the development of poker community and lifestyle in Vietnam. The brand focuses on tournaments and poker-related happenings within Vietnam and works to partner with licensed organizations to help them promote and grow the game of poker within the country. The brand will focus on poker community, player partnerships, merchandising, plus content and all things poker within Vietnam and the thriving Vietnamese poker community.


Louis Hartwell

Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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