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Andrian Chin wins Crown Perth Sapphire Series Main Event

The Sapphire Series Poker Challenge at the Crown Casino in Perth has come to a conclusion. The event ran from 23rd May to 2nd June and included 11 events.

Andrian Chin takes down Main Event

The Main Event of the series had a AU$ 1,150 (~US$ 800) buy-in and found 299 entries (with 49 re-entries). This created a total prize pool of AU$ 299,000 (~US$ 207,674) with a first prize of AU$ 80,000 (~US$ 55,565).

The player ultimately winning this prize money was local regular Andrian Chin, making it his biggest ever live cash and bringing him close to $400,000 in lifetime earnings.

Andrian Chin – Photo Crown Perth

The Final Table

Andrian started into the final table second in chips and had a solid journey to the top, facing Andrej Senic heads-up. Andrej had worked his way up from 8th in chips and received a second place reward of AU$ 48,000 (~US$ 33,339).

Main Event Final Table

Event overview:

Buy-in: AU$ 1,150 (~US$ 800)
Entries: 299 (Re-entries: 49)
Prize pool: AU$ 299,000 (~US$ 207,674)

Top 10 results:

1. Andrian Chin AU$ 80,000 (~US$ 55,565)
2. Andrej Senic AU$ 48,000 (~US$ 33,339)
3. Luke Sharpe AU$ 36,000 (~US$ 25,004)
4. Paul Murray AU$ 27,000 (~US$ 18,753)
5. Peter Brasile AU$ 20,000 (~US$ 13,891)
6. Bruno Battaglia AU$ 13,500 (~US$ 9,376)
7. Jack Owens AU$ 8,500 (~US$ 5,903)
8. Kris Busby AU$ 6,900 (~US$ 4,792)
9. Scott Buchanan AU$ 5,300 (~US$ 3,681)
10. Tu Le AU$ 5,300 (~US$ 3,681)

The “Old School Deepstack Freezeout”

The first tournament of the 11-event festival was the “Old School Freezeout” with 25-minute levels, a 20,000 start stack and no re-entries. The event took place on 23rd May and had a AU$ 550 (~US$ 382) buy-in.

Dinh Pham was the lucky winner to top the 130-strong field for AU$ 19,000 (~US$ 13,196).

Dinh Pham and Dale Marsland

Event Overview:

Prize pool: AU$ 65,000
Entries: 130
Buy-in: AU$ 550 (~US$ 382)

Top 10 results:

1. Dinh Pham AU$ 19,000 (~US$ 13,196)
2. Dale Marsland AU$ 12,000 (~US$ 8,334)
3. Anonymous AU$ 8,500 (~US$ 5,903)
4. Yann Yin AU$ 6,500 (~US$ 4,514)
5. Ize Bourne AU$ 4,700 (~US$ 3,264)
6. Nick Graphia AU$ 3,400 (~US$ 2,361)
7. Gavin Clark AU$ 2,500 (~US$ 1,736)
8. Patrick Meng AU$ 1,800 (~US$ 1,250)
9. Pros Mukin AU$ 1,400 (~US$ 972)
10. Jason Wooster AU$ 1,400 (~US$ 972)


Other Winners

Event 2 – AU$ 350 Triple Chance NLH

Buy-in: AU$ 350
Entries: 115 (Re-entries: 19)
Prize pool: AU$ 34,500

Top 10 results:

1. Tim Mitchell AU$ 10,000*
2. Alan Tchung AU$ 6,700*
3. Michele Palermo AU$ 5,000*
4. Damon Greenwood AU$ 3,600
5. Matt Rynkiewicz AU$ 2,600
6. Martyn Ward AU$ 1,900
7. Rodney Bohan AU$ 1,300
8. Arthur Phillips AU$ 1,000
9. Nick Graphia AU$ $800
10. John Messina AU$ $800

*Denotes Deal Made

Event 3 – AU$ 200 Hyper Turbo 10/10/10

Buy-in: AU$ 200
Entries: 94 (Re-entries: 25)
Prize pool: AU$ 15,040

Top 8 results:

1. Pepsi Ong AU$ 5,000
2. Patrick Murphy AU$ 3,000
3. Peter Vukmirovic AU$ 2,200
4. Dean Cox AU$ 1,650
5. Phil Mamedov AU$ 1,240
6. Mark Van Dort AU$ 900
7. Anthony Fels AU$ 600
8. Raleigh Charpentier AU$ 450

Event 4 – AU$ 200 Rebuy Event

25th May 2019
Buy-in: AU$ 200
Entries: 61
Rebuys: 119 @AU$ 100
Add-on: 65 @AU$ 100
Prize pool: AU$ 28,260

Top 8 results:

1. Steven Piotrowski AU$ 7,800*
2. Tony Aslani AU$ 7,500*
3. Vesko Zmukic AU$ 4,000
4. Tom Labouchardiere AU$ 3,000
5. Tony Tartaglia AU$ 2,200
6. Chris Ngatoa AU$ 1,700
7. Richard Larkin AU$ 1,200
8. Scott Buchanan AU$ 860

*Denotes Deal Made

Event 5 – AU$ 750 6-Max

Buy-in: AU$ 750
Entries: 126 (Re-entries: 33)
Prize pool: AU$ 85,050

Top 10 results:

1. David Lim AU$ 25,500
2. Bruno Battaglia AU$ 16,600
3. Anthony Marenko AU$ 11,500
4. Andrew Miller AU$ 8,900
5. Ben Hon AU$ 6,400
6. Andrea Rispoli AU$ 4,700
7. Dean Finnimore AU$ 3,250
8. Kevin Mcfadyen AU$ 2,500
9. Adriano Scagnetti AU$ $1,900
10. John Corr AU$ $1,900

Event 6 – AU$ 350 No-Limit Hold’em

Buy-in: AU$ 350
Entries: 195 (Re-entries: 37)
Prize pool: AU$ 58,500

Top 10 results:

1. Pepsi Ong AU$ 9,800*
2. Heather D’Orazio AU$ 8,500*
3. John Messina AU$ 8,500*
4. Ooi Keong Yeo AU$ 8,500*
5. Andrew Miller AU$ 8,500*
6. Gerard McNeill AU$ 2,800
7. Nicholas Suter AU$ 2,000
8. Jeff Field AU$ 1,500
9. Josh Conduit AU$ $1,150
10. Brent Steedman AU$ $1,150

*Denotes Deal Made

Event 7 – AU$ 400 NLH Terminator

Buy-in: AU$ 400
Entries: 127 (Re-entries: 32)
Prize pool: AU$ 44,450

Top 10 results:

1. Patrick Murphy AU$ 10,200
2. Peter Frazis AU$ 6,200
3. Jason Byrne AU$ 4,400
4. Gerard Mc Neill AU$ 3,300
5. Matt Velichkovich AU$ 2,400
6. Qian Choong AU$ 1,700
7. Craig Flynn AU$ 1,250
8. Greg Kahl AU$ 900
9. David Taylor AU$ 700
10. Isaac Tan AU$ 700

Event 9 – AU$ 200 PLO Rebuy

Buy-in: AU$ 200
Entries: 31
Rebuys: 84 @AU$ 100
Add-ons: 40 @U$ 100
Prize pool: AU$ 17,360

Top 5 results:

1. Travis Endersby AU$ 7,000
2. Yoshimura Pang AU$ 4,000
3. Anonymous AU$ 2,800
4. Andrian Chin AU$ 2,100
5. Vasily Kwong AU$ 1,460

Event 10 – AU$ 550 Shot Clock

Buy-in: AU$ 550
Entries: 63 (Re-entries: 13)
Prize pool: AU$ 31,500

Top 6 results:

1. Tim Mitchell AU$ 12,000
2. Andrea Rispoli AU$ 7,000
3. Sean Reynolds AU$ 4,700
4. Ben Hon AU$ 3,400
5. Josh Bourke AU$ 2,500
6. Blake Phillips AU$ 1,900

Event 11 – AU$ 575 Deepstack Bounty

Buy-in: AU$ 575
Entries: 79 (Re-entries: 13)
Prize pool: AU$ 41,080

Top 8 results:

1. Anonymous AU$ 12,000*
2. Chris Ngatoa AU$ 9,200*
3. Mile Krstanoski AU$ 5,400
4. Patrick Meng AU$ 4,200
5. Tony Aslani AU$ 3,100
6. Nino Marotta AU$ 2,300
7. Scott Carmichael AU$ 1,630
8. Yu Xiang Tay AU$ 1,150

* Denotes Deal Made

Article by Christin Mashmann

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