APL Da Nang:  Im Sung Gok wins Deep Stack; Lin Jian on top of the Main Event chip counts

Day 1A of the Asia Poker League Vietnam Main Event had seen 71 entries and yesterday players came to the Risemount Premier Resort Da Nang, Vietnam, to play the second flight of this event.

In addition to that the VND 10,000,000 (~USD 430) Deep Stack event took place as well.

Lin Jian leads Main Event 1B and overall

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Lin Jian

Yesterday was the day of the second flight for the Asia Poker League Da Nang VND 22,000,000 (~USD 944) Main Event. 126 entries were counted, which meant 23 players will progress to Day 2 on Tuesday.

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Main Event Day 1B

Leading the way with 484,500 chips and so the overall chip leader for now is China’s Lin Jian.

Full Chip Counts:

Lin Jian – 484,500 – China
Phan Dinh Nam – 359,500 – Vietnam
Nguyen Minh Tuan – 352,000 – Vietnam
Tae Joon Cho – 247,500 – Korea
Zhou Jia Ping – 234,500 – China
Luong Anh Tuan – 227,000 – Vietnam
Li Jin – 208,500 – China
Dhanesh Chainani – 174,000 – Singapore
Tran Huy Hoang – 170,500 – Vietnam
Ngoc Anh – 157,500 – Vietnam
Kim Hak Do – 148,000 – Korea
Kien Ks – 132,000 – Vietnam
Kwon Hyuk Jin – 123,500 – Korea
Quy Bang – 119,500 – Vietnam
Sun Hao – 118,000 – China
Nguyen Quang Huy – 114,500 – Vietnam
Nguyen Tuan Thanh – 83,500 – Vietnam
Oleg – 83,500 – Kazakhstan
Frederick Lee – 71,500 – USA
Jae Gwang Kim – 70,500 – Korea
Nguyen Duy Anh – 40,500 – Vietnam
Hajing Sato – 33,000 – Japan
Ge Ying Rui – 27,000 –  China

 Im Sung Gok takes down the Deep Stack

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Im Sung Gok

Event number 6 here in Da Nang started and finished yesterday. The VND 10,000,000 (~USD 430) Deep Stack had 109 entries, of which 14 players were paid. The trophy and first place money went to Korea with Im Sung Gok pocketing VND 285,500,000 (~USD 12,282).

Full Payouts ( All amounts in VND)

1st –  Im Sung Gok – Korea – 285,500,000 (~USD 12,282)
2nd – Xu Bo – China – 176,000,000
3rd – Vu Tien Duc – Vietnam – 105,600,000
4th – Nguyen Hong Kong – Vietnam 69,000,000
5th – Phan Thi Phuong Vietnam – 53,300,000
6th – Tran Huy Tien – Vietnam – 43,800,000
7th – Tony Khoang Netherlands – 37,100,000
8th – Lee Seung Sin – Korea – 32,400,000
9th – Zhang Bin China – 28,500,000
10th – Jang Jong Bea – Korea – 25,200,000
11th – Thanapipat Peesanough – Thailand – 25,200,000
12th – Nguyen Dang Lam – Vietnam – 25,200,000
13th – Choi In Kyu – Korea – 22,400,000
14th – Kim Sora – Korea – 22,400,000


Monday will see the last chances to get into the Main Event with two more starting days, Day 1C and the turbo version Day 1D. In addition to that there will be a generic VND 8,800,000 (~USD 378) No Limit Hold’em event at 3pm and the VND 5,500,000 (~USD 236) Hyper Turbo 2 at 6pm.

Coverage on Somuchpoker

Somuchpoker will soon be on site to provide daily updates about the event.

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Besides being a passionate poker player Christin Maschmann has been working in different functions in the poker industry for over a decade. She worked as a Content & Community Manager for the poker school IntelliPoker, wrote articles for the PokerStars Blog and appeared as a host on the German poker show PokerToday. Christin is professionally trained in video and audio editing and creates content for YouTube, Social Media and iTunes. She also wrote a book about her experiences in Las Vegas.

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