APPT Seoul: 158 Players in Main Event

APPT Seoul, which was hosted in the Paradise Walkerhill Casino, kicked off with side events on Monday 20th June. Things are now getting more serious however, with the arrival of the KRW3,000,000 ($2564) buy in Main Event. A total of 158 players entered the first two starting days, and 64 players will return today. Of those players, 18 will cash, with the winner taking home KRW119,097,600 ($101,173).

APPT Seoul
APPT Seoul (Photo Long Guan courtesy of PokerStars)

61 entries for day 1a

61 players took their seats for the first starting day of the APPT Seoul Main Event. There were many regular pros from the Asian circuit, with Aaron Lim, Wayne Weiyi Zhang and Yaxi Zhu all falling at the first hurdle. 23 survivors will be a part of the day 2 action. Albert Paik from the USA accumulated the largest stack in the day 1a field, with 116,800.

97 entries in Day 1b

Meanwhile, day 1b saw 97 hopefuls, which allowed the overall field size to grow to 158. The larger field which assembled for day 1b included several more notable names, with Kosei Ichinose being perhaps the biggest of them to exit the tournament early. The total number of survivors for day 1b stands at 41.

The Day 1b chip leader is Hong Kong national Tsun Ming Chan, who takes 169,800 forward, which is the largest stack in the entire remaining field of 64.

Tsun Ming Chan APPT Seoul
Tsun Ming Chan (Photo Long Guan courtesy of PokerStars)

Three Team PokerStars qualified for day 2

Team PokerStars will be happy with proceedings going into day 2 , as their pros Celina Lin, and Bryan Huang take playable stacks forward into the second day. Chen An Lin also survives the day 1a action and has a comfortable stack of 49,300 to work with.

Celina Lin APPT
Celina Lin (Photo Long Guan courtesy of PokerStars)

 

Last Name First Name Table Seat Country Chip Count
Chan Tsun Ming 6 8 Hong Kong 169,800
Paik Albert 7 6 USA 116,800
Ishihara Masanori 4 2 Japan 114,000
Nguyen Windsor 3 4 Canada 111,100
Qian Shenghua 2 3 China 100,300
Kim Andrew 3 6 USA 99,000
Demicki Daniel 2 8 Poland 93,000
O’rourke Liam 1 8 Australia 87,800
Tsuji Yasuyuki 2 9 Japan 84,900
Shi Qizheng 5 7 China 79,300
Takeuchui Yuto 7 4 Japan 76,100
Nakagawa Masaya 6 7 Japan 74,500
Du Gu Yu 2 2 China 73,100
Egan Michael 1 3 Australia 72,700
Hirosawa Ken 5 4 Japan 68,300
Ariki Nobutaka 5 9 Japan 68,200
Ochiai Satsuki 6 1 Japan 67,500
Nakamura Yutaka 2 7 Japan 62,900
Fukui Yuya 5 2 Japan 61,900
Li Vincent Kwun Ngai 3 7 Hong Kong 60,900
Matsuo Ryusuke 5 8 Japan 60,300
Muto Katsuhiro 6 5 Japan 59,000
Otani Norihiro 6 9 Japan 57,300
Mizuno Eechi 7 1 Japan 55,500
Kim Jonathan Juweon 1 2 USA 55,000
Sasaki Nobuaki 5 5 Japan 52,800
Thoo Mingken 5 6 Malaysia 52,600
Holbrook Jeffrey David 3 1 USA 52,400
Zhou Quan 4 6 China 51,700
Lin Chen An 4 7 Chinese Taipei 49,300
Yang Renjun 4 3 China 48,000
Yu Jia 3 2 China 48,000
Zheng Yifan 4 8 China 46,100
Wu Jack Enching 5 1 Chinese Taipei 44,700
Goh Gabriel Jin Luong 7 9 New Zealand 40,700
Amano Yukinori 2 1 Japan 40,100
Nishihara Kengo 1 9 Japan 39,500
Alner Tom 1 1 UK 36,700
Larsen Rasmus 7 8 Denmark 35,600
Tomita Tetsuro 3 3 Japan 33,000
Huang Yen Cheng 4 1 Chinese Taipei 29,900
Kurashina Kenji 3 9 Japan 27,800
Shibata Kouichi 4 9 Japan 27,400
Dours Romain 7 5 France 26,700
Huang Bryan 2 5 Singapore 24,800
Horiuchi Yutaka 1 5 Japan 24,200
Soichiro Kojiya 4 5 Japan 23,300
Lin Celina 2 4 Australia 22,900
Jennens Tyler Seung Chul 1 6 Canada 22,600
Wei Guoliang 1 7 China 19,700
Jin Jiayi 3 8 China 18,900
No Seungworl 7 7 Philippines 17,100
Yip Kwok Chun 6 4 Hong Kong 17,000
Phua Siyang 1 4 Singapore 16,900
Takeda Yusuke 5 3 Japan 16,500
He Xiaoyi 6 3 China 15,700
Lee Jeffery Ju Ho 3 5 USA 15,300
Suzuki Noriko 2 6 Japan 14,400
Zhou Tong 7 2 China 14,200
Turtiainen Mikkopetteri 6 6 Finland 13,200
Hahn Won Ki 4 4 USA 12,400

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