APT Vietnam Championships 2018 Schedule

The APT Vietnam Championships 2018 will be held from October 5th to 11th at Pro Poker Club, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

It will now kick off the day after the WPT Vietnam ends, offering players who make the trip to Ho Chi Minh City 16 days of non-stop poker.



Events Buy-In (VND) Fee (VND)
Fri, Oct 5
1:00 PM Event 1: Monster Stack Day 1 10,000,000 1,000,000
2:00 PM Special Event: CoinPoker  Super High Rollers Day 1 100,000,000 7,500,000
6:00 PM Satellite 1: “1 in 5” to Main Event 4,400,000 400,000
Sat, Oct 6
1:00 PM Monster Stack Final Day
1:00 PM CoinPoker  Super High Rollers Final Day
2:00 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Day 1A 20,000,000 2,000,000
6:00 PM Satellite 2: “1 in 5” to Main Event 4,400,000 400,000
Sun, Oct 7
1:00 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Day 1B 20,000,000 2,000,000
2:00 PM Event 2: NLH Single Day Event 1 5,000,000 500,000
6:00 PM Satellite 3: Last Chance “1 in 5” to Main Event 4,400,000 400,000
Mon, Oct 8
1:00 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Day 1C  20,000,000 2,000,000
2:00 PM Event 3: NLH Single Day Event 2 6,000,000 600,000
6:00 PM Event 4: Deep Stack Hyper Turbo Event 1 5,000,000 500,000
Tue, Oct 9
1:00 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Day 2
2:00 PM Event 5: No Limit Hold’em 1 7,000,000 700,000
6:00 PM Event 6:  Deep Stack Hyper Turbo 5,000,000 500,000
Wed, Oct 10
1:00 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Day 3
1:00 PM No Limit Hold’em 1 Final Day
2:00 PM Event 7: CoinPoker  High Rollers Day 1 50,000,000 4,000,000
3:00 PM Event 8: No Limit Hold’em 2 8,000,000 800,000
6:00 PM Event 9: Deep Stack Hyper Turbo 2 5,000,000 500,000
Thu, Oct 11
1:00 PM Event 10: “Short Deck” No Limit Holdem Single Day (Shot Clock) 7,000,000 700,000
1:00 PM CoinPoker  High Rollers Final Day
1:00 PM No Limit Hold’em 2 Final Day
1:30 PM Main Event 6 Billion GTD Final Eight
2:00 PM Event 11: CoinPoker  High Rollers Single Day (Shot Clock) 40,000,000 3,000,000

Re-Entry Policy: Multiple re-entry allowed before the close of registration:

  • Main and Championships Events: start of level 10
  • Monster Stack: start of level 9
  • Side Events and Satellites: start of level 7 unless specified
  • High Rollers: based on number of entries

Best stack forward format:

  • Players that qualify to Day 2 from a previous Day 1 may re-enter a new Starting Day.
  • Players qualifying with multiple stacks to Day 2 will only play their largest stack. Other stacks will be removed from play.
  • Players are allowed to forfeit their stack before close of registration to re-enter.

ALL Buy Ins and Fees are in Vietnamese Dong (VND)

  • All events will be paid out to the nearest VND 10,000
  • Staff Charge of 3% on all tournaments except for Super High Rollers, Satellites and Charity Event
  • Prizes above VND 10,000,000 LESS the amount of player’s buy-in/s subject to government tax of 10%. Sample computation:
    Gross Cash Prize (VND 20,000,000) LESS 1x Buy In (VND 1,000,000) = VND 19,000,000. 10% Tax will be applied ONLY to VND 9,000,000 (amount over VND 10,000,000)

Event Notes:

  • The “ANTE BB” format utilizes the ante first before big blind in the event the big blind cannot cover the full amount for the ANTE and BB.
  • The “ANTE BB” structure remains the same regardless number of the number of players at a table.
  • All Side Events marked with an * are designed to be 2 day events with the Final 8 Players restarting at 1:00 PM (unless specified) the day after starting.
  • A side event designed to finish in 2 days will become a 1 day event if the Final 8 Players are reached by 10:00 PM.
  • The starting level for the Final 8 Players of a will be at a minimum average stack of 30 times the Big Blind. (not applicable to Turbo events)

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