Amazing perfomance! 24 hours after winning the Red Dragon event in front of 987 runners, Yuguang Li is crowned champion in the HK$ 80,000 High Roller. To win his second title, he defeated a tough field of 67 players. In the Heads-Up battle Yuguang Li managed to take the best of Stephen Chidwick an english pro with more than $3,4m in Live tournament earnings and currently ranked 10th in the Global Poker Index. In the Final hand of the tournament, Chidwick shoved all in with KsKh on his opponent opening. Li made the call with Qd3d and turned a flush to lock up the tournament.
Incredible performance from Yuguang Li (Photo Kenneth Lim)
Before his victory in the Red Dragon, Li's best perfomance was a 5th place in an APPT side event in Macau for HK$96,300. With his 2 titles in less than 24 hours Yuguang Li made history but will also take back home nearly HK$3.5 million in prize money.
Event 13: Steve O'Dwyer made again a very sucessfull trip in Macau: he defeated Russel Thomas heads-Up to win the HK$20,000 (Event 13). With his victory, he is adding an additional $HK 993,120 to his winnings. Steve O'Dwyer won last year in Macau APPT Super High Roller for $HK 14,050,000.
Steve O'Dwyer wins evnt 13: $20,000 (Photo Kenneth Lim)