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WPT Vietnam closes with Nguyen Van Dung winning High Roller 2; final results

From September 3 to 11, the World Poker Tour hosted WPT Vietnam, the first festival of the brand’s Season XVIII Asia-Pacific. The nine day event took place at the highly popular Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City. Among the final winners were Nguyen Van Dung and Yohwan Lim. We’ve got all the remaining results for you posted below.

Event #10: High Roller 2 – Nguyen Van Dung – VN₫ 2,599,993,000 (~US$ 112,000)

Nguyen Van Dung

To cap the festival, the three-day High Roller 2 event guaranteed VN₫ 8 billion. It drew 137 (102 players, 35 re-entries) at VN₫ 77,000,000 (~US$ 3,300) each to push the pot to an even healthier VN₫ 9,302,300,000 (~US$ 401,000). Expectedly, a large number of pros participated. Vietnam’s Nguyen Van Dung stole the show. He tore past a rushing final table that saw him triumph in just 1.5 hours.

Payouts
1st Nguyen Van Dung (Vietnam) – VN₫ 2,599,993,000 (~US$ 112,000)
2nd Kjell Ove Dyb (Norway) – VN₫ 1,637,205,000
3rd Florencio Campomanes (Philippines) – VN₫ 972,090,000
4th Huynh Van Tan (Vietnam) – VN₫ 586,045,000
5th You Heung Youl (Korea) – VN₫ 455,814,000
6th Yuwen Pan (China) – VN₫ 381,394,000
7th Gerald Karlic (Austria) – VN₫ 330,231,000
8th Adrien Ramos (France) – VN₫ 293,487,000
9th VunDuc Trung (Vietnam) – VN₫ 260,000,000
10th Alex Lindop (UK) – VN₫ 227,906,000
11th Lewis Higham (Ireland) – VN₫ 227,906,000
12th David Yuan Jan Wang (Australia) – VN₫ 227,906,000
13th Tzai Wei Phua (Singapore) – VN₫ 197,674,000
14th Yi Zhong (China) – VN₫ 197,674,000
15th Duc Bien Nguyen (Vietnam) – VN₫ 197,674,000
16th Wayne Heung (Hong Kong) – VN₫ 169,767,000
17th Yinfei Xiao (China) – VN₫ 169,767,000
18th Chung Fai Ngeow (Malaysia) – VN₫ 169,767,000

Event #12: WPT-Pro Poker Club Superstack Classic – Lim Yohwan – VN₫ 313,492,000 (~US$ 13,500)

Yohwan Lim

Last to complete was the WPT-Pro Poker Club Superstack Classic with Korea’s Yohwan Lim overcoming a deficit at heads up against Hong Kong’s Fuk On Wong to win it and pocket VN₫ 313,492,000 (~US$ 13,500).

Amidst an eager rail, the final hand was full of excitement. With both players all in, Lim had AhKs and Wong with Ad6d. The flop was 7d8s9c, an open-ended for Wong. The turn 2c was a miss and so was the 4d for Lim to claim victory.

The event took place on the last two days of the festival. Signing up were 129 runners (93 uniques, 36 re-entries) and at VN₫ 11,000,000 (~US$ 475) each, it built a prize pool of VN₫ 1,251,300,000 (~US$ 54,000).

Payouts
1st Lim Yohwan (Korea) – VN₫ 313,492,000 (deal made)
2nd Fuk On Wong (Hong Kong) – VN₫ 263,670,000 (deal made)
3rd Oliver Helm (New Zealand) – VN₫ 132,640,000
4th Manish Lakhotia (India) – VN₫ 81,334,000
5th Dang Duy Thanh (Vietnam) – VN₫ 61,939,000
6th Jaideep Sajwan (India) – VN₫ 52,554,000
7th Kung Hung Lee (Taiwan) – VN₫ 45,6674,000
8th Jinwoo Kim (Korea) – VN₫ 40,044,000
9th Livar Dysjaland (Norway) – VN₫ 35,349,000
10th Rajesh Sabapathy (India) – VN₫ 31,282,000
11th Phachara Wongwichit (Thailand) – VN₫ 31,282,000
12th Sang-Yeon Hwang (Hong Kong) – VN₫ 31,282,000
13th Hwany Lee (Korea) – VN₫ 27,528,000
14th Chung Chuen Co (China) – VN₫ 27,528,000
15th Jinkyu Park (Korea) – VN₫ 27,528,000
16th Eugene Co (Philippines) – VN₫ 24,087,000
17th Nguyen Hun Cao Tri (Vietnam) – VN₫ 24,087,000

Event #11: Megastack Turbo – Konstantin Pogodin – VN₫ 258,408,000 (~US$ 11,000)

Konstantin Pogodin

Buy-in: VN₫ 8,800,000 (~US$ 380)
Entries: 111 (86 uniques, 25 re-entries)
Prize pool: VN₫ 861,360,000 (~US$ 37,000)
ITM: 14 places

Payouts
1st Konstantin Pogodin (Russia) – VN₫ 258,408,000
2nd Nguyen Tien Thanh (Vietnam) – VN₫ 159,351,000
3rd Cao Ngoc Anh (Vietnam) – VN₫ 95,611,000
4th Sang-Yeon Hwang (Hong Kong) – VN₫ 62,450,000
5th Yucheng Xiao (China) – VN₫ 48,236,000
6th Yik Yin Chiu (Hong Kong) – VN₫ 39,622,000
7th Ta Xuan Tung (Vietnam) – VN₫ 33,593,000
8th Tuan (Pro Club) VN₫ 2i,286,000
9th Lewis Higham (UK) – VN₫ 25,841,000
10th Akash Shekhar (India) – VN₫ 22,826,000
11th Seong Su Kong (Korea) – VN₫ 22,826,000
12th Denis Pham (France) – VN₫ 20,242,000
13th Joseph Cona (France) – VN₫ 20,242,000
14th Tobias Napel (Holland) – VN₫ 20,242,000

Event #13: Main Event Turbo Edition – Le Ngoc Khanh – VN₫ 346,775,000 (~US$ 15,000)

Le Ngoc Khanh

Buy-in: 52,500,000 (~US$ 2,200)
Entries: 11 (9 players, 2 re-entries)
Prize pool: VN₫ 533,500,000 (~US$ 23,000)
ITM: 2 places

Payouts
1st Le Ngoc Khanh (Vietnam) – VN₫ 346,775,000 (~US$ 15,000)
2nd Bobby Zhang (Australia) – VN₫ 186,725,000 (~US$ 8,000)

Event #14: Superstack Turbo – Akshay Nasa – VN₫ 95,331,000 (~US$ 4,100)

Akshay Nasa

Buy-in: VN₫ 6,600,000 (~US$ 285)
Entries: 42 (36 players, 6 re-entries)
Prize pool: VN₫ 244,440,000 (~US$ 10,500)
ITM: 6 places

Payouts
1st Akshay Nasa (India) – VN₫ 95,331,000 (~US$ 4,100)
2nd Nguyen Duc Anh (Vietnam) – VN₫ 56,222,000
3rd Sam Beesley (UK) – VN₫ 34,222,000
4th Kenichi Takarabe (Japan) – VN₫ 24,444,000
5th Duy Ho (USA) – VN₫ 19,555,000
6th Eui Woong Kim (Canada) – VN₫ 14,666,000

That concludes our coverage of Season XVIII Asia-Pacific WPT Vietnam. The tour heads to Tokyo for WPT Japan, the second leg of the Asia Swing. Event takes place from September 15 to 17 at Hotel Gajoen.

Season XVIII WPT Asia-Pacific Player of the Year standings

1-Hamish Crawshaw – 1500
2-Huynh Tan Dung – 1350
3-Michael Seymour – 1200
4-Chen Da Jia – 1050
5-Aditya Agarwal – 900
6-David Erquiaga – 750
7-Tung Nguyen – 600
8-Van Dung Nguyen – 450
9-Nam Duong Nguyen – 300
10-Zhao Jiajun – 150
11-William Kang – 105
12-JC Sayo – 105
13-Jaideep Sajwan – 105
14-Edgar Antezana – 105
15-Huynh Duc Tai – 105
16-Jin Yong – 105
17-Rubin Labroo – 105
18-Alok Birewar – 105
19-Hon Cheong Lee – 105
20-Phan Huu Minh Tri – 105
21-Thananat Therdtakoonrat – 60
22-Sumit Sapra – 60
23-Vincent Chauve – 60
24-Quang Huy Nguyen – 60
25-Le Anh Minh – 60
26-Duc Hop Nguyen- 60
27-Martin Stausholm – 60
28-Manh Hoang – 60
29-Francis Garson – 60
30-Yuwen Pan – 60

Louis Hartwell

Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of somuchpoker.com. He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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