Korea’s Beab Su Kim was crowned the first ever Crown Poker Series Main Event champion! After eliminating Soojo Kim in 3rd place, Beab Su stole the chip advantage from Vietnam’s Bien Mai. The two quickly struck an even chop on the remaining payouts and award Beab Su the title. Beab Su and Mai both earned VN₫ 2,115,000,000 (~US$ 90,000).
You can watch the final table battle via CrownPokerRoom Twitch. It is embedded in the Event Super High Roller 107M video starting the 30 minute mark. You can also read on for the brief recap.
Buy in: VN₫ 44,000,000 (~US$ 1,875)
Guarantee: VN₫ 10,000,000,000 (~US$ 426,500)|
Prize pool: VN₫ 9,855,200,000 (~US$ 419,800)
ITM: 32 places
|Place||Player||Flag||Payout in VN₫|
|1||Beab Su Kim||Korea||2,680,000,000|
|4||Yu Shin Lee||Korea||740,000,000|
|5||Trung Van Nguyen||Vietnam||590,000,000|
Final Table recap
The Main Event drew 254 entries with the top 32 players earning a piece of the VN₫ 9,855,200,000 (~US$ 419,800) prize pool. On the final day, the last nine players returned led by Vietnam’s Bien Mai. Impressively, for a majority of the final table, Mai dropped only as low as second rank and was clearly the player beat.
The race completed in four and a half hours. During the first hour, Vivian Youngshin Im was on her way to a double up with the nuts but Beab Su’s sent her packing instead with the board running .
It took another two hours of grinding before Moonho Seo fell to Mai with two pair on the turn rivered by the flush. Short stacked Trung Van Nguyen quickly joined the railbirds in 4th place.
At four-handed, a three way clash was seen with Soojo Kim ahead , Mai , and Yu Shi Lee . Rockets hold, Soojo ships it but is still far behind the leaders Mai and Beab Su.
Hands later, another all in showdown. Soojo Kim jammed three-bet jammed on Beab Su who snap called. Soojo with , Beab Su . The board was to end Soojo in 3rd place. A heads up deal was quickly agreed upon and that was it. Beab Su emerged the first ever Crown Poker Series Main Event champion.
Full payouts can be found in the Coverage -Festival Results tab.