APPT Cambodia: APPT National Final 9 formed; Mohit Bohra wins the 6-Handed Hyper Turbo; Zhou Quan tops Mystery Bounty Day 1A, 9 left at Mini HR

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) continued to see more players make their way to the Grand Ballroom of NagaWorld Integrated Resorts in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Bringing everyone in was a diverse lineup of poker games that catered to all types of players. Also on the floor was the featured APPT National with 78 players returning to hunt down the money and a seat to the final table. We’ve got all those results and more, just scroll down.


APPT National – Day 2

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Abhinav Iyer

Day 2 of APPT National saw 78 players out of 314 entries back on the beat. The day’s entering chip leader, Minwoo Kang, continued to impress as he maintained rank for most of the day. It was only during the final two tables when Abhinav Iyer and Choi Hun Tae navigated their way to the top to dethrone Kang.

The  bubble burst quite early with only 2.5 hours played. India’s Amit Kaushik was down to 2.5 bb and never recovered. Another five hours later, the heat wrapped up with Iyer eliminating Russia’s Evgenii Kalymaev. Iyer bagged the chip lead of 102 BB. You can read up on the Day 2 action via the SMP Live Updates.

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Final 9 players by stack size

Seat Player Stack BB
7 Abhinav Iyer 2,560,000 102
6 Hun Tae Choi 1,925,000 77
2 Andy Li Xueyan 965,000 39
5 Chien-Chih Weng 885,000 35
1 Minwoo Kang 875,000 35
3 Eric Wasylenko 770,000 31
9 Vincent Ferrafiat 700,000 28
4 Mateusz Kaczmarek 410,000 16
8 Cheng Zhang 385,000 15


Mohit Bohra wins the 6-Handed Hyper Turbo for first international title


The 6-Handed Hyper Turbo clocked in at just over four hours with India’s Mohit Bohra outlasting the 56-entry field to capture his first live tournament title.

“It feels amazing! This is my first international trip and to have that trophy feels amazing!”

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After a heads up deal that guaranteed Bohra US$ 3,741, and Korea’s Seongho Cho a slightly higher US$ 3,840, both players agreed to compete for the trophy. Bohra closed it out with Ac4c spiking the Ace on the river to defeat QhJh Jack on the flop. Players will see Bohra back on the felt as the new champ is eager to attend as many events as possible during his stay.

Buy in: US$ 300
Entries: 56
Prize pool: US$ 14,666
ITM: 8 places

*Heads up deal

Place Player
Payout In USD
1 Mohit Bohra $3,741*
2 Seongho Cho $3,840*
3 Jounghun Kim $2,053
4 Shixiao Qin $1,555
5 Chang Kim $1,203
6 Hyunkyou Park $939
7 Jennifer Cassell $748
8 Guy Taylor $587

Mini High Roller – Day 1 results

The first high roller event was tabled at Day 5 of the festival with 68 ponying up the US$ 2,000 buy in of the Mini High Roller. This generated a US$ 121,366 prize pool and the top 9 getting paid. By the eighth hour of play, the bubble burst on China’s Xixiang Luo who called Emil Ukalaev’s shove on a flop 3d5sJd. Ukalaev had 3s5c two pair, Luo risked his tournament life on KsJh top pair. The turn was 7d and river 9h.


Buy in: US$ 2,000
Entries: 68
Prize pool: US$ 121,366
ITM: 9 places

Player Flag Stack
Emil Ukalaev Russia 2,270,000
Jin Woo Kim USA 1,295,000
Pak Valeriy Uzbekistan 790,000
Wei Guo Liang China 590,000
Tian Hao China 480,000
Grant Gardner UK 430,000
John Perry Australia 340,000
Asish Kumar Ghosh India 305,000
Konstantin Generalov Russia 300,000

Mystery Bounty – Day 1A results

The Mystery Bounty drew 69 entries for Day 1A with 11 ITM players advancing to Day 2. Topping the list was Zhou Quan who was one of six players from China that pulled through. To jump in this event, there is one flight left. Day 1B kicks off on Wednesday, May 10 at 1pm. Buy in is US$ 550. Starting stack is 30,000.

Zhou Quan

Buy in: US$ 550
Entries: 69 
Prize pool: US$ 33,130
ITM: 11 players
Chips in play: 2,070,000

End of Day 1A – 11 players

Player Flag Stack
Zhou Quan China 458,000
Amit Kaushik India 342,000
Xu Wei China 245,000
Hua Wei Lin Taiwan 240,000
Yuwen Pan China 201,000
Ng Duc Thanh Vietnam 166,000
Xing Chen Dao China 149,900
Ming Xi China 130,000
Low Jiayi Singapore 74,000
Weng Jun China 37,000
Erik Rozhynskyi Ukraine 30,000

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Tricia David

Tricia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits in Asia. She spent one year working part time with Poker Portal Asia then became editor and lead writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live and online events website content writer for the Asian Poker Tour. Currently, she does live events reporting in Asia for online news site Somuchpoker and is also one of their news contributors.

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