523 entries! Largest Ace Poker League Seoul Main Event entry day! One last chance to enter


Ace Poker League continues to rock Seoul, South Korea with yet another crowded room as the flagship Main Event Day 1K attracted 523 entries. This was the largest draw yet with 96 players advancing to Day 2. As it stands, this is officially the richest APL Main Event in history with the prize pool likely to push into a jaw dropping ₩2 Billion… and registration is still open! Make your way to Swiss Grand Hotel for the last chance to enter on October 6, 2023.


Closing the heat as chip leader was one of the most highly decorated and well known poker pros from South Korea, Gab Yong Kim, with 527,000 (105 bb). That placed him third in the overall Day 2 counts. Currently, a total of 305 players have advanced. We will have the full list once the last entry day completes. Maintaining his lead in the race is Kim Kwang Yeol who topped Day 1J with 129 bb.

Buy in: ₩1,385,000 (~US$ 1,015)
Guarantee: ₩ 1,100,000,000 (~US$ 807,460)
Cumulative entries: 1,843
Day 2: 305 players (cumulative)

Day 1A – Day 1H: 383 / 50 advanced
Day 1I: 473 entries / 84 advanced
Day 1J: 464 entries / 75 advanced
Day 1K: 523 entries / 96 advanced


You can catch some of the Main Event action via the livestream on Ace Poker League YouTube channel.


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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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