WPC-SEAPT 2022: 75 players return for the Kick Off Event Final Day; France’s Leonard Yannick captures trophy win


An hour left on the clock before the Final Day festivities sets sail for the World Poker Championship at Grand Loyal Poker Club’s first featured event on schedule. 75 players led by Nguyen Duc Anh, return to the felt as they hunt down the coveted VN₫ 888,300,000 (~US$ 37,544) top prize. The astounding 605-entry turnout swelled the prize pool to almost double in value – VN₫ 888,300,000 (~US$ 37,544)!

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Also running alongside the opening event’s Final Day are two featured tournaments: Event #5: VN₫ 500 Million GTD Super Stack which starts at 12 noon, and Event #6: High Roller at 13:00 with a VN₫1.5 Billion guarantee.

Event #4: Hyper Turbo: LEONARD YANNICK –  VN₫ 32,220,000 (~US$ 1,361)

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Leonard Yawnick

With all the attention shifted to the pot smashing Kick Off Event’s two flights, the Hyper Turbo side event only racked up a conservative 22 entries. Final table was set shortly after the late registration closed as the remaining eight played down to the trophy. By heads up play, France’s Leonard Yannick had luck on his side as he secured the victory with the final hand, Qs9d  against opponent Park Je Young’s JhJs. The board ran 10d7s8d5hQh, and Korea recorded yet another runner-up finish in this season’s festival.

Buy in: VN₫ 3,300,000 (~US$ 139)
Prize pool: VN₫ 64,020,000 (~US$ 2,705)
Entries: 22
ITM: 3 players

Full Payouts

Rank Player Flag Prize (VN₫)
1 Leonard Yannick France 32,220,000
2 Park Je Young Korea 19,300,000
3 Le Van Duan Vietnam 12,500,000

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