Crown Poker Club Main Event amasses ₫6.4B prize pool; 443 entries, 56 to chase the ₫1.38B top prize; Super Stack and HR Finale on deck


Roaring penultimate day at the Crown Poker Club “Find Your Way to the WPT World Championship Series” with everyone coming out of the woodwork for the final two qualifying flights of the Main Event. At the end of the rush, it added 245 more to the previous numbers for a closing tally of 443 entries and a smashing prize pool of ₫6,445,650,000 (~$259,130). Among the notable players in attendance were Nguyen Van Sang, Terry Nguyen, Nguyen Duc Nhat, Nang Quang Nguyen, Francis Garson, and Singapore’s Norbert Koh.

Huynh Ngoc Cuong

Day 1C gathered the largest crowd of 161 entries with Huynh Ngoc Cuong aka Winter Sea leading the heat’s 20 qualifiers to the final stage. This was another strong performance by Cuong who early in the series topped the overall chip counts of the Day 1 Opener. Cuong’s 549,000 stack placed him second overall in the  counts, just behind Day 1A leader Phan Duy Tai with 678,000.

The race to the title begins at 11am local time. The final 56 players are each guaranteed ₫26,000,000 (~$1,045) however what will drive them is the ₫1,389,000,000 (~$ 55,800) top prize. You can catch the final table action via the livestream on the Crown Poker Club facebook page. 

Final table payouts

1st 1,389,000,000
2nd 868,000,000
3rd 558,300,000
4th 389,100,000
5th 307,700,000
6th 253,900,000
7th 207,300,000
8th 165,900,000
9th 130,600,000

In addition to the exciting conclusion of the Main Event, the final day also brings three side events: the Super Stack Closer Event ₫600,000,000 (~$24,120) guaranteed, the High Roller Finale ₫1,000,000,000 (~$40,200) guaranteed, and the Hyper Turbo 2. If you missed out on the series highlight, then this is your chance to snatch one of the final crown trophies on display. Make sure to check the schedule provided for all the details. 

CPC ₫13 Billion WPTC Series full schedule

Main Event info

Buy in: ₫16,500,000 (~$665)
Guarantee: ₫5,000,000,000 (~$201,000)
Entries: 443
Prize pool: ₫6,445,650,000 (~$259,130)
ITM: 56 players

Day 1A: 11 advanced out of 86 entries
Day 1B: 14 advanced out of 112 entries
Day 1C: 20 advanced out of 161 entries
Day 1D (Turbo): 11 advanced out of 84 entries

Chips in play: 13,290,000
Average stack: 237,321

Phan Duy Tai 678,000
Huynh Ngoc Cuong 549,000
Bao Vu 507,000
hHh 506,000
Victor EM 501,500
Homma Kosuke 457,000
Harry Tran 413,000
78 411,000
Michael Newby 407,000
Dang Den 395,000
Quang Vu 381,000
Mr Lak 366,000
Pham Tien Dung 358,000
Hoa Vinh 356,500
Rom 352,000
Tom 352,000
Lebowski 349,000
Bao Be 336,000
Le Anh Minh 323,000
KSD 316,000
DHunter 307,000
Minh Tien 300,500
Nam Bui 274,000
Kenny 236,000
Bounty Hunter 223,000
Hama Tu 211,000
Ly Dac Dung 210,000
Deinbq 206,000
Nguyen Manh Hung 204,000
Big Fish 192,000
Hoa Thien 191,000
Dinh Tien Thanh 179,000
Tran Hai Ha 173,000
Tony Bui 167,000
MacaronTran 160,000
Ta Son Tung 157,000
Nguyen Quang Hieu 147,000
Nam SC 141,000
Hachim 138,000
Apuweo 132,000
Nang Quang Nguyen 129,000
Minh Nguyen 111,000
Nguyen Vu Cuong 109,000
The Best 105,000
David Beckham 95,000
Phong An 77,500
Hu Truc 77,000
Tammao 76,000
Ton Cirque 75,000
Yuqi 72,500
Chi Chung Ho 61,000
Nale 60,000
Bui Quang Anh 59,000
G Kit 52,000
KSY 48,000
Phan Hung Cuong 28,000

Stick with us here at Somuchpoker as we bring you the final results of the series. All photos courtesy of Crown Poker Club.


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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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