Hoang Hai Nam leads Hanoi Super Series MAIN EVENT final 8; KMGM Seo Eui Yeon running second; up for grabs ₫1.379B


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In collaboration with the Hanoi Series of Poker (HSOP) and Korea Mind Game Members (KMGM), the battle for the first ever Hanoi Super Series MAIN EVENT title is at hand. Hosted by the Grand Loyal Poker Club, the festival headliner kicked off on November 30, drawing a substantial 352 entries over three entry heats. With buy in at ₫20,000,000 each, the pot surged way past the guarantee for a much healthier ₫6,316,640,000 prize pool. At Day 2, 44 players returned with 36 players shaving respective portions, and concluding at the formation of the final 8 players. 

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Buy in: ₫20,000,000 (~$820)
Guarantee: ₫5,000,000,000 (~$205,210)
Entries: 352 (Day 1A -87, Day 1B – 183, Day 1C – 82)
Prize pool: ₫6,316,640,000 (~$259,250)
ITM: 44 players

Final 9 by rank

Hoang Hai Nam 2,155,000
Seo Eui Yeon 1,805,000
Nguyen Thanh Long 1,410,000
Jeny Ngo 1,140,000
Nguyen Ngoc Dai 1,075,000
William Kang 1,035,000
Jae Sung Kim 1,035,000
Cua 905,000

Chips in play: 10,560,000
Average stack: 1,320,000
Final 8 opening blinds: TBA
Level intervals: 60 minutes / heads up 30 minutes

Remaining payouts

1 1,379,000,000
2 940,000,000
3 650,000,000
4 480,000,000
5 355,000,000
6 265,000,000
7 200,000,000
8 155,000,000

Main Event – Final 8 review

Round two for Hoang Hai Nam aka Luckyman9999 who is back at the final table, this time as chip leader, and battling for the largest cash prize of ₫1,379,000,000 (~$56,600). At the start of the series, Hoang built a strong presence at the Warm Up final table and finished in 4th place.

Joining Hoang at the final table are four other countrymen which included APT Warm Up Series Super High Roller champion Nguyen Ngoc Dai, Jeny Ngo, Cua, and Nguyen Thanh Long aka Tom who topped the Day 1 survivors list. The other three seats were secured by two players from Korea, Korea Mind Game Members (KMGM) Seo Eui Yeon and Jae Sung Kim, and William Kang from the United Kingdom. 

The finalists return on Saturday, December 3 at 12pm to chase down the coveted title. Each one is guaranteed a minimum payout of ₫155,000,000 (~$6,360). Catch the race to the throne via the livestream on the Grand Loyal Poker Club facebook page.

Payouts 9th – 44th

9 NguyễN KhắC LuậT 125,320,000
10 Choi Tae Jin 125,320,000
11 Kim Hyunjin 100,000,000
12 NguyễN Thùy Dương 100,000,000
13 TrầN TuấN Anh 82,000,000
14 Vũ Tá NhấT 82,000,000
15 Choi Inkyu 67,000,000
16 Jeon Seong Min 67,000,000
17 Yang Hoon Seok 55,000,000
18 Lê Văn DiễN 55,000,000
19 Lee Kyungjin 55,000,000
20 Đỗ Quang ThắNg 55,000,000
21 Hyung Seung Lee 46,000,000
22 Lê Công Vương 46,000,000
23 ĐặNg Thanh Lương 46,000,000
24 NguyễN TrọNg Nghĩa 46,000,000
25 Yu Je Nam 40,000,000
26 Yu Chang Su 40,000,000
27 TrầN Nam Trung 40,000,000
28 Kim Hyunkyu 40,000,000
29 Lim Choong Sub 40,000,000
30 Lee Sang Gyu 40,000,000
31 NguyễN Văn Nam 40,000,000
32 Kim Do Kyoung 40,000,000
33 Đào NgọC ThắNg 36,000,000
34 Mr Sugar 36,000,000
35 NguyễN MạNh TuấN 36,000,000
36 Hyun Deokoh 36,000,000
37 Jeong Juyong 36,000,000
38 Park Je Young 36,000,000
39 Mun Byung Kwon 36,000,000
40 Phan Hùng CườNg 36,000,000
41 NguyễN Thị HiềN Hòa 33,000,000
42 Lim Youngsu 33,000,000
43 Ozaki Masahito 33,000,000
44 NguyễN ĐứC Thành 33,000,000


*All images courtesy of Grand Loyal 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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