A thunderous showing of 224 runners for the WPT Vietnam High Roller event; 67 into the Final Day

While the inaugural WPT Vietnam Main Event was running, the Pro Poker Club continued to fill to capacity with players gobbling up seats to the side events. One of the hottest tickets was the High Roller event pulling a thunderous 224 entries over the course of two starting days. With each entry ponying up the VND 44,000,000 buy-in, the prize pool beefed up to VND 8,691,200,000 (~US$372,250).

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High Roller Trophy

67 players made the cut into the Final Day which is currently in full swing. Only 28 places will be paid with the eventual winner pocketing VND 2,072,680,000 (~US$88,840). We’ve got the chip counts for you below.

Name COUNTRY Table Seat Chips
1 CHAN TSUN MING HONGKONG 3 7 917000
2 NISHANT SHARMA INDIA 3 1 773000
3 PENTA KOTA MANOJ INDIA 2 4 737000
4 IORI YOGO JAPAN 9 4 662000
5 NGUYEN CHI THANH VIETNAM 6 4 652000
6 DANNY TANG HONG KONG 4 5 641000
7 HIEU NGO VIETNAM 7 2 632000
8 AKSHAY NASA INDIA 8 8 627000
9 MICHAEL FALCON DENMARK 8 1 606000
10 SOO JO KIM KOREA 2 7 553000
11 SAMANTHA COHER USA 3 5 542000
12 DINH XUAN DINH VIETNAM 5 6 530000
13 PHAM BAO VIETNAM 5 8 515000
14 SHYN CHYN LYM MALAYSIA 9 7 514000
15 PIET PAPE GERMANY 4 6 512000
16 EUGENE CO PHILIPINE 2 6 467000
17 DANG VAN HIEN VIETNAM 4 4 446000
18 JAE WOOK SHIN KOREA 9 6 446000
19 KEN OKADA JAPAN 3 3 418000
20 HOANG HONG GIANG VIETNAM 5 3 406000
21 LAM KIM LONG VIETNAM 5 4 404000
22 HUYNH DUC TAI VIETNAM 8 7 400000
23 MARVIN PETTENMATER GERMANY 6 8 379000
24 AMAN DHAMIJA INDIA 7 8 371000
25 TRAN HONG HAI VIETNAM 7 3 365000
26 DO MANH TUAN VIETNAM 1 7 351000
27 DYLAN WILKERSON USA 8 6 342000
28 ABHINAN IYEN INDIA 5 7 336000
29 VICTOR CHONG MALAYSIA 1 1 323000
30 HWANG SANG YEON HONGKONG 6 1 304000
31 NGUYEN VAN PINH VIETNAM 8 3 304000
32 WEI CHENG YIN TAIWAN 4 2 301000
33 VI KHOA VIETNAM 7 6 301000
34 PRANAV BASAI INDIA 4 7 297000
35 DUONG NGUYEN VIETNAM 8 2 297000
36 HENRIK TOLLEFSEN NORWAY 3 6 290000
37 VINH TRAN VIETNAM 5 5 280000
38 HUU DUNG NGUYEN VIETNAM 7 1 276000
39 PAUL HONG NEW ZEALAND 3 4 267000
40 NGUYEN PHAM DUY KHANH VIETNAM 1 5 258000
41 ALEX LEE SINGAPORE 1 6 254000
42 HUYNH VAN TAN VIETNAM 1 3 237000
43 LI KWUN NGAI VIVAENT HONGKONG 2 2 237000
44 YEN HAN CHEN TAIWAN 9 2 236000
45 TRAN DUC PHUONG VIETNAM 7 7 230000
46 BENJAMIN GONZVA THAILAND 7 4 228000
47 ORJAN SKOMNO NORWAY 2 3 216000
48 CHUA SHAN HUI SINGAPORE 4 1 212000
49 VIVER RINHANI INDIA 4 3 206000
50 TA DUY QUOC KHANH VIETNAM 9 1 197000
51 QUAN NGUYEN VIETNAM 1 2 190000
52 NGUYEN CHI THINH VIETNAM 9 8 170000
53 DAO XUAN KHANH VIETNAM 6 3 168000
54 TRAN XUAN TRUC VIETNAM 6 7 163000
55 NATALIE PO MALAYSIA 6 2 154000
56 PHANESH CHAINANI SINGAPORE 1 4 149000
57 APOORVA GOEL INDIA 7 5 138000
58 SEITARO ASO JAPAN 8 5 137000
59 RAGHAV BANSAL INDIA 5 2 133000
60 DARUMA INDIA 9 5 112000
61 NGUYEN TIEN SON VIETNAM 3 2 111000
62 QUANG NGUYEN VIETNAM 6 5 105000
63 TUNG NGUYEN VIETNAM 2 5 100000
64 TRAN UY THANH VIETNAM 5 1 87000
65 TUN NGUYEN VIETNAM 6 6 77000
66 PHAM THANH TUNG VIETNAM 9 3 74000
67 GAO WEN LING CHINA 2 1 26000
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Louis Hartwell

Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of somuchpoker.com. He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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