CPG Championship crowns Liu Xiaohu the newest Main Event champion

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China’s premier poker organization, China Poker Games (CPG), has once again delivered a sensational event at the Howard Johnson Resort in Sanya, Hainan Island. The 11th edition of the annual CPG Championship series, known as the richest event in Asia, concluded with a staggering 4,080 entries in the Main Event and an impressive prize pool of approximately USD 5.5 Million.

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The seven day Main Event concluded with Liu Xiaohu defeating Zhenru Xie to capture his maiden title and an enormous payout equivalent to USD 600,000.

Main Event preview

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Date: August 19 to 25, 2023
Buy in: CNY 10,000 (~USD 1,370)
Entries: 4,080
Prize pool: ~USD 5,500,000
Champion: LIU XIAO HU – USD 600,000

CPG-Sanya Main Event – Final Table  video

Up next for CPG

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Up next for the brand is CPG Tour Satellite Zhuhai from October 21 to 26 at the Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel.  Players can start qualifying via the online satellites on the CPG App.


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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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