Crown Poker Club-WPTWC Series pays out over ₫16.9 Billion (~$680.6K); final wrap + winners Tuan Huu Nguyen and Anh Tuan Nguyen


After ten days of burning poker action, the Crown Poker Club “Find Your Way to the WPT World Championship Series” concluded with 13 players walking away as the club’s newest champions. The series opened on October 28 guaranteeing ₫13 Billion and at the close on November 6, it paid out over ₫16.9 Billion.

The final day saw Nguyen Manh Hung aka Manh Hung win the Main Event to capture his first major club title. He walked away the richest earner pocketing over a billion in Vietnamese dong. Also making headlines was Ta Khanh Linh aka Jack Risk who was the only player to win two events. We’ve got the highlights below including the final side event winners.

Festival review (only trophy events)

Dates: October 28 to November 6
Grand festival prize pool: ₫16,930,040,000 (~$680,645)
Events: 14
Entries: 1,453
Main Event champion: Nguyen Manh Hung – ₫1,005,400,000 (~$40,420)
Main Event prize pool:
₫6,364,200,000 (~$255,860)
Multi champion: Ta Khanh Linh – Bounty Hunter Event, Short Deck
Three final table cashes: Le Thanh Hai, Le Van Duc, Nguyen Huu Vinh, Steffen Endres 

NGUYEN MANH HUNG wins the Main Event for ₫1,005,400,000 (~$40,420)


The ₫16.5 Million buy in Main Event dragged in 443 entries over four starters for a guarantee crushing prize pool of ₫6,364,200,000 (~$255,860). Nguyen Manh Hung bested the 56 final day qualifiers to claim his first ever major club title and a live tournament career high payout of ₫1,005,400,000 (~$40,420). This was Nguyen’s largest live career cash. 

TA KHANH LINH takes down the two events

cpctakhTa Khanh Linh aka Jack Risk was the only player to capture two trophies. Linh’s first victory was at the Bounty Hunter Event then followed it up with a win at the lone Short Deck event.

Final side winners

High Roller Finale: TUAN HUU NGUYEN – ₫331,000,000 (~$13,300)


Buy in: ₫33,000,000 (~$1,325)
Entries: 37 
Prize pool: ₫1,065,600,000 (~$42,840)
ITM: 5 places


1st Tuan Huu Nguyen Vietnam 331,000,000*
2nd Vu Thai Bao Vietnam 321,000,000*
3rd Nguyen Trung Ha Vietnam 190,000,000
4th Nguyen Duc Anh Vietnam 130,000,000
5th Nguyen Thanh Tung Vietnam 90,000,000

*Heads up deal

Superstack Closer: ANH TUAN NGUYEN – ₫193,400,000 (~$7,775)


Buy in: ₫8,800,000 (~$355)
Entries: 67
Prize pool: ₫576,000,000 (~$23,150)
ITM: 9 places


1st Anh Tuan Nguyen Vietnam 193,400,000
2nd Tran Duy Hai Vietnam 114,000,000
3rd Kimotsuki 78,900,000
4th Vu Ta Nhat Vietnam 55,600,000
5th Steffen Endres Germany 39,500,000
6th Bui Quoc Dien Vietnam 30,100,000
7th Tran An Khang Vietnam 24,200,000
8th Doan Minh Tuan Vietnam 21,300,000
9th Nguyen Thi Thu Ngan Vietnam 19,000,000

That completes our coverage of the Crown Poker Club “Find Your Way to WPT World Championship Series”. Congratulations to all the winners!

Follow the links for all the daily stories and results.


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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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