Hanoi Super Series MAIN EVENT breaches guarantee with 352 entries; 44 advance to Day 2 led by Nguyen Thanh Long


The past two days has been elbow to elbow at the Grand Loyal Poker Club in Hanoi, Vietnam with the inaugural Hanoi Super Series MAIN EVENT under the spotlight. Three starting heats were scheduled from November 30 to December 1, resulting in a combined 352 entries to easily surpass the guarantee.

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Breaking it down, Day 1A drew 87 entries with 11 players left at bagging, Day 1B was the largest with 183 entries and 23 survivors, and at the final heat, the Day 1C Turbo saw 82 turn up with 10 advancing. 44 players will return to action on Saturday, December 2 at 11am. Each one is guaranteed a piece of the boosted ₫6,136,640,000 (~$259,250) prize pool with payouts starting at ₫33,000,000 (~$1,350). While making money is the goal, the top of the rung is what everyone will be aiming for, the ₫1,379,000,000 (~$56,600) champion’s purse. Payouts are found at the bottom of the page. 

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When players return, blinds will increase at a slower 60 minute pace. Leading in the pack is Nguyen Thanh Long who bagged the biggest at Day 1A. Action will run until the final table of 8 players is reached.

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

End of Day 1 survivors

Nguyen Thanh Long Vietnam 664,000
The Best Vietnam 632,000
Kenny Vietnam 519,000
William Kang UK 409,000
Lim Choong Sub Korea 401,000
Dua Da Vietnam 400,000
Ngo Van Dat Vietnam 358,000
Luckyman9999 Vietnam 339,000
Tran Tuan Anh Vietnam 329,000
Choi Tae Jin Korea 326,000
Nguyen Khac Luat Vietnam 309,000
Hyun Seung “Faker” Lee Korea 301,000
Le Cong Vuong Vietnam 280,000
Kim Hyun Jin Korea 274,000
Nguyen Ngoc Dai Vietnam 267,000
Victor Em Vietnam 266,000
Choi Inkyu Korea 262,000
Yu Je Nam Korea 261,000
Hoa Nguyen Vietnam 246,000
Yu Chang Su Korea 241,000
Mun Byung Kwan Korea 234,000
Duong Candy Vietnam 233,000
Mr Sugar Vietnam 229,000
Yang Hoon Seok Korea 227,000
Lee Sang Gyu Korea 226,000
Kim Hyun Kyu Korea 201,000
Nguyen Duc Thanh Vietnam 183,000
Dang Hoang Viet Vietnam 180,000
Dao Ngoc Thang Vietnam 175,000
Nguyen Trong Nghia Vietnam 173,000
Kim Jae Sung Korea 156,000
Phan Hung Cuong Vietnam 149,000
Tuan Meo Vietnam 135,000
Jeon Seong Min Korea 133,000
Jeong Ju Yong Korea 128,000
Do Quang Thang Vietnam 120,000
Park Je Young Korea 120,000
Seo Eui Yeon Korea 95,000
Kim Do Kyoung Korea 88,000
Lim Young Su Korea 73,000
Lee Kyung Jin Korea 58,000
Nguyen Van Nam Korea 53,000
Hyun Deok Oh Korea 52,000
Ozaki Masahito Japan 36,000


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
9 125,320,000
10 125,320,000
11-12 100,000,000
13-14 82,000,000
15-16 67,000,000
17-20 55,000,000
21-24 46,000,000
25-32 40,000,000
33-40 36,000,000
41-44 33,000,000
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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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