After seven days of festivities that ran from November 28 to December 4 at the Grand Loyal Poker Club, the inaugural Hanoi Super Series concluded with a total of ₫14,345,160,000 (~$588,760) paid out and ten players walking away with event trophies. The HSS was the first of its kind in Hanoi, Vietnam and was a collaborative effort by Korea Mind Game Members (KMGM) and Hanoi Series of Poker (HSOP).
On closing day, several players hoisted trophies which included Đinh Quang Huy who topped the counts at the Player of the Series race. We have that story for you below including festival highlights and final festival side winners.
Festival prize pool: ₫14,345,160,000 (~$588,760)
Total entries: 1,135
Player of the Series: Đinh Quang Huy
Main Event: Jae Sung Kim
Super High Roller: Lê Văn Diễn
Most final tables: Trent Fechter – Warm Up (3rd), Turbo Event (5th), Bounty Hunter (7th)
ĐINH QUANG HUY wins Player of the Series
Đinh Quang Huy opened the series with a stunning victory at the Warm Up event then closed it with a 3rd place finish at the Super High Roller to accrue 652.90 points, the highest result in the Player of the Series race. Huy was awarded a World Poker Championship 2023 Kick Off seat worth ₫8,800,000 (~$355) and a special trophy to commemorate the achievement.
LÊ VĂN DIỄN banks the Super High Roller for ₫974,000,000 (~$39,975)
Career high takedown by Lê Văn Diễn at the Super High Roller, overcoming a loaded field filled with decorated pros to claim the ₫974,000,000 (~$39,975) winner’s purse. He denied Đinh Văn Tiến and Warm Up event champion Đinh Quang Huy to clinch his maiden live title.
Buy in: ₫55,000,000 (~$2,257)
Guarantee: ₫2,000,000,000 (~$82,085)
Prize pool: ₫2,619,000,000 (~$107,490)
ITM: 7 places
|1||Lê Văn Diễn||₫974,000,000|
|2||Đinh Văn Tiến||₫576,000,000|
|3||Đinh Quang Huy||₫352,000,000|
|4||Kang Wong Yu||₫248,000,000|
|5||Nguyễn Duy Anh||₫196,000,000|
Bounty Hunter: TRẦN THANH HƯNG
Buy in: ₫6,600,000 (~$270)
Prize pool: ₫267,400,000
Bounty pool: ₫140,000,000
ITM: 9 places
|1||Trần Thanh Hưng||₫80,400,000|
|3||Seung Joon Moon||₫36,000,000|
|4||Bae Chang Ki||₫28,500,000|
|5||Nguyễn Tiến Công||₫22,500,000|
|6||Kim Min Ku||₫17,500,000|
|8||Vũ Tá Nhất||₫10,500,000|
|9||Hwang Seong Il||₫8,500,000|
Superstack Turbo: GA RIM LEE
Buy in: ₫5,500,000 (~$225)
Prize pool: ₫164,900,000 (~$6,468)
ITM: 4 places
|1||Ga Rim Lee||₫76,400,000|
|3||Nguyen Phuong Ngoc||₫28,000,000|
That concludes our coverage of the inaugural Hanoi Super Series. Up next at the Grand Loyal Poker Club is the World Poker Championship 2023 – $1 Million guaranteed – running from January 3 to 15. More details to follow.
*All images courtesy of Grand Loyal Poker Club