Hanoi Super Series pays out ₫14.3B ($588.7K); Đinh Quang Huy tops Player of the Series; Lê Văn DiễN wins SHR event; final highlights inside


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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 review

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

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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)

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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)
Entries: 54
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
6 Dennis Ng 156,000,000
7 Teddy Phạm 117,000,000

Bounty Hunter: TRẦN THANH HƯNG 

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Buy in: ₫6,600,000 (~$270)
Entries: 70
Prize pool: ₫267,400,000
Bounty pool: ₫140,000,000
ITM: 9 places

1 Trần Thanh Hưng 80,400,000
2 Jonas Magdalinski 50,000,000
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
7 Trent Fechter 13,500,000
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)
Entries: 34
Prize pool: ₫164,900,000 (~$6,468)
ITM: 4 places

1 Ga Rim Lee 76,400,000
2 TBD 44,500,000
3 Nguyen Phuong Ngoc 28,000,000
4 Choi Inkyu 16,000,000

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

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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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