Jeju International Poker Tour Main Event draws 389 entries; Koreans dominate side events


The Jeju International Poker Tour (JIPT) has proven to be a successful launch as a large contingent of Korean nationals battled alongside international players at the Jeju Oriental Hotel & Casino in Jeju Island, South Korea. Hosted by Korea Hold’em Association, the eight-day series kicked off on April 7 and running until April 14, 2024.

Jeju International Poker Tour – Main Event

Jeju International Poker Tour

Topping the headlines was the Jeju International Poker Tour Main Event which concluded all of its entry days with 389 total entries. This was just enough to meet the KR₩ 600,000,000 (~USD 444,000) prize pool. Returning to action today were 95 players, everyone guaranteed a piece of the pot.

Koreans shine at the JIPT Side Events

Over at the side events, Koreans dominated, taking down six events. Here are the results.

NLH Deepstack

Kim Changjun at Jeju International Poker Tour

Date: April 10 to 11, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 500,000 (~USD 362)
Entries: 78
Prize pool: KR₩ 39,000,000 (~USD 28,240)
ITM: 10 places

Jeju Oriental Quest Flight

Date: April 8 to 9, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 600,000 (~USD 434)
Day 1A: 60 entries
Day 1B Turbo: 31 entries
Prize pool: KR₩ 54,600,000 (~USD 39,530)
ITM: 12 places

NLH Bounty

Date: April 9, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 300,000 (~USD 217)
Entries: 81
Prize pool: KR₩ 24,300,000 (~USD 17,600)
ITM: 10 places
Winner: KIM HUN OH

Hyper Turbo NLH

Date: April 10, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 200,000 (~USD 145)
Entries: 45
Prize pool: KR₩ 9,000,000 (~USD 6,520)
ITM: 6 places

Hyper Turbo

Date: April 11, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 200,000 (~USD 145)
Entries: 32
Prize pool: KR₩ 6,400,000 (~USD 4,630)
ITM: 4 places

Monster Double Stack

Date: April 11, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 1,000,000 (~USD 725)
Entries: 64
Prize pool: KR₩ 64,000,000 (~USD 46,300)
ITM: 8 places

Jeju International Poker Tour – Schedule

Jeju International Poker Tour


Get ready for Jeju International Poker Tour, Kicks Off this Sunday – April 7 to April 14; Player Guide Released

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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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