Jeju International Poker Tour (JIPT) Main Event underway feat KR₩ 600,000,000 (~USD 444K) guaranteee


The Jeju International Poker Tour (JIPT) is now underway at Jeju Oriental Hotel & Casino in Jeju Island, South Korea with cards flying on April 7 and running through April 14. The past two days crowned the first three champions, we will have those results for you in our next post.

As the newest poker brand to enter the market, JIPT is organized and hosted by the Korea Hold’em Association. The series is open to everyone, including Korean nationals. A large contingent of Chinese players is expected. Entering Day 3, the floor lights up with the Main Event and its bold KR₩ 600,000,000 (~USD 444,000) guaranteed prize pool. We have all the info for you just below.

Jeju International Poker Tour Trophy
Jeju International Poker Tour – Main Event trophy

Jeju International Poker Tour – JIPT Main Event

The jewel of the Jeju International Poker Tour – JIPT Main Event runs April 9 to 14, 2024 with buy in of KR₩ 1,700,000 (~USD 1,260). Day 1A first deal was at 12pm with early go-ers enjoying a 50,000 stack (250x the opening blinds). For latecomers, there’s plenty of time to jump in with registration closing at 9:45pm local time. If you miss that window, there are three more entry flights to play out on the following days.

Date: April 9 to 14, 2024
Buy in: KR₩ 1,700,000 (~USD 1,260)
Guarantee: KR₩ 600,000,000 (~USD 444,000)
Day 1A: April 9, 2024 at 12pm
Day 1B: April 10, 2024 at 12pm
Day 1C: April 11, 2024 at 1pm
Day 1D Turbo: April 11, 2024 at 8pm

The Main Event structure is a special one with Day 1A, Day 1B, Day 1C seeing blinds increase at a very liberal 60 minutes. This aim is for players to maintain an average stack of 70-80 big blinds until Day 3. For those that prefer fast action, the Day 1D Turbo blinds crank out every 20 minutes. Registration for each flight is open for the first eight levels.

Jeju International Poker Tour Main Event


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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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