“Jungleman is Coming” to Hong Kong Poker Tour Da Nang from September 19 to 28 at Hoiana Resort & Golf

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Just three months after its inaugural event in Korea, the Hong Kong Poker Tour (HKPT) is back for another series and certain to be there is American elite player Daniel Cates aka Jungleman! The pro’s participation was revealed by HKPT several days ago on facebook. Other VIPs are expected and will be announced soon. The upcoming event is set to take place from September 19 to 28, 2023 at Hoiana Resort & Golf in Hoi An, Vietnam, just half an hour from tourist destination Da Nang.

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HKPT Vietnam features 26 trophy events over ten thrilling days and a VND 3 Billion (~USD 124,500) guarantee. Buy ins range from VND 2,350,000 (~USD 100) to VND 61,000,000 (~USD 2,570). The highlight is the Main Event which has adapted the Poker Dream format of three different buy ins. The lower end is VND 7,900,000 (~USD 333), the mid-tier is VND 15,800,000 (~USD 666), and the highest is VND 23,700,000 (~USD 1,000). Six entry days are scheduled, each one playing down to a 5%, 10%, or 15% depending on the tier.

HKPT also teams up with Japan Gut Shot and with Poker Dream for two exciting events; two high roller events and Women of Hong Kong tournament also lined up. Make sure to review the schedule below for the details. The player guide will be released soon.

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Players can book their accommodations as early as now. HKPT endorses New World Hoiana Hotel Vietnam. The poker event is held on the premises making it an easy trip to and from your room.

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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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