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Ting Yi Eric Tsai

Eric Ting Yi Tsai from Taiwan
Taipei,
GPI Rank : 72
GPI Nat. Rank : 1
Total Earnings : $2,660,947
GPI Score : 2 887,45
First Cash : 2016-07-05
Last Updated on May 18, 2024

Last Result

Date Country Place Prize
May 4 - 5, 2024 No Limit Hold'em - APT High Roller 8 Max (Event #76)
Jeju
1 u20a9266,735,000

Profile

in 2023, Asia’s largest online poker room, Natural8, announced the addition of Eric Ting Yi Tsai to Team Hot, its esteemed group of poker ambassadors. Despite his youth, Eric, who also goes by “Six Poker” has achieved significant success in the tournament world. By 17th January 2024, he has amassed over $2.3 million in live tournament winnings, securing the 5th position in Taiwan’s all-time tournament rankings at the time of the announcement.

Ting Yi Tsai’s poker journey

Eric Ting Yi Tsai’s poker journey had a remarkable start, marked by his initial Hendon Mob cash in the ₱ 2000 No Limit Hold’em PokerStars Live Manila event in July 2016, where he emerged victorious and claimed ₱ 75,130. Subsequently, he continued to make waves in the poker scene, securing notable finishes in various tournaments, such as a 33rd-place finish in the Main Event and a second place in the Midnight Turbo event during the same tournament series.

Eric Ting Yi Tsai at APPT Cambodia 2023 Main Event
Eric Ting Yi Tsai

As a consistent presence in the Asian tournament circuit, including events like the Asian Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, and PPPoker events, Eric expanded his horizons in 2019 by participating in the Western poker scene, making his debut in EPT Prague and cashing in five different events.

Eric’s foray into the live World Series of Poker (WSOP) in 2021, where he cashed in nine different events, solidified his position as a versatile and accomplished player. His diverse performance across various tournaments caught the attention of Team Hot, leading to his inclusion in the team.

Eric Tsai’s Journey From A Small Time Player to Team Hot

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Data source: Global Poker Index