Gab Yong Kim

GPI Rank : 190
GPI Nat. Rank : 6
Total Earnings : $2,407,667
GPI Score : 2 334,65
First Cash : 2010-11-12
Last Updated on November 3, 2023

Last Result

Date Country Place Prize
Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2023 Pot Limit Omaha - WSOPE 2K PLO (Bracelet Event #4)
World Series of Poker, Rozvadov
3 €38,800


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A well known pro in the Asian circuit, South Korean Gab Yong Kim has been crushing the live and online tournament scene for over a decade. Since the pro’s first recorded cash for coming in in 3rd at the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Cebu Main Event, Kim has risen to be a top contender in major international tournaments.

Carrying an assortment of wins across various countries, the South Korean pro has collected over $1.88 million in total live earnings with his best cash just recorded this March 2022. His string of successes in 2022 landed him 3rd in the Hendon Mob’s South Korea All-Time Money List and 1,161st overall.

Kim made global poker headlines having reached the European Poker Tour Prague Main Event final table as the tournament chip leader. The €5,300 event attracted a massive field of 1,190 runners and generated a burly prize pool of €5.7 million (~US$ 6.3 million). In spite of Kim’s exciting lead to start the final day, Kim was the first to depart following a four-way ICM deal which allotted the South Korean the biggest payout among the three other opponents. For his fourth place finish, Kim locked in a career-best prize of €622,610 (~US$ 686,620) as well as a huge double up to his total record of cashes.

Aside from his impressive results on the live felt, the poker veteran has likewise recorded over $700K in winnings on the GGNetwork under the username “GabD”. While the pro has just recorded his second six-figure cash to date, it seems Kim’s appearance in today’s international headlines is only the beginning.

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Janette Dee

Graduated from De La Salle University, Janette works as a full time teacher in Manila, Philippines. She has long joined the local poker community as a recreational player for the last decade. Having a natural love for the game, she decided to branch out into a different avenue of poker. Currently, Janette works for Somuchpoker as a content writer reporting local and international news for the site.

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