|Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2023||
Pot Limit Omaha - WSOPE 2K PLO (Bracelet Event #4)
World Series of Poker, Rozvadov
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.