Mai Bien

GPI Rank : 524
GPI Nat. Rank : 7
Total Earnings : $613,505
GPI Score : 1 901,06
First Cash : 2019-02-21
Last Updated on April 24, 2024

Last Result

Date Country Place Prize
Mar 24, 2024 No Limit Hold'em - SUNDAY SUPERSTACK (1 BILLION GTD)
Da Nang
8 $80,700,000


Vietnamese ace Mai Bien, a prominent breakout player in 2020, has scored the top spot at countless tournaments, including the Hanoi Spring Championship, WPT Prime Vietnam, APT Vietnam Ho Chi Minh, APPT Cambodia, WPT Prime Cambodia, and APC Danang, to name a few. He also reached 17 final tables in 2023.

Mai Bien
Mai Bien

Mai’s biggest cash-out and first six figure payout was for 2nd place at the 2023 WPT Prime Cambodia Main Event, earning USD 117,842. One month after that finish, Mai came close to another title, finishing second again at  the Crown Poker Series Main Event for a a payout of VND 2.1 Billion (~USD 89.7K).

In September, Mai was denied his first major title again, this time at the USOP Hanoi Main Event, finishing in 2nd place. Despite being denied the title, he settled for the VND 3.5 Billion (~USD 145.5K) payout, his largest tournament earning to date. 

APPT Cambodia 2022: Mai Bien clinches NagaWorld Kickoff for career high $15,709; Mike Takayama runner up; Wei Jiang and Jeungu Seo win trophies

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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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