Namhyung Kim

GPI Rank : 177
GPI Nat. Rank : 7
Total Earnings : $1,322,091
GPI Score : 2 447,99
First Cash : 2019-08-03
Last Updated on May 23, 2024

Last Result

Date Country Place Prize
May 13, 2024 No Limit Hold'em - Last Chance High Roller (Event #37)
12 $60,000,000


The South Korean poker sensation, Nam Hyung Kim has carved an indelible mark on the global poker scene with his strategic prowess and unflappable demeanor at the tables.

Nam Hyung Kim
Nam Hyung Kim

The powerhouse rose to prominence after tearing the felt in Cambodia in 2022 and dominating international games in 2023. Kim booked over USD 960,000 in winnings, primarily on high-roller events like the WPC Hanoi Super High Roller (1st place), APT Taipei Single Day High Roller (2nd place), and WPT Australia Super High Roller (1st place), during which he experienced his most significant payout to date (USD 295,765).

Also in 2023, Nam Hyung blasted through 12 final table finishes in mid and large-sized field events, including the WSOP Europe Pot Limit Omaha (2nd place, non-bracelet) and the USOP Danang Billionaire Club Challenge (2nd place, on a deal).

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Data source: Global Poker Index