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Win Meng Tan

Last Updated on May 15, 2024

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With nearly half a million in live cash earnings, poker player Win Meng Tan is one of Malaysia’s biggest earners, sitting at 26th place on the Malaysia All-Time Money List. The Australian-born player started in Melbourne and Sydney events like the Melbourne Crown Casino Recurring Tournaments, Star Sydney Champs, and Aussie Millions Poker Championship. 

He quickly made his biggest live cash in 2018 at the Aussie Millions Poker Championship, winning AUD 56,755 (USD 45,163). Since then, Tan has won multiple five-digit prize pots, including AUD 32,800 (USD 22,990) at the 2022 WPT Prime Gold Coast Main Event, RM 134,500 (USD 31,552) at the High-Roller event at Poker Dream Malaysia 2023, and VND 1,043,509,979 (USD 44,948) in the Main Event at APT Hanoi Billions 2023. 

Tan has had a productive 2024 poker season, with particularly deep runs in the Single-Day Megastack Mini High-Roller at the WPT Cambodia Championship (placing 2nd and winning USD 28,220) and the Mega High-Roller at the 2024 Vietnam Poker League (placing 3rd and winning VND 600,000,000 or USD 24,353). 

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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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