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Yu Tang Wang on fire at APT Taipei 2024
Last Updated on May 21, 2024

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Taiwanese player Yu Tang Wang is elevating his status within the competitive poker community in Asia, recently claiming back-to-back wins in three series titles. Wang’s maiden Asian Poker Tour title victory occurred during the 2024 APT Taipei Limit Triple Draw 2-7, earning NTD 53,667 (USD 1,700). Wang immediately followed up his success in the 9 Game and Turbo NL Single Draw Mix, earning NTD 111,155 (USD 3,522) and NTD 71,206 (USD 2,256) respectively.

Wang is now among the prestigious 13 players, including South Korea’s Soo Jo Kim and the UK’s Sam Razavi, who have boasted triple series title wins.

Yu Tang Wang on fire at APT Taipei 2024
Yu Tang Wang – Photo credit APT

Other notable wins in Wang’s poker history include the Hong Kong Players Poker Association (HKPPA) Premier League Main Event, winning NTD 400,900 (USD 12,418, his best live cash) and High Roller 8-Max event at the 15th Taiwan Millions Tournament (TMT) in February 2024, winning NTD 252,600 (USD 8,051).

Wang’s recent series of wins have significantly increased his live earnings bankroll to a healthy USD 88,000.

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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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