Poker Dream 10 Vietnam Day 1 Highlights

Poker Dream 10 Vietnam

Poker Dream 10 Vietnam concluded the first day of its seven day series at New World Hoiana Resort in Hoi An, Vietnam. The largest turnout was by the South Koreans that included some of the country’s leading players such as Gab Yong Kim who bagged the third largest stack at the Vietnam Open. When the last of the cards flipped, Poker Dream Player of the Year You Jun Hong from Malaysia topped the Day 1 survivors list.

Poker Dream 10 Vietnam – Vietnam Open

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The festival opener, the Vietnam Open, drew a total of 213 entries for a prize pool of VN₫ 2,196,468,000 (~USD 86,600). The flights bagged up at ITM for a total of 32 players returning for Day 2. Each one is guaranteed a minimum payout of VN₫ 19,300,000 (~USD 761) while awaiting the champion is a score of VN₫ 462,000,000 (~USD 18,218).

Date: April 29 to 30, 2024
Buy in: VN₫ 12,000,000 (~USD 480)
Guarantee: VN₫ 1,500,000,000 (~USD 59,180)
Entries: 213
Prize pool’: VN₫ 2,196,468,000 (~USD 86,600)
ITM / Day 2 survivors: 32 players

Top 5 entering Day 2

Player Flag Stack
You Jun Hong Malaysia 376,000
Lee Gwanwoo South Korea 369,000
Kim Gab Yong South Korea 347,000
Eun Gyubong South Korea 341,000
Shigyo Kentaro Japan 281,000

*Head to the link below for the chip counts , seat draw, and payout distribution.

Poker Dream Vietnam 10 – 2024: Vietnam Open (Updates)

Winfred Yu wins the High Roller Warm Up

The High Roller Warm Up got a late start but when it finally kicked off, it was action packed all the way to the morning light. Claiming the first newly designed Silver Dragon Trophy was Poker Dream founder Winfred  Yu after defeating Malaysia’s Wai Kiat Lee in just five hands of heads up action.

Winfred Yu at Poker Dream

Relive the final table action via the Livestream – High Roller Warm Up or see how they tumbled via the Updates.

The High Roller Warm Up drew 38 entries for a prize pool of VN₫ 2,034,672,000 (~USD 80,280). Among them were numerous notables Webster Chin Wei Lim, Nguyen Quang, Jack Salter, Sim Kok Wai, Jun Yap, and South Korean stars Seungmook Jung, Hyun Sup Kim, Nam Hyung Kim, Yohwan Lim aka BoxeR. 

Date: April 29, 2024
Buy in: VN₫ 60,000,000 (~USD 2,574)
Entries: 38
Prize Pool: VN₫ 2,034,672,000 (~USD 80,280)
ITM: 6 places

Place Player Payout in VN₫ ~USD
1 Winfred Yu 691,830,000 27,280
2 Wai Kiat Lee 478,142,000 18,854
3 Yau Chak Fung 305,200,000 12,035
4 Pham Thanh Hai 234,000,000 9,227
5 Nguyen Nang Quang 183,100,000 7,220
6 Yeu Wei Hsiang 142,400,000 5,615


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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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