Poker Dream 10 Vietnam Main Event champion to be crowned; Nguyen Quang Huy leads final 16

Poker Dream Main Event Trophy

Poker Dream enters the final day at New World Hoiana Resort with the thrilling conclusion of the Main Event. Attracting 752 entries, portions of the VN₫ 21.685,320,000 (~USD 852,670) prize pool were claimed at yesterday’s Day 2.

Today will determine who will win the largest cut of VN₫ 4,030,000,000 (~USD 158,460) and capture the newest Poker Dream Main Event Dragon trophy. The final 16 are all guaranteed VN₫ 181,800,000 (~USD 7,150). Track the action via the SMP Live Updates starting at 1pm.

Leading the race is Vietnam’s Nguyen Quang Huy with 89 bb and is trailed closely by India’s Nishant Sharma behind by just 1 bb. Rounding out the top three is Korea’s Namhyung Kim with 82 bb.   Read up on their rise via the Day 2 Live Updates.

Poker Dream Vietnam 10 – Live Updates 2024: Main Event – Day2

As the Main Event keeps everyone in suspense, the last of the trophies on the mantle will also be in contention. The Monster Stack event drew 283 entries to double up the guarantee for a richer VN₫ 3.7 Billion (~USD 145,500) prize pool. Returning for the title-chase are 44 players with the top three spot occupied by Koreans Lee Junghyun, Wang Jingi, and Lim Seyoon. While everyone is now guaranteed a minimum VN₫ 23,700,000 (~USD 930), the target is the VN₫ 730,000,000 (~USD 28,700) top prize. 

Lee Junghyun at Poker Dream
Lee Junghyun

Also running today is the Mini Main Event with two flight offered to join. This is one of the most coveted titles of any poker event. Flight A kicked off at 12pm with registration closing at approximately 3:30pm. This is joined by Flight B Hyper Turbo at 3pm with registration closing at 4:45pm. Buy in is VN₫ 12 Million (~USD 515).

For one final chance at glory, the Mini High Roller event kicks off at 4pm with a buy in of VN₫ 40 Million (~USD 1,715).

Teams Event

One of the most exciting side events is the Poker Dream High Stakes Teams Event which has been running under the radar since the start of the festival. The final showdown takes place at 4pm. Team 3 – representing Hong Kong is in the lead. The players are Yau Chak Fung, Wong Kwok Wai, Wong Ka Fai, and Chan Cho Hin. They slighlty edge Team 9 made up of Malaysians Leong Juns, Thoo Ming Ken, Yong Wai Keong, and You Jun Hong.

The winner of this event will lift one of the new Poker Dream Dragon Trophy.

Poker Dream Teams

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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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