Qian Zhi Qiang’s Main Event win concludes 2017 WPT Sanya festival

After seven days of drama and celebrations that rocked this island paradise, Qian Zhi Qiang emerged victorious in the Main Event of the sixth staging of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Sanya with thousands of participants, including a slew of entrants from the international circuit, making this another successful poker endeavour. Qian, the 36-year-old poker […]

Vanessa Zhang comes up short anew in Hublot Elite High-Roller event

Lightning strikes twice for Vanessa Zhang as she once again had to settle for a second place finish in the same event, losing out to Zhang Yu Tong in the Hublot Elite High-Roller event in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Sanya. Zhang Yu Tong actually stole the chip-lead from Vanessa when the Final Table shifted […]

Meet your WPT Sanya Final 9

The Final Table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Sanya is set to clash starting tomorrow (November 21st) at 12:00NN (local time) with a new champion to be crowned and the top prize of $242,555 still at stake. But before the finale, let’s get to meet the nine players who will engage in the last […]

WPT Sanya – Day 4 Live Updates

Japanese accountant wins NLHE Turbo Gen Nose, a certified public accountant from Japan, finally takes down his first win on the World Poker Tour (WPT) by triumphing in the No Limit Hold ‘Em (NLHE) Turbo event here in Sanya. Nose, who only began his love affair with live international tournaments this year, outlasted 55 entries to […]

WPT Sanya – Day 3 Live Updates

11pm: 20 players left at the end of the day The twenty aspirants remaining will now battle down to the final six which will comprise the Final Table on Tuesday (November 21st). More: WPT Sanya Day 3 Recap: 20 players left, Li Yuguang in hunt for first WPT title 9pm: 23 remain including legendary Li Yuguang […]

WPT Sanya: Day 2 Live updates

11pm: 74 advance to Day 2 Day 2 is now in the books as 74 players move on to Day 3 of the Main Event Full recap: WPT Sanya Day 2 Recap: American WPT champs out, Chen still in, 74 remain The money bubble has burst, 111 ITM! Zhao Lian was the unfortunate bubble boy as his […]

WPT Sanya Final Table: Live Updates

Qian Zhi Qiang wins 2017 WPT Sanya Main Event Many believed it was only a matter of time. It also appeared that so did Qian Zhi Qiang as he is crowned the champion of the sixth staging of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Sanya Main Event, outlasting Hu Ling Fei in a heads-up battle that […]