USOP ready to set more records in Danang, Vietnam – November 17 to 27, Furama Resort


The U Series of Poker season finale is rapidly approaching, and the tremendous buzz on social media suggests it is poised to close with a bang. Since the brand’s inception into the live scene earlier this year, USOP has consistently produced massive turnouts, and all signs point to the same for the finale. If you are on the fence on whether to attend USOP Danang, here are some numbers that may give you that push to book that flight and join the fun.

USOP Danang – Player Guide

USOP Taiwan


The first USOP live event was held at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association (CTP Club) in Taipei City, Taiwan. Running for ten days, February 10 to 19, 2023, USOP Taiwan amassed a modest NT$ 48,718,400 (~$1,6065,700) festival prize pool. With an affordable Main Event buy in of NT$ 20,000 (~$660), it hauled in a record 1,043 entries, the largest international field brought together in Taiwan at that time.

USOP Vietnam


Two months after the brand’s launch into the live scene, USOP held its second live festival, this time in Hanoi, Vietnam. Games ran from April 14 to 24, 2023 at the city’s largest poker room Crown Poker Club (CPC). Once again, the crowd poured in and the numbers swelled for a richer festival prize pool of VN₫ 56,967,420,000 (~US$ 2,426,700). The Main Event, with a higher buy in of VN₫ 22,000,000 (~US$ 930), pulled in 851 entries, generating a prize pool of VN₫ 16,509,400,000 (~US$ 702,680). The High Roller roster also saw an increase from 4 events to 5 events.

USOP Hanoi

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After a lengthy four month break, USOP returned to Hanoi for another 11-day festival at CPC Running from September 1 to 11, 2023, it produced the richest festival prize pool ever seen in Hanoi of VN₫ 104,438,509,000 (~USD 4,312,900). Other new records were:

Main Event – the Main Event buy in was upped again, this time to VN₫ 25,000,000 (~USD 1,057). With a record 1,336 turning up, it generated a prize pool of VN₫ 29,158,200,000 (~USD 1,212,000), which is the richest Hanoi Main Event to date.

Superstar Challenge – the VN₫ 120,000,000 (~USD 5,074) buy in Superstar Challenge also produced a record holder of 94 entries for a prize pool of VN₫ 10,212,100,000  (~USD 424,000).

Additional stats, the USOP Hanoi schedule had grown from 28 events to 39 events. The High Roller roster saw a boost from 5 events to 7 events, several new ones were introduced including the Heads Up Challenge.

Upcoming is USOP Danang – season finale

With each USOP festival increasing in prize pool and popularity, the season finale is expected to go through the roof. Running from November 17 to 27, 2023 at Furama Resort, USOP Danang features a head turning VN₫ 50 Billion (~$2 Million) guarantee. With the brand’s last festival paying out over double that amount, players can expect an even richer event at hand. Pack your bags and your swim suits, USOP Danang runs is just around the corner.

USOP all set for a grand season finale in Danang, Vietnam feat. over ₫50 Billion (~$2M) in guarantees this November

USOP Danang – Player Guide

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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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