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USOP – Taiwan 2023: Live Updates


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Kick Off – Flight A

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Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州
Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 Taiwan 696,000 116
Kai Hung Hu 胡凱閎 Taiwan 558,000 93
Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 Taiwan 485,000 81
Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 289,000 48
Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 276,000 46
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 249,000 42
Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 Taiwan 241,000 40
Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 224,000 37
Jason Ong Philippines 214,000 36
Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 Taiwan 192,000 32
Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 Taiwan 173,000 29
Che Li Lin 林哲立 Taiwan 172,000 29
Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 Taiwan 166,000 28
Vito Jeevanji France 153,000 26
Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan 153,000 26
Hai Shien Tan Singapore 149,000 25
Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 114,000 19
Chin Jen Wu 吳致任 Taiwan 113,000 19
Leopold Godefroy France 111,000 19
Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 101,000 17
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 Malaysia 100,000 17
Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 92,000 15
Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 82,000 14
Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 79,000 13
Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 79,000 13
Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 49,000 8
Chen An Lin 林宸安 Taiwan 39,000 7

Kick Off – Flight B

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Wen Shan 單文
Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 456,000 76
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 Taiwan 436,000 73
Billy Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 297,000 50
Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 Taiwan 296,000 49
Shaun Tan Jit Yoong Singapore 265,000 44
Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 Taiwan 248,000 41
Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 246,000 41
Guan Zhong Lai 賴冠中 Taiwan 221,000 37
Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000 31
Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000 29
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 171,000 29
Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 152,000 25
Shih Kun Chou 周世坤 Taiwan 147,000 25
Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 141,000 24
Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 131,000 22
Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 100,000 17
Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 96,000 16
Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 88,000 15
Kaustubh Mahajani India 80,000 13
Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 71,000 12
Dorjbal Lkhunrev Mongolia 58,000 10

Kick Off – Final Day

 

Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 wins the Kick Off – TWD 547,000 (~$18,130)

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Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟

Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 outlasted the Kick Off event’s final day 48 players to lift the trophy and the TWD 547,000 (~$18,130) top cash prize. After Chen 陳靖惟 eliminated Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 in 3rd place, he amassed enough ammo to move ahead of Jacky Wang 王立傑 at heads up. One hand was all it took. Chen 陳靖惟 pocket Queens delivered the blow to win the first big title of the USOP: Poker2U Taiwan Series.

Congratulations to the new champ! Standby for the recap.

Final table payouts

Place Name 姓名 Flag Payouts in TWD
1 Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 Taiwan 547,000
2 Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 383,000
3 Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 Taiwan 246,000
4 Leopold Godefroy France 161,000
5 Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 Malaysia 124,000
6 Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 Taiwan 103,000
7 Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 86,000
8 Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 Taiwan 70,000
9 Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 Taiwan 54,000

19:20: Jacky Wang 王立傑 eliminated in 2nd place – TWD 383,000 (~$12,700)
Level 27: 50,000-100,000, 100,000

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Jacky Wang 王立傑

One heads up hand is all it took for Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 to claim the title. Jacky Wang 王立傑 shoves from the button with Js10s, Chen 陳靖惟 calls to put Wang 王立傑  at risk and shows a premium QcQs. No help arrived for Wang 王立傑 to end his strong run in runner up. He pockets TWD 383000 (~$12,700).

Jacky Wang 王立傑 – eliminated in 2nd place


19:15: Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 eliminated in 3rd place – TWD 246,000 (~$8,150)
Level 27: 50,000-100,000, 100,000

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Kun Han Lee 李昆翰

Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 is all in with 9c9d and this time he faces Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 who shows AsKs. The board runs 7d7sAdJhAh for a full house to Chen 陳靖惟 to end Lee 李昆翰 in 3rd place. Lee 李昆翰 earns TWD 246,000 (~$8,150) for his deep run.

Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 – 6,100,000
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 – eliminated in 3rd place


19:10: Leopold Godefroy eliminated in 4th place – TWD 161,000 (~$5,340)
Level 27: 50,000-100,000, 100,000

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Leopold Godefroy

After four showdowns between Jacky Wang 王立傑 and Leopold Godefroy, Wang 王立傑 finally is finally granted the win. Godefroy’s last hand is 10d10s, Wang 王立傑 calls with Kd2d, a King finds the flop and holds Ks9d5s8d3s

Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 3,600,000
Leopold Godefroy – eliminated in 4th place


19:05: Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 takes the lead
Level 27: 50,000-100,000, 100,000

Jacky Wang 王立傑 is all in and ready to send Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 packing with AdQh dominating KdQd. However, the board drops a King on the flop to improve Chen 陳靖惟 and it holds throughout.

Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 2,100,000
Ching Wei Chen 陳靖 – 3,850,000


18:55: Big sigh of relief for Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 
Level 27: 50,000-100,000, 100,000

Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 is all in for 775,000 with As10c, Jacky Wang 王立傑 is slightly ahead with JsJd. The cards come 3h10h10s7d2h for a winning trips to Lee as he breathes a big sigh of relief. He doubles up to 2,100,000.


18:30: Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 eliminated in 5th place – TWD 124,000 (~$4,100)
Level 26: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 BB Ante

Another one bites the dust here at the final table as Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 becomes the next to fall to Jacky Wang 王立傑. All in preflop action, Siang 洪揚翔 has 9d9c, Wang 立傑 has overcards Qh10h. Unlike against Godefroy, Wang 立傑 connects with the board QdKd7d8s7h. Siang 洪揚翔 earns TWD 124,000 (~$4,100) for his deep run. Wang 王立傑 now has well over half of the chips in play.

Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 5,500,000
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 – eliminated in 5th place


18:25: Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 eliminated in 6th place – TWD 103,000 (~$3,410)
Level 26: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 BB Ante

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Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州

Jacky Wang 王立傑 may have his difficulties against Leopold Godefroy but he mad up for the lost chips by sending Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 out in 6th place. It was all in preflop with Chen 陳榮州 AsJh missing the board to fall to Wang 王立傑 10s10h. Chen 陳榮州 earns TWD 103,000 (~$3,410) for his deep run. Wang 王立傑 rises to 3,200,000. 

Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 – eliminated in 6th place


18:15: Leopold Godefroy lands another double up off Wang 王立傑
Level 26: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 BB Ante

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Leopold Godefroy

Leopold Godefroy shoves his 785,000 stack and down the orbit Jacky Wang 王立傑 tanks while saying “this is an easy fold but I need to suck out against you. I’ve lost three all ins against you, I think I am due for a suck out.” Wang 王立傑 calls and shows QsJd, Godefroy says “you’re good” while opening up 9h9d. The board doesn’t help out Wang 王立傑 as it runs 8d8sAs6hKh. Godefroy doubles up to 1,690.000.


18:05: Jacky Wang 王立傑 regains the lead
Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

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On a board showing KcJs4sQc9c, Jacky Wang 王立傑 bet 700,000 onto a bloated pot over a million. Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 tanks then folds. Wang 王立傑 makes him choose a card to open, Chen 陳靖惟 turns over a Qs. Wang 王立傑 back on top with over 2,800,000. Chen 陳靖惟 dips to 2,450,000. 


17:55: Jacky Wang 王立傑 says “I’m trying here”
Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

Jacky Wang 王立傑 has been the ATM here as he attempts to knock out player with his big stack. Instead, he has once again paid a double up to short stacked Leopold Godefroy. Godefroy’s As8c holds against Wang王立傑 Jh8s to chip up to 890,000.  As he counts out the chips Wang 王立傑 says “I’m trying guys, I’m trying.”


17:50: Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 takes the lead
Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

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Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟

Another player gains a full boost from Jacky Wang 王立傑 to end his reign up top. It is all in preflop, Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 has AhKc, Wang 王立傑 is made with 9s{9h. The board comes Jc2sAc2c10c for a winning flush to Chen 陳靖惟 and a huge double up to 2,710,000. Wang 王立傑 drops to 2,455,000.


17:35: Leopold Godefroy happy for the boost
Level 24: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

The overwhelming big stack Jacky Wang 王立傑 puts France’s Leopold Godefroy in the hot seat. Godefroy is looking good with AcQh against Wang’s Ad8h. The board keeps him ahead to double up to 680,000.


17:25: Wen Shan 單文 eliminated in 7th place – TWD 86,000 (~$2,850)
Level 24: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Wen Shan 單文

Chip leader Jacky Wang 王立傑 continues his domination with another takedown. His latest is Wen Shan 單文who wasn’t quite sure what hit him but it bit hard. Shan 單文 opens from utg, Wang 王立傑 three-bets with his big stack from the button. At the flop 3s9dJh, more chips land initiated by Shan 單文. On the turn 3h, Shan 單文 fires 150,000, Wang 王立傑 sticks with him. The river {10s, Shan 單文triple barrels 250,000, Wang 王立傑 immediately announces all in, Shan 單文 calls.

Jacky Wang Kc3d trips
Wen Shan KdKs two pair

Jacky Wang – 4,000,000
Wen Shan – eliminated in 7th place


17:15: Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 eliminated in 8th place – TWD 70,000 (~$2320)
Level 24: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Kai Jan Chou 周楷然

Under the gun Jacky Wang 王立傑 raises it up, utg+1 Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 three-bet shoves with 495,000 with AsJd. Down the orbit, cutoff Wen Shan 單文 joins in and has slightly less 480,000, with 9s9d. Back to Wang 王立傑 who opts to fold. The board runs 6d9c}KdKhJc. Shan 單文 lands a full house, Chou 周楷然 is down to 10,000 and busts on the next hand.

Wen Shan 單文 – 1,000,000
Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 – eliminated in 8th place


17:05: Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 eliminated in 9th place – TWD 54,000 (~$1,790)
Level 24: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Chou Shih Kun 周世坤

Fast fall for Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 at the final table, too fast we missed the hand. He finishes 9th and walks away with a payout of TWD 54,000 (~$1,790).

Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 – eliminated in 9th place


Final table

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Kick Off Final Table

Chips by seat

1 Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 1,040,000
2 Jacky Wang 王立傑 2,360,000
3 Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 480,000
4 Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 1,180,000
5 Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 380,000
6 Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 1,600,000
7 Wen Shan 單文 485,000
8 Leopold Godefroy 430,000
9 Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 1,400,000

16:50: Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 bubbles to the final table
Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

It didn’t take long for the final table to be formed. After Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 loss to Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 he puts it all in with Seven-Eight offsuit and runs into Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 pocket Eights to fall in 9th place. He earns TWD 45,000 (~$1,490).


16:45: Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 shoves and loses to Chou Shih Kun 周世坤
Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

Action folds around to the small blind Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 who shoves with a larger stack than the big blind Chou Shih Kun 周世坤. He is called and has to show his 2c4c. Kun 周世坤 has QcJc which holds for a double up to 600,000. Li drops to 200,000.


16:40: Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 finishes off Shaun Tan
Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

At the other table, Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 surges over a million in chips after short stacked Shaun Tan fails to improve with Queen-Ten against Lee’s 李昆翰 Ace-Jack.


16:30: Jacky Wang 王立傑 sends two packing, soars to 2.4M
Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

Back from the break, Jacky Wang 王立傑 sends two players out within the first ten minutes. First on his chopping block is Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 with Ace-King unable to improve against Wang 王立傑 pocket Kings. Wang then followed it up with the elimination of Chen An Lin 林宸安 to boost his stack to 2,400,000. He is currently the overwhelming chip leader.


16:20: Blinds up, 14 players remaining
Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

Players have just returned from a break. 14 remaining. Blinds are up 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante. Taiwan’s Carter Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 leads with 1,330,000.

Table 21
Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 – 475,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 1,030,000
Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 – 850,000
Chin Jen Wu 吳致任 – 175,000
Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 – 525,000
Leopold Godefroy – 420,000
Chen An Lin 林宸安 – 810,000

Table 23
Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 – 275,000
Shaun Tan Jit Yoong – 205,000
Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 – 1,330,000
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 – 1,120,000
Wen Shan 單文 – 635,000
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 – 910,000
Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 – 550,000


16:00: Payouts 15th – 48th

Place Name 姓名 Flag Payouts in TWD
15 Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 Taiwan 38,000
16 Billy Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 31,700
17 Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 31,700
18 Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 Taiwan 31,700
19 26,400
20 Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 26,400
21 Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 26,400
22 Kai Hung Hu 胡凱閎 Taiwan 21,700
23 Guan Zhong Lai 賴冠中 Taiwan 21,700
24 Che Li Lin 林哲立 Taiwan 21,700
25 Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 18,300
26 Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 18,300
27 Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 18,300
28 Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 15,300
29 15,300
30 Vito Jeevanji France 15,300
31 Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan Prize
32 Hai Shien Tan Singapore 15,300
33 Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000
34 Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 15,300
35 Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 15,300
36 Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000
37 Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 15,300
38 Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 14,000
39 Kaustubh Mahajani India 14,000
40 14,000
41 Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 14,000
42 Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 14,000
43 Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 14,000
44 Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 14,000
45 Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 14,000
46 Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 13,000
47 Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 13,000
48 Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 13,000

15:55: Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 pays then end Luke Lee 李光紘
Level 22: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

Five minutes prior, short stacked Luke Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 enjoys a double up off the leader Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 however it is short-lived. Both players tangled again and this time Siang 洪揚翔 ends Lee 李光紘 in 18th place. Lee 李光紘 is all in with AdQd and though ahead of Siang 洪揚翔, the board grants the king Kh5h5s5d4c. Siang 洪揚 is now in command with 1,400,000 in chips.

Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 – 1,400,00 (chip leader)
Luke Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 – eliminated

It is down to the final two tables with 17 players remaining.


15:40: Blinds up, 20 remaining, two with over a mil
Level 22: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

Blinds up again, 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante, 20 players remaining. Average stack is 468,750. Leading the pack are Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 and Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 both sitting with over a million.


15:30: Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 paid by Jacky Wang 王立傑
Level 21: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

Another preflop showdown, this time between at risk player Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 with Jd10h and Jacky Wang 王立傑 looking to eliminate with 7h7d. The board is kind to Chung 何崇義 as it lands 10d5d3h10s3d for a double up to 250,000.

Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 – 250,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 700,000


15:25: Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 doubles through Billy Hsu 許必穎
Level 21: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

All in preflop action awards Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 a double up with 10c10d standing solid against Billy Hsu 許必穎 KhQd overcards.

Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 – 275,000
Billy Hsu 許必穎 – 135,000


15:10: Blinds up, 22 remaining
Level 21: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up to 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante with 22 players remaining. Leading the pack is Malaysia’s Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 with 940,000.


15:00: Payouts 25th – 48th

Place Name 姓名 Flag Payouts in TWD
25 Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 18,300
26 Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 18,300
27 Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 18,300
28 Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 15,300
29 15,300
30 Vito Jeevanji France 15,300
31 Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan Prize
32 Hai Shien Tan Singapore 15,300
33 Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000
34 Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 15,300
35 Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 15,300
36 Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000
37 Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 15,300
38 Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 14,000
39 Kaustubh Mahajani India 14,000
40 14,000
41 Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 14,000
42 Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 14,000
43 Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 14,000
44 Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 14,000
45 Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 14,000
46 Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 13,000
47 Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 13,000
48 Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 13,000

14:45: Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 scores a three-way
Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

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Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔

Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 is on fire! After closing out Level 19 with a double up through Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉, he goes on to land another through Chen An Lin 林宸安 with AsKs over AcJh. Not long after, he scores another payload, this time on a three-way. Che Li Lin 林哲立 busts and Kyle Hu Kai Hung 胡凱閎 plummets to 5 BB. All in preflop.

Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 KsKd
Kyle Hu Kai Hung 胡凱閎 QdQs
Che Li Lin 林哲立 QcQh

The board runs a dry 4c10c6d2d7s.

Siang 洪揚翔 – 940,000
Hung 胡凱閎 – 61,000
Lin 林哲立 – eliminated


14:40: Blinds up, 24 remaining
Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up, 24 players remaining. Impressively, Chen An Lin林宸安 has joined the leaders with 710,000. He started the day with just 7 BB.


14:35: Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 ends two then doubles another
Level 19: 5,000-10,000, 10,00 BB Ante

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Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉

In less than one orbit Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 eliminates two players then doubles up Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔. The first player to go meet the axe is last night’s Turbo NLH champion Zong Chi He 何宗奇 with AdQs dominating AsJh on a dry board. His next victim is Chen Hsuan Chao 許展嘉 with pocket Twos holding against overcards.

On Hsu 許展嘉 third showdown, Siang 洪揚翔 stays ahead with Ad9d on a board that completed As2cJs8s4d. Hsu 許展嘉  had QhJd. All in at the flop.

Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 – 645,000
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 – 200,000


14:30: Jacky Wang 王立傑 rails Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮
Level 19: 5,000-10,000, 10,00 BB Ante

Jacky Wang
Jacky Wang 王立傑

Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 shoves his remaining 130,000 stack with 4d4c however his bid for a double up is denied by Jacky Wang 王立傑 who opens up KcKd.

Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 670,000
Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 – eliminated


14:25: Payouts 33rd – 48th 

Place Name 姓名 Flag Payouts in TWD
33 Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000
34 Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 15,300
35 Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 15,300
36 Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000
37 Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 15,300
38 Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 14,000
39 Kaustubh Mahajani India 14,000
40 14,000
41 Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 14,000
42 Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 14,000
43 Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 14,000
44 Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 14,000
45 Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 14,000
46 Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 13,000
47 Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 13,000
48 Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 13,000

14:10: Blinds up, 33 remaining
Level 19: 5,000-10,000, 10,00 BB Ante

Blinds are up to 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante with 33 remaining. We will have the payouts for you once it has been made available.


13:45: Chip leaders, Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 and Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州
Level 18: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 BB Ante

Kun Han Lee
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰

Taiwanese high roller Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 picks up premium hands to boost his stack from 436,000 to 740,000. He joins Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 up top who sits with about the same. Other big stacks are Kyle Hu Kai Hung 胡凱閎 with 640,000 and Wen Shan 單文 with 590,000.


13:30: Blinds up, Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 leads 38 players
Level 18: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 BB Ante

Jung Chou Chen
Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州

The first half hour is in the bag which means blinds are up to 4,000-8,000, 8,000 BB Ante. There are 38 players remaining with the Taiwan’s Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 still in command with 725,000 in chips.


13:25: Che Li Lin 林哲立 straightens up on the river
Level 17: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Che Li Lin 林哲立

Several minutes past, Taiwan’s Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 sends Malaysia’s Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 and is hoping to do the same to Taiwan’s Che Li Lin 林哲立. Ko 柯家翔  challenges Lin 林哲立 with Ad9c against KcKh. When the flop runs JcAcQc, Ko 柯家翔 jumps ahead with top pair and still leads on the turn 5c, but the river 10h, gives Lin 林哲立a straight to double up.

Che Li Lin 林哲立- 180,000
Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 – 250,000


13:15: Six players bust within the first fifteen minutes
Level 17: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

Leopold Godefroy
Leopold Godefroy

The first fifteen minutes brings the field down to 42 players after six quickly busted. Among the executioners is France’s Leopold Godefroy who sends Taiwan’s Nien Heng Li 李念恆 out of the running with a higher spread of trips queens.

Leopold Godefroy – 225,000
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 – eliminated

At the same table, Taiwan’s Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 cleans out a short stack with pocket Aces dominating pocket Jacks. He chips up to 175,000. And at table 23, Malaysia’s Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 9c9s holds to dust Taiwan’s Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 AdQd. The board comes 10s6c8d7h4c.

Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 – 170,000
Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 – eliminated


Cards in the air!
Level 17: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Shuffle up and deal! Cards are now flying at Day 2 of the Kick Off event. Blinds open at 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante. Good luck to all!


Welcome to Day 2 of the inaugural U Series of Poker: Poker2U Taiwan Series taking place at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association (CTP Club) in Taipei City. Players can expect another thrilling day with the Kick Off event certain to crown its champion. 48 players return looking for glory and the TWD 547,000 (~$18,130) top prize. The player best to bring it home is Taiwan’s own Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 who enters with a huge 696,000 stack / 116 BB.  

Day 2 blinds open at 3,000-6,000, 6000 BB Ante with increases every 30 minutes. Each player is guaranteed to walk away with TWD 13,000 (~$430). Live updates begin at 1pm.

 Kick Off Event

Buy in: TWD 8,000 (~$265)
Guarantee: TWD 2,000,000 (~$65,260)
Entries: 375 (Flight A – 214, Flight B – 161)
Prize pool: TWD 2,619,000 (~$86,800)
ITM: 48 players

Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 Taiwan 696,000 116
Kai Hung Hu 胡凱閎 Taiwan 558000 93
Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 Taiwan 485,000 81
Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 456,000 76
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 Taiwan 436,000 73
Billy Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 297,000 50
Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 Taiwan 296,000 49
Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 289,000 48
Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 276,000 46
Shaun Tan Jit Yoong   Singapore 265,000 44
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 249,000 42
Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 Taiwan 248,000 41
Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 246,000 41
Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 Taiwan 241,000 40
Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 224,000 37
Guan Zhong Lai 賴冠中 Taiwan 221,000 37
Jason Ong   Philippines 214,000 36
Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 Taiwan 192,000 32
Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000 31
Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 Taiwan 173,000 29
Che Li Lin 林哲立 Taiwan 172,000 29
Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000 29
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 171,000 29
Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 Taiwan 166,000 28
Vito Jeevanji   France 153,000 26
Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan 153,000 26
Hai Shien Tan   Singapore 149,000 25
Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 152,000 25
Shih Kun Chou 周世坤 Taiwan 147,000 25
Sukumar Letchmunan   Malaysia 141,000 24
Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 131,000 22
Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 114,000 19
Chin Jen Wu 吳致任 Taiwan 113,000 19
Leopold Godefroy   France 111,000 19
Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 101,000 17
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 Malaysia 100,000 17
Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 100,000 17
Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 96,000 16
Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 92,000 15
Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 88,000 15
Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 82,000 14
Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 79,000 13
Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 79,000 13
Kaustubh Mahajani   India 80,000 13
Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 71,000 12
Dorjbal Lkhunrev   Mongolia 58,000 10
Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 49,000 8
Chen An Lin 林宸安 Taiwan 39,000 7

Chips in play: 9,375,000
Average stack: 195,312 (32.5 BB)
Opening Day 2 blinds: 3K-6K (6K BB Ante)

 

Kick Off – Chip Counts

End of Day 1 – 48 survivors (ITM)

Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 Taiwan 696,000 116
Kai Hung Hu 胡凱閎 Taiwan 558000 93
Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 Taiwan 485,000 81
Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 456,000 76
Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 Taiwan 436,000 73
Billy Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 297,000 50
Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 Taiwan 296,000 49
Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 289,000 48
Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 276,000 46
Shaun Tan Jit Yoong   Singapore 265,000 44
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 249,000 42
Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 Taiwan 248,000 41
Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 246,000 41
Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 Taiwan 241,000 40
Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 224,000 37
Guan Zhong Lai 賴冠中 Taiwan 221,000 37
Jason Ong   Philippines 214,000 36
Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 Taiwan 192,000 32
Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000 31
Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 Taiwan 173,000 29
Che Li Lin 林哲立 Taiwan 172,000 29
Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000 29
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 171,000 29
Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 Taiwan 166,000 28
Vito Jeevanji   France 153,000 26
Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan 153,000 26
Hai Shien Tan   Singapore 149,000 25
Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 152,000 25
Shih Kun Chou 周世坤 Taiwan 147,000 25
Sukumar Letchmunan   Malaysia 141,000 24
Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 131,000 22
Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 114,000 19
Chin Jen Wu 吳致任 Taiwan 113,000 19
Leopold Godefroy   France 111,000 19
Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 101,000 17
Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 Malaysia 100,000 17
Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 100,000 17
Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 96,000 16
Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 92,000 15
Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 88,000 15
Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 82,000 14
Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 79,000 13
Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 79,000 13
Kaustubh Mahajani   India 80,000 13
Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 71,000 12
Dorjbal Lkhunrev   Mongolia 58,000 10
Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 49,000 8
Chen An Lin 林宸安 Taiwan 39,000 7

Chips in play: 9,375,000
Average stack: 195,312 (32.5 BB)
Opening Day 2 blinds: 3K-6K (6K BB Ante)

Kick Off numbers

Buy in: TWD 8,000 (~$265)
Guarantee: TWD 2,000,000 (~$65,260)
Entries: 375 (Flight A – 214, Flight B – 161)
Prize pool: TWD 2,619,000 (~$86,800)
ITM: 48 players (Flight A – 27, Flight B – 21)

Kick Off – Payouts

 

Place Name 姓名 Flag Payouts in TWD
1 Ching Wei Chen 陳靖惟 Taiwan 547,000
2 Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 383,000
3 Kun Han Lee 李昆翰 Taiwan 246,000
4 Leopold Godefroy France 161,000
5 Ang Yang Siang 洪揚翔 Malaysia 124,000
6 Jung Chou Chen 陳榮州 Taiwan 103,000
7 Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 86,000
8 Kai Jan Chou 周楷然 Taiwan 70,000
9 Chou Shih Kun 周世坤 Taiwan 54,000
10 Jia Xiang Li 李嘉祥 Taiwan 45,000
11 Chin Jen Wu 吳致任 Taiwan 45,000
12 Chen An Lin 林宸安 Taiwan 45,000
13 Shaun Tan Jit Yoong Singapore 38,000
14 Chen Chia Hsu 許展嘉 Taiwan 38,000
15 Chung Yi Ho 何崇義 Taiwan 38,000
16 Billy Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 31,700
17 Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 31,700
18 Kuang Hung Lee 李光紘 Taiwan 31,700
19 Jason Ong Philippines 26,400
20 Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 26,400
21 Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 26,400
22 Kai Hung Hu 胡凱閎 Taiwan 21,700
23 Guan Zhong Lai 賴冠中 Taiwan 21,700
24 Che Li Lin 林哲立 Taiwan 21,700
25 Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 Taiwan 18,300
26 Zong Chi He 何宗奇 Taiwan 18,300
27 Chun Wei Chang 張軍暐 Taiwan 18,300
28 Chia Jung Liu 劉佳榮 Taiwan 15,300
29 Chia Siang Ko 柯家翔 Taiwan 15,300
30 Vito Jeevanji France 15,300
31 Tsung Ying Lee 李宗英 Taiwan Prize
32 Hai Shien Tan Singapore 15,300
33 Shen Sun Chou 周學聖 Taiwan 184,000
34 Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 15,300
35 Yu Tang Hung 洪郁棠 Taiwan 15,300
36 Sun Chen Chou 周孫楨 Taiwan 176,000
37 Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 Taiwan 15,300
38 Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 14,000
39 Kaustubh Mahajani India 14,000
40 Dorjbal Lkhunrev Mongolia 14,000
41 Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 14,000
42 Yu Chan Tsai 蔡昱群 Taiwan 14,000
43 Cheng Liang Chen 陳政良 Taiwan 14,000
44 Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 14,000
45 Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 14,000
46 Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 13,000
47 Beng Wei Lim 林明威 Malaysia 13,000
48 Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 Taiwan 13,000

Mystery Bounty – Final Day

 

Taiwan’s Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 wins the Mystery Bounty!

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Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰

After 7.5 hours of play, Taiwan’s Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 eliminates USA’s Michael Kravitz to claim the title, trophy, and TWD 450,000 (~$14,900) champion’s purse. Chen 陳冠翰 also collected eight bounty rewards, two of which were top prize tickets. 

Congratulations to the newest champion! We will have a recap shortly. For now, scroll through the updates to relive the day’s action.

Final table payouts

1 Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Taiwan 450,000
2 Michael Kravitz USA 312,000
3 Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 Taiwan 200,000
4 Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 Taiwan 134,000
5 Elvis Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 Malaysia 103,000
6 Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 Malaysia 88,000
7 Jack Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 Malaysia 73,000
8 Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 Taiwan 58,000
9 Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Malaysia 45,100

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20:30: Michael Kravitz eliminated in 2nd place – TWD 312,000 (~$10,300)
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

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Michael Kravitz

Following the loss, Michael Kravitz does a no-look shove from the button and Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 accepts the challenge.

Michael Kravitz 10d2h
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Js3s

The final board is Qc4c6d9h5d. Michael Kravitz is eliminated in 2nd place for TWD 312,000 (~$10,300).


20:25: Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 doubles up, reclaims chip lead
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

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Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰

After a series of small pots back and forth, a big one lands. Michal Kravitz raises to 1,000,000, Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 jams, Kravitz snap calls. It is a race.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 2d2s
Michael Kravitz Ad5d

With the board running 2h8cQc6h4c, Chen 陳冠翰 ships a crushing double up as Kravitz drops to 10 BB.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 11,400,000
Michael Kravitz – 2,000,000


20:10: Michael Kravitz doubles up to take the lead
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

For the first time today, Michael Kravitz is chip leader! Chipping up to 4,225,000, he raises to 1,050,000, Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 limp-shoves, Kravitz snap calls.

Michael Kravitz AsKs
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 6s6d

The board runs out 2dJs8hAc2h for a higher pair to Kravitz.

Michael Kravitz – 8,600,000
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 4,720,000


20:05: Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 pulling away
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

After Michael Kravitz catches up, Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 answers with a series of big pots to rise to 9,500,000. One of the hands sees Kravitz raise to 600,000, Chen 陳冠翰 three-bets to 1,600,000, Kravitz calls. The flop 10h2h8c, Chen 陳冠翰 c-bets 1,400,000, Kravitz folds.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 9,500,000
Michael Kravitz – 3,700,000


20:00: Michael Kravitz grinds to par
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

Michael Kravitz picks up a series of pot with the most recent exposing Kuan Han Chen’s 陳冠翰 bluff to even up. Both have around 6,670,000.


19:55: Blinds up
Level 13: 100,000-150,000, 150,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up. Average stack is 6,675,000 or 44 BB. Two players remaining.


19:40: Not much movement, Kravitz chips up a bit
Level 12: 75,000-125,000, 125,000 BB Ante

Both players are deep resulting in not much change in stack sizes. Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 still leads with around 7,600,000 and Michael Kravitz up a bit to roughly 5,300,000.

Players have are now on a ten-minute break.


19:07: Heads up! Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 vs Michael Kravitz
Level 12: 75,000-125,000, 125,000 BB Ante

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After six hours of play, the Mystery Bounty is down to the final two players! Up for grabs is the trophy, the TWD 450,000 (~$14,900) champion’s purse, and two top prize tickets still in the treasure chest.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – Taiwan – 8,250,000 (66 BB)
Michael Kravitz – USA – 5,100,000 (41 BB)


19:05: Wei Hsun Chen  陳韋勳 eliminated in 3rd place – TWD 200,000 (~$6,620)
Level 12: 75,000-125,000, 125,000 BB Ante

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Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳

Wei Hsun Chen  陳韋勳 all in with As10h and is at risk against the leader Kuan Han Chen’s 陳冠翰 9d9h. The board runs out 4cKs9c10c8h.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 8,250,000
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 – eliminated in 3rd place for TWD 200,000 (~$6,620)


19:00: Michael Kravitz gets lucky
Level 11: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 BB Ante

Michael Kravitz nearly bit it when his shove 7s7h runs into chip leader Kuan Han Chen’s 陳冠翰 10c10d, however, luck finds him on the board 5h8hQs2hQh for a winning flush.

Michael Kravitz – 4,830,000
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 5,070,000


18:55: Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿  and Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌  eliminated
Level 11: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 BB Ante

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Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿

Double elimination! The trending three way shove sends two players out while Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 ships it to soar to a massive 72 BB.

Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿  Js10h
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌  AsKd
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Qd10s

The board runs 7d3s4d10dQs for two pair to the big stacked Chen to scoop it all up.

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Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 7,200,000
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿  – eliminated in 4th place for TWD 134,000 (~$4,430)
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌  – eliminated in 5th place for TWD 103,000 (~$3,410)


18:45: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 eliminated in 6th place – TWD 88,000 (~$2,910)
Level 11: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 BB Ante

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Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡

Rough ride for Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 at the final table. Despite earning a double up, his next shove finishes him in 6th place. His AsQd overcards are unable to improve against Kuan Han Chen’s 陳冠翰 8d8s.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰- 4,6500,000
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – eliminated in 6th place for TWD 88,000 (~$2,910)


18:40: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 doubles up
Level 11: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 BB Ante

Down to his last 6 BB, Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 slides it in from under the gun and big blind Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 puts him at risk. 

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 KhJd
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 Ad9h

Lee 李詩堡 pairs his Jack on a board running Jc7s2d7c10s to double up 1,350,000. Chen 陳守鈿  drops to 1,170,000.


18:35: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 draining, Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 doubles
Level 11: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 BB Ante

Not looking good for Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 who pays another all in player to drop below 7 BB. The boosted player is Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 with 9h9d surviving Lee’s 李詩堡 overcards KdQs.

Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 – 1,790,000
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 600,000


18:25: Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 survives
Level 10: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 BB Ante

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 three-bet shoves with JsJd and initial raiser Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 makes the call with Ac9c. The board runs QdQc4s8d2c for a huge double up to Chen 陳冠翰.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰– 3,200,000
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 1,600,000


18:15: Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 banks a double, Shou 陳守鈿 plunges
Level 10: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 BB Ante

Another all in preflop with at risk player Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 showing QsQh to double through Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 9h9d. Chen 陳韋勳 zooms to 4,000,000, Shou 陳守鈿 down to 680,000.


18:05: Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 eliminated in 7th place – TWD 73,000 (~$2,415)
Level 9: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

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Beng Wei Lim 林銘威

Another knockoout for Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 with Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 falling to his mighty axe. It was all in preflop with Lim 林銘威 pushing from cutoff with Ad4s, button Lee 李詩堡 calling with 8s8h. No help arrived for Lim 林銘威.

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 4,150,000
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 – eliminated in 7th place for  TWD 73,000 (~$2,415)


18:00: Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 eliminated in 8th place – TWD 58,000 (~$1,920)
Level 9: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

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Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑

Down goes Cheng Chzeh Yang  楊成傑 with pocket Nines unable to improve against Tse Paul Lee’s 李詩堡 pocket Jacks.

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 3,360,000
Cheng Chzeh Yang  楊成傑 – eliminated in 8th place for TWD 58,000 (~$1,920)


17:55: Chip count update
Level 9: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 BB Ante

Player Stack BB
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 2,700,000 45
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 2,200,000 37
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 2,060,000 34
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 1,900,000 32
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 1,300,000 22
Michael Kravitz 1,160,000 19
Cheng Chzeh Yang  楊成傑 1,100,000 18
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 1,000,000 17

17:25: Break time
Level 9 coming

Second break of the day for the remaining players. Average stack is 1,668,750. Remaining payouts  and chip counts listed below.

Player Stack BB
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 2,900,000 48
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 2,200,000 37
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 2,000,000 33
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 1,850,000 31
Michael Kravitz 1,470,000 25
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 1,200,000 20
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 1,150,000 19
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 850,000 14
1st 450,000
2nd 312,000
3rd 200,000
4th 134,000
5th 103,000
6th 88,000
7th 73,000
8th 58,000

17:10: Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 doubles through Lee 李詩堡  
Level 8: 25,000-50,000, 50,000 BB Ante

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡   opens, beside him Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 shoves around 670,000, action folds around back to Lee 李詩堡  who makes the call. Lim 林成旌 has KdKs which stands firm against Lee’s 李詩堡   4d4h.

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡   – 1,410,000
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 – 1,665,000


16:50: Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 eliminated in 9th place – TWD 45,100 (~1,495)
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Kar Hou Lim 林家浩

Action packed hand starts with under the gun Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 all in, Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 quickly joins in, three spots over, Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 tanks then slides in to make it a three-way.

Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Ad6c
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 AhKh
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 AcQc

As the board lands 4c5cKc, Yang celebrates his nut flush. The turn 5s and river 6d completes to end Lim’s run in 9th place.

Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 – 2,000,000
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 – 1,400,000
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 – eliminated in 9th place for TWD 45,100 (~1,495)


Final table
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Player Stack BB
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 2,850,000 71
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 2,000,000 50
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 1,900,000 48
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 1,800,000 45
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 1,600,000 40
Michael Kravitz 1,000,000 25
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 775,000 19
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 750,000 19
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 500,000 13

16:41: Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 doubles through Lee
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

Happening simultaneously as Pete Chen’s 陳彥翰 bust is Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 all in for 20 BB with KcKs and Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 hoping to eliminate calls with 9c6d.  The board runs 2h5sAc8sAs for a double up to 1,800,000


16:40: Pete Yen Han Chen  陳彥翰 misses final table
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Pete Yen Han Chen  陳彥翰

Pete Yen Han Chen  陳彥翰 is all in with AhJh, Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 has him covered and is ahead with AcQh. The board runs low to end Chen’s  陳彥翰 day in 10th place. He earns TWD 38,500 (~$1,275).

Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 – 2,000,000
Pete Yen Han Chen  陳彥翰 – eliminated in 10th place


16:30: Jacky Wang 王立傑 eliminated, Shou Dien Chen  陳守鈿 soars to 2.8M
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Jacky Wang 王立傑

Jacky Wang 王立傑 has been dealt his last hand here as his 10c10d runs into Shou Dien Chen’s  陳守鈿 QhQs. Both players have easily over a million in chips. Dien  陳守鈿 has Wang 王立傑 covered to ship it.

Shou Dien Chen  陳守鈿 – 2,850,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 – eliminated


16:25: Wen Shan 單文 busts
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

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Wen Shan 單文

Short stack Wen Shan 單文 goes all in with Ace-Ten suited and falls to Kuan Han Chen’s 陳冠翰 Ace-Queen offsuit. Chen 陳冠翰 rises to 1,700,000.


16:20: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 scores another pot
Level 7: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 BB Ante

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 and Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 build a 200,000 pot preflop, the cards come 2d4d3d. Big blind Lee 李詩堡 overbets 250,000, Yang 楊成傑 calls. The turn Ah, no bets land but on the river Qh, Lee 李詩堡 sends out 325,000. Yang 楊成傑 tank-calls then mucks to Lee’s 李詩堡 As5d straight.

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 2,850,000
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 – 700,000


16:10: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 back on top, Chu Yu Sen 朱宇森 out and wins top prize
Level 6: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

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Chu Yu Sen 朱宇森

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 climbs back in the driver’s seat after sending Chu Yu Sen 朱宇森 to the rails with 7c7d holding against AdQs. Despite the fall, Chu 朱宇森 redeems his bounty ticket and draws a top prize to add to his TWD 32,000 payout for 13th place.

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 – 2,150,000
Chu Yu Sen 朱宇森 – eliminated in 13th place

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Chu Yu Sen 朱宇森

16:05: Michael Kravitz celebrates the win
Level 6: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

Michael Kravitz gets it all in with AcAs, Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 calls with 9h9s. The board runs AdJhJd6dQc for overkill. Kravitz fist pumps “yes!” and chips up.

Michael Kravitz – 1,200,000
Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌  – 750,000


16:00: Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 wins a big pot
Level 6: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

From utg, Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 raises to 60,000, small blind Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 three-bets to 160,000, Yang 楊成傑 calls to see the flop 10dAd7s. Yang 楊成傑 c-bets 100,000, Lim 林銘威 check-calls. The turn 9c Yang 楊成傑 double barrels 160,000, Lim 林銘威 check-calls again. On the river 9d, Lim 林銘威 leads out 200,000, fast fold from Yang.

Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 – 1,380,000
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 – 1,400,000


15:45: Kar Hou Lim  林家浩 avoids the rail
Level 6: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 BB Ante

From cutoff, Kar Hou Lim  林家浩 jams with AsQh, button Jacky Wang 王立傑 has him covered and calls with 10c10s. As the board comes down 8d8hQsKs4h, Lim  林家浩 fist pumps his lucky catch to double up.

Kar Hou Lim  林家浩 – 1,175,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 725,000


15:35: Battle of the blinds, Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 eliminated
Level 5: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 BB Ante

Action folds to the small blind Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 KhJc who jams his 300,000 stack, big blind Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 calls with Jh10h. The board favors the big stack as it runs Kd10d2h10s9h. Xiao 蕭詠隆 exits in 15th place, Chen 陳守鈿 soars to 1,800,000.


15:25: Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 takes the lead
Level 5: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 BB Ante

A new leader has emerged after Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 win a pot against Pete Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰. With Chen 陳彥翰 having just collected a split pot with Tse Paul Lee, he three-bets from the small blind to 160,000 and initial raiser Yang 楊成傑 calls the added 110,000. At the flop AsQs2s, Chen 陳彥翰 c-bets 115,000, Yang 楊成傑 flats. The turn 7c and river Jd sees no bets. Yang 楊成傑 opens Ad3d, Chen 陳彥翰 mucks.

Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 – 1,,780,000
Pete Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 – 480,000


15:20: Maggie Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智  eliminated
Level 5: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 BB Ante

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Maggie Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智

End of the road for Maggie Chieh Chih Weng 翁芊智  who pushes with KhJd only to run into Cheng Jing Lim’s 林成旌 better AcJh that holds on a board Js9c10s3s9h.

Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 – 1,525,000
Chien Chih Weng 翁芊智  – eliminated


15:00: First break of the day
Level 5 coming up

Players are on a 15-minute break. The yellow chips worth 1,000 is being removed. Only two colors, blue – 5,000 and red 25,000.


14:55: Down to 18 players
Level 4: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

In just under two hours of play, the field is down to the final 18 players, that’s two tables. Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 maintains command with 1,300,000 and is joined by Jacky Wang 王立傑 with about the same.


14:50: Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 avoids the rail
Level 4: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

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Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳

Luck finds Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 with AhJh pairing the Jack on the flop to hold against Pete Yen Han Chen’s AsKc. He doubles up to 610,000.


14:45: Big stacks
Level 4: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

Tse Paul Lee  李詩堡 – 1,300,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 – 1,000,000
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 – 1,000,000
Cheng Jing Lim  林成旌 – 810,000
Beng Wei LIm 林銘威 – 800,000


14:40: Cheng Jing Lim  林成旌 finishes off Yesniyazov
Level 4: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 BB Ante

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Cheng Jing Lim  林成旌

One of the first double ups of the day was claimed by Murat Yesniyazov then the buck stops there. Yesniyazo’s stack proceeds to dwindle as fast action rules his table. Cheng Jing Lim  林成旌 delivers the Kazakhstan the final blow with Ace-King shipping it.

Cheng Jing Lim  林成旌 – 810,000
Murat Yesniyazov – eliminated


14:25: Siyang Phua eliminated by Chu Yu Sen
Level 3: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

Tough day at the races for Siyang Phua who finds himself on the losing end of nearly every showdown. Dropping down well below 15 BB, Phua risks with Nine-Eight suited and falls to Chu Yu Sen’s Ace-Jack suited that improves to a flush.

Chu Yu Sen – 500,000
Siyang Phua – eliminated


14:15: Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 sucks out on Letchmunan
Level 3: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

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Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑

All in preflop with Sukumar Letchmunan at risk holding AhKc, he faces Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 with Ac10c. The board favors the big stack Jd7s9h10s2d to send Letchmunan out of the running.

Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 – 610,000
Sukumar Letchmunan – eliminated


14:05: Keng Yong Tan wins the three-way, Phua dips again
Level 3: 8,000-16,000, 16,000 BB Ante

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Three way shoves are popular! Another one comes down at table 11 with Keng Yong Tan shipping it. Under the gun all in with ac}5c, small blind Siyang Phua hopes to eliminate with Qs9s, big blind Tan is all in with Kc9c. The board runs Jh10c5s7d9h.

Siyang Phua – 270,000
Keng Yong Tan – 380,000


13:55: Zachary Duce draws top prize!
Level 2: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

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Zachary Duce

Zachary Duce becomes the second most envied player having just drawn a top prize from the treasure chest. In chatting with Duce early in the day, he says it pays to go for heads as the payouts are top heavy and the top bounty prize is a large TWD 500K. Let’s see if luck will find him again tomorrow.


13:45: 36 players remaining, Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 in command
Level 2: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

The first 45 minutes has been a frenzy with three tables collapsing and 20 players out of the field. Currently in the lead is Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 with nearly 1,500,000. Second in chips is Jacky Wang 王立傑 with over a million. Wang 王立傑 eliminated a player during the first round to help boost his stack.


13:35: Leopold Godefroy draws first top prize
Level 2: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

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Leopold Godefroy

Leopold Godefroy may be out of the running but he did clean out one player before falling to earn a bounty ticket. Luck finds him as he pulls the first TOP PRIZE in the treasure box.


13:30: Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 on fire!
Level 2: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 BB Ante

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Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷

Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 opens the day with 67,000 and now has over 450,000 courtesy of a few takedowns. The first two were at the previous level with Kd6c two pair winning a three-way. He follows it up with another three-way scoop that sends Kristof Segers packing. Cheng’s 鄭兆廷 Qc9c finds the queen to dust K-8 and A-7.

Moments ago, Cheng 鄭兆廷 cracked a player’s pocket Aces with 9d8d improving to a straight on a board Qs5d7hJd6h.

Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 – 450,000


13:20: Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 zooms over a mil
Level 1: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

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Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 resumes from yesterday’s strong finish. Lee 李詩堡 turns up KcKd and sends Nien Heng Li 李念恆 AdKs plummeting out of the running. Li 李念恆 entered the day in the top ten and is the first big upset of Day 2. With this takedown, Lee 李詩堡 catapults to the top with over 1,300,000.

Paul Lee – 1,300,000
Nien Heng Li – eliminated


13:15: Anton Lu and Siyang Phua pay up
Level 1: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

Chip leaders are also on the prowl. Day 2 entering chip leader Anton Lu pays a double up to Pete Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 with 10c10s well dominated by AsAd.

Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 – 300,000
Anton Lu – 690,000

Day 1D chip leader Siyang Phua also drops a bit with pocket Sixes losing the race against Murat Yesniyazov’s big slick.

Siyang Phua – 608,000
Murat Yesniyazov – 400,000


13:10: Flurry of busts in first ten minutes
Level 1: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

Fast action here at Day 2 with short stacks going for it and big stacks attempting to grab early bounty rewards. Among the fallouts was last night’s Bubble Rush champion Joey Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 whose pocket Threes didn’t hold up on a three-way to fall on the next hand.


13:00: Shuffle up and deal!!
Level 1: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

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Here we go! Cards in the air for Day 2 of the Mystery Bounty! 56 players are back on the hunt, not just for the trophy but most especially the top bounty prizes in the treasure box. All they have to do is knock out a player to have a chance at the draw. Good luck to all!

Top 10 in chips

Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Anton Zhen Zhao Lu Australia 827,000 83
Siyang Phua Singapore 808,000 81
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 Malaysia 685,000 69
Cheng Jing Lin 林成旌 Malaysia 548,000 55
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Malaysia 512,000 51
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 493,000 49
Michael Kravitz Usa 443,000 44
Chien Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 411,000 41
Zachary Duce Australia 394,000 39
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 Taiwan 366,000 37

CLICK HERE for complete Day 2 chip counts

Mystery Bounty rewards

Players fortunate to eliminate a player will receive a bounty reward. The largest bounty is ₫500,000 (~$16,560). 

Unlike most Mystery Bounty events, this version adds another layer of mystery to the game. Out of the 56 mystery bounty rewards, seven are coined “Top Prize”. Players that draw this ticket will receive anywhere from ₫100,000 to ₫500,000. However they won’t find out the actual amount until the next day. According to the organizers, one of the top seven prizes will be available to Main Event final table players. 


Action resumes on Monday, February 13 starting at 1pm. See you then!

Mystery Bounty – Chip Counts

Day 2 – 56 players

Chips in play: 13,350,000
Average stack: 238,393
Opening Day 2 blinds: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

Player 姓名 Flag Stack BB
Anton Zhen Zhao Lu Australia 827,000 83
Siyang Phua Singapore 808,000 81
Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 Malaysia 685,000 69
Cheng Jing Lin 林成旌 Malaysia 548,000 55
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Malaysia 512,000 51
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 493,000 49
Michael Kravitz USA 443,000 44
Chien Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 411,000 41
Zachary Duce Australia 394,000 39
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 Taiwan 366,000 37
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 Taiwan 359,000 36
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 351,000 35
Jia Chi Lee 李珈綺 Taiwan 345,000 35
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 Malaysia 333,000 33
Shih Wei Hou 侯世偉 Taiwan 328,000 33
Duy Ho Hawaii 325,000 33
Sin Ren Chen 陳信任 Taiwan 320,000 32
Yong Hung Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 287,000 29
Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 279,000 28
Yueh Chiao Yang 楊岳樵 Taiwan 278,000 28
Chun Han Lin 林君翰 Taiwan 244,000 24
Chin Yao Wang 王靖堯 Taiwan 238,000 24
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 Taiwan 208,000 21
Wei Shiang Huang 黃偉翔 Taiwan 206,000 21
Segers Kristof Belgium 192,000 19
Yesniyazov Murat Kazakhstan 189,000 19
Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 181,000 18
Pi Ying Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 176,000 18
Shan Hui Chua 蔡善輝 Singapore 167,000 17
Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 165,000 17
Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 164,000 16
Ming Yi Lin 林明毅 Taiwan 153,000 15
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Taiwan 150,000 15
Tse Ian Lee 李詩彥 Malaysia 146,000 15
Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 Taiwan 138,000 14
Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 134,000 13
Yew Tong Liew Malaysia 134,000 13
Yu Sen Chu 朱宇森 Taiwan 132,000 13
Wei Zhou 鄒緯 Taiwan 129,000 13
Yu Sheng Lin 林祐聖 Taiwan 126,000 13
Yu Hui Chan 陳禹愷 Hong Kong 125,000 13
Edwin Dela Cruz Philippines 119,000 12
Hung Wei Yeh 葉紘瑋 Taiwan 116,000 12
Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 110,000 11
You Da Tsai 蔡侑達 Taiwan 101,000 10
Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 99,000 10
Keng Yong Tan Singapore 91,000 9
Chin Te Huang 黃金德 Taiwan 90,000 9
Feng Wen Chen 陳豐文 Taiwan 89,000 9
Mao Lin Yu 游茂林 Taiwan 82,000 8
Chia Yun Wu 吳家運 Taiwan 81,000 8
Yu Jui Wu 吳育瑞 Taiwan 70,000 7
Leopold Godefroy France 68,000 7
Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 Taiwan 67,000 7
Shu In Li 李書吟 Taiwan 66,000 7
Ori Kossonogi Israel 17,000 2

End of Day 1A – 15 players

Player 姓名 Flag Stack
Anton Zhen Zhao Lu Australia 827,000
Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Malaysia 512,000
Chien Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 411,000
Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 Malaysia 333,000
Sin Ren Chen 陳信任 Taiwan 320,000
Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 Taiwan 208,000
Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 164,000
Yu Sen Chu 朱宇森 Taiwan 132,000
Wei Zhou 鄒緯 Taiwan 129,000
Yu Sheng Lin 林祐聖 Taiwan 126,000
Hang Wei Yeh 葉紘瑋 Taiwan 116,000
Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 110,000
Feng Wen Chen 陳豐文 Taiwan 89,000
Mao Lin Yu 游茂林 Taiwan 82,000
Ori Kossonogi 李宗英 Israel 17,000

End of Day 1B – 11 players

Cheng Jing Lin 林成旌 Malaysia 548,000
Zachary Duce Australia 394,000
Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 Taiwan 366,000
Shih Wei Hou 侯世偉 Taiwan 328,000
Yueh Chiao Yang 楊岳樵 Taiwan 278,000
Segers Kristof Belgium 192,000
Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 Taiwan 138,000
Yew Tong Liew Malaysia 134,000
You Da Tsai 蔡侑達 Taiwan 101,000
Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 99,000
Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 Taiwan 67,000

End of Day 1C – 16 players

Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 Malaysia 685,000
Michael Kravitz USA 443,000
Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 351,000
Jia Chi Lee 李珈綺 Taiwan 345,000
Yong Hing Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 287,000
Wen Shan 單文 Hong Kong 279,000
Wei Shiang Huang 黃偉翔 Taiwan 206,000
Yesniyazov Murat Kazakhstan 189,000
Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 181,000
Shan Hui Chua 蔡善輝 Singapore 167,000
Ming Yi Lin 林明毅 Taiwan 153,000
Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 134,000
Yu Hoi Chan 陳禹愷 Hong Kong 125,000
Edwin Dela Cruz Philippines 119,000
Yu Jui Wu 吳育瑞 Malaysia 70,000
Leopold Godefroy France 68,000

End of Day 1D – 14 players

Siyang Phua Singapore 808,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 493,000
Duy Ho USA 325,000
Chun Han Lin 林君翰 Taiwan 244,000
Chin Yao Wang 王靖堯 Taiwan 238,000
Pi Ying Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 176,000
Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 152,000
Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Taiwan 150,000
Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 Taiwan 147,000
Tse Ian Lee 李詩彥 Malaysia 146,000
Keng Yong Tan Singapore 91,000
Chin Te Huang 黃金德 Taiwan 90,000
Chia Yun Wu 吳家運 Taiwan 81,000
Shu In Li 李書吟 Taiwan 66,000

Mystery Bounty – Payouts

Final table payouts (bounties not included)

1 Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 Taiwan 450,000
2 Michael Kravitz USA 312,000
3 Wei Hsun Chen 陳韋勳 Taiwan 200,000
4 Shou Dien Chen 陳守鈿 Taiwan 134,000
5 Elvis Cheng Jing Lim 林成旌 Malaysia 103,000
6 Tse Paul Lee 李詩堡 Malaysia 88,000
7 Jack Beng Wei Lim 林銘威 Malaysia 73,000
8 Cheng Chzeh Yang 楊成傑 Taiwan 58,000
9 Kar Hou Lim 林家浩 Malaysia 45,100

Payouts 10th – 56th

10 Pete Yen Han Chen 陳彥翰 Taiwan 38,500
11 Jacky Wang 王立傑 Singapore 38,500
12 Wen Shan 單文 Taiwan 38,500
13 Yu Sen Chu 朱宇森 Taiwan 32,000
14 Wei Shiang Huang 黃偉翔 Taiwan 32,000
15 Yung Lung Xiao 蕭詠隆 Taiwan 32,000
16 Chien Chih Weng 翁芊智 Taiwan 26,100
17 Feng Wen Chen 陳豐文 Taiwan 26,100
18 Yew Tong Liew Malaysia 26,100
19 Chao Ting Cheng 鄭兆廷 Taiwan 21,800
20 Keng Yong Tan Singapore 21,800
21 Jia Chi Lee 李珈綺 Taiwan 21,800
22 Tse Ian Lee 李詩彥 Malaysia 18,400
23 Yueh Chiao Yang 楊岳樵 Taiwan 18,400
24 Wei Zhou 鄒緯 Taiwan 18,400
25 Siyang Phua Singapore 15,000
26 Murat Yesniyazov Kazakhstan 15,000
27 Sukumar Letchmunan Malaysia 15,000
28 Anton Lu Australia 12,400
29 Chun Han Lin 林君翰 Taiwan 12,400
30 Yu Sheng Lin 林祐聖 Taiwan 12,400
31 Cheng Chieh Huang 黃政傑 Taiwan 12,400
32 Sin Ren Chen 陳信任 Taiwan 12,400
33 Zachary Duce Australia 12,400
34 Chia Yun Wu 吳家運 Taiwan 12,400
35 You Da Tsai 蔡侑達 Taiwan 12,400
36 Duy Ho USA 12,400
37 Chin Yao Wang 王靖堯 Taiwan 11,800
38 Leopold Godefroy France 11,800
39 Shan Hui Chua 蔡善輝 Singapore 11,800
40 Shih Wei Hou 侯世偉 Taiwan 11,800
41 Kristof Segers Belgium 11,800
42 Yu Hui Chan 陳禹愷 Hong Kong 11,800
43 Yong Hung Foo 符永慶 Malaysia 11,800
44 Mao Lin Yu 游茂林 Taiwan 11,800
45 Yi Wei Peng 彭亦瑋 Taiwan 11,200
46 Szu Ting Yeh 葉思廷 Taiwan 11,200
47 Tzu Yuan Fu 傅子袁 Taiwan 11,200
48 Ori Kossongi Israel 11,200
49 Nien Heng Li 李念恆 Taiwan 11,200
50 Edwin Dela Cruz Philippines 11,200
51 Yu Jui Wu 吳育瑞 Taiwan 11,200
52 Pi Ying Hsu 許必穎 Taiwan 11,200
53 Chin Te Huang 黃金德 Taiwan 11,200
54 Shu In Li 李書吟 Taiwan 11,200
55 Ming Yi Lin 林明毅 Taiwan 11,200
56 Hung Wei Yeh 葉紘瑋 Taiwan 11,200

High Roller – Day 1

 

End of Day 1 – 20 players / 45 entries (reg still open)

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Murat Yesniyazov
Murat Yesniyazov 357,500
Vitto Jeevanji 278,000
Wai Kiat Lee 272,500
Hyun Sup Kim 209,000
Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 206,000
Kok Wai Sim 186,500
Keng Yong Tan 184,500
David Erquiaga 146,500
Peng Sen Wu 吳鵬森 115,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 105,500
Ting Yi Tsai 蔡廷翊 100,500
Yu Sheng Lin 林祐聖 98,000
Chih Wei Fan 范植威 70,000
Hon Cheong Lee 李翰鏘 69,500
Tse Ian Lee 李詩彥 69,000
Anton Lu 58,000
Chin Wei Lim 54,000
Ta Wei Tou 竇大衛 47,000
Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 44,000
Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 23,500

High Roller – Day 2

CHIEH WEI FAN wins the High Roller for TWD 1,142,00 (~$37,640)

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Chih Wei Fan 范植威

Buy in: TWD 66,000 (~$2,175)
Guarantee: TWD 3,000,000 (~$99,000
Entries: 66
Prize pool: TWD 3,905,200 (~$128,700)
ITM: 9 places

Place Player 姓名 Flag Payout in TWD
1 Chih Wei Fan 范植威 Taiwan 1,142,200
2 Anton Zhen Zhao Lu Australia 820,100
3 Peng Sen Wu 吳鵬森 Taiwan 533,100
4 Ta Wei Tou 竇大衛 Taiwan 402,200
5 Chi Jen Chu 朱啟仁 Taiwan 312,400
6 Hon Cheong Lee 李漢鏘 Hong Kong 242100
7 David Erquiaga Philippines 191400
8 Keng Yong Tan Singapore 148400
9 Wai Kiat Lee Malaysia 113300

High Roller – Final table

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17:30: Bubble bursts! Chih Wei Fan delivers the bubble! 

Blinds: 5,000-10,000, 10,000 BB Ante

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17:00: Hon Cheong Lee doubles through Erquiaga

Blinds: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 BB Ante

It is bubble time at the High Roller with ten players remaining. Just before it was announced, Mini High Roller champion Hon Cheong Lee doubles through USOP Ambassador David Erquiaga.

Lee 7d7h
Erquiaga As8s

The board well favors the made hand as it lands 7c9s3h7s8h for quads to Lee. He doubles up to around 740,000. Erquiaga drops to 250,000.


Payouts

1 1,142,200
2 820,100
3 533,100
4 402,200
5 312,400
6 242,100
7 191,400
8 148,400
9 113,300

Registration closed!
Level 11: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

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After one level of late registration, the High Roller 3M GTD added another 21 to the field for total 66 entries. The top 9 places will earn a piece of the TWD 3,905,200 prize pool.

Buy in: TWD 66,000 (~$2,175)
Entries: 66
Prize pool: TWD 3,905,200 (~$128,710)
ITM: 9 places

Returning players from Day 1 – by chip rank

Murat Yesniyazov 357,500
Vitto Jeevanji 278,000
Wai Kiat Lee 272,500
Hyun Sup Kim 209,000
Hsuan Chao Chen 陳鉉兆 206,000
Kok Wai Sim 186,500
Keng Yong Tan 184,500
David Erquiaga 146,500
Peng Sen Wu 吳鵬森 115,000
Jacky Wang 王立傑 105,500
Ting Yi Tsai 蔡廷翊 100,500
Yu Sheng Lin 林祐聖 98,000
Chih Wei Fan 范植威 70,000
Hon Cheong Lee 李翰鏘 69,500
Tse Ian Lee 李詩彥 69,000
Anton Lu 58,000
Chin Wei Lim 54,000
Ta Wei Tou 竇大衛 47,000
Hsien Ching Feng 馮先慶 44,000
Hung Wei Yeh 業紘瑋 23,500

Main Event – Day 1A

 

02:00: Yu You Ci Tsai 蔡余有騏 bags the lead at Main Event Day 1A 

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Tsai Yu You Ci

It took 13 hours of play for Main Event Day 1A to bag up. Yu You Ci Tsai 蔡余有騏 held the chip lead for a majority of the day and held on to bagging time. He topped the 33 player roster with a 484,000 stack (60 BB). Finishing a close second was Mystery Bounty 9th placer Kar Hou Lin with 468,000 (58 BB), and to round out the top three was Mystery Bounty champion Kuan Han Chen with 452,000 (56 BB). We will have a recap shortly.


01:50: Tak Yan delivers the bubble!
Level 18: Blinds 4,000-8,000, 8,000 BB Ante

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Tak Yan

All in preflop with Tak Yan ahead AhJc against at-risk player with Ac10d. The board runs 7s9c2dAs8d. That ends Day 1A!


0:1:30: Aggro Kar Hou Lin gets trips to fold
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Jackson Hui and Kar Hou Lim

Cutoff Jackson Hui raises to 15,000, button Kar Hou Lin and big blind Duhan Lee call. The flop comes 4d5h5c, Hui bets 10,000, Lim raises to 21,000, Lee check-folds. Back to Hui with a call. The turn 8d, Hui check-calls 46,000. The river 6s Lin ask Hui a rough count of his stack then fires an 83,000 bet. This sends Hui tanking until he opts to fold and show 5s trips.

Kar Hou Lin – 450,000
Jackson Hui – 175,000


01:20: Tong Tan wins with aces
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Tan Tong

Cutoff Tong Tan riases to 5,000, big blind Chi Jen Chen defends, the flop is JcKs3s. Both check and as well on the 10s turn. The river 5d, Jen bets 50,000, Tan calls, Chen has Ad3d, Tan wins the pot with AhAs.


01:10: Liu Yu Che doubles through Ari
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Liu Yu Che

Liu Yu Che is at risk on the bubble with less chips than Ari however he opens KdKh and is in good shape to double up against pocket Sevens. The board ensures it with a King on the turn. Che rises to 295,000. Ari down to 100,000.


01:00: Jackson Hui wins a small one against Lee
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

From cutoff, Jackson Hui raises to 12,000, big blind Duhan Lee defends. The flop 9s10c7h Hui continues with another 12,000 bet, Lee check-folds. Hui chips up to 170,000. Lee sits with just under 500,000.


00:50: Steven Wang knocks out two
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

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Steven Wang

Steven Wang sends two players to the exit in back to back fashion. The first hand he is ahead throughout with AdAs over Ac10c. The next hand it’s a race with Wang holding King-Queen against pocket Tens. The board grants Wang a straight. He now sits with 400,000.

It is bubble time!


00:40: Blinds up
Level 17: Blinds 3,000-6,000, 6,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up. There are 39 players remaining out of 261 entries. Day 1 bags up at ITM of 33 players which is 12.5% of the field. Tsai Yu You Ci and Duhan Lee are the frontrunners with over 500K.


00:20: Shannon Lee lands quads
Level 16: Blinds 3,000-5,000, 5,000 BB Ante

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Shannon Lee

Under the gun +1 short stack Steven Wang raises to 11,000, short stacked Shannon Lee shoves from the big blind, Wang tank-calls and is not happy to see Lee’s 10c10d dominating his 9d9s. The board is overkill as it runs 10h8h10s2c8s quads. Lee doubles up to 160,000. Wang drops to 220,000 but is still above average.


00:15: Eric Chan chips up through Ari
Level 16: Blinds 3,000-5,000, 5,000 BB Ante

Four way to the flop 3cQs7s and 56,000 in the pot, everyone checks. From mid position, Eric Chan bets 18,000 on the turn 2h and finds one customer in the button Ari. The river 4s, Chan sends out 27,000, Ari tank-calls. Chan has AsQh, Ari mucks,

Eric Chan – 244,000


00:10: Tsai Yao Te finishes Lee
Level 16: Blinds 3,000-5,000, 5,000 BB Ante

Action folds around to the small blind Tse Paul Lee who jams with QhJs. Big blind Tsai Yao Te wakes up with AhJd and snap calls with his big stack. The board runs Ad10c4s{10}3h ending Lee’s run right there.

Tsai Yao Te – 380,000


00:00: Blinds up
Level 16: Blinds 3,000-5,000, 5,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up, 41 players remaining out of 261 entries. Day 1A bags up at ITM of 33 players / 12.5% of the field. Leading the race is Tsai Yu You Ci with over 600,000, followed by Duhan Lee with 500,000.


23:50: Duhan Lee climbs over 500K
Level 15: Blinds 2,000-4,000, 4,000 BB Ante

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Duhan Lee

On a board 7d4s10h9dQs and 115,000 in the pot, big blind Duhan Lee bets 32,500, button player tanks for some time then opts to give up his stake on the big pot.


23:40: Carter Chan rails one 
Level 15: Blinds 2,000-4,000, 4,000 BB Ante

Two short stacks are all in, the dominated player has 4d4h, Carter Chan holds 6h6s. The board is 3d3sKsKc7s for Chan to take it and send one packing.


23:30: Paul Teoh jams for the pot
Level 15: Blinds 2,000-4,000, 4,000 BB Ante

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Paul Teoh

WSOP Online bracelet winner Paul Teoh defends his big blind by calling mid position player Hyun Sup Kim‘s 8,000 raise. At the flop 8dJc3c, Kim continues with an 11,000 bet, Teoh check-calls. Both players check the turn 2c but on the river Qh, Teoh jams his remaining 29,000 stack, Kim tank-folds.

Hyun Sup Kim – 310,000
Paul Teoh – 75,000


23:20: Ko Chia Chiang with much needed win
Level 15: Blinds 2,000-4,000, 4,000 BB Ante

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Ko Chia Chiang

Ko Chia Chiang once sat with a commanding stack but has since dropped after numerous bad runs. His luck turns around in a hand against Tan Tong who raises from under the gun +1 to 8,000. button Chiang calls. At the flop 9h2h9d, Tong c-bets 5,000 and Chiang calls. The turn Jd, action switches up with Chiang betting 9,000 and Tong check-calling. Same action on the river with Tong check-calling a much larger 55,000 bet. Chiang opens AhJh and is very happy to collect the pot. He is back up to 150,000.


23:10: Blinds up
Level 15: Blinds 2,000-4,000, 4,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up, 56 players remaining out of 261 entries. Play stops at ITM of 33 players. Tsai Yu You Ci maintains the lead with nearly 600,000.


23:05: Hyun Sup Kim earns some for Aces
Level 14: Blinds 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

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Hyun Sup Kim

Hyun Sup Kim raises to 6,000 and is called by the blinds. At the flop 8d6s7s, action is checked to Kim who lays out a 7,000 bet. Sb Paul Teoh opts to fold and the dealer mucks his hand and the board. The TD is called to figure out what to do next as big blind Ko Chia Chiang is in the hand. After the decision is made, both players check the turn 6c. On the river 3h, Kim bets 12,000, Chiang calls then mucks to AsAd.

Hyun Sup Kim – 150,000


23:00: Duhan Lee climbs to 365K
Level 14: Blinds 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

On a board 8d4s7c7s and 26,000 in the pot, Duhan Lee check-calls 16,500 then bets 22,500 on the 5s river. No call to take it down. Lee shows one card 4c pair. Lee climbs to 365,000.


22:50: Tse Paul Lee finds the river 
Level 14: Blinds 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

From hijack Ko Chia Chiang limps, cutoff Tse Paul Lee raises to 22,000, three folds then back to Chiang who calls. At the flop 10s5h10c, Chiang check-calls Lee’s 22,000 bet then both check the turn 6h. Chiang leads out 25,000 on the river Ah, Lee flats. Chiang has JcJd, Lee has him AcQs top pair on the river.

Ko Chia Chiang – 130,000
Tse Paul Lee – 185,000


22:40: Mei San Ang spikes lucky river straight
Level 14: Blinds 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

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Mei San Ang

 One of the two ladies left in the field scores a lucky boost against Chang Ming Lo. On a turn board 3d10cJsKs, Mei San Ang is all in with QcJd and is getting up to leave the table when Chang opens AdAs. The river comes 9s to award her the straight and celebrates her win.

Mei San Ang – 80,000
Chang Ming Lo – 100,000


22:30: Blinds up
Level 14: Blinds 1,500-3,000, 3,000 BB Ante

Blinds are up, 61 players remaining out of 261 entries. Day 1A plays down to ITM of 33 players. Tsai Yu You Ci maintains his lead of roughly 540,000.


22:20: Paul Teoh scores a double
Level 13: Blinds 1,000-2,500, 2,500 BB Ante

The dealer was counting out WSOP Online bracelet winner Paul Teoh’s stack with QdQh winning a double up off Ko Chia Chiang. The board was 4d8d5h7hJd. We missed Chiang’s hand.


22:10: Liu Yu Che busts one
Level 13: Blinds 1,000-2,500, 2,500 BB Ante

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Liu Yu Che

Liu Yu Che outdraws an at risk player with Ac10c beating AsJh on a board that spreads 6h5d10s5s7s. Che rises to 170,000.


22:00: Kingston Wang doubles through 
Level 13: Blinds 1,000-2,500, 2,500 BB Ante

Down to his last 5 BB, Kingston Wang slides it all in with AcKs to battle with, he is called by a player with KcQc. Big slick holds on a nine-high board for a double up.


21:50: Wei Kai Lin reveals his trips
Level 13: Blinds 1,000-2,500, 2,500 BB Ante

On a board Jd3cKd7sKc and 42,000 brewed, Sin Ren Chen check-folds to Wei Kai Lin’s 25,000 bet. Chen shows his Js top pair at the flop, Lin returns the gesture showing Ks trips.

Wei Kai Lin – 200,000
Sin Ren Chen – 190,000


21:40: Blinds up, break time, random big stacks
Level 13: Blinds 1,000-2,500, 2,500 BB Ante

Players are on break. 76 remaining out of 261 entries. They play down to ITM of 33 players. Here are the leaders.

Tsai Yu You Ci – 540,000
Duhan Lee – 293,000
Ko Chia Chian – 280,000
Kuan Han Chen – 280,000
Kun Han Lee – 230,000
Benedict Koh – 225,000
Sin Ren Chen – 200,000
Steven Wang 175,000
Lun Loon – 160,000


21:35: Chien Fa Chou eliminates Patrick Liang 
Level 12: Blinds 1,000-2,000, 2,000 BB Ante

All in preflop, Chien Fa Chou dominates Patrick Liang with QcQd over 10c10s. No help arrives for Liang. Chou chips up to 75,000.


21:25: Ari hits two outer to bust a player
Level 12: Blinds 1,000-2,000, 2,000 BB Ante

All in preflop with Ari from Mongolia holding pocket Fives against an at risk player with pocket Queens. The ladies are denied with one of Ari’s fives finding the board. Ari ships it as one player drops out.

Ari – 240,000


2:1:15: Chao Ting Cheng pays up
Level 12: Blinds 1,000-2,000, 2,000 BB Ante

Short stack shoves Jh10h, big blind Chao Ting Cheng calls with KcQc. The board runs out 4sJd7d10dKd. With no diamond for either player, Cheng pays the double up.


21:00: Kuan Han Chen knocks out two 
Level 11: Blinds 1,000-1,500, 1,500 BB Ante

After shipping a three-way, Kuan Han Chen continues to dominate his table. On a flop 5d4s5c, Justin Chan bets 4,300, Chen check-raises to 11,000, Chen calls. The turn 6h, Chen leads out 13,000, Chan raises to 33,000, Chen shoves and claims the pot.

The next hand Chen raises to 3,500, Chan repops all in for 26,600. Chen snap calls.

Justin Chan Jd10d
Kuan Han Chen As10s

The board is overkill 10hAh4hAcAd, Chan falls, Chen rises to 370,000.


20:40: Duhan Lee on a rush, dusts two players
Level 11: Blinds 1,000-1,500, 1,500 BB Ante

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Duhan Lee

Duhan Lee has chipped up significantly from just 60,000 to 270,000. It happens in a few hands. Contributing everything is Li Wei Sun. Both players are all in preflop, Li 8c8d, Lee 10s10d. The board runs Qd4d8s10hJh. This sends Lee up to 135,000, Li plunges to 8,500.

On the very next hand Li recovers some of the lost chips taken by Lee with 5c5h lucking out against Lee’s JhJs with a Five finding the flop. Immediately after, Lee gains the lost chips by winning a 20,000 pot with 10s10h on a Seven-high board.

On the fourth consecutive hand, Lee delivers a double bust.Lee opens with a 3,300 raise, button Li jams, big blind joins the party, Lee snap calls.

Big blind AhKh
Li QdJs
Lee AcAs

The board runs 6d7d5dKcJh for Aces to hold and send two players out of the running.


20:30: Thananat Therdtakoonrat’s rockets get full pay
Level 11: Blinds 1,000-1,500, 1,500 BB Ante

Thai players have arrived and already battling for chips is pro Thananat Therdtakoonrat. He sends it all in with AhAc, gets the call from Wei Kai Lin, the board runs dry for a double up to 50,000.


20:20: Double bust for Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰
Level 11: Blinds 1,000-1,500, 1,500 BB Ante

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Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰

Mystery Bounty champion Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 delivers a harsh blow to two players simultaneously. The casualties are Shyh Chyn Lim and Leopold Godefroy. It was all in preflop.

Lim AhJh
Godefroy 10d10c
Chen 陳冠翰 JsJd

When the flop comes 2h3h3d, all are quiet, then players roar at the 10s turn that gives Godefroy a full house. By this point, Lim is drawing dead. The river Jc draws an even louder cheer as Chen 陳冠翰 lands the one-outer to knock out both players.

Kuan Han Chen 陳冠翰 – 180,000


20:10: Tsai Yu You Ci rises to 380K
Level 10: Blinds 600-1,200, 1,200 BB Ante

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Tsai Yu You Ci

Tsai Yu You Ci has been one of the chip leaders for some time and surges further in a failed bluff by his opponent. On a board 5d9c10s6d, hijack Tsai bets 20,500, button calls, big blind check-folds. The river