VSOP presents Grinder Series XII – Road to APT Hanoi Billion 2023! October 16 to 22 at VSOP in Hanoi, Vietnam


Following the WPT in October, another exciting local event called “Grinder Series XII – Road to APT Hanoi Billions 2023” organized by VSOP in Hanoi, Vietnam 

Since the end of the pandemic, Hanoi, Vietnam has been a hotbed for poker in Asia. With the hospitality of the locals, its rich and diverse culinary culture, affordability, and soft fields, are among the many reasons why players from all over have chosen to grace its poker hubs.

In addition, a major draw for both recreational and professional players is the fair rake structure. The standard rake for tournaments is approximately 10%, which may even be lowered for high roller tournaments with high buy-ins.

From October 16 to 22, 2023, following the ongoing WPT Vietnam Passport to the World Championship, is an exciting tournament called the Grinder Series organized by the VSOP (Viet Nam Series of Poker) club. This is one of the largest poker clubs in Hanoi. It is also host for the upcoming APT Hanoi Billions event in December which takes place at the National Convention Center (NCC). The APT event features a record-breaking VND 60 Billion guaranteed prize pool.

For the Grinder Series 12’th edition, the organizers will be awarding APT Hanoi Billions tickets to the champions of the mainstream events.

Here are some detailed information about Grinder Series XII:

1/ MAIN EVENT – ₫2.5 Billion guaranteed (~ $105,000)

The Grinder Series XII presents a long list of guaranteed prize pools, the biggest of course is designated for the Main Event which brings in a ₫2,500,000,000 (~$105,000) guarantee. The Main Event kicks off with two starting days plus a turbo flight. This is followed by Final Day start at 11:00 AM on Oct 22. Buy in is ₫8.8 Million (~$370). It runs from October 20 to 22.

Promo alert! A special promotion on Day 1A: all players who register before the tournament begins will have their entire rake fee waived.

vsop ginder series 12 main event

2/ High Roller Series – Total ₫3.6 Billion guaranteed (~ $151,000)

For the High Roller Club, within the 7 days of the event, there will be a total of 5 different High Roller tournaments taking place. Particularly noteworthy are the two Super High Roller tournaments, Super High Roller I & II, both with the same buy-in of 33 million VND and a guaranteed prize pool of 1 billion VND, these tournaments will run consecutively on October 19th and 20th. Here are the details:

  • Single Day High Roller 8 Max – ₫500M GTD (~$21,000) – October 16 – ₫22,000,000 (~$925) buy in
  • High Roller Shot Clock 8 Max – ₫600M GTD (~$25,200) – October 18 – ₫22,000,000 (~$925) buy in
  • Super High Roller I – ₫1B GTD (~$42,000) – October 19 – ₫33,000,000 (~$1387) buy in
  • Super High Roller II – ₫1B GTD (~$42,000) – October 20 – ₫33,000,000 (~$1387) buy in
  • Single Day High Roller 8 Max – ₫500M GTD (~$21,000) – October 22 – ₫22,000,000 (~$925) buy in
    vsop ginder series 12 Super high roller

3/ Other Key Events – GTD ₫500 Million to ₫1.5 Billion

In addition to the above-mentioned events are numerous million dong guaranteed prize pools. The upper end features guarantee from ₫500 Million to ₫888 Million; we have those listed below. The remaining guarantees of ₫50 Million to ₫150 Million are all Bounty tournaments.

  • VSOP Kick-Off – ₫600M GTD (~$25,200) – October 16 to 17 – ₫3,400,000 (~$143) buy in
    vsop ginder series 12 kik off
  • Mystery Bounty – ₫800M GTD (~$33,600) – October 17 to 18 – ₫4,500,000 (~$190) buy in
    vsop ginder series 12 mystery bounty
  • Wednesday Super Deepstack – ₫500M GTD (~$21,000) – October 18 – ₫3,400,000 (~$143) buy in
  • Monster Stack – ₫600M GTD (~$25,200) – October 19 – ₫4,500,000 (~$190) buy in
    vsop ginder series 12 Monster stack
  • Rising Stars – ₫888M GTD (~$37,300) – October 22 – ₫6,600,000 (~$278) buy in
    vsop ginder series 12 rising stars 8

(*) Buy-in price is only an estimated value and may change based on the actual exchange rate at the time of the tournament.

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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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