WPT Vietnam: Stephen Song in action at Billionaire High Stakes; Jehanne Laurent, Dong Yixuan, Phan Huu Hung, Truong Dinh Giang win trophies

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The past two days at World Poker Tour (WPT) Vietnam witnessed five players emerge victorious at the side games. The newly minted were Truong Dinh Giang, Jehanne Laurent, Dong Yxuan, Vu Van Lich, and Phan Huu Hong. We’ve got those results for you below.

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In addition, last night France’s Anthony Cierco triumphed at the WPT Opener Event to become the first player of the festival to win a WPT Prime Championship Package inclusive of a $1,100 seat and 7 nights hotel stay at Wynn Encore in Las Vegas in December.

Side Event winners

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Truong Dinh Giang

Event 5: Turbo
Date: October 7, 2023
Buy in: ₫6,600,000 (~US$ 270)
Players: 24 (21 unique)
Prize pool: ₫139,680,000 (~US$ 5,730)
ITM: 4 places
Winner: TRUONG DINH GIANG – Vietnam – 62,880,000 (~$2,580)

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Jehanne Jeremy Laurent

Event 6: Superstack
Date: October 8, 2023
Buy in: ₫8,800,000 (~US$ 360)
Entries: 84 (63 unique)
Prize pool: ₫651,840,000 (~US$ 26,730)
ITM: 11 places
Winner: JEHANNE JEREMY LAURENT – France – ₫192,140,000 (~$7,880)

Dong Yixuan

Event 8: PLO
Date: October 8, 2023
Buy in: ₫6,600,000 (~US$ 270)
Players: 28 (20 unique)
Prize pool: ₫162,960,000 (~US$ 6,680)
ITM: 5 places
Winner: DONG YIXUAN – China – ₫61,06,000 (~$2,500)

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Pham Huu Hung

Event 10: Hyper Turbo Freezeout
Date: October 8, 2023
Buy in: ₫3.300,000 (~US$ 135) buy in
Players: 27
Prize pool: ₫78,570,000 (~US$ 3,220)
ITM: 5 places
Winner: PHAM HUU HUNG – Vietnam – ₫29,470,000 (~$1,210)

Trophies and Packages

More trophies and packages up for grabs as the festival continues at Crown Poker Club until its conclusion on October 16, 2023. Next chance to land a WPT Prime Championship Package is at the ₫3 Billion (~$123K) guaranteed Survivor Bounty 8-Max which runs three entry flights from October 9 to 10. Buy in is ₫16,500,000 (~$675). Bounties come in play at 20% of the field, Day 1 plays down to ITM of 12.5%.

WPT Prime Championship Packages will also be awarded to the winners of the 2-day High-Roller Warm-up (Event #18), Crown Poker Club Superstack Classic (Event #27), 2-day High-Roller (Event #28), and Three (3) Packages at the WPT Prime Championship Satellite.

For those seeking the big one, the ticket to the $40 Billion guaranteed WPT World Championship, the festival has two packages up for grabs each with a value of $10,400 plus accommodations. The Main Event champion is guaranteed one and another at the WPT World Championship Satellite.


Another highlight is the Billionaire Club High Stakes Challenge which carries a 3 billion (~$123K) guarantee. Buy-in to this prestigious tournament is 210 million (~$8,600). Already here for this undertaking are Triton Super High-Roller Series champion Dao Minh Phu, 2023 WPT Prime Taiwan High-Roller titlist Chu Thai Thinh, and 2022 WPT Prime Championship winner Stephen Song. 

Today’s side events also include the Short Deck (Event #13) at 3:30 PM, Pot Limit Omaha-Turbo (Event #14) at 6:00 PM, and the Hyper Turbo (Event #15) at 7:00 PM.

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*Article by Noel Zarate

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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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