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WPTDeepStacks Hanoi: Main Event crushes guarantee, 378 entries, 90 players advance led by Nguyễn Lê Quang; High Roller & Crown Poker Club Superstack Classic Freezeout up next

Another packed house at the inaugural WPTDeepStacks Hanoi as everyone came out to take part in the last two starting heats of the highlighted Main Event. Well known local and international players were among the attendees such as Cao Ngoc Anh, Đinh Xuân Dinh, Nguyễn Hoàng Bách, William Kang, Andre Lettau, and Warm Up Event champion Pham Ngoc Quoc Bao. In the aftermath, the Main Event drew a combined 378 entries across four starting days to crush the advertised guarantee to bits in exchange for a much richer VNđ 7,333,200,000 (~US$ 318,086) prize pool.

Numbers
Danny McDonagh and Kien Tran

Here are the day’s results and what to expect on the festival’s penultimate day.

Main Event recap

The Main Event kicked off on first gear with only 22 showing up for Day 1A. It picked up pace on Day 1B with 86 entries added to the pool. On the third day, the event was at full throttle with 190 entries for Day 1C and another 80 turning up for Day 1D. This brought the overall total to 378 entries.

Buy in: VNđ 22,000,000 (~US$ 954)
Guarantee: VNđ 4 billion (~US$ 173,500)
Cumulative Entries: 378
Prize pool: VNđ 7,333,200,000 (~US$ 318,086)
ITM: 48 places

Day 1A: 5 advanced out of 22 entries
Day 1B: 15 advanced out of 86 entries
Day 1C: 45 advanced out of 190 entries
Day 1D: 25 advanced out of 80 entries

Day 2: 90 players
Average stack: 126,000
Opening blinds: 2000 – 4000 ante 4000

Field OVerview
Day 1C Field

The next stage of the race takes place on Saturday, April 24 at 11am (local time) with Day 2 qualifiers returning to Crown Poker Club to hunt down the money and a Final Table seat. Blinds increase at a slower 60 minute pace.

Leading them in is Day 1C chip leader Nguyễn Lê Quang who has been running red hot at the series with a victory at the Pot Limit Omaha and 8th at the Bounty Event. He carries in a stack equivalent to 97 big blinds. Among the top 10 is Julien Tran with 67 big blinds and Nguyễn Đuy Vũ “Emit” who took third at the Super High Roller. Taking a look at the opposite end, among those with a mountain to climb is short stacked Harry Duong who enters with barely 7 big blinds. Another is Phạm Ngọc Quốc Bảo with 14 big blinds.

Day 1B chip leader
Kimotsuki Yoshihito – Day1B Chip leader

The payouts have also been calculated. Money begins at 48th place with a minimum cash of VNđ 35,500,000 (~US$ 1,540). The highest payout of Day 2 is 10th place at VNđ 128,000,000 (~US$ 5,552). Day 2 ends once the final 9 players have been determined. When action returns on the final day, the players will be guaranteed VNđ 152,800,000 (~US$ 6,628) however the chase will be for the handsome VNđ 1,527,000,000 (~US$ 66,235) first prize and the iconic WPTDS Hanoi Main Event Trophy.

Rank Player Chip count
1 Nguyễn Lê Quang 389,000
2 Xua Tan Bóng Tối 357,000
3 Kimotsuki Yoshihito 328,000
4 Lê Huy Thành 275,000
5 KKS 270,000
6 Julien Tran 268,000
7 Nguyễn Đuy Vũ “Emit” 258,000
8 Francis Garson 257,000
9 Phạm Duy Khánh 245,000
10 Geying Rui 243,000
11 Phạm Huy Hoàng 232,000
12 Nguyen Tien Son 226,000
13 Alex Nguyen 222,000
14 Hasagi 215,000
15 Nguyễn Xuân Thắng 179,000
16 Hoàng Đức Thiện 176,000
17 Masayoshi Kimoto 170,000
18 Bazen 168,000
19 Quang Nguyen 160,000
20 Nguyễn Quang Minh 159,000
21 Lâm Kim Long 158,000
22 Satoshi Kurigu 158,000
23 Đặng Ngọc Quốc Thi 158,000
24 Phan Ngoc Quang 154,000
25 Hoàng Đỏ 150,000
26 Tân Lê 143,000
27 Nguyen Quang Huy 143,000
28 Sunny Ho 142,000
29 A Khoai 141,000
30 Phạm Văn Phú 135,000
31 Sugar Daddy 135,000
32 Duy Ho 135,000
33 Nguyễn Ngọc Đại 132,000
34 Nguyễn Hoàng Bách 128,000
35 Pham Quang Huy 128,000
36 Bùi Anh Khoa 126,000
37 Lý Đắc Dũng 126,000
38 Nguyễn Đặng Phúc 125,000
39 Nguyễn Hoàng Hai 121,000
40 Kang William 120,000
41 Andre Lettau 120,000
42 Kyle Bao Quốc An Diep 115,000
43 Đỗ Tiến Hưng 114,000
44 Hoàng Lâm Bùi 111,000
45 Trần Viết Nhất 111,000
46 Xeko 110,000
47 APUWEO 110,000
48 Bonlonton 105,000
49 Lê Sơn 104,000
50 Tien Nguyen 103,000
51 Phan Đa Phuc 100,000
52 Kenny Nguyen 96,000
53 Phạm Minh Tuấn 96,000
54 Cao Ngọc Anh 95,000
55 Daniel Nguyen 95,000
56 Phạm Duy Minh 91,000
57 Nam Trần 91,000
58 Tran Huy Tien 91,000
59 Le Van Thanh Long 86,000
60 Linh Phan 85,000
61 Phương Hoa 83,000
62 Trần Thanh Hưng 83,000
63 Chu Trần Đại 80,000
64 Van Phinh Nguyen 78,000
65 Lim Young Kwon 78,000
66 Andy Tran 74,000
67 Minh Than 73,000
68 Trần Đức Phương 71,000
69 Minh Anh Nguyen 70,000
70 Le Tan 69,000
71 Ipad 68,000
72 Terry Nguyen 68,000
73 Văn Trung 67,000
74 Đinh Tiến Thành 67,000
75 Vinh Tran 65,000
76 Trương Hoàng Nam 65,000
77 Steve Nguyen 63,000
78 Pham Bao 56,000
79 Signatore 54,000
80 Mon Béo Ị 53,000
81 LH 49,000
82 Pal Grubits 47,000
83 Cody Schumacher 44,000
84 Trinh Cuong 43,000
85 Tran Huy Phong 41,000
86 Pokimon 36,000
87 Nguyễn Chiến Hữu 33,000
88 Nam Le 33,000
89 Harry Duong 27,000
90 Đinh Xuân Dinh 19,000

Other events

As the festival enters the penultimate day, Main Event Day 2 will be joined by the only freezeout tournament in the lineup, the Crown Poker Club Superstack Classic. This is a two day event. For a buy in of VNđ 6,000,000 (~US$ 260), players receive a deep 50,000 stack which is 500 times the opening blinds. Blinds increase every 30 minutes. Registration closes at the start of Level 12.

Also joining on the floor is the High Roller 2 Day Event. This is the second to the last event extending a guarantee. Registration is open until 220pm on Day 2.

Event #12: High Roller 2 Day Event

Dates: April 24 to 25
Buy in: VNđ 33,000,000 (~US$ 1,431)

Guarantee: VNđ 1,000,000,000 (~US$ 43,376)

Starting stack: 100,000
Levels: 40 minutes
Starting blinds: 200 – 300 and 300
Day 1: plays until the end of Level 10
*Late registration closes at the start of Level 13

Player of the Series

With no games completed on Day 8, the Player of the Series leaderboard remains the same. Listed below are the top 10 in points after 9 events.

Duy Ho
Duy Ho – 5th

Phạm Ngọc Quốc Bảo – Vietnam – 737.1 points
Lê Đình Hải – Vietnamn – 535.5 points
Lê Tân – Vietnam – 384.3 points
Đặng Văn Hiển – Vietnam – 298.35 points

Duy Hồ – USA – 270.9 points
Nguyễn Chiến Hữu – Vietnam – 252.45 points
Trần Đức Toàn – Vietnam – 228.15 points

Nguyễn Đức Minh  – Vietnam – 216.75 points
Trần Thông Tùng – Vietnam – 189 points
Kyle Diệp Quốc Bảo – 188.625 points

Only four events left where points can be earned. Players will have to reach top 10 ITM at any of the numbered WPTDS Hanoi events. The player with the most points accrued at the end of the festival will be awarded a US$ 1,500 WPT Passport and Trophy. For 2nd place, VNđ 5,000,000 Crown Poker Club Coupon, and for 3rd place, VNđ 3,000,000 Crown Poker Club Coupon. 

Somuchpoker will continue to provide daily recaps of the ongoing WPTDS Hanoi so stick with us for all the updates.

WPTDS Hanoi- Full coverage

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Triccia David

Triccia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits. She spent a year working part time with Poker Portal Asia and later became the editor and 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 blogger for several other major events in the Philippines. Currently, she is in charge of events reporting for Somuchpoker.

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