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APT Vietnam: Abhinav Iyer along with 6 Indians enters Day 3 of the Main Event

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59   //    15 Jan 2019, 17:53 IST

Indians are making news at the 2019 Asian Poker Tour (APT) Vietnam this season. Abhinav Iyer has managed to lead a team of six pros into Day 3 of the VND 8billion GTD Main Event. Iyer bagged 272,500 chips at the Pro Poker Club in Ho Chi Minh City at the end of Day 2 of the Main Event. With 250 players in contention on Day 2, 77 hopefuls were from India. The chip leader of the day was USA’s Duy Ho who bagged a total of 565,500 chips followed by Van Ngoc Binh (540,000) and Huu Tuan Nguyen (523,000).

Team India At APT Vietnam

The Indian contingency consisted of Manish Lakhotia, Meherzad Munsaf, Abhinav Iyer, Dhaval Mudgal, Eka Vedantham, and Vinod Meglamani amongst strong contenders. For Lakhotia and 12 others, the run ended before Day 2 did. However, Iyer along with 6 hopefuls has already made into Day 3.

With guaranteed payout to 58 places, the event certainly promises some high-octane action at the tables.

Here’s a quick look at the top 10 scorers so far

  1. Duy Ho – 565,500
  2. Van Ngoc Binh – 540,000
  3. Huu Tuan Nguyen – 523,000
  4. Huu Dung Nguyen – 445,000
  5. Phan Dinh Nam – 436,700
  6. Zheng Xiaosheng – 432,000
  7. Mai Te – 430,500
  8. Shi Peng Fei – 425,000
  9. Lin Yuu Sheng – 381,000
  10. Lim Koon Ting Daniel – 359,500

While there might be a lot going on at the ME tables, APT Vietnam has more than one reason to keep you hooked on. Two side events, the No-Limit Hold’em Single Day 2 and No-Limit Hold’em Single Day 3 also kept poker enthusiasts busy.

NLH Single Day 2 registered 105 entries and found Malaysia’s Kiat Lee topping the charts for a handsome VND 102,947,000 in a three-way deal.

The top 10 at the NLH Single Day 2

  1. Kiat Lee – VND 102,947,000*
  2. Vinh Tran – VND 111,292,000*
  3. Jeonggyu Cho – VND 117,598,000*
  4. Hii Wang Kiong – VND 52,148,000
  5. Tetsuya Tsuchikawa – VND 38,998,000
  6. Dinh Xuan Dinh – VND 30,098,000
  7. Soh Chye Wee – VND 23,901,000
  8. David Battersby – VND 19,473,000
  9. Nguyen Dinh Thi – VND 16,228,000
  10. Cheong Mun Wahandy – VND 13,523,000

NLH Single Day 3 running alongside the ME gathered 169 entries creating VND 983,580,000 in the prize pool. Top 29 places received assured paycheque and Jinlong Hu from China was declared the winner who walked away with VND 165,150,000 in prize money.

NLH Day 3 Final Table Result

1. Jinlong Hu – VND 165,150,000*

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2. Huynh Van Tan – VND 143,700,000*

3. Cho Yi Pang – VND 163,018,000*

4. Nguyen Duy Tung – VND 74,782,000

5. Francis Garson – VND 55,925,000

6. Min Zhang – VND 43,162,000

7. Nguyen Thanh Dat – VND 34,275,000

8. Marisa Devic – VND 27,925,000

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