APT Taipei 2023 continued its action-packed second day on the spectacular Asia Poker Enviornment in Taipei, Taiwan. With 5 tournaments scheduled for Saturday, data had been being damaged left and proper.
Crew India ran by way of its first title sweat within the collection opener TWD $2 Million GTD APT Kickoff. The TWD $10,000 buy-in event set the competition on a report begin by clocking 751 whole entries (424 distinctive), amassing a TWD $6,556,300 prize pool. Among the many 106 gamers returning for Day 2 had been three Indian contenders: Gamezy Poker Professional Nishant Sharma, J Raju, and Spartan Poker Professional Zarvan Tumboli.
Having entered Day 2 with the tenth largest stack, it was no shock that Sharam ran the deepest from the Indian contingent, pulling off a sixth-place end for TWD $245,000. Sharma, the 2022 WPC-SEAPT High Roller Single Day champion, posted his fourth APT rating of the 12 months and his first remaining desk end with this deep run.
Tumboli opened Crew India`s scorecard on the collection along with his Forty fifth-place exit for TWD $23,900. J Raju positioned 18th for TWD $49,100.
Taiwan’s Chia Yun Wu championed APT Kickoff for TWD $1,254,100 after besting compatriot Yan Chen Jiang (2nd for TWD $764,100) heads-up.
The APT Tremendous Excessive Curler, with a TWD $150,000 buy-in, set three new data: the biggest and richest Tremendous Excessive Curler in APT historical past for whole entries, distinctive entries, and prize pool, amassing TWD $15,888,600. Indians Abhinav Iyer (2,200,000) and Ankit Ahuja (1,415,000) had been among the many 23 gamers who made it by way of Day 1, each bagging a top-ten stack. With the highest 17 locations assured a min-cash of TWD $249,500, Iyer and Ahuja are poised so as to add to Crew India’s tally.
Hong Kong’s Wing Po Liu (2,815,000), Eire’s Sam Lam (2,770,000), and Taiwan’s Yu-Chung Chang (2,520,000) are the frontrunners to win the TWD $3,997,400 (~USD $129,880) high prize.
The opposite crowd favourite, the Thriller Bounty Hunter – sponsored by Natural8 – hosted two beginning flights on Saturday, April 29. The TWD $16,000 buy-in event gathered a 670-strong subject (408 distinctive), setting a brand new report for the biggest APT Thriller Bounty Hunter subject when it comes to whole subject measurement and distinctive gamers. The occasion additionally set the report for the largest Thriller Bounty Hunter prize pool, the ultimate determine coming in at a formidable TWD $9,358,560, together with TWD $3,216,000 in bounties.
Singapore’s Bao Qiang Ho (649,000) headlines the 95 survivors to Day 2 within the Thriller Bounty, with India’s Deepak Bothra (138,000) and Kartik Ved (72,000) in rivalry.
Hong Kong’s William Lam (Gained Occasion #3: Turbo for TWD $114,600) and Singapore’s Yah Loon Lim (Gained Occasion #5 Omaholic (PLO Preflop / NLO Postflop) – Turbo for TWD $227,910) received the opposite facet occasions on Saturday.
Taiwan’s Chia Yun Wu Champions Report-Breaking APT Kickoff for TWD $1.25 Million; India’s Nishant Sharma Finishes sixth (TWD $245,000)
Purchase-in: TWD $10,000
Prize Pool: TWD $6,556,300
Locations Paid: 106
The primary marquee champion a the APT Taipei 2023 has been topped, with Taiwan’s Chia Yun Wu rising victorious over a record-breaking subject of 751 gamers (424 distinctive) within the largest-ever APT series-opener.
Chia Yun Wu
Within the remaining showdown, Wu defeated his fellow compatriot Yan Chen Jiang to say the highest prize of TWD $1,254,100 and safe his first APT title in a memorable win.
Jiang acquired TWD $764,100 for ending runner-up, whereas Day 2 chip chief Singapore’s Ravn Teo took residence TWD $541,700 (~USD $17,600) for rounding out the winner’s podium in third place.
Gamezy Poker Professional Nishant Sharma had entered Day 2 with the tenth largest stack of 438,000. He carried the momentum to the ultimate desk, staring with sixth largest stack of 1,365,000. With seven gamers left within the fray, Sharma was among the many high three stacks with 4,200,000, however quickly after that, he misplaced two medium-sized pots to return right down to 2,500,000.
Sharma ultimately fell out in sixth place for TWD $245,000. His final hand noticed his pitted towards Chia Yun Wu’s . The board bricked for Sharma.
The 2 different Indians on Day 2 made comparatively early exits. Zarvan Tumboli was the primary of the trio to fall, exiting Forty fifth for TWD $23,900.
J Raju, the Asian circuit common, completed 18th for TWD $49,100
Closing Desk Outcomes (TWD)
Chia Yun Wu – TWD $1,254,100
Yan Chen Jiang – TWD $764,100
Ravn Teo – TWD $541,700
Gavin Flynn – TWD $408,900
Solar Chen Chou – TWD $323,900
Nishant Sharma – TWD $245,000
Kun Han Lee – TWD $175,900
Shang Lun Yen – TWD $120,200
Nithiwat Suphanit – TWD $94,900
Hong Kong’s Wing Po Liu Leads 23 Survivors in APT Tremendous Excessive Curler; India’s Abhinav Iyer & Ankit Ahuja High 10 in Stacks
The APT Taipei 2023 collection continues to interrupt data, as six new APT milestones had been achieved on the competition`s second day and three of those milestones had been set within the TWD $150K APT Tremendous Excessive Curler.
A complete of 117 excessive rollers (88 distinctive) battled it out, producing an enormous TWD $15,888,600 prize pool, making it the largest and richest Tremendous Excessive Curler occasion in APT historical past when it comes to entries, distinctive entries, and prize pool.
After sixteen 40-minute ranges had performed out, 23 gamers bagged a stack and Hong Kong’s Wing Po Liu (2,815,000) was the person main the cost.
Two desi professionals superior to Day 2, cracking into the highest 10 day-end stacks. Abhinav Iyer (2,200,000) is perched in fourth place, whereas Ankit Ahuja (1,415,000) bagged the tenth largest stack.
Abhinav Iyer & Ankit Ahuja
Solely 17 of the 23 survivors are assured a payday and the Sunday session will see a champion topped who will take residence the coveted APT New Period trophy and a jaw-dropping TWD $15,888,600 high prize.
Wing Po Liu
High 10 Chip Counts on the Finish of Day 1
Wing Po Liu – 2,815,000
Sam Lam – 2,770,000
Yu-Chung Chang – 2,520,000
Abhinav Iyer – 2,200,000
Jim Sue Pan – 2,155,000
Adam Kharman – 1,855,000
Jun Obara – 1,770,000
En-Ning Chen – 1,705,000
Ting-Yi Tsai – 1,425,000
Ankit Ahuja – 1,415,000
Singapore’s Bao Qiang Ho Headlines 95 Survivors to Day 2 of Occasion #6 Thriller Bounty Hunter; India’s Deepak Bothra & Kartik Ved Advance to Day 2
The record-breaking pattern continued past the APT Tremendous Excessive Curler, because the TWD $16,000 Thriller Bounty Hunter, sponsored by Natural8, drew an enormous subject of 670 gamers (408 distinctive).
This occasion set new data for the biggest APT Thriller Bounty Hunter subject when it comes to gamers and distinctive gamers. Furthermore, it additionally set a brand new report for the largest Thriller Bounty Hunter prize pool in APT historical past, with a whopping TWD $9,358,560 up for grabs, together with TWD $3,216,000 in bounties.
Flight B chip chief Singapore’s Bao Qiang Ho (649,000) will begin Day 2 as the general chip chief among the many 95 survivors.
From India, Deepak Bothra (138,000) and Kartik Ved (72,000) progressed to Day 2.
Deepak Bothra & Kartik Ved
All 95 runners are assured a min-cash of TWD $18,100, with the last word champion assured a TWD $1,173,100 payday.
Bao Qiang Ho
High 10 Chip Counts on the Finish of Day 1
Bao Qiang Ho – 649,000
Chen An Lin – 621,000
Julian Smith – 584,000
Toshio Kataoka – 529,000
Jae Wook Shin – 514,000
Namhyung Kim – 426,000
Yong Track Te – 412,000
Ka Chun Fu – 408,000
Chia Hsiang Ko – 388,000
Jia-Track Liu – 379,000
Hong Kong’s William Lam Lifts the First New Period APT Trophy After Transport Occasion #3: Turbo For TWD $114,600
Purchase-in: TWD $5,000
Prize Pool: TWD $711,495
Locations Paid: 23
William Lam from Hong Kong emerged victorious within the TWD $5,000 buy-in Occasion #3: Turbo. He defeated a 163-strong (133 distinctive) subject to say the lion’s share of the TWD $711,495 prize pool after the ultimate 4 gamers made a deal.
All 4 gamers had been assured the unique fourth-place payout of TWD $61,200, leaving TWD $16,819 and the trophy to play for. The remaining TWD $151,376 was then cut up between the 4 gamers utilizing the ICM methodology.
Lam defeated Taiwan’s Kai-Cheng Hsu within the heads-up battle to take residence the highest prize of TWD $114,600, his maiden APT title, and have become the primary participant to bag the APT New Period lion trophy.
Hsu acquired TWD $103,900 for ending in second place, whereas Taiwan’s Chien-Te Lee collected TWD $96,195 in third place. George Hsu, additionally from Taiwan, earned TWD $98,300 for ending fourth.
Closing Desk Outcomes (TWD)
William Lam – TWD $114,600*
Kai-Cheng Hsu – TWD $103,900*
Chien-Te Lee – TWD $96,195*
George Hsu – TWD $98,300*
Shung Er Sua – TWD $49,100
Wing Po Liu – TWD $38,100
Supakrit Navasoopanich – TWD $28,200
Shih Hao Su – TWD $20,700
Ping-Yi Tsai – TWD $16,500
*denotes a four-way deal
Former APT Manila Fundamental Occasion Champion Yah Loon Lim Wins Occasion #5: Omaholic For TWD $227,910
Purchase-in: TWD $15,000
Prize Pool: TWD $759,510
Locations Paid: 8
Yah Loon Lim, the 2018 APT Manila Fundamental Occasion champion, emerged victorious within the TWD $15,000 buy-in Occasion #5: Omaholic (PLO Preflop / NLO Postflop) – Turbo, sponsored by Natural8, incomes the second beautiful new golden lion trophy on the collection.
Lim took residence the lion’s share of the TWD $759,510 prize pool, successful TWD $227,910 and including a formidable fifth APT title to his poker accomplishments.
Lim beat Belgium’s Kristof Segers within the heads-up battle to say the highest prize, whereas Segers acquired TWD $164,800 for his runner-up end.
Yah Loon Lim
Full Payouts (TWD)
Yah Loon Lim – TWD $227,910
Kristof Segers – TWD $164,800
Jarryd Godena – TWD $106,300
Yu-Chung Chang – TWD $80,500
Jing Track Hsu – TWD $62,300
Jheng-Gang Li – TWD $48,600
Phachara Wongwichit – TWD $38,700
Masafumi Shimizu – TWD $30,400
Content material & Photos Courtesy: Asian Poker Tour
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