Side event winners: Lin Pengyu, Daniyar Avbakikov, Dicky Hang Tsang, & Bernard Park

It’s not all Main Event action at APT Korea Seoul 2019, ten side event trophies have already been claimed at Grand Walkerhill Paradise Casino with the last four won the past two days. Congratulations to all the winners! For everyone that cashed (except for the Super High Rollers), make sure to check your standing in the APT Player of the Series race. Also for all the festival results, head to this link. 

We’ve got the latest champions listed below: 

Lin Peng Yu wins the No Limit Hold’em #1

The KRW 550,000 entry No Limit Hold’em #1 event drew 46 to the tables to generate a prize pool of KRW 22,310,000. Only 8 players got paid with China’s Lin Pengyu taking it to the finish line. Lin defeated fellow countryman Jiabin Wang at heads up to ship the KRW 7,000,000 first prize. This was her second-ever APT career title. 

1st Lin Pengyu – China – KRW 7,000,000
2nd Jiabin Wang – China – KRW 4,667,000
3rd Ken Ming Thoo – Malaysia – KRW 3,245,000
4th Akira Isa – Japan – KRW 2,343,000
5th Nobuhito Ogo – Japan – KRW 1,753,000
6th Zhujun Huang – China – KRW 1,353,000
7th Masayuki Monaka – Japan – KRW 1,074,000
8th Kazuhito Ozawa – Japan – KRW 875,000

Daniyar Avbakikov ships the Super High Rollers

18 players coughed up the KRW 5,300,000 buy-in of the Super High Rollers event to produce a healthy KRW 87,300,000 (~USD 73,700) prize pool. Only the top three players shaved it off. Claiming the largest cut was Kazakhstan’s Daniyar Avbakikov after overcoming two players from China at three-handed. Daniyar won KRW 49,671,000 (~USD 42,000) and his first-ever APT Golden Lion trophy. 

1st Daniyar Avbakikov – Kazakhstan – KRW 49,761,000
2nd Yuan Yilu – China – KRW 24,444,000
3rd Zhou Yue Yang – China – KRW 13,095,000

Dicky Hang Tsang wins second title at the Short Deck

We have our first double-trophy winner of the series. Hong Kong’s Dicky Hang Tsang topped the 24 runners of the Short Deck event to capture his second trophy of the festival. He was the first player to achieve this.

Tsang is running very hot at the series. Several days ago, he won the Dafabet Head Hunter event and placed 4th at the Monster Stack opener. For his recent victory, Tsang added KRW 3,926,000 to his earlier winnings. Buy-in for this event was KRW 440,000 for a prize pool of KRW 9,312,000. 

1st Dicky Hang Tsang – Hong Kong – KRW 3,926,000
2nd Jeffrey Kuen Wai Lo – Hong Kong – KRW 2,443,000
3rd Dom Choi – Austria – KRW 1,420,000
4th Kota Nakano – Japan – KRW 894,000

Bernard Park wins the Pot Limit Omaha Hi #2

Another event heating up the poker room was the Pot Limit Omaha Hi #2 with 15 players on the beat. AT KRW 550,000 per entry, the prize pool amounted to KRW 7,275,000. Winning it was USA’s Bernard Park. He pocketed KRW 4,147,000 and his second-ever APT title.

A few years back, Park cashed in three APT events with one of them a victory at a Turbo event. This latest victory was his largest score at the APT. 

1st Berndard Park – USA – KRW 4,147,000
2nd Yoichi Uesugi – Japan – KRW 2,037,000
3rd Kota Nakano – Japan – KRW 1,091,000