The Asia Poker League is underway in full swing. Apart from regular tournaments, there are new poker games on offer. Yesterday’s APL Trophy #8 Jeju Jade Dragon was no less. It witnessed poker pros from Asia battling it out to win the tournament in Jeju island of South Korea.
The tournament featured an advertised guarantee of KRW 10,00,00,000 ($88,051.40), which was crushed and the final prize pool stood at KRW 16,41,46,400 ($1,44,710.25). The tournament attracted 1,622 entries to the virtual tables of GGPoker. The KRW 1,10,000 buy-in tournament paid the top 269 places.
The tournament title was claimed by ‘knight512,’ who took home a massive prize money of KRW 2,12,48,089. ‘Xuesong’ secured the runner-up position and took a pay cheque of KRW 15,933,692. The third spot was claimed by ‘Yoma80,’ who walked away with KRW 1,19,48,595 in prize money.
‘KarasVitaliy’ finished just before reaching the top three, taking home the highest six-figure prize money of the tournament i.e., KRW 89,60,176 at the fourth spot. The fifth position on the table was claimed by ‘Runnerx22,’ who had a payday of KRW 67,19,185. ‘Inwzee88’ cashed KRW 5,038,678 at the sixth spot .
The seventh position belongs to ‘dumyum’ who added KRW 3,778,473 to his bankroll. At the eight position was ‘iLoVeV4Gn3r,’ who took a pay cheque of KRW 28,33,455. The first to get busted on the final table was ‘weirdpepe’ who left the table with KRW 21,24,785 at the ninth spot.
A total of 73 players sold their shares to other sellers on the client, which included ‘Storassushis, who finished 26th at the tournament. He sold half of his shares with a mark-up of 1.17 to three different buyers on the client. The tournament also had one very fortunate player who had registered before the tournament started. Thisplayer received in-client bubble protection because of his early registration.
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