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APT Mini Main Event Winners 2023 Poker
Smit Trivedi
Posted on 26 Oct, 2023
By Smit Trivedi
On 26 Oct, 2023
By Smit Trivedi
On 26 Oct, 2023

APT Mini Main Event Winners 2023

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) is undoubtedly one of the most prominent poker series across the Asian continent. It has often been the springboard for players from various countries to make a name for themselves in the live poker circuit. It is also worth noting that winning any APT event boosts a player’s credibility at the international level.

APT is known for making multiple stops during a year, with the APT Mini Main Event said to have a lot of prominence for players. Winning a Mini Main Event holds a lot of significance which can also be indicated by the exponential rise in the number of entrants in this event with every passing edition. 

Let’s look at all the APT Mini Main Event winners from the 2023 editions like APT Hanoi, APT Phu Quoc, APT Taipei, alongside the Summer Series in Hanoi, Da Nang, as well as APT Incheon in this article.

APT Mini Main Event Winners 2023


APT Edition


Winning Prize

Winning Prize ($)

Tang Kelvin

APT Hanoi


VND 387,630,000


Jang Hosung

APT Phu Quoc


VND 253,280,000


Jehu Liam

APT Taipei


TWD 831,060


Tran Minh Thang

APT Summer Series Hanoi


VND 480,233,000


Thanh Nguyen

APT Summer Series Da Nang


VND 480,233,000


Craig Anthony Cooper

APT Incheon


KRW 44,784,700


APT Hanoi, Vietnam 2023 

The APT 2023 kick-started with APT Hanoi, Vietnam 2023 and took place at the VSOP Club in Hanoi. The tournament series flagged off on 3rd February and went on till 12th February 2023. It saw Tang Kelvin defeat a pool of 250 players to win the APT Mini Main Event that boasted a VND 1,940,000,000 prize pool. The Chinese national ended up winning  VND 387,630,000 ($16,449) in the first APT series of 2023. 

APT Phu Quoc, Vietnam 2023 

APT Phu Quoc ran at the Corona Resort and Casino between 24th March and 2nd April 2023. This series saw 136 players register for the Mini Main Event, with the event prize pool on offer sitting at VND 1,055,360,000. South Korea’s Jang Hosung claimed the first prize and won VND 253,280,000 ($10,802) for his performance.

APT Taipei, Taiwan 2023 

After two events in Vietnam, the poker action shifted to Taiwan with APT Taipei 2023. The live poker series took place between 28th April and 7th May 2023 and was hosted at the Asia Poker Arena. Jehu Liam shipped the Mini Main Event, which boasted a TWD 4,906,260 prize pool. The Australian emerged victorious against a pool of 562 players to win TWD 831,060 ($27,124) on the island nation. 

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APT Summer Series Hanoi, Vietnam 2023 

The APT Summer Series event was played at the Grand Loyal Poker Club in the Grand Vista Hotel. This poker extravaganza took place between 26th May and 4th June 2023 and saw the Mini Main Event have a VND 2,151,072,000 prize pool. Local lad Tran Minh Thang got the better of a player field that consisted of 308 participants to win VND 429,012,000 ($18,273).

APT Summer Series Da Nang, Vietnam 2023 

The APT Summer Series Da Nang was played between the 21st to 30th of July 2023 at the Furama Resort Danang (Ariyana Convention Centre). The Mini Main Event saw 301 entrants, with the event prize pool sitting at VND 2,890,503,000. Vietnam’s Thanh Nguyen managed to emerge victorious and walk away with VND 480,233,000 ($20,270) as winnings for his performance. 

APT Incheon, South Korea 2023 

One of the most highly awaited tournaments, the APT Incheon South Korea 2023 was played between 25th August to 3rd September at the Paradise City Casino. This series saw United Kingdom’s Craig Anthony Cooper ship the APT Incheon South Korea 2023 Mini Main Event. Playing against a pool of 377 players with KRW 230,384,700 on offer, the Englishman went on to pocket KRW 44,784,700 ($33,996) during the outing. 

If such winnings inspire you and wish to etch your name in history, look no further than the upcoming APT Hanoi Billions 2023. The APT Hanoi Billions 2023 will take place at the National Convention Centre (NCC) between 1st to 10th December 2023. With several top-tier pros from across the globe set to grind at the series. This is an excellent opportunity for players to rub shoulders with the pros and win big. To read more about APT Hanoi Billions 2023, click here.

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