In significantly less than a week’s time, cards will be flying in Ho Chi Minh City as the Planet Poker Tour returns for the second installment of WPT Vietnam. The 11-day occasion requires spot from March 14 to 24 at Pro Poker Club, the most well known card area in the nation. The festival capabilities 15 events and VND 11 Billion (~US$ 473,600) in assured prizes. Beneath are the important events to mark down:

Key Occasion – VND eight Billion assured

WPT Vietnam Trophy
WPT Vietnam Key Occasion Trophy

As often, the Key Event is the star of the show with its VND eight Billion (~US$ 344,000) assured prize pool. Final year, a massive field of 679 entrants turned up ballooning the pot to effectively more than VND 13 Billion (~US$ 566,600). At the time, the attendance set a new WPT record in Asia till it was stolen back by WPT India with 697 entries.

The Key Occasion runs a total of 5 days, from March 19 to 23. Purchase-in is VND 25,000,000 (~US$ 1,080), Schedule breakdown under:

Day 1A: Tuesday, March 19
Day 1B: Wednesday, March 20
Day 1C: Thursday, March 21
Day two: Friday, March 22
Final Day: Saturday, March 23

Kickoff Occasion – VND three Billion assured

The only other occasion extending a assure is the Kickoff Occasion with a minimum VND three Billion (~US$ 129,300) prize pool assured. This runs from March 14 to 17, setting the pace of the festival. Purchase-in is VND 10,000,000 (~US$ 430). There are 3 beginning days to enter plus 1 evening turbo flight. Every of these play down to ITM. Advancing players resume on Day two for the final race to the title.

Other Events

WPT Vietnam
WPT Vietnam

The festival provides a wide variety of side games with invest in-in varying from VND five,500 to VND 100,000,000. The decrease finish of the scale are Deep Stack Turbo events, Bounty, Brief Deck, Shootout, Freezeout, PLO, and the Superstack. There is also a Mix Max Freezeout occasion (complete ring) and a Teams Occasion.

On the larger finish are:

Super Higher Roller: two day occasion operating from March 17 to 18 invest in-in is VND 100,000,000 (~US$four,312).
Higher Roller: 3-day occasion operating from March 22 to 24 invest in-in is VND 50,000,000 (~US$two,155).

WPT Asia Pacific Player of the Year

Dhaval Mudgal
Dhaval Mudgal

One particular contest players will be maintaining a quite close watch on is the WPT Asia Pacific Player of the Year race. A tight match has been brewing amongst Dhaval Mudgal and Nikunj Jhunjhunwala. Each players are neck and neck at the leading with 1000 points every. This quit might eventually identify who will claim the title with an anticipated higher quantity of points anticipated to be awarded. Other contenders are not as well far behind which suggests it is nonetheless anyone’s to claim.

The WPT Asia Pacific POY awards the leading 3 players with the highest points earned in the area for Season XVII. There is nonetheless 1 quit following Vietnam to bump up one’s standings with season-ender WPT New Zealand taking spot in late May well 2019.

Winners of the WPT Asia Pacific POY will get these prizes:

  • Very first spot will earn the title and a US$ 10,000 WPT Passport and a customized winner trophy complimentary accommodation in Season XVIII WPT Asia Pacific events ground transportation in choose events
  • Second spot receives US$ three,500 WPT Passport
  • Third spot receives US$ 1,500 WPT Passport

All Passport dollars can be applied in any Season XVIII WPT occasion about the globe.

A lot more: WPT Vietnam Schedule



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