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Asian Poker King Tournament Opens with two Successful Events

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The Poker King Club’s Asian Poker King Event is off to a good start with two tournaments in the books.

Yesterday’s HK$ 550 Super Satellite attracted 62 participants together with 58 re-buys and 45 add ons which produced 10 seats to the Asian Poker King Tournament’s Main Event.

The second tournament of the day was the HK$ 1,650 Deep Stack Turbo Event. There were some familiar faces in the field namely Jeff Mann, CEO of the Asian Poker Tour; Winfred Yu from the Poker King Club, PAGCOR Chairman’s Cup second and third place finishers Gordon Huntly and Charles “Mr. Macau” Chua respectively; The Poker Circuit Champion Mark Pagsuyuin; and recognizable players from the Asian poker scene Norbert Koh and Ricky Foo.

With a sixty-one player field, the prize pool reached a total of HK$ 90,585 with the top 10 players getting paid. The top two prizes of HK$ 30,900 and HK$ 18,000 went to Young Suk Shon and Mei Ngok. Notable players that made it into the money were Gordon Huntly in third who busted out Charles “Mr. Macau” Chua in fifth.

(From L to R) Mei Ngok, Young Suk Shon and Gordon Huntly
(From L to R) Mei Ngok, Young Suk Shon and Gordon Huntly

The poker action heats up today with Day 1A of the Asian Poker King Tournament Main Event which is offering a HK$ 1,000,000 prize pool guarantee.

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