Congratulations to Dong-bin Han, who wins the 2009 PokerStars.net APPT Cebu main event!
Han survived a competitive final table and then dominated David Hilton in heads-up play with his aggressive play. He kept the American on his heels all day long, wearing him out with his constant raises and re-raises.
For winning, Han takes home $148,200 and becomes the first Korean to win an APPT event.
Just one hand after rivering a chop to stay alive in this tournament, David Hilton was all in again. He limped into the pot, then shoved over a raise to 210,000 by Dong-bin Han. Han snap-called with ; Hilton was in big trouble with .
Of course, what's an all-in moment without a sweat? The flop came down , giving Hilton an open-ended straight draw. This time, however, he couldn't hit the cards he needed to stay alive. The turn and river came repeaters, and , to secure the victory for Han and eliminate Hilton in second place.