Main Event
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Event Info

Prize Pool 2,690,000 PHP
Players 269
Players Left 1

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 15,000 / 30,000
Ante 4,000

Martin Gonzales Takes the Pot On The Flop

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Martin Gonzales
Martin Gonzales
Martin Gonzales, whom his friends call the "Baby Shark," has just taken down a pot of about 110,000.

During pre-flop action, Jeon Seung Soo, who was in middle position, bet 30,000 to which Martin called. Another player, Paul Hirakawa, also flat-called.

The flop showed {K-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{4-Hearts}. Paul and Jeon checked the flop and Martin seized the opportunity to bet out 60,000. The other two players folded their hands.

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Ed Marcelo Doubles Up

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Ed Marcelo
Ed Marcelo
Ed Marcelo has doubled up courtesy of Paul Hirakawa.

Pre-flop, Ed moved all in and Paul made the call.

Ed: {q-?}{q-?}
Paul: {k-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}

The flop {2-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}, turn {j-Hearts} and river {4-Diamonds} moved about 100,000 in chips from Paul to Ed plus the blinds and antes.

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Level:
19
Blinds:
5,000/10,000
Ante:
2,000

Let's Get It On

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(From L to R) Asst. Tournament Director Jason Morris & Tournament Director Lloyd Fontillas
(From L to R) Asst. Tournament Director Jason Morris & Tournament Director Lloyd Fontillas
Cards are now in the air for the final table of the Resorts World Manila (RWM) Inaugural Poker Championships.

Tournament Director Lloyd Fontillas has done the introductions for the final ten players and special guests which include Atty. Emily Padua, Vice President of the PAGCOR Poker Department; Jeff Mann, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Poker Tour; and Hakan Dagtas, Vice President for Casino Table Games of the RWM.

The round begins with eight minutes left in round 18.

Stay tuned as Asia PokerNews brings you the action on the felt.

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Level:
18
Blinds:
4,000/8,000
Ante:
1,000

The Final Table

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Resorts World Manila Poker Room Staff
Resorts World Manila Poker Room Staff
Today, one of the ten players will be crowned the First Champion of the Resorts World Manila Inaugural Poker Championships.

Here's the prize pool for the players on the final table:

1st Place: PhP 860,800
2nd Place: PhP 457,300
3rd Place: PhP 215,200
4th Place: PhP 161,400
5th Place: PhP 134,500
6th Place: PhP 107,600
7th Place: PhP 80,700
8th Place: PhP 53,800
9th Place: PhP 51,100
10th Place: PhP 45,700

Also, Resorts World Manila have added the following on top of the prize pool:

First and second place winners will receive complimentary one-night stays at the six star Maxims Hotel. From third to tenth place, the players will each get a PhP 3,000 Resorts World Manila food & beverage voucher.

Action will be begin at 7:00 pm. See you then!

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