After 47 events since 2008, the Asian Poker Tour finally has its first female Main Event champion in Japan’s Kim Nayoung. At the start of the Final Eight, Nayoung was sixth in chips. But with her aggressive style of play, Nayoung accumulated chips very quickly and eventually found herself heads up with Sergey Zasorin from Russia who held the chip lead since Day 1A. APT Daegu 2016 Main Event Champion, Kim Nayoung At heads up play, she did not step off the gas and continued to
The Asian Poker Tour’s return to Korea has crowned its first champion. Finland’s Pasi Heinanen has taken home his first APT trophy via the Welcome to APT Daegu Opening Event with Rebuys and Add On. Welcome Event Champion Pasi Heinanen receives his first APT trophy Thirty players contributed to the KRW 13,530,000 prize pool with Heinanen taking the lion’s share of KRW 5,820,000. The APT Daegu 2016 continues here at the Daegu Casino at the Hotel Inter-Burgo Daegu in Korea with
The BAD BEAT JACKPOT was hit again at 5th March. The loser of the jackpot got 5,962,000 won and the winner got 3,762,000 won. The table share was 745,000 each for the remaining 7 players at the table. Congrats to all the winners.
by Brad Kain on March 3, 2016 9:44 AM Seat 1: Takashi Ogura, 33 (Tokyo, Japan) - 2,710,000 Japan's Takashi Ogura starts our Red Dragon final table second in chips. The 33 year-old says he's played poker for six years and got his start in cash games. When he's not running deep in tournaments he can usually be found playing HK$300-HK$600 at the Wynn in Macau. Ogura's best result to date is a 64th place finish in the WSOP Main Event for which he scored $106,056. He says his poke