APT Da Nang Vietnam VSOP 2022

Event 1: Mystery Bounty

Benjamin Sai is the Mystery Bounty champion

Benjamin Sai is the last Mystery Bounty survivor.

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Mystery Bounty Final Day

The day started with a field 65 qualified players between two flights out of 241 entries (145 unique). After a couple of levels, 65 became 25 and the exciting part began, as each player grabbed a piece of the 2,103,930,000 VND prize pool (inclusive of 723,000,000 VND bounties).

Final Table

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1st place - Benjamin Sai (Singapore)

Total winnings: 361,860,000 VND NZO07375.jpg A significant percentage of the pot when to Benjamin Sai declared the Mystery Bounty champion winning a total of 361,860,000 VND. Copy of Champion - Benjamin Sai.jpg He won 334,660,000 VND for his 1st place finish, and drew the Mystery Bounty four times: 2x 5,900,000, 7,000,000 and 8,400,000 for a total of 27,200,000 VND in bounties.

In an interview with the Asian Poker Tour team, he revealed that he originally wanted to join the high-roller tournament instead of the Mystery Bounty but missed it, so he registered late and happened to qualify for the Final Day. He said that he was glad he made the decision.

2nd place - Joris Michl (netherlands)

Total winnings: 488,420,000 VND ENZ_7632.jpg Other final table players also made bank during the tournament, with Joris Michl leading them in overall winnings amounting to 488,420,000 VND in total when he took home 223,120,000 VND for his 2nd place finish, and drew three Mystery Bounties; two of which were the highest prizes of 129,700,000 and one lowest at 5,900,000.

3rd place - Khanh Truong Vu Tuan (Vietnam)

Total winnings: 165,200,000 VND ENZ_7563.jpg Khanh Truong Vu Tuan took home the 3rd place prize of 155,100,000 VND and a Mystery Bounty prize of 10,100,000 VND.

4th place - Battulga Janag (Mongolia)

Total winnings: 178,630,000 VND ENZ_7605.jpg Battulga Janag is 3rd in overall final table winnings. He won the 4th place prize of 112,030,000 VND. He drew three Mystery Bounties: 2x29,800,000 and 7,000,000.

5th place - Grant Gardner (United Kingdom)

Total winnings: 165,530,000 VND ENZ_7597.jpg Grant Gardner won 83,780,000 VND 5th place prize. He drew four Mystery Bounties: 2x29,800,000, 12 050,000 and 10,100,00.

6th place - Nam Le Hoai (Vietnam)

Total winnings: 94,460,000 VND

Nam Le Hoai took home 64,660,000 VND 6th place prize and 29,800,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty draw.

7th place - Trung Nguyen Manh (Vietnam)

Total winnings: 58,350,000 VND

Trung Nguyen Manh took home 51,350,000 VND and 7,000,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty draw.

8th place - Chun Kit Lee (Hongkong)

Total winnings: 51,840,000 VND

Chun Kit Lee won 41,840,000 VND for his 8th place finish and 10,100,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty.

9th place - Paawan Bansal (India)

Total winnings: 43,260,000 VND

Paawan Bansal was the final table bubble who took home 34,860,000 VND and drew a Mystery Bounty worth 8,400,400 VND. NZO07350.jpg Van Tien Dinh, Day 1B chip leader and Hyper Turbo champion, surprisingly didn't make it to the final table.

Nguyen Tuong Linh Day 1B 2nd highest chip leader was among those who didn't make it into the money.

These are the players that cashed out:

Mystery Bounty Top 25
PlaceFirst NameLast NameCountryPrize
9PaawanBansalIndia34,860,000
10Guan HengOngSingapore29,050,000
11Dinh VanTienVietnam24,210,000
12Dale AndrewTownsendAustralia24,210,000
13MaksimSkripkinRussia20,180,000
14Raiden Yew FattKanMalaysia20,180,000
15Tran HuyHoangVietnam20,180,000
16Nguyen VanBaoVietnam16,810,000
17Chun KongKwokHong Kong16,810,000
18Vo NgocHienVietnam16,810,000
19JeongInjaeSouth Korea14,010,000
20Zi XuanTanMalaysia14,010,000
21AdityaSarinIndia14,010,000
22MikiyaKudoJapan14,010,000
23Huynh ThanhTuanVietnam11,680,000
24HyeokkiLeeSouth Korea11,680,000
25RatanonTaksawanitchThailand11,680,000

Last hand of the tournament: Joris Michl busts in 2nd place

Pre-flop, Joris Michl shoved all-in and Benjamin Sai called. Showdown between Michl's 8♣ 3♣ and Sai's A♣ 5♦

The community cards showed: 9♥ 4♦ K♠ Q♠ A♥

Never behind, Sai hit a pair of aces on the river, eliminating Michl in 2nd place.

Joris Michl took home 223,120,000 VND for his 2nd place finish. He also drew three Mystery Bounties; two of which were the highest prizes of 129,700,000 and one lowest at 5,900,00 for a total of 265,300,000 VND in bounties.

Level 31 blinds up

Blinds: 50,000/100,000 ante 100,000

Joris Michl and Benjamin Sai go heads up.

Khanh Truong Vu Tuan busts in 3rd place

Pre-flop, Khanh Truong Vu Tuan on the small blind raised to 190k. Benjamin Sai went all-in and Tuan called.

Showdown between Sai's K♣ Q♥ and Tuan's J♦ J♣ headed into the flop.

The board opened 2♦ 8♥ 5♦ Q♠ 10♥

Sai made a pair of queens on the turn and eliminated Tuan.

Khanh Truong Vu Tuan took home the 3rd place prize of 155,100,000 VND and a Mystery Bounty prize of 10,100,000 VND.

Level 30 blinds up

Blinds: 40,000/80,000 ante 80,000

Players in: 3 players left

Battulga Janag busts in 4th place

Pre-flop, Benjamin Sai on the small blind, raised on 180k. Battulgaa Janag called.

The flop opened: 3♣ 7♠ 10♣

Sai bet 220k, Janag called.

Turn: 5♥

Sai went all-in and Janag called. Sai showed A♠ A♣ and Janag showed K♥ Q♥. Janag was drawing dead on the showdown.

River: Q♦

Sai won with a pair of aces and eliminated Janag.

Battulga Janag won the 4th place prize of 112,030,000 VND. He drew three Mystery Bounties: 2x29,800,000 and 7,000,000 for a total of 66,600,00 VND bounties.

These are the remaining final table players:

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4

Level 29 blinds up

Blinds: 30,000/60,000 ante 60,000

Players in: 4 players left

Grant Gardner busts in 5th place

Pre-flop, Grant Gardner, on the cut-off, shoved all-in. Players folded to Khanh Truong Vu Tuan on the big blind, who tanked before calling.

Showdown between Gardner's J♣ J♥ and Tuan's A♦ 7♦

Community cards opened as Q♥ 3♠ Q♠ 2♣ A♠

Tuan won with a pair of aces, eliminating Gardner in 5th place. Gardner won 83,780,000 VND prize. He drew four Mystery Bounties: 2x29,800,000, 12 050,000 and 10,100,00 for a total of 81,750,000 VND in bounties.

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4
Battulga Janag7

Level 28 blinds up

Blinds: 25,000/50,000 ante 50,000

Players in: 5 players left

Nam Le Hoai busts in 6th place

Pre-flop, Nam Le Hoai shoved all-in from the hijack and Joris Michl called from the small blind.

Showdown between Michl's 9♠ 9♣ and Nam's 2♠ 2♣

Nam had 2 pre-flop outs.

The community cards came: 10♣ J♥ 3♣ J♠ 4♦

Michl won with two pairs jacks and nines, eliminating Nam in 6th place. The Vietnamese player took home 64,660,000 VND prize and 29,800,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty draw.

These are the remaining final table players:

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4
Grant Gardner6
Battulga Janag7

Trung Nguyen Manh busts in 7th place

Pre-flop, Grant Gardner raised to 60k. Trung Nguyen Manh, low stack due to the previous setup hand, shoved all-in. All players folded to Gardner who called.

Showdown happened between Gardner's K♠ Q♠ and Trung's Q♥ Q♣ with Trung clinging on to tournament life.

The board ran: 9♦ 4♦ 2♠ A♠ 9♠

Gardner hit one of his backdoor outs and won with a nut spade flush, eliminating Trung in 7th place. Trung took home 51,350,000 VND and 7,000,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty draw.

These are the remaining final table players:

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4
Nam Le Hoai5
Grant Gardner6
Battulga Janag7

Sick setup drops Trung Nguyen Manh low

Pre-flop, Sai Benjamin, middle position, raised to 60k. Trung Nguyen Manh on the button 3-bet to 150k and Sai called.

The flop opened 9♣ 4♦ 6♥

Sai checked. Trung bet 60k and Sai snap called.

Turn A♥

Sai checked. Trung did a high bet to put Sai all-in to call. Sai called and showed his A♦ A♠ against Trung's 9♠ 9♥

River Q♥

Trung needed the case nine to eliminate Sai, but he didn't get it.

Sai doubled up and stayed in the final table.

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PLAYERCHIPS
Trung Nguyen Manh275000
Sai Benjamin815000

Level 27 blinds up

Blinds: 20,000/40,000 ante 40,000

Players in: 5 players left

Chun Kit Lee busts in 8th place

An all-in from Chun Kit Lee and a call from Grant Gardner sealed the first final table elimination match.

Lee had Q♠ Q♣ and Gardner had K♠ K♣

Lee's pocket queen has two pre-flop outs.

The board ran: A♦ 2♥ 9♣ 7♥ A♠

Never behind, Gardner takes Lee's chips and eliminates the latter from the final table.

Lee from Hongkong won 41,840,000 VND for his 8th place finish and 10,100,000 VND from the Mystery Bounty.

These are the remaining final table players:

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4
Nam Le Hoai5
Grant Gardner6
Battulga Janag7
Trung Nguyen Manh8

Level 26 blinds up

Blinds: 15,000/30,000 ante 30,000

Players in: 8 players left

We're now at the Mystery Bounty Final Table

The Mystery Bounty final table is ready. One of these players will be taking home the grand prize of 334,660,000 VND and the highest Mystery Bounty prize of 129,700,000 VND.

PLAYERSEAT
Joris Michl1
Lee Chun Kit2
Khanh Truong Vu Tuan3
Sai Benjamin4
Nam Le Hoai5
Grant Gardner6
Battulga Janag7
Trung Nguyen Manh8

9th and 10th bust outs

Guan Heng Ong from Singapore made it to 10th place with 29,050,000 VND prize.

Bansal Paawan from India was the final table bubble in 9th place, getting the 34,680,000 VND prize.

11th to 12th bust outs

The following players take home 24,210,000 VND:

  • Dale Andrew Townsend from Australia in 12th place
  • Dinh Van Tien in 11th place

Level 25 blinds up

Blinds: 10,000/25,000 ante 25,000

Players in: 11 players left

Tien survives a bust

Pre-flop, Dale Andrew Townsend raised on the hijack and short stack Dinh Van Tien shoved 165k all-in on the small blind. Townsend called for a showdown and chance to eliminate with his A♥ K♥ against Tien's A♠ J♠.

The board opened as 4♦ K♦ Q♦ 8♥ 10♥

Townsend made a pair of kings on the flop, but Tien hit one of his four outs in the river, making a straight.

PLAYERCHIPS
Dinh Van Tien380,000

13th to 15th bust outs

The following players take home 20,180,000 VND:

  • Tran Huy Hoang from Vietnam in 15th place
  • Kan Yew Fatt from Malaysia in 14th place
  • Maksim Skripkin from Russia in 13th place

Level 24 blinds up

Blinds: 10,000/20,000 ante 20,000

Players in: 15 players left

Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break. 15 players remaining.

16th to 18th bust outs

The following players take home 16,810,000 VND:

  • Vo Ngoc Hien from Vietnam in 18th place
  • Chun Kong Kwok from Hongkong in 17th place
  • Nguyen Van Bao from Vietnam in 16th place

Level 23 blinds up

Blinds: 10,000/15,000 ante 15,000

Players in: 16 players left

Mystery Bounty Draws

Janag Battulga drew the first Mystery Bounty for 7,000,000 VND and his second one for 29,800,000 VND ENZ_7484.jpg

Bansal Paawan drew 8,400,000 VND

Maksim Skripkin drew the highest 129,700,000 VND and 8,400,000 VND

Hoang Tran Huy drew 12,050,000 VND and 29,800,000

The remaining Mystery Bounty draw prizes in VND are as follows:

  • 2x 129,700,000 (1 of the 3 will be reserved for the final table)
  • 5x 29,800,000
  • 2x 12,050,000
  • 3x 10,100,000
  • 1x 8,400,000
  • 3x 7,000,000
  • 3x 5,900,000

19th to 22nd bust outs

The following players take home 14,010,000 VND:

  • Mikiya Kudo from Japan in 22nd place
  • Aditya Sarin from Inda in 21st place
  • Tan Zi Xuan from Malaysia in 20th place
  • Inja Jeong from Korea in 19th place

23rd to 25th bust outs

The following players take home 11,680,000 VND:

  • Ratanon Taksawanitch from Thailand in 25th place
  • Lee Hyeokki from South Korea in 24th place
  • Huynh Thanh Tuan from Vietnam in 23rd place

Level 22 blinds up

Blinds: 6,000/12,000 ante 12,000

Players in: 22 players left

Action resumes on Level 21

The remaining players are in the money

Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break. Three tables left and players' seats were redrawn.

First Mystery Bounty

**Janag Battulga ** drew the first Mystery Bounty for 7,000,000 VND.

The remaining Mystery Bounty draw prizes in VND are as follows:

  • 3x 129,700,000 (1 of the 3 will be reserved for the final table)
  • 7x 29,800,000
  • 2x 12,050,000
  • 3x 10,100,000
  • 3x 8,400,000
  • 3x 7,000,000
  • 3x 5,900,000

Nguyen Tuong Linh is your Mystery Bounty Bubble

Khanh Truong Vu Tuan raised 20k on the hijack and Nguyen Tuong Linh shoved all-in on the big blind. Tuan tanked his option and called after losing one timebank.

The bubble showdown between the short stack Linh with A♥ J♣ and Tuan with 7♥ 7♠ .

The community cards ran J♠ Q♣ 7♣ 6♥ 9♥

Linh was drawing dead on the turn and eliminated on the bubble, missing his chance of getting a prize.

Tuan arranged a total of 500k chips with a good-looking stack entering the money.

Joris Michl jams into Mikiya Kudo's stack

Pre-flop, Mikiya Kudo opened with a 18k raise and Joris Michl on the cut-off jammed 200k. Everyone folded and Kudo called.

Showdown between covered stack Michl's A♠ K♠ and Kudo's J♠ J♣

The board opened with 4♦ 2♦ K♦ 3♣ 3♥

Michl won with a pair of kings on the flop, and doubled up.

PLAYERCHIPS
Joris Michl460,000
Mikiya Kudo38,000

Level 21 blinds up

Blinds: 5,000/10,000 ante 10,000

Players in: 29 players left

Nam Le Hoai busts Kossonogi Ori

Nam Le Hoai on the lojack raised for 100k and Kossonogi Ori on the button shoved all in. Nam called and the heads up showdown between Ori's A♠ 7♠ and Nam's 8♣ 8♠ started.

The board ran A♦ 4♣ 9♥ J♦ 8♥

Nam's eight set on the river beat Ori's ace pair on the flop, eliminating the latter from the competition.

PLAYERCHIPS
Nam Le Hoai374,000

Level 20 blinds up

Blinds: 4,000/8,000 ante 8,000

Players in: 34 players left

Level 19 blinds

Blinds: 3,000/6,000 ante 6,000

Players in: 40 players left

Mystery Bounty Featured Table

Watch our poker pros battle it out on the Featured Table.

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Level 18 blinds up

Blinds: 3,000/6,000 ante 6,000

Players in: 44 players left

Break and chip race

The players are on a 15-minute break and chip race removing 500 chips from the field.

Hien Vo Ngoc avoids elimination with a lucky river

Hien Vo Ngoc joined both qualifying flights (Day 1A and 1B) yesterday, and risked his tournament life as he shoved all-in on the button to a pre-flop pot raised by Duncan Son on the lojack.

The heads up showdown was between Son's A♠ K♥ and Hien's A♥ 10♥, with Hein having a kicker problem.

The board ran: 3♠ J♣ J♥ J♦ 10♦

Hien's 3-outer arrived on the river and gave him another shot at the bounty.

PLAYERCHIPS
Hien Vo Ngoc70000
Duncan Son35000

Level 17 blinds up

Blinds: 2,500/5,000 ante 5,000

Players in: 49 players left

Level 16 blinds up

Blinds: 2,000/4,000 ante 4,000

Players in: 65 players left

Welcome to Day 2 of the APT Da Nang Vietnam VSOP 2022 Event #1 Mystery Bounty

Greetings poker aficionados, and welcome to the APT live coverage of the inaugural Asian Pacific Poker Tour Da Nang Vietnam VSOP 2022 – partnered with the Vietnam Series of Poker (VSOP) – for the eleventh and final live Asian Poker Tour event of 2022, with the five-star Risemount Premier Resort playing host to the 10-day, 36-event series.

Just 65 players remain in contention out of a starting field of 241, all battling for a share of the ₫2,103,930,000 (~$88,365) prize pool in the first of the series marquee events – the ₫9,000,000+900,000 (~$415) Event #1 Mystery Bounty.

With the top 25 places paying out, and the eventual winner walking away with a ₫334,660,000 (~$14,055) top prize, competition for the hallowed cash spots is expected to be a fiercely contested affair. In addition to the tournament prize pool, a further ₫723,000,000 in mystery bounties are up for grabs varying in size from ₫5,900,000 all the way up to the giddy heights of ₫129,700,00, with at least one of the final tables bounties guaranteed to be one of the largest on offer.

Notables still in contention include the UK’s William Kang (136,000), Singapore’s Benjamin Sai (78,000), Malaysia’s Raiden Kan (76,000), and World Series bracelet winner and one of India’s finest tournament grinders in the form of Aditya Sushant (60,000).

However, it is Vietnam’s Van Tien Dinh the man returning with the chip lead and a stack of 286,000 after topping the Day 1A counts. India’s Abhishek Paul returns second in the overall pecking order after climbing to the top of the Day 1B counts, with the Netherlands Joris Michl (209,500) the only other player to be returning with a stack of over 200,000.

Blinds will restart at 1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 big blind ante, with the tournament playing down to a champion and the APT live reporting team will be on hand to bring you all the tournament action as it happens so stick around as we see who has what it takes to be crowned the first champion of the APT Da Nang's marquee events.

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Preparation for Mystery Bounty final day (December 9, 2022)

After two Day 1 flights and 241 entries, we are finally down to 65 players in 9 tables.

The Mystery Bounty event resumes at 12 pm on December 9, 2022.

Day 1A Chip leaders

These players qualified with the highest chip stacks in Day 1A: Day 1 A Chipleader - Dinh Van Tien.jpg Van Tien Dinh from Vietnam is the Day 1A chip leader.

  1. Van Tien Dinh with 286,000

Vietnamese Van Tien Dinh ran deep in the NLH Deep Stack Hyper Turbo (Event 22) and NLH Championships Event Asian Poker Tour - APT Vietnam Hanoi Loyal, and won a total of 120,660,000 VND for the two events in June 2022.

The other players joining him in the Final Day are:

  1. Joris Michl with 209,500
  2. Nguyen Tuong Linh with 196,000
  3. Janag Battulga with 195,000
  4. Mashevskyi Taras with 171,000

Day 1B Chip leaders

These players qualified with the highest chip stacks in Day 1B: Day 1 B Chipleader - Abishek Paul.jpg Paul Abhishek from India is the Day 1B chip leader.

  1. Paul Abhishek with 228,000

Paul Abhishek from India frequents both online and offline tournaments. He has a total live cash earnings of $10,560, and he's in the best position to snag one of the Mystery Bounties with one of the highest chip stacks going into the final day.

Other players from Day 1B joining him are:

  1. Vo Dinh Cuong with 170,500
  2. Jeong Injae with 146,500
  3. Maksim Skripkin with 142,500
  4. William Kang with 136,000

Top 25 Prize pool

25 of the 65 remaining players will be in the money, getting prizes upon elimination.

Money prize in VND distribution:

  1. 334,660,000
  2. 223,120,000
  3. 155,110,000
  4. 112,030,000
  5. 83,780,000
  6. 64,660,000
  7. 51,350,000
  8. 41,840,000
  9. 34,860,000
  10. 29,050,000
  11. 24,210,000
  12. 24,210,000
  13. 20,180,000
  14. 20,180,000
  15. 20,180,000
  16. 16,810,000
  17. 16,810,000
  18. 16,810,000
  19. 14,010,000
  20. 14,010,000
  21. 14,010,000
  22. 14,010,000
  23. 11,680,000
  24. 11,680,000
  25. 11,680,000

The Mystery Bounty prize pool

A player that eliminates his opponent has the chance to choose a Mystery Bounty prize. A player that eliminates his opponent has the chance to choose a Mystery Bounty prize.

The Mystery Bounty draw prizes in VND are as follows:

  • 3x 129,700,000 (1 of the 3 will be reserved for the final table)
  • 7x 29,800,000
  • 2x 12,050,000
  • 3x 10,100,000
  • 3x 8,400,000
  • 4x 7,000,000
  • 3x 5,900,000

During the Final 8, the Mystery Bounties are to be immediately drawn upon elimination of a player.

Final Day seat draws
First NameLast NameCountryTableSeatChips
1Van TienDinhVietnam57286,000
2PaulAbhishekIndia95228,000
3JorisMichlNetherlands93209,500
4Nguyen TuongLinhVietnam28196,000
5JanagBattulgaMongolia61195,000
6MashevskyiTarasUkraine67171,000
7Vo DinhCuongVietnam33170,500
8Tran DuyBinhVietnam13155,500
9JeongInjaeSouth Korea88146,500
10Phan DinhNamVietnam14146,500
11MaksimSkripkinRussia23142,500
12WilliamKangUnited Kingdom16136,000
13Truong Vu TuanKhanhVietnam51132,500
14Tran HuyHoangVietnam11130,500
15Dale AndrewTownsendAustralia68128,500
16PaawanBansalIndia92125,000
17Kuo ChenCheeMalaysia24121,500
18GardnerGrantIreland72119,000
19SriharshaDoddapaneniIndia77111,000
20KossonogiOriIsrael21110,000
21Chu MyatThweVietnam84106,500
22DzmitryBudaiBelarus65104,500
23Thanh LuongDangVietnam74103,500
24Huynh KhanhDuVietnam37100,000
25Nguyen TruongAnVietnam6299,000
26AnshulRajputIndia1294,000
27Ka WangChanHong Kong1792,000
28Tran NamTrungVietnam4791,500
29Nguyen NgocBichVietnam8589,500
30AdityaSarinIndia1887,500
31BenjaminSaiSingapore7878,000
32Kan YewFattMalaysia4376,000
33Ho Rui JieRichardMalaysia9172,500
34Bui TuanHoangVietnam4472,000
35MikiyaKudoJapan3571,000
36LowharuangrongkulMr. ThanawatThailand1569,500
37Nguyen ThanhCongVietnam7567,500
38Thi HoaiNamVietnam6666,000
39AritraDuttaIndia9665,500
40PeterKiemUnited States5665,000
41RatanonTaksawanitchThailand4164,500
42Le HoaiNamVietnam2663,000
43Chun KongKwokHong Kong3462,500
44Yong KweeChuaSingapore9462,000
45HyeokkiLee South Korea6462,000
46SushantAditya SubramanianIndia5260,000
47Nguyen ManhTrungVietnam4660,000
48Nguyen VanBaoVietnam9856,500
49YoshikazuTachibanaJapan8255,000
50Vo NgocHienVietnam5853,500
51Huynh ThanhTuanVietnam7152,000
52AlexanderCharronUnited States8651,500
53NguyenVan TrungVietnam4551,500
54Guan HengOngSingapore7650,000
55TanZi XuanMalaysia3648,500
56AkshayKapoorIndia8146,500
57Phan ThiPhuongVietnam3246,500
58SonDuncanCanada5545,000
59Dang ThanhSonVietnam8344,500
60Ho Vo ThaiDuongVietnam2241,000
61SegersKristofBelgium2736,500
62JamelSarrayItaly3133,000
63NguyenPhong ThanUnited States2525,000
64RemiForentMalta4817,000
65Chun KitLeeHong Kong5416,000

1B: Qualified players

These are the chip stacks of players proceeding to the Mystery Bounty final day tomorrow (December 9, 2022).

Chip CountPlayer
228,000Paul Abhishek
170,500Vo Dinh Cuong
146,500Jeong Injae
142,500Maksim Skripkin
136,000William Kang
130,500Tran Huy Hoang
128,500Dale Andrew Townsend
104,500Dzmitry Budai
99,000Nguyen Truong An
92,000Ka Wang Chan
91,500Tran Nam Trung
78,000Benjamin Sai
72,000Bui Tuan Hoang
71,000Mikiya Kudo
67,500Nguyen Thanh Cong
65,500Aritra Dutta
65,000Peter Kiem
63,000Le Hoai Nam
62,500Chun Kong Kwok
62,000Yong Kwee Chua
60,000Nguyen Manh Trung
56,500Nguyen Van Bao
55,000Yoshikazu Tachibana
53,500Vo Ngoc Hien
50,000Guan Heng Ong
48,500Tan Zi Xuan
45,000Son Duncan
41,000Ho Vo Thai Duong
16,000Chun Kit Lee

1A: Qualified players

These are the chip stacks of players proceeding to the Mystery Bounty final day tomorrow (December 9, 2022).

ChipsPlayers
286,000Van Tien Dinh
209,500Joris Michl
196,000Nguyen Tuong Linh
195,000Janag Battulga
171,000Mashevskyi Taras
155,500Tran Duy Binh
146,500Phan Dinh Nam
132,500Truong Vu Tuan Khanh
125,000Paawan Bansal
121,500Kuo Chen Chee
119,000Gardner Grant
111,000Sriharsha Doddapaneni
110,000Kossonogi Ori
106,500Chu Myat Thwe
103,500Thanh Luong Dang
100,000Huynh Khanh Du
94,000Anshul Rajput
89,500Nguyen Ngoc Bich
87,500Aditya Sarin
76,000Kan Yew Fatt
72,500Ho Rui Jie Richard
69,500Lowharuangrongkul Mr. Thanawat
66,000Thi Hoai Nam
64,500Ratanon Taksawanitch
62,000Hyeokki Lee
60,000Sushant Aditya Subramanian
52,000Huynh Thanh Tuan
51,500Alexander Charron
51,500Nguyen Van Trung
46,500Akshay Kapoor
46,500Phan Thi Phuong
44,500Dang Thanh Son
36,500Segers Kristof
33,000Jamel Sarray
25,000Nguyen Phong Than
17,000Remi Forent

1B: Level 15 blinds up

Blinds: 1,000/2,500 ante 2,500

Players in: 32 players left

1B: Level 14 blinds up

Blinds: 1,000/2,000 ante 2,000

Players in: 40 players left

1B: Mikiya Kudo's kings bust Cooper

Craig Anthony Cooper shoves 25.5k all-in on the hijack. Players fold and action goes over to Mikiya Kudo on the big blind.

The latter calls the covered stack and declares his K♦ K♥, while Cooper opens his A♥ 3♦.

Board runs: 4♦ 6♣ 3♥ 4♣ J♣

Kudo wins with two pairs kings and fours, eliminating Cooper from the competition.

Mikiya Kudo was the Main Event champion for Asian Poker Tour - APT Manila Finale back in November 2018.

PLAYERCHIPS
MIKIYA KUDO70,500
CRAIG ANTHONY COOPER0

1B: Level 13 blinds up

Blinds: 1,000/1,500 ante 1,500

Players in: 46 players from 100 entries

Registration/re-entry for Day 1B is officially closed.

1B: Break time chip updates

These players had the highest stacks in the field during the break.

PLAYERCHIPS
HUY HOANG TRAN173,000
DALE ANDREW TOWNSEND124,500
VO DINH CUONG117,000
MASKIM SKRIPKIN114,500

1B: Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break with chip race removing 100 chips from the field.

1B: Three pairs no good, eliminates Zhou

Pre-flop, Feng Zhou goes all-in on the hijack and Ka Wang Chan on the small blind shoves all-in, prompting the big blind to fold.

It's a showdown between Zhou's A♣ 9♦ and Chan's A♦ 10♠ before the flop. Zhou has a kicker problem.

Board runs: J♥ A♠ 2♣ J♠ 9♣

The highest 5-card combination is two pairs aces and jacks with ten kicker. Unfortunately, Zhou's would-be third pair is counterfeited.

Chan takes the pot.

PLAYERCHIPS
KA WANG CHAN44,000
FENG ZHOU0

1B: Level 12 blinds up

Blinds: 600/1,200 ante 1,200

Players in: 52 players from 100 entries

1B: Level 11 blinds up

Blinds: 500/1,000 ante 1,000

Players in: 52 players from 100 entries

1B: Level 10 blinds up

Blinds: 400/800 ante 800

Players in: 57 players from 93 entries

1B: Chua improves his stack with a flush

Picked up the action on the flop with a raised pot of around 5k chips.

The flop shows: J♦ 9♦ 7♥

Big blind, Yong Kwee Chua checks. Trung Hieu Hoang bets 1.8k and Dzmitry Budai calls. Chua raises to 5.5k and both Hoang and Budai call.

The turn shows: Q♣

Chua opens with 7k and Hoang shoves all-in. Budai folds and Chua calls for a heads up showdown

Hoang's hand is J♥ J♣ making a set of jacks on the flop. Chua's hand is Q♦ 8♦ with a top pair flush draw on the turn.

River: 3♦

Chua made his diamond flush and won against Hoang, leaving less than 4k chips in his wake.

Alern Yong Kwee Chua is an Asian Poker Tour regular with several final table finishes in multiple events during the recent Asian Poker Tours - APT Philippines 2022 back in November and September.

PLAYERCHIPS
YONG KWEE CHUA71,000
TRUNG HIEU HOANG3,600

1B: Level 9 blinds up

Blinds: 300/600 ante 600

Players in: 63 players from 90 entries

1B: Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break with chip race removing 25 chips from the field.

1A concludes

Day 1A ends with 36 players remaining

1B: Case seven helps Skripkin bust a player

Pre-flop, the UTG player raises to 1.5k and the lojack calls. Action goes over to Maksim Skripkin, the big blind, who 3-bets to 6k. The UTG player shoves all-in and the lojack folds, giving way to a heads up showdown between Skripkin's A♠ K♥ and the UTG's Q♠ Q♣ .

The board opens: 7♥ 7♦ 7♠ 8♦ 7♣

The seven full of queens on the flop counterfeited on the river, and Skripkin's ace plays into the board. He wins the pot and eliminates his opponent.

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Maksim Skripkin is a Russian poker professional that frequents various MLH tournaments around the globe. He has not won an Asian Poker Tour event so far.

PLAYERCHIPS
SKRIPKIN MAKSIM127,000

1B: Level 8 blinds up

Blinds: 250/500 ante 500

Players in: 62 players from 84 entries

1A: Blinds up Level 15

Blinds: 1,000/2,500 ante 2,500

Players in: 40 players left

1A: Ori Kossonogi doubles up

Pre-flop, Ori Kossonogi on the lojack raises double the big blind, Anh Tuan Nguyen on the big blind 3-bets and Kossonogi shoves all-in. Nguyen tanks his action and eventually calls.

Showdown ensues between Kossonogi's A♠ K♥ and Nguyen's A♦ Q♠ Nguyen has a kicker disadvantage.

The board runs: 4♦ K♠ 3♦ K♦ J♣

Kossonogi wins with a trips king, dropping Nguyen's stack to an exact small blind. Nguyen was eliminated in the next round during his small blind.

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Ori Kossonogi won the Mystery Bounty (Event #1) during Asian Poker Tour (APT) Taiwan back in September 2022.

PLAYERCHIPS
ORI KOSSONOGI100,000
ANH TUAN NGUYEN1,000

1B: Level 7 blinds up

Blinds: 200/400 ante 400

Players in: 61 players from 76 entries

1A: Blinds up Level 14

Blinds: 1,000/2,000 ante 2,000

Players in: 46 players from 141 entries

1A: Break time high chip stack updates

These are the players with the highest stacks in the Day 1A field during the break.

PLAYERCHIPS
MASHIEVSKYL TARAS203,500
DUY BINH TRAN153,000
JORIS MICHL143,000
HOAI NAM THI126,500
CHEN CHEE KUO112,000
NYAT THWE CHU101,000

1A: Blinds up Level 13

Blinds: 1,000/1,500 ante 1,500

Players in: 55 players from 140 entries

Registration/re-entry for Day 1A is officially closed. However, players can still register for Day 1B.

1B: Level 6 blinds up

Blinds: 150/300 ante 300

Players in: 56 players from 66 entries

1A: Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break with chip race removing 100 chips from the field. Last chance to register for Day 1A.

1B: Level 5 blinds up

Blinds: 125/250 ante 250

Players in: 56 players from 61 entries

1A: Blinds up Level 12

Blinds: 600/1,200 ante 1,200

Players in: 61 players from 136 entries

1B: Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break

1B: Plivcs Aigars wins a big pot

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Plivcs Aigars had 10♠ 10♦ against A♦ Q♦ and A♣5♠

The board showed: 10♥ J♥ 9♦ 6♦ A♠

Aigars won the pot with a set of tens.

Aigars was the NLH Super High Rollers (Event #2) champion for the Asian Poker Festival - APT Vietnam Ho Chi Minh back in August 2022. He also made the final tables for the NLH Monster Stack (Event 18) and NLH Super Deep Stack Turbo (Event 16) during the Asian Poker Tour - APT Phu Quoc back in April 2022.

PLAYERCOUNTRYCHIPS
PLIVCS AIGARLATVIA65,500

1A: Blinds up Level 11

Blinds: 500/1,000 ante 1,000

Players in: 67 players from 132 entries

1A: Blinds up Level 10

Blinds: 400/800 ante 800

Players in: 74 players from 128 entries

1B: Level 4 blinds up

Blinds: 100/200 ante 200

Players in: 45 players from 47

1A: Richard Ho Hui Jie busts out Sriharsha Doddpaneni

Sriharsha Doddapaneni shoves all in during the turn to the board of: 10♠ 2♥ 3♥ 6♠

Richard Ho Hui Jie snap calls. Ho's stack covers Doddapaneni's.

Showdown between Doddapaneni holding 10♦ 8♦ and Ho with A♥ 10♣

Ho is ahead and Doddapaneni has 3 outs to win the pot and survive.

River comes: 5♣ with no help to Doddapaneni as he is eliminated.

PLAYERCOUNTRYCHIPS
DODDAPANENI SRIHARSHAINDIABUSTED
RICHARD HO RUI JIEMALAYSIA71,000

1B: Registered players so far

This is a list of the registered players and their countries in Day 1B in alphabetical order.

PlayerCountry
ABRAM ANTHONYAustralia
ANH TRAN TUANVietnam
ANUY VOONGUnited Kingdom
CHAN KA WANGHong Kong
CHUA YONG KWEESingapore
CONG NGUYEN THANHVietnam
COOPER CRAIG ANTHONYUnited Kingdom
DUNCAN SONCanada
HIEN VO NGOCVietnam
HOANG BUI TUANVietnam
HOANG TRUNG HIEUVietnam
KIM SANG BUMKorea, South
KIM SHINHEEKorea, South
KIMMO JAAKKO SORONENFinland
NAOKI YASHIROJapan
ONG GUAN HENGSingapore
PEACE MICHAEL RICHARDUnited Kingdom
SIHU JEONGKorea, South
TACHIBANA YOSHIKAZUJapan
TOAN TRAN DUCVietnam
YONGIN LEEKorea, South
ZHAO FENGChina

1B: Level 3 blinds up

Blinds: 75/150 ante 150

Players in: 25 players from 26 entries

1A: Registered players so far

This is a list of the registered players and their countries in Day 1A in alphabetical order.

Registered players so far
PlayerCOUNTRY
ADITYA SUBRAMANIAN SUSHANTIndia
ALEKSEI VARASHEVRussia
ANUY VOONGUnited Kingdom
BANSAL PAAWANIndia
BAO NGUYEN VANVietnam
BATTULGA JANAGMongolia
BHANDARI ANANTIndia
BICH NGUYEN NGOCVietnam
BINH TRAN DUYVietnam
BUDAI DZMITRYBelarus
CHARRON ALEXANDERUnited States
CHEE KUO CHENMalaysia
CU ONG PHAM HUNGVietnam
CUONG VO DINHVietnam
DANG THANH LUONGVietnam
DAT NGO VANVietnam
DAWID SZPAKIEWICZPoland
DINH VAN TIENVietnam
DODDAPANENI SRIHARSHAIndia
DU HUYNH KHANHVietnam
DUBOVIK VITALIYA VIKTOROVNAItaly
DUNG TRINH ANHVietnam
DUONG HO VO THAIVietnam
FARANDA FEDERICOGermany
FATT KAN YEWMalaysia
FEDULA ARTEMRussia
FORENT REMIMalta
GRANT GARDNERIreland
GWON GYOEUNKorea, South
HAO NGUYEN MANHVietnam
HIEN VO NGOCVietnam
HIEU NGO HOANGVietnam
HIEU NGUYEN DOAN TRUNGVietnam
HOANG TRUNG HIEUVietnam
HOANG BUI TUANVietnam
HOANG TRAN HUYVietnam
HOI NGUYEN DUYVietnam
HUNG BANG QUANGVietnam
HUNG HUYNH VANVietnam
IKHSANOV LENARRussia
IM SANGGUKKorea, South
INJAE JEONGKorea, South
JANKOWSKI LUKASZ JAROSLAWPoland
JONAS MAGDALINSKISweden
KALDE HEINSEstonia
KANG HYUNWOOKorea, South
KANPANA KULKITTIThailand
KAPOOR AKSHAYIndia
KHANH TRUONG VU TUANVietnam
KIEM PAULUnited States
KIEM PETERUnited States
KIM MINHJUNGKorea, South
KOSTIAKOV KONSTANTINRussia
LE PHUOC QUYNH CHIVietnam
LEE CHUN KITHong Kong
LEE HYEOKKIKorea, South
LEE SEUNGWOOKorea, South
LIM MINGIKorea, South
LINH NGUYEN TUONGVietnam
LINH PHAN TRONGVietnam
LINH TA KHANHVietnam
LONG NGUYEN DUCVietnam
MICHL JORISNetherlands
NAM NGUYEN PHUONGVietnam
NAM PHAN DINHVietnam
NAM THI HOAIVietnam
NGUYEN ANH TUANVietnam
NGUYEN NGOC HAI DUYVietnam
OLIVER JAIME BILESUnited Kingdom
PHONG THAN NGUYENUnited States
PHONG TRAN HUYVietnam
PHUONG PHAN THIVietnam
RAJPUT ANSHULIndia
RICHARD HO RUI JIEMalaysia
SARIN ADITYAIndia
SARRAY JAMELItaly
SON DANG THANHVietnam
SON LE QUOCVietnam
SON NGUYEN THANHVietnam
TAI HUYNHVietnam
TAKSAWANITCH RATANONThailand
TARAS MASHEVSKYIUkraine
TEBEGE SAMUELGermany
THANAWAT LOWHARUANGRONGKULThailand
THIEN HA VANVietnam
THWE CHU MYATVietnam
TOAN TRAN DUCVietnam
TOWNSEND DALE ANDREWAustralia
TRENT WAYNE FECHTERUnited States
TU HOANG DUCVietnam
TUAN HUYNH THANHVietnam
TUAN LUU DANHVietnam
TUNG NGUYEN VANVietnam
VAN TRUNG NGUYENVietnam
ZI XUAN TANMalaysia

Registration still open until the start of Level 13

The APT Mystery Bounty has a guarantee of 2 billion VND with 3 million VND in the bounty pool.

Registration for the Event #1 Mystery Bounty Day 1A and Day 1B with unlimited re-entries are still available until the start of Level 13 (6:45 pm for Day 1A and 10:45 pm for Day 1B).

You can find us at the Risemount Premier Resort Da Nang.

More information about The Asian Poker Tour Da Nang Vietnam VSOP 2022 here.

You can see the player guide here.

1A: Level 9 blinds up

Blinds: 300/600 ante 600

Players in: 76 players from 120 entries

1B: Level 2 blinds

Blinds

50/100 ante 100

Players in

21 players from 21 entries

1A: Break time

Players are on a 15-minute break with chip race removing 25 chips from the field.

1B: Level 1 blinds

Blinds: 50/100

Players in: 17 players from 17 entries

1A: Level 8 blinds up

Blinds: 250/500 ante 500

Players in: 81 players from 117 entries

1A: Level 7 blinds up

Blinds: 200/400 ante 400

Players in: 81 players from 109 entries

1A: Level 6 blinds up

Blinds: 150/300 ante 300

Players in: 84 players from 105 entries