APL Opening Series 2022 Rewards 11 Trophies

APL Opening Series 2022 Rewards 11 Trophies

The first Asia Poker League series of the year was held in Seoul, South Korea from February 2nd to February 6th. In this series, the vaccine pass was applied to all including players and dealers. Only those who were vaccinated 2 weeks or more after the second vaccination or those who tested negative for PCR were allowed to enter the table.

#1 Main Event: Player Sharon Yoon defeats 1100 players to become the main event champion ($83,607)

 

The total prize money of the main event in which 1100 players participated from ten flights was ₩700,000,000. 176 players advanced to Day-2 of the Main Event.

Final Table reached on Day-3 of the Main Event. Hours passed, before only 3 players were left. The three agreed to an ICM chop and the trophy went to Sharon Yoon who had the most chips and took home his first ever trophy.

#1 Main event Final Table result

Place
Player
Prize

1
*Sharon_Yoon
₩100,000,000

2
*Kim Ji Ho
₩112,000,000

3
*Dong Hyun Kim
₩100,000,000

4
Jung Sung Chan
₩48,000,000

5
Jung Ju Han
₩36,000,000

6
Yu byeol Ram
₩27,000,000

7
Lee Dong Jun
₩20,000,000

8
Won Jang Ho
₩14,000,000

9
Noh Eun Dong
₩10,000,000

 

#2 High Roller: Player Steve Yea lifts his second High Roller trophy. ($19,216)

The series opened with event #2 High Roller event which ended up with 60 entries, making the total prize-pool ₩70,000,000. Notable players in the field that day were poker pros Steve Yea, Soo Jo Kim.

 

 

After playing 4 hours at the final table, Steve Yea who was the champion of last year high roller event reconfirmed his status by winning back-to-back APL High Rollers Events (2021-2022).

 

#2 HighRoller Result

 

Place
Player
Prize

1
Steve Yea
₩23,100,000

2
Yang Jin tae
₩15,400,000

3
Lim Dong Soon
₩10,500,000

4
Joon Han Jeon
₩8,050,000

5
Jang Su min
₩5,950,000

6
Louie Yu
₩4,200,000

7
Tae Hoon Han
₩2,800,000

 

#3 Tipoff: Player Ku Yeong Seon dominates the event to win his first APL Trophy ($5,010)

 

#3 Tipoff Result

 

Place
Player
Prize

1
Ku Yeong Seon
₩6,000,000

2
Min Kyun Kim
₩4,200,000

3
Moon Yong Seong
₩2,600,000

4
Lee Seung Jae
₩1,900,000

5
Yeom Ho Yun
₩1,600,000

6
Heo Wan
₩1,200,000

7
Kim Hyun Sup
₩1,000,000

8
Hwang Jeong Ho
₩800,000

9
Kim Ik Jun
₩700,000

 

#4 Badugi: Player Kim Jung Ju is the champion of 4 cards draw game ($2,920)

Badugi, accumulated 29 players into the field and Kim Jung Ju prevailed to take down the trophy.

#4 Badugi Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
Kim Jung Ju
₩3,500,000

2
*Yu Yong Min
₩2,200,000

3
Yo seop Kim
₩1,600,000

4
Lee Seok Jun
₩1,200,000

5
Na Young Man
₩900,000

6
Jerry choi
₩600,000

 

#5 Bounty Hunter: Player Kim TaeHwan takes the last remaining bounty Chip ($5,861)

 

The bounty hunter event started with the buy-in ₩400,000 with each bounty at ₩100,000 and Kim Tae Hwan became the winner by collecting a total of 9 bounties after taking the last one from his opponent Mr. Lee.

 

#5 Bounty Hunter Result

 

Place
Player
Prize

1
Kim Tae Hwan
₩7,000,000

2
lee jae ho
₩4,875,000

3
go so young
₩3,000,000

4
jang su min
₩2,500,000

5
LEE SEUNG JU
₩2,000,000

6
Yoseop Kim
₩1,500,000

 
LEE WON SUB
₩1,250,000

 
ALPAGO SHINASI
₩1,000,000

 
Jaeseong Kim
₩750,000

 
Jeong Ho Hyun
₩625,000

 
Kim Jung Nam
₩500,000

 

 

#6 Super High Roller: Player Hwany Lee STOPPED Steve from taking back another high roller title ($33,340)
On second day of the series the biggest buy in of the Series #6 The Super High Rollers had begun. Notable players including last high roller champ Steve, Soo Jo, Seung Mook took the field in search of another victory.

 

10 Players advanced to Day-2 after playing 8 hours, #2 High Roller Champ Steve survived with a healthy stack moving on to the final table.

Although Steve officially made another final table, his close friend Hwany defeated him in the Heads-Up Match.

 

 

#6 Super High Roller Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
Hwany lee
₩40,700,000

2
Steve Yea
₩25,300,000

3
Jung Ju Young
₩16,500,000

4
Kang Hyo Mo
₩12,100,000

5
Lee Koang Ho
₩8,800,000

6
Choi Won Gook
₩6,600,000

 

#7 Eye of the Tiger: Player Young Sung Choi is the last survivor of the event (*$6,936)

#7 Eye of the tiger Result *chop the prize

 

Place
Player
Prize

1
*Young Sung Choi
₩8,312,500

2
*Do Gyoung ‘Feed K’ Ku
₩8,312,500

3
Kim Sung Eun
₩4,200,000

4
Yoon Sang Soo
₩3,500,000

5
Han myeong Won
₩2,800,000

6
LEE SUNG SU
₩2,100,000

7
Ji Eun Um
₩1,750,000

8
LEE Hae Rok
₩1,400,000

9
Hwang Jeong Ho
₩1,050,000

10
Park Seo Yoon
₩875,000

11
Jeon Chang Bum
₩700,000

 

#8 No Limit Turbo l : Player Hyun Hyung Chul Won the No Limit Turbo event survivor of the event (*$6,667)

 

#8 No Limit Turbo l Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
Hyun Hyung Chul
₩8,030,400

2
Lee Seung Ju
₩5,305,800

3
Jeong Jong Hwa
₩3,355,560

4
Han Sang Jin
₩2,437,800

5
Chun Kyung Min
₩1,864,200

6
Park Young hee
₩1,520,040

7
Won Chul Bae
₩1,233,240

8
Jeon Yu Han
₩946,440

9
Park Gi Tae
₩774,360

10
Miro Kim
₩630,960

11
Jeon Kyung Jin
₩516,240

12
Woo Do Kil
₩516,240

13
Yang Tae Won
₩516,240

14
Jo Jae Myoung
₩516,240

15
Yang Se Ah
₩516,240

 

 

#9 Deepstack: Player: Yoon Kyo Sung won his Second Goldman  ($10,419)

The second largest field of the series after the main event was made on event #9 Deepstack which is ended up with the max of 190 entries. This event was the most popular side event of the series. Registration was closed before level 3 with 190 entries.

After playing nearly 10 hours, 36 players advanced to Day-2 then top 20 players were guaranteed a payout. Final table was made few hours later after day-2 started. The final reached an ICM Chop agreement. Then Players continued play for the coveted for the trophy.

 

Finally, player Yoon Kyo Sung, the former APL Champion in Clark, Philippines (2019) grabbed his second APL trophy in Seoul.

 

 

#9 Deepstack Result

Place
Player
Prize

1
*Yoon Kyo Sung
₩12,500,000

2
*In Hwoi Ji
₩12,700,000

3
*Kim Joon Sung
₩13,300,000

4
Lee Jae Ho
₩5,950,000

5
Jang Bo Gyu
₩4,550,000

6
Jung Ju Young
₩3,430,000

7
Yuk Ho Young
₩2,730,000

8
Jae Seong Kim
₩2,030,000

9
Kim Ji Hoon
₩1,680,000

10
Oh Chy Hwan
₩1,330,000

11
SUPER MOON
₩1,050,000

12
Gong Chun Hu
₩1,050,000

13
Jae ho Lee
₩1,050,000

14
Kim Yong Cheol
₩1,050,000

15
Lim Sang Beom
₩1,050,000

 
Kim Hun Seok
₩910,000

 
Seung June Ko
₩910,000

 
Kim Ha Neul
₩910,000

 
Lee Ik Pyo
₩910,000

 
Lee Seok Jun
₩910,000